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For some, Apple Festival time for reunion, rejoicing

For some, Apple Festival time for reunion, rejoicing

October 3rd, 2014 10:23 pm by Brad Hicks

It's been said by many the Unicoi County Apple Festival is like a large reunion for the community, an event at which attendees can catch up with family and old friends.

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Plea on child sex charges nets 10-year sentence

Plea on child sex charges nets 10-year sentence

October 3rd, 2014 10:12 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man arrested in January on multiple child rape and sexual battery charges will serve 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in Washington County Criminal Court earlier this week.

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Local health agencies enhance Ebola education

Local health agencies enhance Ebola education

October 3rd, 2014 10:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Mountain States Health Alliance, in conjunction with the Tennessee Department of Health, conducted Ebola preparedness exercises Friday with regional stakeholders, including Wellmont Health System, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Mountain Home, East

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Rob Bironas had .218 blood alcohol, report says

Rob Bironas had .218 blood alcohol, report says

October 3rd, 2014 9:57 pm by Jim Wyatt, The Tennessean

The Bironas family was informed of the news on Friday in a meeting with the Medical Examiner's Office and Metro police.

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Vols confident they can finally beat Gators

Vols confident they can finally beat Gators

October 3rd, 2014 8:33 pm by AP

Tennessee has reason to believe it's on the verge of ending nearly a decade of frustration against Florida.

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Harvick breaks own record for pole at Kansas

Harvick breaks own record for pole at Kansas

October 3rd, 2014 8:32 pm by AP

Kevin Harvick shattered his own track record and won the pole to start the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday.

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E-cigarettes up in smoke at county schools

E-cigarettes up in smoke at county schools

October 3rd, 2014 8:30 pm by Nathan Baker

Despite the feigned chagrin of a Washington County Board of Education member whose primary vocation is farming tobacco, the district's tobacco-free schools policy was updated Thursday to meet the latest advances in nicotine delivery.

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5 things to know: Health officials work to contain Ebola virus in US

5 things to know: Health officials work to contain Ebola virus in US

October 3rd, 2014 2:57 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Texas health officials have confined four people to their home, under guard, after they had close contact with an Ebola patient hospitalized in Dallas, as disease detectives work to make sure the deadly virus doesn't spread in the U.S.

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Marriott fined $600,000 for jamming guests' Wi-Fi

Marriott fined $600,000 for jamming guests' Wi-Fi

October 3rd, 2014 2:46 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer

The chain forced guests to pay as much as $1,000 each to use the hotel's own connection.

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Bluff City fined for multiple water violations

Bluff City fined for multiple water violations

October 3rd, 2014 1:50 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Bluff City was ordered to pay $11,960 to the Division of Water Resources after the city failed to monitor for certain chemicals in the last quarter of 2013 and the first quarter of 2014.

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