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Confederate flags removed from Chickamauga and Chattanooga battlefield shops

Confederate flags removed from Chickamauga and Chattanooga battlefield shops

June 26th, 2015 2:39 pm by Associated Press

The two gift shops are located in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia and in Tennessee's Point Park on Lookout Mountain.

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Man struck woman with glass bottle at downtown Johnson City apartment, fled out window, police say

Man struck woman with glass bottle at downtown Johnson City apartment, fled out window, police say

June 26th, 2015 2:22 pm by Staff Report

Police caught up with Richard D. Hodge, 32, about a block away from his West Main Street apartment.

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Tennessee couples in landmark gay marriage lawsuit react to decision

Tennessee couples in landmark gay marriage lawsuit react to decision

June 26th, 2015 1:51 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Three couples who married in other states before moving to Tennessee were part of the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across the United States.

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Abortion clinics seek immediate halt to new Tenn. law

Abortion clinics seek immediate halt to new Tenn. law

June 26th, 2015 12:18 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

Lawyers for three abortion clinics and a physician who provides abortions head to court Friday afternoon to seek an immediate halt to a newly enacted Tennessee law requiring clinics to meet new standards.

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Tennessee will comply with same-sex marriage ruling, governor Haslam says

Tennessee will comply with same-sex marriage ruling, governor Haslam says

June 26th, 2015 12:00 pm by Sam Watson

The Supreme Court announced earlier the day a 5-4 decision overturning bans on same-sex marriage.

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Will Sullivan South continue to fly the Confederate battle flag?

Will Sullivan South continue to fly the Confederate battle flag?

June 26th, 2015 11:03 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

The flag has been an increasingly hot topic since Dylann Roof, a white 21-year-old man, on June 17 allegedly murdered nine black people in a Charleston, S.C., church.

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Baseball is a double play for Johnson City, Elizabethton: Economic boost, fun

Baseball is a double play for Johnson City, Elizabethton: Economic boost, fun

June 26th, 2015 10:53 am by John Thompson and Jessica Fuller, Press Staff Writers

Summer in Johnson City and Elizabethton brings rookie league baseball, and with it comes hot dogs, extra innings and unique promotions. And a lift for the economy.

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Sue Guinn Legg

Gray child exceeding expectations

June 26th, 2015 10:15 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Coalition for Kids preparing for move

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BREAKING: Same sex marriage now legal in all 50 states

BREAKING: Same sex marriage now legal in all 50 states

June 26th, 2015 10:08 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Supreme Court issued the 5-4 ruling this morning.

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Day of Terror on 3 continents: Beheading in France, 27 dead in Tunisia, 16 dead in Kuwait

Day of Terror on 3 continents: Beheading in France, 27 dead in Tunisia, 16 dead in Kuwait

June 26th, 2015 10:06 am by Associated Press

An attacker rammed a car into a gas factory Friday in southeastern France. A pair of gunmen killed at least 27 people on a Tunisian beach. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the explosion in Kuwait City.

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