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New Jersey Gov. Christie drops gay marriage appeal

New Jersey Gov. Christie drops gay marriage appeal

October 21st, 2013 10:07 am by GEOFF MULVIHILL and SAMANTHA HENRY, Associated Press

Last month, a lower-court judge ruled that New Jersey must recognize gay marriages starting today.

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Opinion
Should companies provide paid sick leave to employees?

Should companies provide paid sick leave to employees?

October 21st, 2013 8:57 am by Staff Report

While there is no federal law requiring employers to provide employees with paid sick leave, some employers do offer such coverage as part of their benefits

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Reflections on a century of life: Johnson City's Mildred "Bibbie" Whetsel celebrates 100th birthday

Reflections on a century of life: Johnson City's Mildred "Bibbie" Whetsel celebrates 100th birthday

October 21st, 2013 8:53 am by Jennifer Sprouse

'(I worked) ever since I was big enough to know how to work. I worked in a private home, tended to children and whatever else they had me to do. I just worked. I got a job and just worked. I grew up learning how to work' — Mildred 'Bibbie' Whetsell

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Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

October 21st, 2013 8:17 am by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

It might be easy to assume that paddling in school went away years ago, even decades. Polls and anecdotal evidence show that fewer parents approve of corporal punishment today.

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Crime
Update: DJ’s items reported stolen after fight with bar personnel

Update: DJ’s items reported stolen after fight with bar personnel

October 21st, 2013 7:07 am by Staff Report

A Morristown DJ’s equipment was stolen after an altercation took place at a Johnson City nightclub early Sunday morning, police said.

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The Johnson City Sessions Sunday

October 21st, 2013 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

JC Sessions Sunday Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press The Johnson City Sessions continued Sunday with gatherings at The Venue and the Martha Culp Auditorium on the campus of ETSU.

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Shriners Circus

October 20th, 2013 11:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Shriners Circus Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Shriners Circus at Freedom Hall

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Body of Roan Mountain fisherman found after search

Body of Roan Mountain fisherman found after search

October 20th, 2013 5:52 pm by Staff Reports

The Watauga Lake search for a missing fisherman ended early Sunday evening.

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The Buzz: A week's worth of Buzz

The Buzz: A week's worth of Buzz

October 20th, 2013 2:46 pm by Staff Reports

Did you miss something this week? We've got a Buzz-filled collection of the week's stories.

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JFK's vision for mental health never realized

JFK's vision for mental health never realized

October 20th, 2013 2:04 pm by Associated Press

The last piece of legislation President John F. Kennedy signed turns 50 this month: the Community Mental Health Act, which helped transform the way people with mental illness are treated and cared for in the United States.

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