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Birthplace of Country Music Museum finds national audience

Birthplace of Country Music Museum finds national audience

September 30th, 2014 9:39 am by JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press

The museum aims to tell the story of the Bristol Sessions, a series of historic recording sessions that took place here in 1927 and helped spread what was then known as "hillbilly music" to the rest of the country.

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PayPal goes mobile, to split from eBay in 2015

PayPal goes mobile, to split from eBay in 2015

September 30th, 2014 9:28 am by Associated Press

EBay, based in San Jose, California, said that the separation was the best path for growth and shareholder value creation for each business.

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Walgreen reports 4Q loss

Walgreen reports 4Q loss

September 30th, 2014 9:26 am by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

Walgreen runs the nation's largest drugstore chain, with more than 8,200 locations.

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Carter Commission shines light on committee selections

Carter Commission shines light on committee selections

September 29th, 2014 10:02 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission met Monday night to correct some alleged violations of the state Sunshine Law involving decisions on which commissioners will serve on each of the commission's standing committees.

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Rob Bironas' family wants answers

Rob Bironas' family wants answers

September 29th, 2014 9:56 pm by Jim Wyatt, The Tennessean

The last image family members have of Rob Bironas was taken less than two hours before his death, courtesy of an iPhone video filmed from inside his home.

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Museum hopes Clinchfield study keeps students on track

Museum hopes Clinchfield study keeps students on track

September 29th, 2014 9:48 pm by Brad Hicks

The establishment of the Clinchfield Railroad in the early 1900s indelibly shaped the culture of history of Unicoi County, with its impact still seen to this day.

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Court: State must release execution information

Court: State must release execution information

September 29th, 2014 9:38 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A state appeals court has ruled that Tennessee must turn over the names of those people involved in executions to attorneys for 11 death row inmates. The inmates are suing over the state's lethal injection and electrocution procedures, claiming they are u

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Despite tax rate queries, commission gives OK to 2015 budget

Despite tax rate queries, commission gives OK to 2015 budget

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

Washington County's $123 million fiscal 2015 financial plan was set in place Monday, but not before plenty of debate about whether this year's state-recommended "certified tax rate," which increased property tax rates by 6.6 cents for some residents, coul

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Deputies say man arrested after daughter found, photographed drugs

Deputies say man arrested after daughter found, photographed drugs

September 29th, 2014 9:22 pm by Max Hrenda

A Johnson City man was arrested on drug-related and child abuse charges, deputies said, after his daughter showed officers pictures of drugs being stored inside their home.

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Raided? For city schools, questions loom over Buccaneers' use of Freedom Hall

Raided? For city schools, questions loom over Buccaneers' use of Freedom Hall

September 29th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

Now a month from the first scheduled event at Freedom Hall Civic Center for the East Tennessee State University men's basketball team, city school officials say they still haven't seen the proposed contract for the use of the arena and would like to know

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