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Washington County school board joins licensure opposition

Washington County school board joins licensure opposition

October 4th, 2013 8:45 am by Nathan Baker

Following the leaders of other local districts, the Washington County Board of Education unanimously voted Thursday to send a resolution to state officials decrying a new policy that hinges teaching licenses largely on students’ performance on standardize

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JC commissioners, developer close to $20M deal on potential retail property

JC commissioners, developer close to $20M deal on potential retail property

October 3rd, 2013 10:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Nashville’s GBT Realty cleared two procedural hurdles Thursday, moving the developer much closer to construction of the new $20 million Johnson City Retail Center off North State of Franklin Road.

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One charged in Kingsport man’s case increased to aggravated rape

One charged in Kingsport man’s case increased to aggravated rape

October 3rd, 2013 9:29 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A Kingsport man charged with raping two women in separate incidents reported within a half-mile stretch of West Market Street during the early morning of Sept. 27 had one of his rape charges increased to aggravated rape.

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Butler man charged with drug offenses

Butler man charged with drug offenses

October 3rd, 2013 6:12 pm by Staff report

A Butler man was found with marijuana and a scale Thursday, police said.

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ETSU, legislators intend to fight Army decision to end school ROTC program

ETSU, legislators intend to fight Army decision to end school ROTC program

October 3rd, 2013 5:52 pm by Rex Barber

ETSU President Brian Noland announced Thursday that the Army intends to end the school's 60-plus year ROTC program and 12 others across the nation by August 2015.

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U.S. Rep. Phil Roe at podium when Capitol went on lockdown

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe at podium when Capitol went on lockdown

October 3rd, 2013 2:42 pm by Staff Reports

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, told the Johnson City Press a few minutes ago that he was standing at the podium on the House floor when chambers were locked down after a shooting near the Capitol.

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Police shoot, kill driver after Capitol Hill chase

Police shoot, kill driver after Capitol Hill chase

October 3rd, 2013 2:08 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER and LAURIE KELLMAN- Associated Press

A woman with a 1-year-old girl led Secret Service and police on a harrowing car chase from the White House past the Capitol Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to death, police said. The c

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JC police charge man with abuse in death of infant

JC police charge man with abuse in death of infant

October 3rd, 2013 11:35 am by Staff report

A Johnson City man has been charged in connection with the August death of an infant.

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ETSU Army ROTC slated to close

ETSU Army ROTC slated to close

October 3rd, 2013 11:02 am by Staff report

East Tennessee State University's Army ROTC program is one of 13 scheduled for closure, according to a news release from the Army.

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At least 94 migrants dead in shipwreck off Italy

At least 94 migrants dead in shipwreck off Italy

October 3rd, 2013 9:20 am by NICOLE WINFIELD — Associated Press

ROME — A ship carrying African migrants to Europe caught fire and capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday, killing at least 94 people as it spilled hundreds of passengers into the sea, officials said. Over 150 people were rescued but some

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