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TN lawmakers aim to condemn organizers of 'atrocious' UT Sex Week

TN lawmakers aim to condemn organizers of 'atrocious' UT Sex Week

February 23rd, 2014 4:23 pm by The Tennessean

Last year, the student-organized event was met with some controversy. It bothered enough state leaders and university officials that the University of Tennessee pulled thousands of dollars in funding from the event.

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I-81 crash leaves 2 dead, 1 injured

I-81 crash leaves 2 dead, 1 injured

February 23rd, 2014 4:07 pm by Max Hrenda

Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers said two people have died and one was injured as the result of a two-vehicle crash that closed down parts of Interstate 81 for almost 10 hours this weekend.

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Local businessman looks to plant  seeds of change with community farming

Local businessman looks to plant seeds of change with community farming

February 22nd, 2014 10:17 pm by Nathan Baker

As the rain-swollen Nolichucky River played a droning swish in the background last week, Jamie Dove laid out his ambitious plans to overhaul local food production.

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Commissioners discuss downtown, zoning, business recruitment at lengthy meeting

Commissioners discuss downtown, zoning, business recruitment at lengthy meeting

February 22nd, 2014 8:51 pm by Gary B. Gray

Will Johnson City go into "de-annexation" mode and sue the state to recoup infrastructure investments? These were very serious points put forward Saturday morning at one of the City Commission's informal strategic planning sessions at Memorial Park Commun

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UPDATE: One dead, two suffer 'extremely serious injuries' in I-81 wreck

UPDATE: One dead, two suffer 'extremely serious injuries' in I-81 wreck

February 22nd, 2014 8:09 pm by Staff Reports

A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 81 left at least one person dead and two others with "extremely serious injuries," according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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Governors: Legalized pot buzz just smoke

Governors: Legalized pot buzz just smoke

February 22nd, 2014 6:44 pm by KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

All the buzz at the National Governors Association meeting over legalizing pot, some say, is just smoke.

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Mexico drug cartel chief arrested

Mexico drug cartel chief arrested

February 22nd, 2014 12:09 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, KATHERINE CORCORAN, Associated Press

The head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel was captured overnight by U.S. and Mexican authorities at a hotel in Mazatlan, Mexico, the Associated Press has learned.

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Second Barberitos to open next week

Second Barberitos to open next week

February 22nd, 2014 8:53 am by Nathan Baker

An established Johnson City Tex-Mex chain announced the opening of a second franchise Friday, hoping to cash in on the college and medical employee populations.

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Hall of Fame receiver scores big bucks for Salvation Army

Hall of Fame receiver scores big bucks for Salvation Army

February 22nd, 2014 8:48 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Fred Biletnikoff, the National Football League Hall of Fame wide receiver who spent 14 years on the field with the Oakland Raiders and another 18 years as a Raiders assistant coach, scored a $33,000 win for the Johnson City Salvation Army on Friday as the

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Volunteers sought for emergency-response team training class

Volunteers sought for emergency-response team training class

February 22nd, 2014 8:44 am by Becky Campbell

Citizens trained to act during a crisis are a valuable asset for Washington County, and there is an opportunity for residents to become a certified citizen responder next month.

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