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Govt, states try to block proposed airline merger

Govt, states try to block proposed airline merger

August 13th, 2013 4:37 pm by DAVID KOENIG and PETE YOST — associated press

WASHINGTON — The federal government is trying to block the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, saying it would cause "substantial harm" to consumers by leading to higher fares and fees.

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Former bondsmen found guilty in Kingsport shooting incident

Former bondsmen found guilty in Kingsport shooting incident

August 13th, 2013 2:49 pm by Nick Shepherd — Kingsport Times-News

Two former Kingsport bondsmen have been found guilty on aggravated assault charges stemming from an incident that happened two years ago, when a rubber bullet was fired at a car.

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SW Virginia man found dead, body tangled in barbed wire fence

SW Virginia man found dead, body tangled in barbed wire fence

August 13th, 2013 12:36 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office identified the man Monday afternoon as Levi Vermillion of Hiltons.

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A Georgia couple and a Johnson City man were injured in a crash on I-26 Monday afternoon

A Georgia couple and a Johnson City man were injured in a crash on I-26 Monday afternoon

August 13th, 2013 12:15 pm by Staff report

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 26 Monday afternoon.

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Burglar takes 2 turkeys, ham from downtown Johnson City church

Burglar takes 2 turkeys, ham from downtown Johnson City church

August 13th, 2013 12:13 pm by Staff Report

Police found a broken window and an unlocked door on the side of the church.

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Carter Co. residents sound off on drainage woes

Carter Co. residents sound off on drainage woes

August 13th, 2013 11:49 am by John Thompson

Residents from Brown’s Branch, Braemer, Biltmore and other areas have attended recent committee meetings to discuss drainage problems they want the county to correct.

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After the Deluge: Boone Street Detention Basin nearing completion

After the Deluge: Boone Street Detention Basin nearing completion

August 13th, 2013 11:05 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City’s Public Works Department employees Monday utilized a heavy-duty pump to pull water collected from Saturday’s heavy rains and route it into the city’s stormwater system.

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Former Jonesborough officer gets 18 months for steroid trafficking

Former Jonesborough officer gets 18 months for steroid trafficking

August 13th, 2013 9:53 am by Matthew Lane — Kingsport Times-News

GREENEVILLE — A former Jonesborough police officer who sold more than $80,000 worth of illegal steroids over a three-year period has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for steroid trafficking.

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Erwin property tax hike closer to reality

Erwin property tax hike closer to reality

August 13th, 2013 9:25 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — The town of Erwin’s property tax rate has held steady for more than a decade, but according to Erwin Town Recorder Randy Trivette, the costs associated with operating the town have continued to rise.

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Providence Academy administrators credit curriculum, faith for staying power

Providence Academy administrators credit curriculum, faith for staying power

August 13th, 2013 9:17 am by Nathan Baker

A record 487 students attended the first day of classes Monday at Providence Academy’s campus on the west side of Johnson City, marking the 20th school year for the private Christian school.

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