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Tenn. gay couples: Supreme Court should fix 'checkerboard' laws

Tenn. gay couples: Supreme Court should fix 'checkerboard' laws

February 27th, 2015 9:15 pm by Stacy Barchenger, The Tennessean

Attorneys for three same-sex couples who lived in Tennessee have filed a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to fix "a checkerboard nation."

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Washington County Republican Women president slams county mayor, commission

Washington County Republican Women president slams county mayor, commission

February 27th, 2015 9:15 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Republican Women President Betty Ziesel has fired off an open letter slamming county government for permitting a power grab by Mayor Dan Eldridge and a lack of transparency and respect, as well as other procedural sins not in the best in

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Crime Regional & National
Gunman kills 7, commits suicide, in house-to-house rampage

Gunman kills 7, commits suicide, in house-to-house rampage

February 27th, 2015 9:12 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother killed seven people and then took his own life in a house-to-house shooting rampage that wiped out a swath of this tiny town in the Missouri Ozarks.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs close out regular season at Mercer, hoping to clinch fourth place in SoCon

Bucs close out regular season at Mercer, hoping to clinch fourth place in SoCon

February 27th, 2015 7:09 pm by Joe Avento

It's a new rivalry in the SoCon, but ETSU and Mercer brought quite a history with them when they joined the league. The two rivals, who both moved from the Atlantic Sun after last season, close the regular season today with a matinee at Hawkins Arena.

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Partial shutdown? House rejects Homeland Security funding

Partial shutdown? House rejects Homeland Security funding

February 27th, 2015 5:38 pm by DAVID ESPO and ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

The vote was 224-203 against the measure, as 52 Republicans defected on the leadership-backed legislation.

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ETSU snow pride

February 27th, 2015 5:22 pm by Kevin Brown, ETSU

Kevin Brown sent us these pics of two snowmen showing off their ETSU Pride.

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Crime Local News
Police: Jonesborough woman forged relative's signature, cashed check for herself

Police: Jonesborough woman forged relative's signature, cashed check for herself

February 27th, 2015 5:18 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested a Jonesborough woman on charges she forged a relative's signature to write and then cash a check to herself.

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Congress aims for short-term Homeland Security bill

Congress aims for short-term Homeland Security bill

February 27th, 2015 3:51 pm by Erica Werner and David Espo, Associated Press

With hours to spare, the Republican-controlled Congress struggled Friday to approve stopgap funding for the Department of Homeland Security in time to prevent a partial agency shutdown.

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The Buzz: Trending stories today from Johnson City Press

The Buzz: Trending stories today from Johnson City Press

February 27th, 2015 3:28 pm by Johnson City Press

Here's what's hot in local and national news today on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Play ball! Snow gone at Thomas Stadium, so ETSU-Butler baseball series will be held

Play ball! Snow gone at Thomas Stadium, so ETSU-Butler baseball series will be held

February 27th, 2015 3:23 pm by Joe Avento

The three-game series begins on Saturday with a doubleheader beginning at 1:05 p.m. The final game of the series is set for Sunday at 1:05 p.m.

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