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Area lawmakers trying to keep Johnson City lottery office open

December 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling

Area legislators have swung into action to try to keep a lottery office open somewhere in the Tri-Cities after state lottery officials last week deemed the one in Johnson City too expensive to operate cost-effectively.

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Trial set for ex-Johnson City employee on forgery, other charges

December 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by NET News Service

A former Johnson City employee charged with funneling city jobs contracted by bids to a fake company he set up will go to trial next year on charges of money laundering, official misconduct, theft over $60,000 and 48 counts of forgery.

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Cash-strapped states now seeking own federal bailout

December 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

Bankers came first, the carmakers came afterward and now itas the states looking for a Washington, D.C., rescue.Leaders with the National Governors Association (NGA) and National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) called on Congress and President- el

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Rogersville man facing charges after allegedly passing counterfeit money

December 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man is facing several charges after Church Hill police allegedly found him in possession of about $1,500 worth of counterfeit bills, including several $100 bills.

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Wise County school consolidation forums begin

December 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by Steve Igo

The first of a series of community forums over high school consolidation in Wise County attracted about 50 people to Coeburn High School on Monday.

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Rogersville woman claims stalker tried to abduct her

December 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

An employee at the U.S. Fence plant in Bulls Gap told the Hawkins County Sheriffas Office last week that a co-worker followed her home from work last Tuesday night and attempted to pull her into his vehicle.

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Tenn. House GOP nominates Jason Mumpower for speaker

December 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

State Rep. Jason Mumpower is one step closer to being elected Tennessee's first Republican House speaker in four decades after his GOP colleagues unanimously nominated him for the chamber's top post on Monday.

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Johnson City mortgage broker to serve 30 days in jail in connection with Nigerian scam

December 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by NET News Service

A former Johnson City mortgage broker and insurance salesman will serve 30 days in jail and four years on probation for a Nigerian check scam he became involved in after being convinced he had an African niece with a $6.5 million inheritance.

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