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Government fines GM maximum $35M in safety case linked to 13 deaths

Government fines GM maximum $35M in safety case linked to 13 deaths

May 16th, 2014 12:03 pm by JOAN LOWY and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

It's the maximum penalty that the government can impose and the first time an automaker has been fined that much.

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Childrens' tributes highlight Police Memorial Day observance in Johnson City

Childrens' tributes highlight Police Memorial Day observance in Johnson City

May 16th, 2014 11:14 am by Becky Campbell

"I want to thank my dad for taking the risk for our safety" - C.J. Crow, age 8.

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Blue Plum once again calling on graffiti artists

Blue Plum once again calling on graffiti artists - VIDEO

May 16th, 2014 10:52 am by Tony Casey

The Blue Plum Festival is looking to turn something that's been viewed as a bad thing into a good thing with the 2014 installment of the Urban Art Throwdown.

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Update: Police say teen confessed to killing man at Johnson City motel, tossing gun in woods

Update: Police say teen confessed to killing man at Johnson City motel, tossing gun in woods

May 16th, 2014 10:50 am by Becky Campbell

Coty Bishop was accused of killing Casey Jones at the Johnson Inn on West Market Street.

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Law enforcement urges motorists to move over, slow down for emergency personnel

Law enforcement urges motorists to move over, slow down for emergency personnel

May 16th, 2014 10:47 am by Becky Campbell

Nashville Metro Officer Michael Peterina, 25, was hit by a motorist and killed on Interstate 65 last week while assisting a Tennessee Department of Transportation Help truck operator direct traffic around a previous wreck.

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Police chief says increased patrols lead to safer downtown area

Police chief says increased patrols lead to safer downtown area

May 16th, 2014 8:36 am by Tony Casey

Johnson City Police Department Chief Mark Sirois reported back to the City Commission on Thursday night that an increased police presence in the downtown area was a successful endeavor.

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Potential Young Farm developer pulls out

Potential Young Farm developer pulls out

May 15th, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The developer of the Young Farm site, an empty tract of land off Interstate 26's Exit 17 where local officials plan a large retail shopping center, is no longer affiliated with the project.

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ETSU foundation flush with cash

ETSU foundation flush with cash

May 15th, 2014 8:58 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University's affiliated fundraising organization announced a record fund balance to its members Thursday and boasted nearing the two-thirds mark in its efforts to provide the college's share of funding for the fine and performing arts

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Pepsi promises spectacular Fourth at Freedom Hall

Pepsi promises spectacular Fourth at Freedom Hall

May 15th, 2014 8:54 pm by Nathan Baker

A pack of people plan to proudly put their patriotic propensity for pyrotechnics on parade next month when Pepsi presents its popular appreciation of explosions.

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Judge strikes down all Arkansas laws banning gay marriage, won't put ruling on hold

Judge strikes down all Arkansas laws banning gay marriage, won't put ruling on hold

May 15th, 2014 2:54 pm by ANDREW DeMILLO and CHRISTINA HUYNH, Associated Press

An Arkansas judge says he will strike down a state law barring clerks from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, expanding his ruling against the state's ban on gay marriage.

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