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House speaker says of GOP: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

House speaker says of GOP: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

November 21st, 2014 1:03 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigration

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Crime
'Let me show you something': Gunplay in Kingsport campground results in felony arrest

'Let me show you something': Gunplay in Kingsport campground results in felony arrest

November 21st, 2014 12:54 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A report of a drunk man wandering into a campsite at a Kingsport KOA facility - then grabbing sunglasses off a stranger's head and firing a gun into the air - has prompted a felony arrest for reckless endangerment.

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Entertainment Regional & National
Bill Cosby performances canceled in Las Vegas, Tucson

Bill Cosby performances canceled in Las Vegas, Tucson

November 21st, 2014 12:42 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

The announcements came amid widening allegations of sexual assault.

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Reigning Miss Tennessee drops in on Unicoi County students

Reigning Miss Tennessee drops in on Unicoi County students

November 21st, 2014 10:20 am by Brad Hicks

After she was crowned Miss Tennessee 2014, Hayley Lewis was given the task of serving as spokeswoman for Gov. Bill Haslam's character-education program.

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Elizabethton stadium project step closer to breaking ground

Elizabethton stadium project step closer to breaking ground

November 21st, 2014 10:15 am by John Thompson

Construction on the new football stadium at Elizabethton High School moved a step closer to breaking ground Thursday morning with the signing of a contract with Joe LaPorte, president and chief executive officer of Citizens Bank, to donate $500,000 to the

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Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

November 21st, 2014 10:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It's been more than a decade since a former Quillen College of Medicine forensic pathologist was sued for allegedly keeping body parts from a murder victim, but Hawkins County commissioners are having a hard time forgetting.

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Sidewalk dining to be on table for Erwin board

Sidewalk dining to be on table for Erwin board

November 21st, 2014 10:08 am by Brad Hicks

The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen will soon have the consideration of sidewalk dining regulations on its plate.

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Couple charged in child abuse case among indicted by grand jury

Couple charged in child abuse case among indicted by grand jury

November 21st, 2014 10:00 am by Becky Campbell

A city couple accused of treating their child's severe burn with expired antibiotic cream and the wound with dirty toilet paper was indicted by a Washington County grand jury on a neglect charge this week.

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Crime
Johnson City man accused of choking girlfriend

Johnson City man accused of choking girlfriend

November 21st, 2014 9:38 am by Staff Report

Phillip Cummings was charged with aggravated domestic assault.

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Business & Technology Mystery Diner
New Med-Tech addition satisfies a hungry dine around bunch

New Med-Tech addition satisfies a hungry dine around bunch

November 21st, 2014 9:14 am by Contributed

While all of Johnson City's big restaurant news seems to be happening along North Roan Street, another area also is showing continued expansion. The Med-Tech Corridor's main artery is the massive asphalt loop that is State of Franklin Road. While attentio

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