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Obama has room to maneuver on immigration changes

Obama has room to maneuver on immigration changes

August 2nd, 2014 8:22 am by The Associate Press

What can President Barack Obama actually do without Congress to change U.S. immigration policies? A lot, it turns out.

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Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier

Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier

August 2nd, 2014 8:18 am by The Associated Press

Israel bombarded the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Saturday as troops searched for an officer they believe was captured by Hamas in an ambush that shattered a humanitarian cease-fire and set the stage for a major escalation of the 26-day-old war.

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Man of all seasons

Man of all seasons

August 1st, 2014 11:18 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jerry Jenkins is entering his 44th year of coaching this fall. Notice it's year and not season. That's because Jenkins is estimated to have coached over 100 different seasons when you factor in all the sports he's been involved with.

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Thomas credits teammates for running success

Thomas credits teammates for running success

August 1st, 2014 11:17 pm by Douglas Fritz

To get anywhere near the statistical stratosphere currently inhabited by Ethan Thomas, a person would need more than just the Elizabethton Cyclones' football playbook.

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Season ticket process altered after Freedom Hall move

Season ticket process altered after Freedom Hall move

August 1st, 2014 11:16 pm by Staff Report

Some changes to East Tennessee State's season ticket policy, procedure and pricing will accompany the change of venue for the Bucs' upcoming basketball season.

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Cards can't stop Astros; Twins split

Cards can't stop Astros; Twins split

August 1st, 2014 11:14 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City got slapped with a four spot in the second inning and couldn't recover in a 4-1 loss to Greeneville, while Elizabethton split a double-header in Kingsport, losing the first 1-0 and winning the next 3-1.

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District 7 debate facing drought of details

District 7 debate facing drought of details

August 1st, 2014 10:12 pm by Gary B. Gray

Underdog House District 7 candidate Todd Franklin on Friday worked the phone lines in a frenzy to tie together an 11th-hour debate between himself, incumbent state Rep. Matthew Hill and challenger Phil Carriger just days before the Aug. 7 state primary.

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Shoppers out in force for Sales Tax Holiday

Shoppers out in force for Sales Tax Holiday

August 1st, 2014 9:48 pm by Max Hrenda

Although it didn't have a turnout like one would see on Black Friday, local retailers said shoppers were lined up outside their doors in anticipation of what might be the state's second-most coveted shopping event of the year.

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Born country: Bristol becomes home to country birthplace museum - VIDEO

Born country: Bristol becomes home to country birthplace museum - VIDEO

August 1st, 2014 9:42 pm by Tony Casey

The people at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum are personally seeing to it that the circle will remain unbroken.

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Carter school board deflects middle school criticism

Carter school board deflects middle school criticism

August 1st, 2014 9:23 pm by John Thompson

Carter County School Board Chairman Ron McAmis, board members Craig Davis and Rusty Barnett and Director of Schools Kevin Ward responded Friday to comments made in Thursday's County Commission meeting, saying the plans to build a new middle school in Ston

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