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Weekend work to alter Five Points' flow

Weekend work to alter Five Points' flow

April 9th, 2014 8:54 pm by Gary B. Gray

Motorists should be aware of traffic pattern changes at the intersection of Tenn. Highway 81, Tenn. Highway 353 and Depot Street in Jonesborough this weekend - better known as the "Five Points" intersection.

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State Senate authorizes electric chair for executions

State Senate authorizes electric chair for executions

April 9th, 2014 8:38 pm by Associated Press

The Senate has voted to allow the state to electrocute death row inmates if lethal injection drugs cannot be obtained.

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3 incumbents, 2 challengers seek seats in Washington Co. Commission 7th District

3 incumbents, 2 challengers seek seats in Washington Co. Commission 7th District

April 9th, 2014 4:09 pm by Gary B. Gray

Three Republican incumbents, Mike Ford, Mark Larkey and Roger Nave, will face Bryan Davenport in the May 6 Republican Primary. The top three vote-getters will join Patrick Littleton, the only independent in the field, on the Aug. 7 county general election

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Crowe's elderly abuse bill passes Tennessee Senate

Crowe's elderly abuse bill passes Tennessee Senate

April 9th, 2014 4:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

Senate Bill 1852 increases punishment for adult abuse, exploitation or neglect from a Class E to a Class D felony.

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Tennessee Gov. Haslam examining ramifications of open carry bill

Tennessee Gov. Haslam examining ramifications of open carry bill

April 9th, 2014 3:56 pm by Associated Press

The House version is awaiting a vote in a subcommittee of the House Finance Committee.

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Johnson City's annual tree giveaway set for Saturday

Johnson City's annual tree giveaway set for Saturday

April 9th, 2014 3:49 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"We all benefit from trees" - City Forester Patrick Walding

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GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

April 9th, 2014 3:39 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

For Democrats, the bill was the latest stressing income-fairness they are pushing this campaign season, a procession that includes proposals to extend jobless benefits, boost the minimum wage and help students and families afford college loans.

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Downtown group scrambling to cover Blue Plum vacancy

Downtown group scrambling to cover Blue Plum vacancy

April 9th, 2014 11:52 am by Nathan Baker

Brandi Woodall, director of the annual Blue Plum Festival and the monthly First Friday events, handed in her resignation two weeks ago.

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Report: Man involved in 13-hour standoff with Johnson City police punched neighbor

Report: Man involved in 13-hour standoff with Johnson City police punched neighbor

April 9th, 2014 11:37 am by Becky Campbell

Woman told neighbor her live-in boyfriend choked her, dragged her on carpet.

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Blountville woman arrested on third theft over $1,000 charge

Blountville woman arrested on third theft over $1,000 charge

April 9th, 2014 11:11 am by Becky Campbell

Alleged thief targeted Wal-Mart three times this year

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