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Sochi Olympics kick off with grand opening

Sochi Olympics kick off with grand opening

February 7th, 2014 12:38 pm by AP

Music, dance and plenty of Russian bravado unleashed the ultimate achievement of Vladimir Putin's Russia on Friday — a Winter Olympics to showcase the best athletes on ice and snow.

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Entertainment Regional & National
Hoffman's funeral draws Streep, Blanchett

Hoffman's funeral draws Streep, Blanchett

February 7th, 2014 12:31 pm by AP

The private funeral for Philip Seymour Hoffman in Manhattan on Friday attracted a somber, star-studded audience.

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Crime Local News
Elizabethton man faces drug charges, indecent exposure charge

Elizabethton man faces drug charges, indecent exposure charge

February 7th, 2014 10:02 am by Staff Report

Officers were called to North Sycamore Street on Wednesday afternoon regarding a man in gold car who was suspected of being involved in drug activity.

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Elderly Blountville woman raped, robbed

Elderly Blountville woman raped, robbed

February 7th, 2014 9:44 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Gun-wielding man allegedly raped and robbed elderly woman Thursday night inside her home.

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Opinion
Requiring script for OTC meds ill-advised

Requiring script for OTC meds ill-advised

February 7th, 2014 8:56 am by LEE DANIELS

The recent guest commentary by Martin Kennedy (Jan. 29) regarding the proposal to require a doctor’s prescription to purchase over-the-counter allergy and cold medication was very informative.

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Opinion
School superintendent should remain appointed position

School superintendent should remain appointed position

February 7th, 2014 8:53 am by Johnson City Press

When AASA, the School Superintendents Association, names its National Superintendent of the year at its national conference on education in Nashville next week, it’s a good bet that person will have been appointed to the job.

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Local News Education
Washington County School Board member talks about cost of snow days

Washington County School Board member talks about cost of snow days

February 7th, 2014 8:39 am by Nathan Baker

David Hammond urged compassion Thursday night for hundreds of employees who lost more than a third of their pay last month because of snow days called by the district.

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Grant may aid theater purchase

Grant may aid theater purchase

February 7th, 2014 8:33 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Jonesborough has received an informal notice that it has received a $270,000 grant for its purchase of the old Jackson Theater building in downtown.

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Apartment complex rezoning approved

Apartment complex rezoning approved

February 7th, 2014 8:26 am by Gary B. Gray

Dozens of people potentially affected by the development were on hand to hear what commissioners had to say.

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Where’s Remy?

Where’s Remy?

February 7th, 2014 8:16 am by Becky Campbell

Jonesborough couple pull out all stops to find missing dog

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