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US stocks slide as oil's slump hits energy stocks

US stocks slide as oil's slump hits energy stocks

November 4th, 2014 1:42 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

Stocks slid on Tuesday, led by a drop in energy stocks as oil continued to fall. Investors were also disappointed by earnings outlooks from companies including Priceline and Michael Kors.

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Opinion Election 2014
Moving Johnson City's election date will save tax dollars

Moving Johnson City's election date will save tax dollars

November 4th, 2014 1:07 pm by Johnson City Press

Today is Election Day, so make sure your voice is heard. Polls in Washington County are open between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m..

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News Local News Education ETSU
ETSU student, former Science Hill cheerleader found dead in campus residence

ETSU student, former Science Hill cheerleader found dead in campus residence

November 4th, 2014 12:30 pm by Sam Watson

No foul play was suspected, but an autopsy was ordered.

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News Local News Jonesborough
Fender's Farm event to benefit Jonesborough firefighter in cancer battle

Fender's Farm event to benefit Jonesborough firefighter in cancer battle

November 4th, 2014 12:23 pm by Max Hrenda

On Saturday, Fender's Farm will play host to Fright for a Fight, a Halloween-themed family friendly event to raise money for Jonesborough firefighter Sgt. Luke Story.

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News Crime Local News Jonesborough
Pill addiction blamed in Jonesborough woman's admittance of stealing from elderly ward

Pill addiction blamed in Jonesborough woman's admittance of stealing from elderly ward

November 4th, 2014 12:14 pm by Becky Campbell

In the process of entering a guilty plea to the charge of willful exploitation of an elderly adult, Jama Curtis, 40, 1412 Mill Springs Road, said her husband had nothing to do with taking the money and he had no knowledge she was doing it.

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Johnson City school board contributes to Indian Trail playground despite member's protests

Johnson City school board contributes to Indian Trail playground despite member's protests

November 4th, 2014 12:03 pm by Nathan Baker

"Before this year's over, you're going to be wondering where we're going to get the money to do anything," Board of Education member Richard Manahan said.

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Group asks court to halt development on Nolichucky pipeline project

Group asks court to halt development on Nolichucky pipeline project

November 4th, 2014 11:31 am by Staff Report

A group of residents have asked a judge to issue a temporary injunction to stop development on the extraction pipeline on the Nolichucky River.

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News Local News Election 2014
Figures show early voting numbers down across Tri-Cities

Figures show early voting numbers down across Tri-Cities

November 3rd, 2014 9:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Early voting tallies for today's general election are in, and Washington, Unicoi, Carter and Sullivan counties all are reporting markedly lower totals than the 2010 election, the last comparable political contest.

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Judge tosses first suit aimed at stymieing Model Mill construction

Judge tosses first suit aimed at stymieing Model Mill construction

November 3rd, 2014 9:51 pm by Nathan Baker

Mootness and a missed deadline dismantled the first of a pair of lawsuits aimed at hindering the demolition and development of a century-old flour mill in Johnson City.

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News Crime Local News
Trial date for remaining "Facebook murder" defendants may face delay

Trial date for remaining "Facebook murder" defendants may face delay

November 3rd, 2014 9:26 pm by Becky Campbell

The January murder trial for three defendants in the so-called Facebook murders in Johnson County could be derailed if defense attorneys cannot locate a forensic linguistic expert by then to rebut a state expert.

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