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Johnson City wants you to recycle your Christmas wrap and boxes

Johnson City wants you to recycle your Christmas wrap and boxes

December 19th, 2014 4:19 pm by Contributed to the Press

Curbside recycling customers should place these items in recycling bins, which should be at the curb by 6 a.m. on collection day.

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No more Sullivan East? Committee calls for new Sullivan County high schools, mergers

No more Sullivan East? Committee calls for new Sullivan County high schools, mergers

December 19th, 2014 4:11 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

The days of Sullivan County's Rebels and Raiders could be coming to a close, and the Cougars and Patriots could enter the history books, too.

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FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack; Obama says pulling movie from screens was mistake

FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack; Obama says pulling movie from screens was mistake

December 19th, 2014 2:52 pm by ERIC TUCKER and TED BRIDIS, Associated Press

President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he vowed the United States will respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose"

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Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

December 19th, 2014 2:06 pm by Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

The parents of James Holmes pleaded Friday for his life to be spared if he is convicted of killing 12 people and injuring 70 others after opening fire in a Colorado movie theater.

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Is the U.S. fully prepared for nuclear terrorist attack? Apparently not.

Is the U.S. fully prepared for nuclear terrorist attack? Apparently not.

December 19th, 2014 11:23 am by HOPE YEN, Associated Press

The Government Accountability Office said it would still take one to five years to develop a strategy to determine whether people were exposed to unsafe levels of radiation and five to 10 years to plan for a full medical response.

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Tennessee deputies investigate after burned body found in truck

Tennessee deputies investigate after burned body found in truck

December 19th, 2014 9:59 am by Associated Press

Authorities were working to determine the identity of the person and the cause of the fire.

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Judge dismisses final Model Mill suit, clears way for demolition, development to begin

Judge dismisses final Model Mill suit, clears way for demolition, development to begin

December 18th, 2014 10:58 pm by Nathan Baker

A First Judicial District judge removed the last legal roadblock between the wrecking ball and the Model Mill Thursday by dismissing a second lawsuit filed to challenge the project.

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City Commission hits brakes on food truck ordinance

City Commission hits brakes on food truck ordinance

December 18th, 2014 10:50 pm by Max Hrenda

When city commissioners were divided after hearing voices both in support of and in opposition to an ordinance regarding the regulation of mobile food carts, any plans for that regulation may have been sent back to the drawing board.

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Unicoi Commission votes to meet on vacant school board position Jan. 5

Unicoi Commission votes to meet on vacant school board position Jan. 5

December 18th, 2014 10:39 pm by Brad Hicks

Two days after a petition signed by the majority of the Unicoi County Commission requesting a special-called meeting of the commission to discuss the vacancy on the Unicoi County Board of Education was submitted to the county mayor's office, it was made o

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Photo Gallery : A Carter County Christmas

December 18th, 2014 7:45 pm by John Thompson

Angle Tree gifts and Christmas Box food went out to 523 families and 600 children in need Wednesday in Elizabethton.

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