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Take One urges ex-cons to avoid second take at prison

Take One urges ex-cons to avoid second take at prison

August 5th, 2014 9:47 pm by Becky Campbell

Nearly half of all people released from serving a prison sentence will return within a three-year period, but a new program sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Correction is aimed at reducing that number one inmate at a time.

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Though county case contained, shelter director cautions against rabies exposure

Though county case contained, shelter director cautions against rabies exposure

August 5th, 2014 9:41 pm by Max Hrenda

After a local dog tested positive for a deadly strain of rabies, the director of the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter is stressing that pet owners take precautions to insure their animals avoid the disease.

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Ramsey's big wallet: Tennessee Supreme Court races see spending spike

Ramsey's big wallet: Tennessee Supreme Court races see spending spike

August 5th, 2014 9:41 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The governor appoints justices and voters decide whether to keep them for full eight-year terms. Only one justice has ever lost.

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Dykes sheds light on closed-door meeting with Haslam, Huffman

Dykes sheds light on closed-door meeting with Haslam, Huffman

August 5th, 2014 9:35 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County Director of Schools Ron Dykes opened up Tuesday evening during the regular meeting of the district's Board of Education to reveal the topics of discussion at a closed-door meeting two weeks ago between representatives of seven area distr

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General killed in Afghan attack was engineer

General killed in Afghan attack was engineer

August 5th, 2014 9:33 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

He was on his first deployment to a war zone.

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Reader photos: Railroad overpass

August 5th, 2014 5:03 pm by Tad Moore

Reader Tad Moore sent us these photos of the new railroad overpass under construction in Erwin.

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Bye-bye dirt, hello sod

August 5th, 2014 4:38 pm by Gary B. Gray

One more step in the ETSU parking garage.

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Son-in-law pleads guilty in bombing that killed former Johnson City couple

Son-in-law pleads guilty in bombing that killed former Johnson City couple

August 5th, 2014 2:35 pm by The Lebanon Democrat

Jon and Marion Setzer grew up in Johnson City and graduated from Science Hill High School before moving to Middle Tennessee.

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UPDATE: Dianna Cantler joins WCEDC in Downtown Johnson City post

UPDATE: Dianna Cantler joins WCEDC in Downtown Johnson City post

August 5th, 2014 2:20 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Economic Development Council announced Tuesday the hiring of Dianna Cantler as the organization's new Downtown Development Manager.

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2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in US

2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in US

August 5th, 2014 2:15 pm by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

A second American aid worker infected with Ebola arrived Tuesday in Atlanta, where doctors will closely monitor the effect of an experimental drug she agreed to take even though its safety was never tested on humans.

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