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Could a third Bush be president?

Could a third Bush be president?

December 16th, 2014 10:11 am by GARY FINEOUT, Associated Press

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday took his most definitive step yet toward running for president, announcing plans to "actively explore" a campaign and form a new political operation allowing him to raise money for like-minded Republicans.

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Sister says family wants late brother's seat filled on Unicoi Co. school board

Sister says family wants late brother's seat filled on Unicoi Co. school board

December 16th, 2014 9:51 am by Brad Hicks

The Board of Education is set to consider the renewal of Director of Schools Denise Brown's contract on Jan. 8.

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Fight over marijuana more risky in states than DC

Fight over marijuana more risky in states than DC

December 16th, 2014 9:24 am by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

It's easy for Congress to meddle with the District of Columbia's decision to legalize recreational use of marijuana, but taking on the states is a different matter.

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Search intensifies for gunman who killed 6

Search intensifies for gunman who killed 6

December 16th, 2014 8:50 am by MARYCLAIRE DALE and SEAN CARLIN, Associated Press

The manhunt for a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives amid a child custody dispute has spread to two suburban Philadelphia counties.

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Eldridge cries foul over treatment of firefighter money, intergovernmental body in Press

Eldridge cries foul over treatment of firefighter money, intergovernmental body in Press

December 15th, 2014 10:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Two stories and an editorial published in the Johnson City Press within the past week apparently prompted County Mayor Dan Eldridge to make a couple of announcements at Monday's County Commission meeting.

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Program with more in store for probationers in sobriety

Program with more in store for probationers in sobriety

December 15th, 2014 9:59 pm by Becky Campbell

There was a little hustle and bustle Monday morning as Christmas shoppers made their way through toys, clothes and all sorts of present ideas.But these spenders didn't have to worry too much about big crowds or no parking.

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24 charges for Carter County couple after drug investigation, escape, officials say

24 charges for Carter County couple after drug investigation, escape, officials say

December 15th, 2014 9:54 pm by Max Hrenda

Although it took more than a day and the combined efforts of three law enforcement agencies, officials said two Elizabethton residents were arrested on multiple felony charges that stemmed from an investigation into suspected methamphetamine-related activ

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Haslam announces program to give hundreds of thousands of state residents healthcare

Haslam announces program to give hundreds of thousands of state residents healthcare

December 15th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

Tri-Cities health care administrators and elected officials applauded a proposal Gov. Bill Haslam announced Monday to offer health insurance coverage to hundreds of thousands of state residents through vouchers and health reimbursement accounts, giving a

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Sous chef makes cut at nonprofit cafe

Sous chef makes cut at nonprofit cafe

December 15th, 2014 9:30 pm by Jessica Fuller

Johnson City has gained a new chef, and she's cooking for the hungry.

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Portrait unveiled to honor retired Judge Arden Hill

Portrait unveiled to honor retired Judge Arden Hill

December 15th, 2014 4:35 pm by Becky Campbell

Criminal Court Judge Stacy Street organized the unveiling, and said it was far past time for it to happen. Hill was first elected as a Carter County General Sessions judge in 1966 and elected as a Criminal Court judge in 1974. He was the first, and only,

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