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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

November 23rd, 2014 4:59 pm by BEN NUCKOLS and BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Pres

A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often

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Police: Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

Police: Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

November 23rd, 2014 2:03 pm by RAIN SMITH, NET NEWS SERVICE

Road rage on Interstate 26 in Kingsport escalated to attempted murder, according to police, as a man wielded a machete to attack the occupant of another vehicle at an exit ramp.

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ETSU prof hopes infant research could answer million-dollar question

ETSU prof hopes infant research could answer million-dollar question

November 22nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Jessica Fuller

East Tennessee State University's Shannon Ross-Sheehy, assistant professor of psychology, has received a $100,000 grant for her research in early cognitive development in infants, and has an opportunity to earn more - $1 million more - through the Grand C

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Updated with video: Crowns presented to Miss Johnson City, Miss Historic Jonesborough for 2014

Updated with video: Crowns presented to Miss Johnson City, Miss Historic Jonesborough for 2014 - VIDEO

November 22nd, 2014 10:49 pm by Jessica Fuller

Glitter, heels and big smiles dominated the stage at East Tennessee State University's D.P. Culp auditorium Saturday night as the winners of the 2014 Miss Johnson City and Miss Historic Jonesborough were crowned.

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Zoning out: Proposed bill would phase out Rutherford's zoning administrator title

Zoning out: Proposed bill would phase out Rutherford's zoning administrator title

November 22nd, 2014 10:18 pm by Gary B. Gray

A Washington County committee is moving a resolution to ax the private act that created the county's zoning administrator title, a position Mike Rutherford has held for nearly 27 years.

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JCP's 'News from Home' to offer free online edition to local active military

JCP's 'News from Home' to offer free online edition to local active military

November 22nd, 2014 10:03 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Press is giving local members of the U.S. armed forces free access to the complete online edition of their hometown paper.

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Whoville to make 3rd appearance when Christmas in Olde Jonesborough kicks off

Whoville to make 3rd appearance when Christmas in Olde Jonesborough kicks off

November 22nd, 2014 9:43 pm by Max Hrenda

The holidays are here and there is so much to do, but in Tennessee's first town, you can be merry with a Who.

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Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

November 22nd, 2014 8:09 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional leaders desperate to sq

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Advocates continue fight against Tenn. voter ID law

Advocates continue fight against Tenn. voter ID law

November 22nd, 2014 1:47 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A legendary Tennessee lawyer whose push for voting rights dated back to the civil rights movement died last summer, not long before a new federal report found evidence that he might have had a point about that state's voter identification law.

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Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

November 22nd, 2014 9:51 am by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy - just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms.

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