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Catholic diocese files bankruptcy in wake of lawsuits claiming 362 cases of child abuse

January 31st, 2014 10:38 am by Associated Press

The two lawsuits filed in 2011 claim clergy members abused the children from the 1930s to the 1970s. They claim the diocese shielded the offenders and knew or should have known the threat they posed.

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NFL player arrested in Kingsport

NFL player arrested in Kingsport

January 31st, 2014 10:37 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

San Francisco 49ers player Daniel Kilgore, an alumnus of Dobyns-Bennett High School, was charged with public intoxication on Jan. 26.

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Reader Photo: Greyhound fun in the snow

January 31st, 2014 10:30 am by Jada Smithson

My greyhound Manny playing & loving the snow!!

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Tennessee dropping adidas in favor of Nike

Tennessee dropping adidas in favor of Nike

January 31st, 2014 10:17 am by Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee's athletics department announced via Twitter today that the Vols and Lady Vols are moving to Nike as their athletic gear provider, ending a long deal with adidas.

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Low temps, high power bills: cold heats up system’s demand

Low temps, high power bills: cold heats up system’s demand

January 31st, 2014 9:13 am by Brad Hicks

While some relief from frigid temperatures is in sight, January’s cold is expected to have a big impact on the bills of Johnson City Power Board customers.

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Wine bill flows past senators

Wine bill flows past senators

January 31st, 2014 8:59 am by Nathan Baker

County may get wholesale liquor, wine business.

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County-Owned Property Committee should know the budget process

County-Owned Property Committee should know the budget process

January 31st, 2014 8:55 am by LOIS RASNAKE

Regarding the Jan. 28 article concerning the County-Owned Property Committee: I know when all committees meet. I get my information from the Press on Mondays, or I look at the Washington County website.

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Guns in local parks? General Assembly wants to take away local decision

Guns in local parks? General Assembly wants to take away local decision

January 31st, 2014 8:53 am by Johnson City Press

Johnson City commissioners voted in 2009 to continue a ban on guns in city parks.

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UPDATE: United Way surpasses campaign fundraising goal

UPDATE: United Way surpasses campaign fundraising goal

January 31st, 2014 8:52 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Shy of its $1.7M goal, organization leaders extended the campaign until the end of the month. It turned out to be a good idea.

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Hill’s bill seeks teacher license policy reversal

Hill’s bill seeks teacher license policy reversal

January 31st, 2014 8:48 am by Nathan Baker

Teachers believe a bill filed Thursday by state Rep. Matthew Hill seeking to reverse a recent State Board of Education policy change will be passed easily by the legislature.

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