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WC Commission throws support behind TN abortion amendment

WC Commission throws support behind TN abortion amendment

July 28th, 2014 9:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County commissioners approved a resolution Monday in support of "Amendment One," a change to Tennessee's Constitution that would insert language empowering the General Assembly to enact, amend or repeal state statutes regarding abortion, includ

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Immigrant advocates baffled by Haslam letter

Immigrant advocates baffled by Haslam letter

July 28th, 2014 9:43 pm by Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

Concerns raised Friday by Gov. Bill Haslam about unaccompanied immigrant children arriving in Tennessee baffled some immigrant advocates and prompted questions about the timing and tone of the letter he sent to the White House.

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Wolfe says J'boro 3-cent tax hike neutral, not increase

Wolfe says J'boro 3-cent tax hike neutral, not increase

July 28th, 2014 9:37 pm by Nathan Baker

In passing the town's $6.3 million fiscal year 2014-15 budget, the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen technically approved a 3-cent property tax rate increase, but hurriedly emphasized the measure was taken to compensate for property value adjustmen

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Lawsuits could be devastating for football, other sports

Lawsuits could be devastating for football, other sports

July 28th, 2014 9:30 pm by Douglas Fritz

Concussion lawsuits, once synonymous exclusively with the National Football League, have trickled down through the college ranks and seeped their way to the high school level.

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Police: Woman had sex with teen boy 5 times

Police: Woman had sex with teen boy 5 times

July 28th, 2014 4:49 pm by Staff Report

Police said an Elizabethton woman was arrested on a rape charge after a teenaged boy told officer the two had engaged in sexual activity at least five times this spring.

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After the Storm

July 28th, 2014 4:40 pm by Staff Report

More damage in Gray. Chelsea Gallant submitted these photos of downed trees and power lines on Gentry Hamilton Road near Ford Creek Road.

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Here she lives ... Johnson City's own Miss Teen Tennessee readies for Miss Teen USA

Here she lives ... Johnson City's own Miss Teen Tennessee readies for Miss Teen USA

July 28th, 2014 4:37 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

A short time after entering the world of titles and tiaras, Johnson City resident Morgan Moseley has taken the world of pageants by storm.

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Highway 75 work nearly done; 36 almost a year away

Highway 75 work nearly done; 36 almost a year away

July 28th, 2014 3:57 pm by Tony Casey

Tenn. 36, also known as North Roan Street and the Kingsport Highway, will continue to have delays, and authorities are asking motorists to be safe when traveling through.

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Yard sales: Treasure hunts, helping others or just getting rid of clutter

Yard sales: Treasure hunts, helping others or just getting rid of clutter - VIDEO

July 28th, 2014 3:50 pm by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

For a lot of folks in Johnson City, yard sales are a great way to make a little extra cash while freeing up space around the house at the same time.

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Deal on veterans' health care costs at least $15B

Deal on veterans' health care costs at least $15B

July 28th, 2014 1:28 pm by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

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