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Russia sets Ukraine agenda with diplomacy, threats

Russia sets Ukraine agenda with diplomacy, threats

March 3rd, 2014 9:29 pm by DALTON BENNETT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Russian troops said to be 16,000 strong tightened their stranglehold on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula Monday, openly defying the U.S. and the European Union and rattling world capitals and stock markets.

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Senate passes bill to legalize switchblade knives

Senate passes bill to legalize switchblade knives

March 3rd, 2014 8:07 pm by Associated Press

The state Senate has passed a bill to legalize switchblades and other knives with blades longer than 4 inches in Tennessee.

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Supermarket wine sales bill headed to governor

Supermarket wine sales bill headed to governor

March 3rd, 2014 6:42 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Legislation allowing wine to be sold outside Tennessee liquor stores is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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Rolling car hits man at Girls Inc. lot in Johnson City

Rolling car hits man at Girls Inc. lot in Johnson City

March 3rd, 2014 4:01 pm by Staff Report

The car continued to roll down the hill and struck a fence, causing more than $400 in damage.

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Absent Erwin alderman resigns post

Absent Erwin alderman resigns post

March 3rd, 2014 2:19 pm by Brad Hicks

Robie Sullins last attended a meeting of the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen on July 22.

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Johnson City Schools dismiss early

Johnson City Schools dismiss early

March 3rd, 2014 12:57 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Schools will close early today under the threat of inclement winter weather.

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All state offices closing because of weather in Tennessee

All state offices closing because of weather in Tennessee

March 3rd, 2014 12:14 pm by Contributed

Mission critical state employees will report to work as usual.

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Kingsport church launches website for servers to vent about 'Sunday church crowd'

Kingsport church launches website for servers to vent about 'Sunday church crowd'

March 3rd, 2014 9:47 am by Jessica Fischer, NET News Service

For the next eight weeks, restaurant servers are invited to share their horror stories about waiting on the "Sunday church crowd" on the site. Several are already posted there.

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Wiffle World Series to benefit city schools

Wiffle World Series to benefit city schools

March 2nd, 2014 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Schools Foundation is partnering with the Positive Approach Group to host the city's first Northeast Tennessee Wiffle World Series.

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Though part of Gap Creek construction concludes, TDOT says more work to be done

Though part of Gap Creek construction concludes, TDOT says more work to be done

March 2nd, 2014 9:17 pm by John Thompson

Work is continuing on the Gap Creek Highway project, which celebrated a milestone in January with one section, from Tenn. Highway 361 to Tester Road, opened on schedule. The project still has a year to go before it is completed, according to Mark Nagi, co

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