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TVA to upgrade pollution controls at Ky. power plant

TVA to upgrade pollution controls at Ky. power plant

December 30th, 2014 2:13 pm by Associated Press

A coal-fired power plant in western Kentucky built in the 1950s is getting emission upgrades on two of its generating units.

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House GOP leader once addressed white supremacists

House GOP leader once addressed white supremacists

December 30th, 2014 1:09 pm by Associated Press

In a revelation that could put a crimp in Republican efforts to reach out to minorities in 2016, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has acknowledged that he once addressed a gathering of white supremacists, though his office denies any association with the

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Wreckage, bodies reveal jet's fate days after disappearance

Wreckage, bodies reveal jet's fate days after disappearance

December 30th, 2014 9:52 am by Dewi Nurcahyani, Robin McDowell / Associated Press

Family members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony Tuesday as images of debris and a bloated body flashed across Indonesian television screens, proof that the plane crashed into the sea two days earlier with 162 people on board.

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Police: Johnson City man arrested for evading, third DUI

Police: Johnson City man arrested for evading, third DUI

December 30th, 2014 9:51 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City man is being charged with a slew of offenses following an early Tuesday morning incident.

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Obama golf game forces Army couple to move wedding

Obama golf game forces Army couple to move wedding

December 30th, 2014 8:58 am by JOSH LEDERMAN and JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press

A couple getting married near President Barack Obama's vacation spot in Hawaii learned the hard way that the big day rarely goes exactly as planned.

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After tax evasion guilty plea, NY congressman says he'll resign Jan. 5

After tax evasion guilty plea, NY congressman says he'll resign Jan. 5

December 30th, 2014 8:51 am by LARRY NEUMEISTER and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

A New York congressman who pleaded guilty to tax evasion just days ago has announced he'll resign from office next week because he would not be able to give the job his full attention anymore.

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City, state, school officials begin fine-tuning of annexation law

City, state, school officials begin fine-tuning of annexation law

December 29th, 2014 9:33 pm by Gary B. Gray

Monday's face-to-face between Johnson City commissioners, city school officials and state legislators was largely about restoring equity to the city in light of new annexation laws and growing concerns about education funding.

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US Nitrogen offers $10K for info on dam vandals

US Nitrogen offers $10K for info on dam vandals

December 29th, 2014 9:26 pm by Max Hrenda

More than three weeks after sheriff's deputies began investigating the suspected vandalism of a controversial construction project, the companies behind that project have asked for the public's help in finding those responsible.

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3 candidates for open Unicoi Co. school board seat await commission decision

3 candidates for open Unicoi Co. school board seat await commission decision

December 29th, 2014 9:21 pm by Brad Hicks

With a Unicoi County Commission meeting to discuss a vacancy on the county's school board less than a week away, three hopefuls have put their names in the hat.

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