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Holder to Russia: Death penalty off table for fugitive Snowden

Holder to Russia: Death penalty off table for fugitive Snowden

July 26th, 2013 10:25 am by Associated Press

NSA leaker Edward Snowden is stuck at a Russian airport while he seeks asylum from several countries.

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Carter Co. Commission overrides mayor's veto, passes budget

Carter Co. Commission overrides mayor's veto, passes budget

July 26th, 2013 9:44 am by John Thompson

Vote carries 18-cent property tax increase.

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Annual Civil War re-enactment set for weekend

Annual Civil War re-enactment set for weekend

July 26th, 2013 9:12 am by John Thompson

The annual Civil War re-enactment at Brooks Farm will take place this weekend.

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Woman charged in man’s death released on bond

Woman charged in man’s death released on bond

July 26th, 2013 9:11 am by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman who police say stabbed her boyfriend after they drank together and had a political argument earlier this month is now free on bond.

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Reactions to Internet sales tax mixed

Reactions to Internet sales tax mixed

July 26th, 2013 8:56 am by Nathan Baker

Local business owners banded together Thursday in support of a national bill to require online retailers to collect sales taxes, a move that they said would make business more equitable and spur economic growth.

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Judge denies diversion in murder-for-hire plot

Judge denies diversion in murder-for-hire plot

July 26th, 2013 8:55 am by Brad Hicks

Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp denied granting diversion to a Unicoi County man charged nearly two years ago for his involvement in a murder-for-hire plot.

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Liaison committee fails to meet again

Liaison committee fails to meet again premium content

July 26th, 2013 8:00 am by Gary B. Gray

The plug was pulled on Thursday’s Johnson City-Washington County Liaison Committee meeting without notice just when it appeared communication within the group was needed more than ever.

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Plan could bring changes to Washington County schools

Plan could bring changes to Washington County schools

July 25th, 2013 9:59 pm by Nathan Baker

In the next 10 years, Washington County schools could see major changes if Board of Education members approve a plan proposed Thursday evening by hired consultants.

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WCEDC trading in Summit for annual meeting

WCEDC trading in Summit for annual meeting

July 25th, 2013 8:38 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

In lieu of an Economic Summit normally held in the fall, the Washington County Economic Development Council announced Thursday that it plans to hold its first annual meeting in June and use the meeting to release the final version of a strategic economic

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Infant avoids serious injury as car hits bedroom

Infant avoids serious injury as car hits bedroom

July 25th, 2013 7:52 pm by Kayla Carter

An 8-month-old child’s life was narrowly spared when a vehicle crashed into a family’s bedroom at 510 Hamilton St. around 1:45 a.m. Thursday.

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