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Penn State: 26 people get $59.7M over child sex abuse claims from Sandusky incidents

Penn State: 26 people get $59.7M over child sex abuse claims from Sandusky incidents

October 28th, 2013 2:37 pm by Associated Press

Penn State said Monday it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

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News Crime Local News
Update: Family friend discovered bodies in Elizabethton double shooting

Update: Family friend discovered bodies in Elizabethton double shooting

October 28th, 2013 2:02 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Police Department is continuing the investigate the death of a man and woman at 1508 Garden Road on Sunday.

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News Regional & National Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Texan survives being hit by lightning ... twice

Off the Wall News: Texan survives being hit by lightning ... twice

October 28th, 2013 1:24 pm by Associated Press

An off-road racing enthusiast has survived being struck by lightning twice during the same storm in North Texas.

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News Regional & National
Putin: No discrimination against gays at Olympics in Russia despite anti-gay law

Putin: No discrimination against gays at Olympics in Russia despite anti-gay law

October 28th, 2013 1:20 pm by Associated Press

President Vladimir Putin promised Monday that gay athletes and guests at the Winter Olympics in Sochi will feel at ease, seeking to assuage fears fueled by a recent Russian law banning gay "propaganda."

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Potential Model Mills developer requests zoning variance

Potential Model Mills developer requests zoning variance

October 28th, 2013 11:44 am by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City Chamber of Commerce revealed more about the plans of the potential developer for the Model Mills Walnut Street property Monday

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News Regional & National
Despite electric car manufacturing in state, Tennessee officials steer clear of zero-emissions plan

Despite electric car manufacturing in state, Tennessee officials steer clear of zero-emissions plan

October 28th, 2013 11:14 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Nissan makes the Leaf and its lithium-ion batteries at its sprawling plant in Smyrna, a Nashville suburb.

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News Regional & National
Deputies fatally shoot man in West Tennessee

Deputies fatally shoot man in West Tennessee

October 28th, 2013 10:51 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is reviewing the shooting.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Where have all the good candidates gone?

October 28th, 2013 10:30 am by Robert Houk

“Why can’t we get any good candidates to run for public office?” That’s a question I’ve heard often in recent years. It’s one that is sure to be asked next year when voters go to the polls to decide a number of important races for county, state and feder

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Community Heritage
The Edisonia, Criterion and State Theaters

The Edisonia, Criterion and State Theaters

October 28th, 2013 10:06 am by Bob Cox

It is enjoyable to explore the genealogy of old buildings in downtown Johnson City. In particular, one edifice, at 236 E. Main St., had a long and varied subsistence.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Idyllic little Jamestown in mountains of Colorado has washed away

October 28th, 2013 9:26 am by Jan Hearne

Jamestown, Colo., as I knew it, no longer exists. The September floods devastated the town, which sits on James Creek above Boulder.

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