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Bill proposes traffic cameras on school buses

Bill proposes traffic cameras on school buses

March 6th, 2014 9:51 pm by Nathan Baker

A Franklin legislator hopes a bill he sponsored in the General Assembly will prevent accidents like the one police say happened Thursday morning at a Unicoi County bus stop.

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In and out: Field in trustee's race shuffled

In and out: Field in trustee's race shuffled

March 6th, 2014 9:19 pm by Gary B. Gray

The extended qualifying deadline for candidates seeking Washington County's vacant trustee seat ended at noon Thursday with three on the ballot for the May 6 Republican primary.

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State flags utility district for diversion of grant money, more

State flags utility district for diversion of grant money, more

March 6th, 2014 9:12 pm by John Thompson

The diversion of emergency grants for line extension into funding for a new district office building and the personal use of an unmarked district pickup truck were some of the findings of a special investigation of the Carderview Utility District.

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Wellmont Health System cuts ribbon on new cancer treatment facility

Wellmont Health System cuts ribbon on new cancer treatment facility

March 6th, 2014 9:13 am by Nathan Baker

Institute to move from its temporary offices on Wesley Street to the updated former shopping center suite on Marketplace Boulevard later this month.

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First day of Lent celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church

First day of Lent celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church

March 5th, 2014 9:22 pm by Tony Casey

St. Mary's Catholic Church's Father Peter Iorio explained to his congregates Wednesday night what the cross on their foreheads was, and was not.

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Update: Stratton testifies in his own defense

Update: Stratton testifies in his own defense

March 5th, 2014 9:17 pm by Becky Campbell

Justin Stratton, on trial on a first-degree murder charge in a 2011 shooting, testified in his own defense - adamantly - that he may be a thief and drug dealer, but he is no killer and did not shoot the victim.

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Roe goes to bat for hatchery at D.C. hearing

Roe goes to bat for hatchery at D.C. hearing

March 5th, 2014 9:13 pm by Brad Hicks

Congressman Phil Roe stated his case Wednesday on the importance of maintaining the operations of facilities within the National Fish Hatchery System, particularly those of the Erwin National Fish Hatchery, at a Wednesday hearing of the House Subcommittee

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Johnson City woman arrested for drug charges at Winged Deer Park

Johnson City woman arrested for drug charges at Winged Deer Park

March 5th, 2014 9:06 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they've arrested a Johnson City woman on drug charges after finding her and another person in a vehicle early Wednesday morning at Winged Deer Park.

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School voucher bill advances in Tennessee House

School voucher bill advances in Tennessee House

March 5th, 2014 3:39 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The measure proposed by Gov. Bill Haslam passed the House Budget Subcommittee 7-6 on Wednesday.

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2nd arrest made in $90,000 Johnson City jewelry heist

2nd arrest made in $90,000 Johnson City jewelry heist

March 5th, 2014 3:20 pm by Staff Report

A Hickory, N.C., man was charged Wednesday from the theft of rings at Dempsey's Jewelers.

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