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Ferguson, Mo. gun sales surge ahead of grand jury decision on shooting

Ferguson, Mo. gun sales surge ahead of grand jury decision on shooting

November 19th, 2014 11:07 am by Alan Scher Zagier, Associated Press

Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await a grand jury's decision on whether to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Dreaming of a 'White Christmas'? The Johnson City Community Theatre has your back

Dreaming of a 'White Christmas'? The Johnson City Community Theatre has your back

November 19th, 2014 10:50 am by Contributed

Opening Friday, Dec. 5, at Johnson City Community Theatre, Irving Berlin's cherished story "White Christmas" comes to life in this acclaimed stage adaptation.

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Crime Elizabethton
Carter Co. deputies pull driver from woods after chase

Carter Co. deputies pull driver from woods after chase

November 19th, 2014 10:37 am by John Thompson

The pursuit began while Deputy Mark McClain was patrolling near Zion Baptist Church on Saturday.

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State cites 10 areas in Carter County audit

State cites 10 areas in Carter County audit

November 19th, 2014 10:32 am by Staff Report

Recurring deficiency also listed in Circuit Court clerk's office.

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Tennessee farmers weigh in on proposed rules for hemp farming

Tennessee farmers weigh in on proposed rules for hemp farming

November 19th, 2014 10:27 am by Associated Press

With a decades-long ban on hemp production in Tennessee finally lifted, some farmers say they want to grow the crop but aren't used to the government oversight that comes with it.

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Fugitive withstands deputies' chemical attack while hiding out in attic

Fugitive withstands deputies' chemical attack while hiding out in attic

November 19th, 2014 9:56 am by Staff Report

Washington County Sheriff's Office Deputies tried forcing a fugitive out of hiding in his attic before arresting him at gunpoint on Tuesday, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said in a news release.

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Crime Police Blotter
No pants driver slams head against jail door

No pants driver slams head against jail door

November 19th, 2014 9:27 am by Max Hrenda

Also the great tip jar caper, not your real money, you'll shoot your eye out and more from the Blotter.

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Still smoking? Thursday could be your day to quit

Still smoking? Thursday could be your day to quit

November 19th, 2014 9:09 am by Gary B. Gray

Do you want to celebrate another birthday? The American Cancer Society wants to help you make that happen.

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Speakers question suspected spiritual setup in Common Core

Speakers question suspected spiritual setup in Common Core

November 18th, 2014 10:53 pm by Max Hrenda

While Tennessee's adoption of the Common Core State Standards is being scrutinized on the governmental level, members of the local religious community extended that scrutiny to include a spiritual one, as well.

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Updated with Photo Gallery: Jonesborough Student Film Festival

Updated with Photo Gallery: Jonesborough Student Film Festival

November 18th, 2014 10:48 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The ancient art of storytelling met 21st Century filmmaking technology Tuesday night at the Jonesborough Student Film Festival, a debut screening of the works of 18 young filmmakers from the McKinney Center's Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts.

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