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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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ETSU prof hopes to clear smokescreen on sunscreen

ETSU prof hopes to clear smokescreen on sunscreen

July 11th, 2014 9:42 pm by Tony Casey

It shouldn't be shocking that an expert in the field of public health thinks people should look further than catchy social media headlines when it comes to making decisions about their well-being.

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UCSD: Former 911 dispatcher found with stolen purse, gift cards

UCSD: Former 911 dispatcher found with stolen purse, gift cards

July 11th, 2014 8:50 pm by Brad Hicks

A Unicoi County emergency dispatcher was arrested earlier this month and faces theft-related charges after police officials say she was found in possession of stolen gift cards.

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Meandering West Knoxville bear killed on I-40

Meandering West Knoxville bear killed on I-40

July 11th, 2014 8:41 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News Sentinel

A bear's trek across Knoxville came to a deadly end Friday morning when it was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 40

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