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U.S. Attorney General: Discriminatory laws don't need defending

U.S. Attorney General: Discriminatory laws don't need defending

February 25th, 2014 12:54 pm by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

State attorneys general are not obligated to defend laws in their states banning same-sex marriage if the laws discriminate in a way forbidden by the Constitution, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told his state counterparts Tuesday.

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Van Huss' annexation referendum bill passes Tennessee House

Van Huss' annexation referendum bill passes Tennessee House

February 25th, 2014 11:33 am by Gary B. Gray

The state House voted overwhelmingly Monday to support of a bill sponsored by state Rep. Micah Van Huss, R- 6th, which mandates local referendums and lets property owners decide whether they want to be annexed into municipal Urban Growth Boundaries.

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Johnson City names 2014 Teachers of the Year

Johnson City names 2014 Teachers of the Year

February 25th, 2014 11:26 am by Contributed

A committee of principals, central office administrators, and former district winners chose this year's recipients who will advance to regional competition for Tennessee's Teacher of the Year to be announced in October.

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Crime
Sheriff warns of scams after area man bilked out of thousands

Sheriff warns of scams after area man bilked out of thousands

February 25th, 2014 11:12 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A man sent multiple wire transfers totaling about $20,000 to scammers over a five-day period this month.

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Your Turn: Should schools be barred from advertising sugary drinks?

Your Turn: Should schools be barred from advertising sugary drinks?

February 25th, 2014 10:47 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Moving beyond the lunch line, new rules that will be proposed today by the White House and the Agriculture Department would limit marketing of unhealthy foods in schools.

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Roundup: News of interest in Tennessee

Roundup: News of interest in Tennessee

February 25th, 2014 10:28 am by Associated Press

Haslam asks feds for Medicaid counterproposal, ex-football player gets probation for racial threats & more from around the state.

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TSA discovers two loaded handguns at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

TSA discovers two loaded handguns at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

February 25th, 2014 10:06 am by Staff Report

The passenger was cited by local law enforcement.

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Grizzly bear south of Anchorage

February 25th, 2014 9:15 am by Photo by Patsy Jane Lewis

This grizzly bear tried to help out with the carving.

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Opinion
Old mill property has more potential than current plan

Old mill property has more potential than current plan

February 25th, 2014 8:55 am by RETHA C. BUCHANAN

I have followed the fate of the old General Mills property since it was sold to Mennel Milling Co.

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County Commission in mood to table or defer resolutions

County Commission in mood to table or defer resolutions

February 25th, 2014 8:53 am by Gary B. Gray

Three resolutions were either deferred or tabled during an unusually brief Washington County Commission meeting Monday.

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