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Crowe files bill to allow hotel-motel tax increase

Crowe files bill to allow hotel-motel tax increase

February 3rd, 2015 10:14 pm by Gary B. Gray

State Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, has introduced legislation that would allow Johnson City the right to raise the hotel-motel tax from the current 5 percent maximum to 7 percent.

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Wintry weather will delay Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter completion to April

Wintry weather will delay Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter completion to April

February 3rd, 2015 10:12 pm by Max Hrenda

While weather conditions can factor into daily operations at the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter, a city official said it can also play a part in the new one, even though it has yet to be built.

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'X' may not mark spot: Records request results show no written confidentiality agreement for Project X

'X' may not mark spot: Records request results show no written confidentiality agreement for Project X

February 3rd, 2015 10:05 pm by Nathan Baker

A legally binding confidentiality agreement that does not exist in written form is keeping the Washington County Economic Development Council and county Mayor Dan Eldridge from divulging the recipient of an incentive package to the representatives who vot

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Roe to limit time in Washington while family member copes with illness

Roe to limit time in Washington while family member copes with illness

February 3rd, 2015 5:36 pm by Staff Report

In the statement, the former Johnson City mayor did not identify which member of his family was ill.

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Scammers target Washington County residents with fake warrant, demand payment over phone

Scammers target Washington County residents with fake warrant, demand payment over phone

February 3rd, 2015 5:27 pm by Becky Campbell

Caller threatens people for unpaid court costs, unanswered jury duty summons

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Purported Islamic State video shows Jordan pilot burned to death

Purported Islamic State video shows Jordan pilot burned to death

February 3rd, 2015 2:04 pm by OMAR AKOUR and KARIN LAUB, Associated Press

The spokesman for the Jordanian armed forces confirmed the death of the "hero pilot" Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh and vowed revenge.

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House Republican leader says floor votes there for Insure Tennessee

House Republican leader says floor votes there for Insure Tennessee

February 3rd, 2015 12:18 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga, today told House Insurance and Banking Committee members this morning that the House floor votes are there for passing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal but their panel is key to

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UK passes bill to let scientists make babies from DNA of 3 people, 1st country to legalize it

UK passes bill to let scientists make babies from DNA of 3 people, 1st country to legalize it

February 3rd, 2015 10:55 am by Associated Press

The techniques - which aim to prevent mothers from passing on inherited diseases - involve altering a human egg or embryo before transferring it into the mother.

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Second novel from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee to be published in July

Second novel from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee to be published in July

February 3rd, 2015 10:40 am by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Rediscovered last fall, "Go Set a Watchman" is essentially a sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird," although it was finished earlier.

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2 arrested after Carter Co. deputies find meth lab, marijuana plants

2 arrested after Carter Co. deputies find meth lab, marijuana plants

February 3rd, 2015 10:35 am by John Thompson

More charges were pending the results of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation laboratory report.

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