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Groundbreaking set for new animal shelter

Groundbreaking set for new animal shelter

May 28th, 2014 4:17 pm by Contributed

The $2.3 million project will replace the existing shelter off State of Franklin Road near West Market Street.

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Veterans complain about care at Memphis VA center

Veterans complain about care at Memphis VA center

May 28th, 2014 2:02 pm by Associated Press

"Ninety-nine percent are unhappy" - Vietnam veteran Randy Wade.

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UPDATE: Unpaid citation push has little effect

UPDATE: Unpaid citation push has little effect

May 28th, 2014 12:32 pm by Becky Campbell

Even after Johnson City Police Department's big push to collect long-delinquent citations - 13,956 to be exact - only about 2.22 percent of those were paid.

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Funding solution for Erwin fish hatchery still in question

Funding solution for Erwin fish hatchery still in question

May 28th, 2014 10:34 am by Brad Hicks

The goal is to have a recommendation no later than April 1, 2015, to synch up with hatchery stocking and production in 2017.

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American poet Maya Angelou found dead

American poet Maya Angelou found dead

May 28th, 2014 9:47 am by From staff and wire reports

She was 86.

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Prosecutors ask judge to allow appeal on evidence decision in Larkin death case

Prosecutors ask judge to allow appeal on evidence decision in Larkin death case

May 27th, 2014 10:07 pm by Becky Campbell

In what might be a last-ditch effort to salvage evidence in a murder case, Washington County prosecutors filed a motion Tuesday asking a judge to allow them to appeal his most recent ruling barring certain forensic testimony.

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Knox woman says VA threatened to impound service dog

Knox woman says VA threatened to impound service dog

May 27th, 2014 10:00 pm by Nathan Baker

A Knoxville woman said she was unfairly treated by hospital staff at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Mountain Home who tried to send her service dog to a nearby animal shelter while she received treatment for broken bones.

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Delay in TCAP scores won't delay local report cards

Delay in TCAP scores won't delay local report cards

May 27th, 2014 9:45 pm by Nathan Baker

When report cards go home this month, the final grades for hundreds of students in the area will not include scores that were mandated by the state three years ago to be averaged in as achievement measures.

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Murder charge against city woman dismissed

Murder charge against city woman dismissed

May 27th, 2014 9:37 pm by Becky Campbell

A first-degree murder charge against a Johnson City woman who was present but did not participate in a man's killing was dismissed in Washington County Criminal Court Tuesday.

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Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by family

Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by family

May 27th, 2014 3:53 pm by K.M. CHAUDHRY and ZAHEER BABAR, Associated Press

The woman was killed while on her way to court to contest an abduction case her family had filed against her husband.

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