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Ford urges investigation into firings of eight U.S. attorneys

March 22nd, 2007 12:48 am by Hank Hayes

JOHNSON CITY - An anticipated showdown between Congress and President Bush over the controversial firings of eight U.S. attorneys is good for democracy, former Tennessee U.S. Senate candidate Harold Ford Jr. said Wednesday.

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Former Powell Valley High School teacher's aide facing sex charges

March 22nd, 2007 12:48 am by Staff report

BIG STONE GAP - The Wise County grand jury has returned indictments on nine counts against a former Powell Valley High School teacher's aide charging her with taking indecent liberties with a minor while in a supervisory role.

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Lee County gets clean audit but told to increase reserve

March 22nd, 2007 12:48 am by WALTER LITTRELL

JONESVILLE - The Lee County Board of Supervisors was given an otherwise clean audit report Tuesday, but auditor Corbin Stone of Robinson, Farmer, Cox and Associates did warn the board that it needs to bring its reserve balance up.

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Architect hopes to trim bids for Washington County Jail

March 22nd, 2007 12:18 am by BEN INGRAM

JOHNSON CITY - Despite construction bids coming in higher than projected for Washington County's jail expansion and Justice Center project, architect Ken Ross said he believes a more reasonable price can be reached by next month.

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Va. Mining Association sponsors art, essay contest

March 22nd, 2007 12:09 am by Staff report

NORTON - To help promote mine safety, various state and federal mine agencies along with the Virginia Mining Association annually sponsor the Governors Cup Mine Rescue Contest, in which mine rescue teams practice a simulated mine disaster in order to be

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Commission candidates field questions at Johnson City forum

March 21st, 2007 1:03 am by COREY SHOUN

JOHNSON CITY - Election season in Johnson City is officially in full swing, as the first major candidates forum drew a large crowd of potential voters Tuesday night.

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Christian's homer lifts D-B to win

March 21st, 2007 1:03 am by Dave Ongie

KINGSPORT - There's a first time for everything, and Chelley Christian's first career home run couldn't have come at a better time for Dobyns-Bennett.

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Fowlkes named vice chancellor for information technology at UVa-Wise

March 21st, 2007 1:03 am by Staff report

WISE - An Indiana college information technology administrator will be the first vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer at the University of Virginia's College at Wise.

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Briefs

March 21st, 2007 1:03 am by Staff Report

Boucher to appear on C-SPAN

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Downtown Kingsport higher ed center is a go

March 21st, 2007 12:51 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Higher education is coming to downtown Kingsport.

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