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TVA to cut more than 10 percent of jobs

TVA to cut more than 10 percent of jobs

May 6th, 2014 9:54 am by AP

TVA: 750 employees have retired or resigned through a voluntary incentive program, another 1,000 vacant positions are being eliminated and more cuts are on the way.

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Regional & National
Collier and McKeel whiskey sold to California group

Collier and McKeel whiskey sold to California group

May 6th, 2014 9:35 am by AP

Tennessee Distilling Co. is selling its brands including Collier and McKeel Tennessee Whiskey to California-based North Coast Spirits.

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Crime Regional & National
Knox deputy accused of choking UT student was subject of previous complaint

Knox deputy accused of choking UT student was subject of previous complaint

May 6th, 2014 9:15 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Seventeen months ago, Patricia Mesa made her own excessive force complaint with KCSO after an off-duty Frank Phillips pointed a gun at her husband and allegedly made racist comments to the couple in an incident in Grainger County.

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Potential expansion of animal shelter could allow for longer stays for unwanted animals

Potential expansion of animal shelter could allow for longer stays for unwanted animals

May 6th, 2014 9:04 am by Max Hrenda

An anonymous donor has offered $250,000 toward the project provided the new Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter house animals longer, have a private area for potential owners to meet animals. The board must also seek matching donations from the

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Crime Local News
Former sheriff asks judge for leniency in Hoyle case

Former sheriff asks judge for leniency in Hoyle case

May 6th, 2014 8:51 am by Brad Hicks

Former Unicoi County Sheriff Kent Harris has written a letter asking a U.S. Magistrate to go easy on Rickie Lee Hoyle Jr., who agreed to plead guilty earlier this year to trying to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity.

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Opinion
Get to the polls and vote today

Get to the polls and vote today

May 6th, 2014 8:49 am by Johnson City Press

Today is Election Day, which means voters finally have their say in Republican primaries for a number of county offices. Polls open in Washington County at 8 a.m. and will close at 8 p.m.

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Local News Election 2014
Cast your vote today

Cast your vote today

May 6th, 2014 8:29 am by Staff Report

Polls are open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. in Washington, Carter and Unicoi counties. Don't forget to vote!

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News Regional & National
Ramsey backs effort to oust 3 Supreme Court justices

Ramsey backs effort to oust 3 Supreme Court justices

May 5th, 2014 10:16 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Conservative activists are laying the groundwork to campaign against three Supreme Court justices up for re-election this summer, but the judges' supporters are preparing to fight back.

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Logo-motive: SHHS logo to be removed after trademark violation

Logo-motive: SHHS logo to be removed after trademark violation

May 5th, 2014 10:07 pm by Nathan Baker

A costly trademark challenge will bring a new logo this year to the midfield of Science Hill High School's Kermit Tipton Stadium.

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Employee search tops Tupelo Honey-do list

Employee search tops Tupelo Honey-do list

May 5th, 2014 10:01 pm by Nathan Baker

Work continues at a historic Johnson City railroad depot this week as the incoming tenant holds a job fair to find employees to work there.

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