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Firefighters want funding from Bluff City

Firefighters want funding from Bluff City

July 12th, 2014 10:04 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

Firefighters with the Bluff City Volunteer Fire Department are not happy about being left out in the cold in Bluff City's latest budget, which allocated no money for the department.

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Security Council urges Gaza truce; no sign of lull

Security Council urges Gaza truce; no sign of lull

July 12th, 2014 10:00 pm by KHALED KHAZZIHA and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH, Associated Press

Ignoring international appeals for a cease-fire, Israel on Saturday widened its range of Gaza bombing targets to civilian institutions with suspected Hamas ties and announced it would hit northern Gaza "with great force" to prevent rocket attacks from the

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TWRA: Girl's parents involved in fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash

TWRA: Girl's parents involved in fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash

July 12th, 2014 9:22 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has released updated information on an incident that occurred Friday on Boone Lake that left a 14-year-old girl dead.

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Activists stage protest outside governors meeting

Activists stage protest outside governors meeting

July 12th, 2014 5:56 pm by Associated Press

Activists have staged a protest outside the Nashville hotel where the National Governors Association is meeting.

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Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

July 12th, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

Former "Saturday Night Live" star Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over a highway crash involving one of its drivers that left him seriously injured and a fellow comedian dead.

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Retail, residential may mix in plan

Retail, residential may mix in plan

July 12th, 2014 8:51 am by Nathan Baker

A Charleston, South Carolina, developer holding a contract on a corner Johnson City property asked that the rezoning of the land be put off for a month by the city Planning Commission to allow him to better understand the surrounding neighborhood.

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Press takes first place for special issue/section

Press takes first place for special issue/section

July 12th, 2014 8:43 am by Staff Reports

The Johnson City Press and its affiliated newspapers fared well at an awards ceremony held Friday to judge outstanding content in the state.

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5 years later, best-interest plea entered in vehicular homicide case

5 years later, best-interest plea entered in vehicular homicide case

July 11th, 2014 10:16 pm by Becky Campbell

A 2009 vehicular homicide case delayed over and over in Washington County Criminal Court inched toward a resolution with a guilty plea Friday.

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Sign-off: Humphrey refutes Williams' consolidation claims

Sign-off: Humphrey refutes Williams' consolidation claims

July 11th, 2014 10:03 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Mayor Leon Humphrey has denied a claim that has been posted on campaign signs for Kent Williams that he supports a consolidation plan for the county's school system.

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Sheriff: Teen charged in July 4 murder gave fake name after arraignment

Sheriff: Teen charged in July 4 murder gave fake name after arraignment

July 11th, 2014 9:49 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department is conducting an internal investigation into how a prisoner charged with first-degree murder was able to swap identities and almost get transported to the Washington County Detention Center on Monday.

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