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Governors: Legalized pot buzz just smoke

Governors: Legalized pot buzz just smoke

February 22nd, 2014 6:44 pm by KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

All the buzz at the National Governors Association meeting over legalizing pot, some say, is just smoke.

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Mexico drug cartel chief arrested

Mexico drug cartel chief arrested

February 22nd, 2014 12:09 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, KATHERINE CORCORAN, Associated Press

The head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel was captured overnight by U.S. and Mexican authorities at a hotel in Mazatlan, Mexico, the Associated Press has learned.

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Second Barberitos to open next week

Second Barberitos to open next week

February 22nd, 2014 8:53 am by Nathan Baker

An established Johnson City Tex-Mex chain announced the opening of a second franchise Friday, hoping to cash in on the college and medical employee populations.

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Hall of Fame receiver scores big bucks for Salvation Army

Hall of Fame receiver scores big bucks for Salvation Army

February 22nd, 2014 8:48 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Fred Biletnikoff, the National Football League Hall of Fame wide receiver who spent 14 years on the field with the Oakland Raiders and another 18 years as a Raiders assistant coach, scored a $33,000 win for the Johnson City Salvation Army on Friday as the

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Volunteers sought for emergency-response team training class

Volunteers sought for emergency-response team training class

February 22nd, 2014 8:44 am by Becky Campbell

Citizens trained to act during a crisis are a valuable asset for Washington County, and there is an opportunity for residents to become a certified citizen responder next month.

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Salvation Army Souper Bowl

February 22nd, 2014 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Souper Bowl for the Hungry Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressRaiders Hall of Fame receiver Fred Biletnikoff was the featured speaker at the 18th Annual Souper Bowl for the Hungry sponsered by the Salvation Army Friday.

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Lack of experience derails bid for sheriff

Lack of experience derails bid for sheriff

February 21st, 2014 9:54 pm by Brad Hicks

Don Whitson's exclusion from the 2014 race for Unicoi County sheriff came down to experience, said a letter sent Friday to county Administrator of Elections Sarah Bailey by the state Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission.

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ETSU looks to discourage end-of-year sprees

ETSU looks to discourage end-of-year sprees

February 21st, 2014 9:48 pm by Nathan Baker

Belt-tightening measures at East Tennessee State University in the last few months of this fiscal year are designed to bolster reserve funds in the midst of a two-year enrollment decline and prepare the Johnson City institution to face sweeping state high

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State audit probes drug fund, overtime issues for UCSD

State audit probes drug fund, overtime issues for UCSD

February 21st, 2014 9:40 pm by Brad Hicks

The Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury's Division of Local Government Audit is looking into overtime and drug fund issues with the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department.

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UAW appeals Volkswagen workers' rejection in Tenn.

UAW appeals Volkswagen workers' rejection in Tenn.

February 21st, 2014 4:08 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM RAUM, Associated Press

The United Auto Workers is challenging last week's vote by workers at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee rejecting the UAW to represent them.

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