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Jonesborough woman accused of credit card fraud

Jonesborough woman accused of credit card fraud

May 8th, 2015 11:37 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a Jonesborough woman Thursday and accused her of stealing and using another woman's credit card.

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Yogi and Boo Boo? Bristol residents report black bear

Yogi and Boo Boo? Bristol residents report black bear

May 8th, 2015 11:22 am by Staff Report

It appears Johnson City's roaming bear has a friend in a neighboring town.

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US employers add solid 223K jobs; rate 5.4 pct., 7-year low

US employers add solid 223K jobs; rate 5.4 pct., 7-year low

May 8th, 2015 11:11 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggests that the economy may be recovering after stumbling at the start of the year.

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Day four of 'Facebook murders' trial centers on emails

Day four of 'Facebook murders' trial centers on emails

May 8th, 2015 11:04 am by Becky Campbell

Testimony on the fourth day of the double murder trial for two Johnson County women again centered on documents - mostly emails - that prosecutors believe show the conspiracy develop to kill the victims.

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State agency changes course on release of legislator insurance premium costs

State agency changes course on release of legislator insurance premium costs

May 8th, 2015 10:40 am by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

The state Benefits Administration changed course Thursday after initially agreeing to release the information about taxpayer-funded premiums for members of the General Assembly.

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Look out, Rocky! Squirrel hunting season opens Saturday

Look out, Rocky! Squirrel hunting season opens Saturday

May 8th, 2015 10:29 am by Associated Press

Spring squirrel season opens on Saturday in Tennessee.

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Six killed in Blount County crash

Six killed in Blount County crash

May 8th, 2015 10:24 am by Associated Press

Six people, including three children, have been killed in a crash in eastern Tennessee, the Tennessee Highway Patrol said.

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Carter County department heads seek employee raises

Carter County department heads seek employee raises

May 8th, 2015 9:46 am by John Thompson

While no Carter County department covered in the General Fund made a request for a large increase in funding on Thursday night, most department heads did make a request for modest raises for their employees during the next fiscal year.

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Split vote amends Johnson City red light camera contract, adds speed cameras

Split vote amends Johnson City red light camera contract, adds speed cameras

May 8th, 2015 9:37 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City and Redflex Traffic Systems now equally share revenues generated from red light violations caught on video by watchful digital eyes installed by the company at six intersections.

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Washington County schools director to retire

Washington County schools director to retire

May 8th, 2015 9:05 am by Nathan Baker

The next school year will be Ron Dykes' last as director of Washington County Schools.

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