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Bingo! Tennessee voters to decide on veterans gaming measure

Bingo! Tennessee voters to decide on veterans gaming measure

October 14th, 2014 9:29 am by Associated Press

Republican state Sen. Rusty Crowe of Johnson City acknowledged that the measure might face a tough time passing because the language refers to the tax code and doesn't mention the word "veteran."

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Commissioners, mayor tangle over Carter planners' appointments

Commissioners, mayor tangle over Carter planners' appointments

October 14th, 2014 9:07 am by John Thompson

It took several hours of debate over two meetings, but the Nomination Committee of the Carter County Commission finally reached an agreement Monday night on who to nominate for the Planning Commission.

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Erwin Utilities getting into broadband business

Erwin Utilities getting into broadband business

October 14th, 2014 9:03 am by Brad Hicks

Erwin's governing body has given wings to Erwin Utilities' Fiber-to-the-Premise pilot project.

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Off the Wall News: What would you do with 18 tons of Crisco?

Off the Wall News: What would you do with 18 tons of Crisco?

October 14th, 2014 9:01 am by Associated Press

A truck containing 18 tons of Crisco sticks headed to a grocery store chain distribution center was stolen in a Florida city.

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WHO: 10,000 new Ebola cases per week could be seen

WHO: 10,000 new Ebola cases per week could be seen

October 14th, 2014 8:55 am by Associated Press

WHO increased its Ebola death toll tally to 4,447, nearly all of them in West Africa, and the group said the number of probable and suspected cases was 8,914.

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You can vote starting Wednesday for Nov. 4 general election

You can vote starting Wednesday for Nov. 4 general election

October 14th, 2014 8:48 am by Gary B. Gray

Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election begins Wednesday at 9 a.m. Early voting runs from Oct. 15-Oct. 30 and includes federal, state and local elections.

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Plumpest pumpkin: 2,058-pound gourd sets record

Plumpest pumpkin: 2,058-pound gourd sets record

October 14th, 2014 8:38 am by Associated Press

The winner "squashed" his competition, beating the runner-up by more than 300 pounds.

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Downtown microbrewery gets hopping at soft open

Downtown microbrewery gets hopping at soft open

October 13th, 2014 9:55 pm by Nathan Baker

The proprietors of Johnson City's newest microbrewery expected to give customers a frothy taste at an event last week, but what they uncapped was an unexpected blast of demand in the area.

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Lights go from grow houses to greenhouses

Lights go from grow houses to greenhouses

October 13th, 2014 9:45 pm by Brad Hicks

Items once used for criminal activity will now serve to benefit students across Unicoi County.

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Constitution candidate Crowell confers gubernatorial goals

Constitution candidate Crowell confers gubernatorial goals

October 13th, 2014 9:38 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Constitution Party has seated candidates in roughly half the states nationwide for November's mid-term election, including Union City's Shaun Crowell, who is in the hunt for Tennessee's governorship.

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