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Update: Congress approves and sends to Obama bill to reopen government, avoid default.

Update: Congress approves and sends to Obama bill to reopen government, avoid default.

October 16th, 2013 10:05 pm by Associated Press

Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown.

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Erwin Nine’s Hatcher shares a POW’s story

Erwin Nine’s Hatcher shares a POW’s story

October 16th, 2013 9:57 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

At age 93, George Hatcher, one of the last surviving members of The Erwin Nine, the troop of World War II Army Air Corpsmen from Erwin imprisoned together in Germany, shared his story for a purpose on Wednesday.

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Local prosecutor announces bid for Criminal Court judge

Local prosecutor announces bid for Criminal Court judge

October 16th, 2013 9:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Assistant DA Dennis Brooks hopes to replace Judge Robert Cupp who is apparently retiring when his term ends next year.

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Calling all artists: City may want your work

Calling all artists: City may want your work

October 16th, 2013 9:10 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While Founders Park remains under construction, members of the Public Art Committee of Johnson City are already making plans to incorporate art in the finished product.

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Spay, neuter plan up for adoption by City Commission

Spay, neuter plan up for adoption by City Commission

October 16th, 2013 9:04 pm by Brad Hicks

An ordinance that aims to address the overpopulation of unwanted animals in the community and what Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter Director Debbie Dobbs referred to as the “unnecessary” euthanasia of kittens and puppies is once again up for

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Pat's Mountaineer Package Store closed

Pat's Mountaineer Package Store closed

October 16th, 2013 9:01 pm by Staff Report

A longtime Johnson City business, Pat’s Mountaineer Package Store, has closed.

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DA, TDEC file injunction against Roto Rooter owner over alleged Johnson City sewage dumping

DA, TDEC file injunction against Roto Rooter owner over alleged Johnson City sewage dumping

October 16th, 2013 3:12 pm by Becky Campbell

The lawsuit claims that despite a cease and desist order, the business has continued to engage in "underpermitted pumping and disposal of sewage."

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Deal reached to avoid default and open government

Deal reached to avoid default and open government

October 16th, 2013 1:42 pm by Associated Press

Democratic leader Harry Reid says Senate leaders have reached a bipartisan deal to avoid default and end the government shutdown, now in its 16th day.

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4 dead after boat capsizes off Florida coast

4 dead after boat capsizes off Florida coast

October 16th, 2013 12:20 pm by JENNIFER KAY and TONY WINTON, Associated Press

Four women died and 11 people were taken into custody after a boat with more than a dozen people aboard — including Haitians and Jamaicans — capsized early Wednesday in the waters off South Florida.

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Duck Commander's Viking Hall appearance postponed until next spring

Duck Commander's Viking Hall appearance postponed until next spring

October 16th, 2013 11:14 am by Contributed

Willie Robertson was to speak at a fundraiser to benefit Family Ministries “School Expansion Project" on Saturday.

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