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Tennessee player wins $259.8M Powerball jackpot

Tennessee player wins $259.8M Powerball jackpot

June 12th, 2014 8:41 am by Associated Press

The winning ticket was purchased in Knoxville.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment Elizabethton
They have the bridge fest 'Covered'

They have the bridge fest 'Covered'

June 12th, 2014 8:28 am by John Thompson

Tonight is Bluegrass Night, with some great acts to entertain the crowd. Among the performers will be will be 10-year-old Carson Peters and the Fiddlin' Carson Peters Band, who has appeared on the Grand Ole Opry and the Tonight Show.

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Down to 6: Wellmont still looking for partner

Down to 6: Wellmont still looking for partner

June 12th, 2014 8:23 am by Nathan Baker

Out of nine health systems that answered Wellmont's request for proposals earlier this year, three are no longer under consideration, having failed to meet the specifications the board set for the new partner.

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Stout: Is Johnson City's school budget an 'animal' eating money?

Stout: Is Johnson City's school budget an 'animal' eating money?

June 12th, 2014 8:16 am by Gary B. Gray

"No - not in my opinion. We've been very frugal" - Director of Schools Richard Bales.

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Washington County money looking flat for 2015

Washington County money looking flat for 2015

June 11th, 2014 9:17 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County, much like Johnson City, is not likely to see either growth in tax revenues or an expansion of its tax base in fiscal 2015.

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Crime
Not guilty plea entered to carjacking charge

Not guilty plea entered to carjacking charge

June 11th, 2014 9:02 pm by Brad Hicks

A federal trial date has been scheduled for the Bristol man arrested earlier this year for allegedly pointing a gun at a Unicoi woman and attempting to steal vehicles in a Unicoi County community.

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Commissioner pulls out of race after close second in primary

Commissioner pulls out of race after close second in primary

June 11th, 2014 8:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioner David Shanks has withdrawn from the Aug. 7 county general election, citing personal reasons.

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Tea Party whacked: Cantor plans to resign from House leadership

Tea Party whacked: Cantor plans to resign from House leadership

June 11th, 2014 2:45 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

Eric Cantor's exit clears the way for a potentially disruptive Republican shake-up a few months before midterm elections with control of Congress at stake.

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Covered Bridge Festival gets underway tonight in Elizabethton

Covered Bridge Festival gets underway tonight in Elizabethton

June 11th, 2014 2:07 pm by John Thompson

Tonight will be Gospel and Worship Night. The entertainment on the main stage starts at 4 p.m.

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FBI opens criminal probe into VA health care scandal

FBI opens criminal probe into VA health care scandal

June 11th, 2014 1:35 pm by MATTHEW DALY and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

As Congress moves to help thousands of military veterans enduring long wait times for VA medical care, the FBI said it has opened a criminal investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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