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Annex steps: Johnson City approves recommendations for shift in state annexation law

Annex steps: Johnson City approves recommendations for shift in state annexation law

March 7th, 2015 9:30 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

Johnson City commissioners on Thursday approved 11 recommendations they hope state legislators will use to amend Public Chapter 707, annexation legislation passed last year that left both the city and Washington County officials calling for changes.

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Fee fight: Airport Authority enters spat pitting off-site parking operators against Nashville's airport

Fee fight: Airport Authority enters spat pitting off-site parking operators against Nashville's airport

March 7th, 2015 9:29 am by Hank Hayes

The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA), which governs TCRA, believes it should protect parking revenue by opposing state legislation allowing off-site airport parking companies to dictate the terms of contracts with metro airport authorities in the state

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US job market faces hurdles even with 5.5 pct. unemployment

US job market faces hurdles even with 5.5 pct. unemployment

March 7th, 2015 9:25 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Unemployment in the U.S. has dropped to a seven-year low of 5.5 percent - a level normally considered the mark of a healthy job market. Yet that number isn't as encouraging as it might sound.

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Massachusetts State Police track down Johnson City murder suspect

Massachusetts State Police track down Johnson City murder suspect

March 7th, 2015 9:24 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to the State Police press release, officers served a warrant on Hardaway that charges him with the Feb. 18 shooting death of Perry Folk, 38, a former resident of Berkshire County.

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Obama to join 'Bloody Sunday' anniversary in Selma

Obama to join 'Bloody Sunday' anniversary in Selma

March 7th, 2015 9:21 am by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and about 100 members of Congress are converging on Selma, Alabama, on Saturday for the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement.

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Hillary Clinton email probe expected to take months

Hillary Clinton email probe expected to take months

March 6th, 2015 9:30 pm by By Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

State Department lawyers will need months to sort through tens of thousands of emails from Hillary Clinton's private account and decide which should be kept as part of the official record, a senior department official said

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'It's never too late' GED classes now open in Southwest Virginia

'It's never too late' GED classes now open in Southwest Virginia

March 6th, 2015 8:30 pm by Marci Gore

"It's a fact of life that in today's world, a high school credential is a minimum requirement to landing a well-paying job, " said Jane Bowlin, a Regional Adult Education instructor.

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Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system

Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system

March 6th, 2015 4:14 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The police situation in Ferguson, Missouri, was "oppressive and abusive," President Barack Obama said Friday, as he prepared to commemorate a half-century since the historic civil rights marches in Selma, Alabama.

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Torched vehicle linked to unpaid debt

Torched vehicle linked to unpaid debt

March 6th, 2015 3:46 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly after midnight, a Kingsport resident arrived home to find her neighbor's PT Cruiser was on fire. Police responded to find the blaze still going, while another vehicle had "toilet paper near the front windshield and a strong odor of gasoline."

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Video: Kingsport burglars face felony for $40 in snacks

Video: Kingsport burglars face felony for $40 in snacks

March 6th, 2015 2:04 pm by Rain Smith

They only made away with energy drinks, Mello Yello, four packs of smokes and Little Debbies (which were expired), but a pair of Kingsport burglars face felony charges for throwing a concrete block through a store front's window.

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