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Carter mayor vetoes budget

Carter mayor vetoes budget

July 23rd, 2014 3:00 pm by John Thompson

The budget, which included a 12 cent increase in the property tax rate, would have a tax rate of $2.45 per $100 of assessed value.

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Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47

Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47

July 23rd, 2014 2:53 pm by RALPH JENNINGS, Associated Press

The ATR-72 operated by Taiwan's TransAsia Airways was carrying 58 passengers and crew when it crashed on Penghu in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and China.

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Levying Justice. What punishment would you have imposed?

Levying Justice. What punishment would you have imposed?

July 23rd, 2014 2:15 pm by Staff Report

If for just this day you could have taken the bench in Washington County Criminal Court, what penalty would you have levied for the reckless school bus crash that injured 39 students?

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Partying with the GOP?

Partying with the GOP?

July 23rd, 2014 1:45 pm by Staff Report

Invited or not, what's your take on Friday's Farm, Fiddler & Friends bash with the governor and senator?

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Worley well-prepared for ETSU emergency management position

Worley well-prepared for ETSU emergency management position

July 23rd, 2014 1:23 pm by Tony Casey

Though it will be different than the duties he had as an emergency director in Carter County, Andrew Worley thinks his previous position prepared him for his new posting at East Tennessee State University.

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Woman stages wedding so terminally ill Kingsport father can walk her down aisle

Woman stages wedding so terminally ill Kingsport father can walk her down aisle

July 23rd, 2014 11:50 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

As the song 'Daddy Dance With Me' played, David Moore took the hand of his daughter, Whitney, and began to dance.

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New decal printers speed up license plate renewals in Sullivan County

New decal printers speed up license plate renewals in Sullivan County

July 23rd, 2014 11:43 am by J.H. Osborne, NET News Service

It sounds like a simple idea. But it's a major change for license plate renewals

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Softball tournament returns to Johnson City

Softball tournament returns to Johnson City

July 23rd, 2014 10:54 am by Nathan Baker

City leaders and tournament organizers announced the upcoming tournament, which begins with an opening ceremony this weekend and the first game Monday, at a press conference Wednesday at the Winged Deer Park softball fields.

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'Right' to party: Eldridge to host GOP outdoor affair

'Right' to party: Eldridge to host GOP outdoor affair

July 22nd, 2014 10:22 pm by Gary B. Gray

About 500 people are expected to attend a Friday night Republican hoedown at Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge's spread in Jonesborough.

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New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks

New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks

July 22nd, 2014 9:47 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer during the manhunt, people with knowledge of the investigation said Tuesday.

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