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Johnson City Commission's second reading on abuse facilities rules set for tonight

Johnson City Commission's second reading on abuse facilities rules set for tonight

February 5th, 2015 9:06 am by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Commission tonight will consider a second reading and hold a public hearing regarding zoning requirements for non-residential substance abuse facilities, which includes methadone clinics.

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Washington County/Johnson City Animal Control Board to discuss implementation of citizens advisory committee

Washington County/Johnson City Animal Control Board to discuss implementation of citizens advisory committee

February 4th, 2015 10:11 pm by Max Hrenda

As the city and county Animal Shelter and Animal Control department look to expand their operations into their new facility, a member of the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control Board has suggested expanding the role of citizens in the operation

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Feds toss out Tri-Cities Holdings lawsuit against Johnson City, Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency

Feds toss out Tri-Cities Holdings lawsuit against Johnson City, Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency

February 4th, 2015 9:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

A federal court has thrown out a suit by Tri-Cities Holdings LLC that claimed the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency and Johnson City were violating the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act for refusing addicts

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Founders keeper: First permanent art piece goes up at Johnson City's newest park

Founders keeper: First permanent art piece goes up at Johnson City's newest park - VIDEO

February 4th, 2015 9:49 pm by Tony Casey

If you're a frequenter of downtown Johnson City's Founders Park, get used to seeing the names "Duke Oursler" and "Marc Moulton."

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Haslam 'doesn't know' next step to fix Tenn. health care

Haslam 'doesn't know' next step to fix Tenn. health care

February 4th, 2015 9:40 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said this afternoon he is "very disappointed" that his Insure Tennessee proposal died today in the special session of the General Assembly that he'd called to consider it.

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2nd defeat for GOP on homeland, immigration bill

2nd defeat for GOP on homeland, immigration bill

February 4th, 2015 4:23 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

Democrats said that no matter how many times Republicans held the vote, the outcome would be the same unless the contested language on immigration were removed.

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Haslam health plan Insure Tennessee is dead

Haslam health plan Insure Tennessee is dead

February 4th, 2015 4:16 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Tennessee will not expand health benefits to hundreds of thousands of low-income residents, with state senators rebuking Gov. Bill Haslam's controversial health care proposal.

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26 confirmed dead as crashed plane hoisted from river in Taiwan

26 confirmed dead as crashed plane hoisted from river in Taiwan - VIDEO

February 4th, 2015 11:37 am by RALPH JENNINGS, Associated Press

Rescuers used a crane to hoist the fuselage of a wrecked TransAsia Airways plane from a shallow river in Taiwan's capital late Wednesday as they searched into the night for 17 people missing in a crash that killed at least 26 others.

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Carter committee ponders ways to utilize buildings

Carter committee ponders ways to utilize buildings

February 4th, 2015 9:09 am by John Thompson

The Building and Grounds Committee of the Carter County Commission continued its efforts to efficiently utilize the county's many buildings during its monthly meeting on Tuesday.

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Washington County samples food truck discussion

Washington County samples food truck discussion

February 3rd, 2015 10:18 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Washington County Planning Commission jumped into the food truck discussion Tuesday night in the wake of the discussion's drift through other area municipalities.

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