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Location, location, location locked down for Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter

Location, location, location locked down for Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter

September 3rd, 2013 9:08 pm by Tony Casey

Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin arrived at Tuesday night’s Animal Control Board meeting and got right down to business.

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Johnson City school board urges testing policy reversal

Johnson City school board urges testing policy reversal

September 3rd, 2013 9:07 pm by Nathan Baker

Contrasting Gov. Bill Haslam’s statements Tuesday, the Johnson City Board of Education unanimously passed a symbolic resolution in opposition of using standardized testing data as a prerequisite for granting professional teachers’ licenses and urged lawma

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Governor Haslam stands by Tennessee Board of Education policy changes

Governor Haslam stands by Tennessee Board of Education policy changes

September 3rd, 2013 9:01 pm by Nathan Baker

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam stood by recent controversial teaching license policy changes by the state Board of Education, saying a job performance measure for educators is needed to help the state’s students improve.

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4-year-old boy killed in Kingsport ATV crash

4-year-old boy killed in Kingsport ATV crash

September 3rd, 2013 8:58 pm by Staff Report

Police said the ATV pinned the boy against the house after it rolled down a slope.

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Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run crash

Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run crash

September 3rd, 2013 8:42 pm by Staff Report

About 5:15 p.m., police were called to the 300 block of Old Thomas Bridge Road, where a pedestrian had been struck in the eastbound lane.

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Unattended drier likely cause of Stoney Creek house fire

Unattended drier likely cause of Stoney Creek house fire

September 3rd, 2013 2:33 pm by Staff Report

The resident reported that she left the residence for a short time while the drier was operating.

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Johnson City police investigate woman's death on N. Boone St.

Johnson City police investigate woman's death on N. Boone St.

September 3rd, 2013 1:50 pm by Staff Report

The 55-year-old woman was found dead in her North Boone Street residence on Labor Day.

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Update: President gets bipartisan support for action on Syria

Update: President gets bipartisan support for action on Syria

September 3rd, 2013 12:37 pm by Associated Press

President Barack Obama's call for a military strike in Syria won significant momentum Tuesday, with leaders of both parties in Congress announcing support.

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Your turn — Can the president get support for intervention in Syria both at home and abroad?

Your turn — Can the president get support for intervention in Syria both at home and abroad?

September 3rd, 2013 10:07 am by Staff and wire reports

President Barack Obama this week plans to urge reluctant world leaders to back an American-led strike against Syria even though the prospects for military action depend on the votes of a fractured U.S. Congress.

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Local Mountain States hospitals leave Wellmont's Marsh Regional Blood Center for blood supply

Local Mountain States hospitals leave Wellmont's Marsh Regional Blood Center for blood supply

September 3rd, 2013 9:20 am by Staff Report

MSHA began purchasing blood from Marsh in 2009, as officials from both regional health systems heralded the arrangement as an example of collaboration between the two competing systems.

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