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Humane Society heels, withdraws interest in operating new animal shelter

Humane Society heels, withdraws interest in operating new animal shelter

December 2nd, 2014 9:32 pm by Max Hrenda

After expressing interest in overseeing the operation of the new Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter, a local animal advocacy group announced it will defer that role to the city, county and existing shelter staff.

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Tweetsie Trail Task Force looks for new paths in 2015

Tweetsie Trail Task Force looks for new paths in 2015

December 2nd, 2014 9:28 pm by Tony Casey

As temperatures drop and less people utilize the still-fresh Tweetsie Trail with the winter months approaching, excitement still surrounds the ever-evolving trail in the way of business endeavors and Johnson City, Elizabethton and Carter County-backed pro

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Elizabethton High School breaks ground on future home of Cyclone touchdowns

December 2nd, 2014 9:20 pm by John Thompson

There were plenty of smiles and school spirit on the campus of Elizabethton High School on Tuesday morning as 42 gilded shovels broke the ground for the new $4.3 million football stadium.

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Woman sues Bill Cosby, claiming underage abuse

Woman sues Bill Cosby, claiming underage abuse

December 2nd, 2014 9:13 pm by Associated Press

A Southern California woman has sued Bill Cosby, claiming the comedian molested her around 1974 when she was 15 years old.

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Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

December 2nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A wanted man faces new charges after allegedly threatening suicide by cop and running from police, leaving behind an illegal, handcrafted explosive in his Bloomingdale home.

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Aid for families caring for disabled may end

Aid for families caring for disabled may end

December 2nd, 2014 9:03 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

A program that aids thousands of Tennessee families caring for disabled loved ones is on the chopping block under the proposed budget for the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

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A Buccaneer Christmas

December 2nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU athletes and cheerleaders helped spread holiday cheer to local children Tuesday evening during the 14th annual event at the Minidome.

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The Police Blotter is back with tales of making assumptions, scooter tricks and more

The Police Blotter is back with tales of making assumptions, scooter tricks and more

December 2nd, 2014 8:55 pm by Max Hrenda

Also inside: A rude awakening, a waffling and more!

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Bucs to return to SoCon with home game against Western Carolina

Bucs to return to SoCon with home game against Western Carolina

December 2nd, 2014 8:06 pm by Joe Avento

The 8 p.m. game is on TV Wednesday. American Sports Network: DirecTV 640, Charter 145, Comcast 232, BTES 11-2, BVU 247, over the air 11-2.

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Tennessee budget: Officials say cuts to Department of Safety has risks as 70 troopers could get axed

Tennessee budget: Officials say cuts to Department of Safety has risks as 70 troopers could get axed

December 2nd, 2014 4:42 pm by Associated Press

State law enforcement officials say the safety of motorists traveling Tennessee's highways would be jeopardized if the Safety and Homeland Security Department has to cut 7 percent of its budget.

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