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Humane Society eyes complete takeover of new animal shelter

Humane Society eyes complete takeover of new animal shelter

October 8th, 2014 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

It's all or nothing. A previously considered two-pronged approach to the way the new animal shelter is run just won't do for the Humane Society of Washington County, who decided it wants complete control.

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Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

October 8th, 2014 9:11 pm by Nathan Baker

Less than 24 hours after being deemed too controversial for discretionary funding by an overwhelming majority of East Tennessee State University's student Senate, Sex Week organizers turned to crowdsourcing for the cash needed to hold the three-day sexual

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Supermarkets hope to toast wine sales

Supermarkets hope to toast wine sales

October 8th, 2014 9:06 pm by Nathan Baker

It has been a long, hard road for food retailers in Tennessee hoping to line their shelves with wine bottles, but with the finish line in sight, Steve Smith reminded customers not to start the victory lap until the race is over.

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The Atlantic Ale House: Not your father's beer joint

The Atlantic Ale House: Not your father's beer joint

October 8th, 2014 9:02 pm by Nathan Baker

A forgotten downtown Johnson City watering hole has gained a fresh coat of paint and a new lease on life, thanks to a group of local beer enthusiasts.

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Chattanooga twins died of diabetes, heart disease

Chattanooga twins died of diabetes, heart disease

October 8th, 2014 4:53 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The mystery prompted conversations about how well Americans keep in touch with their neighbors.

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Dallas suburb reports patient with signs of Ebola

Dallas suburb reports patient with signs of Ebola

October 8th, 2014 4:47 pm by Associated Press

Emergency responders in suburban Dallas say a patient "exhibiting signs and symptoms" of Ebola claims to have had contact with the man diagnosed with the disease in Dallas.

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Supreme Court Justice Kennedy allows gay marriage in Nevada

Supreme Court Justice Kennedy allows gay marriage in Nevada

October 8th, 2014 4:28 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Wednesday allowed same-sex marriage to begin in Nevada, clarifying that an earlier order temporarily blocking gay unions applies only to Idaho.

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Fixing Founders

Fixing Founders

October 8th, 2014 2:41 pm by Gary B. Gray

Workers take advantage of nice weather to repair light pole foundations eroded by wet weather.

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Neglect suspect 'forgot' infant in vehicle while eating breakfast

Neglect suspect 'forgot' infant in vehicle while eating breakfast

October 8th, 2014 2:29 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A man accused of leaving his 5-month-old baby alone inside a vehicle at a Food City parking lot for 22 minutes while he went in for breakfast has a trial date set for later this month.

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Is your dog at risk for Ebola?

Is your dog at risk for Ebola?

October 8th, 2014 2:25 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

No case of Ebola spreading to people from dogs has ever been documented, but "clearly we want to look at all possibilities," said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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