Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
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Oklahoma man charged with 1st-degree murder in coworker's beheading

Oklahoma man charged with 1st-degree murder in coworker's beheading

September 30th, 2014 11:47 am by Associated Press

Nolen's family says he recently had converted to Islam. Federal authorities were still investigating whether there was any connection.

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International Storytelling Center and Dollywood announce storytelling partnership

International Storytelling Center and Dollywood announce storytelling partnership

September 30th, 2014 11:43 am by Contributed

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort has partnered with ISC to assist with training, performances and other special activities.

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Judge dismisses murder charge against Larkin with prejudice

Judge dismisses murder charge against Larkin with prejudice

September 30th, 2014 10:36 am by Becky Campbell

Prosecutors will not be able to retry Johnson City resident Dale Larkin on charges that he killed his wife 11 years ago.

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Tennessee Supreme Court won't hear TSSAA's appeal over open records law

Tennessee Supreme Court won't hear TSSAA's appeal over open records law

September 30th, 2014 9:52 am by Associated Press

The case stems from a lawsuit filed after the TSSAA refused to turn over records to the now-defunct Nashville City Paper.

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Tennessee high court won't hear wife's appeal in lover-in-closet murder case

Tennessee high court won't hear wife's appeal in lover-in-closet murder case

September 30th, 2014 9:47 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors said the lover had been living in a bedroom closet in the couple's home, apparently without the husband's knowledge.

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Gov. Haslam tells Tennessee agencies to plan for cuts

Gov. Haslam tells Tennessee agencies to plan for cuts

September 30th, 2014 9:43 am by Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is calling on all state agencies to plan for up to 7 percent spending cuts in the upcoming budget year.

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum finds national audience

Birthplace of Country Music Museum finds national audience

September 30th, 2014 9:39 am by JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press

The museum aims to tell the story of the Bristol Sessions, a series of historic recording sessions that took place here in 1927 and helped spread what was then known as "hillbilly music" to the rest of the country.

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PayPal goes mobile, to split from eBay in 2015

PayPal goes mobile, to split from eBay in 2015

September 30th, 2014 9:28 am by Associated Press

EBay, based in San Jose, California, said that the separation was the best path for growth and shareholder value creation for each business.

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Walgreen reports 4Q loss

Walgreen reports 4Q loss

September 30th, 2014 9:26 am by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

Walgreen runs the nation's largest drugstore chain, with more than 8,200 locations.

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Carter Commission shines light on committee selections

Carter Commission shines light on committee selections

September 29th, 2014 10:02 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission met Monday night to correct some alleged violations of the state Sunshine Law involving decisions on which commissioners will serve on each of the commission's standing committees.

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