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Garbage, recycling pickup to be business as usual over 4th

Garbage, recycling pickup to be business as usual over 4th

July 1st, 2014 2:12 pm by For the Press

The only days of the year that garbage/recycling schedules are altered are Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

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Judge strikes down Kentucky's gay marriage ban

Judge strikes down Kentucky's gay marriage ban

July 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

A federal judge in Kentucky struck down the state's ban on gay marriage on Tuesday, though the ruling was temporarily put on hold and it was not immediately clear when same-sex couples could be issued marriage licenses.

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Referee dies after being punched at soccer match; man arrested

Referee dies after being punched at soccer match; man arrested

July 1st, 2014 12:34 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

A man who was punched in the head over the weekend while refereeing an adult-league soccer match died Tuesday, authorities and a longtime friend of the referee said.

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Update: Friends, colleagues, players remember Smallwood

Update: Friends, colleagues, players remember Smallwood

July 1st, 2014 7:43 am by Trey Williams

Sidney Smallwood was a coach and athletic director at Science Hill for parts of four decades. He died overnight at age 98.

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2014 Niswonger Children's Hospital Classic

2014 Niswonger Children's Hospital Classic

July 1st, 2014 12:00 am by Contributed

Celebrity golf tournament raises $700,000 for children's hospital

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State board changes policy on teacher licenses

State board changes policy on teacher licenses

June 30th, 2014 10:04 pm by Joey Garrison, The Tennessean

The Tennessee State Board of Education cut ties Monday with a highly controversial policy that would have allowed poor student growth on tests to be a reason to pull teachers' professional licenses.

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Whoa, there: Pindzola says course not ready for horse

Whoa, there: Pindzola says course not ready for horse

June 30th, 2014 9:59 pm by Tony Casey

Johnson City Public Works Director Phil Pindzola said people who are taking their horses onto the unfinished Tweetsie Trail are damaging the road.

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Addiction doctors ask for relief from restrictions

Addiction doctors ask for relief from restrictions

June 30th, 2014 9:47 pm by Nathan Baker

Doctors working at the region's largest addiction treatment center met with state and federal lawmakers Monday in Johnson City to plead for reforms to restrictive laws they say hinder their efforts and put lives at risk.

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Jonesborough leaders eye winter completion for new seniors center

Jonesborough leaders eye winter completion for new seniors center

June 30th, 2014 9:42 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The steel skeleton of Jonesborough's new $2.3 million seniors center is up, and work to put the building under roof began Monday.

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Update: Police say drugs played part in Monday afternoon crash

Update: Police say drugs played part in Monday afternoon crash

June 30th, 2014 4:15 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a light pole and hospitalized five people, including three juveniles, was under the influence of narcotics.

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