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Party too much? Sadly, there's no app for that

Party too much? Sadly, there's no app for that

December 31st, 2014 2:56 pm by Jessica Fuller

It's New Year's Day. Your head is pounding and your stomach is churning. You mutter the words "I'm never drinking again," into your pillow.

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New year brings new phase, new look to Erwin

New year brings new phase, new look to Erwin

December 31st, 2014 2:53 pm by Brad Hicks

Work to bring about a new-look Erwin will continue shortly after the new year.

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Despite tight city budget, official hopes for brighter prospects in the future

Despite tight city budget, official hopes for brighter prospects in the future

December 31st, 2014 2:41 pm by Max Hrenda

Last year's city budget had no room for updating the aging lighting system along Interstate 26, but a city official remains hopeful those repairs remain in consideration for the future.

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Kentucky counties adopt right-to-work laws to compete with Tennessee

Kentucky counties adopt right-to-work laws to compete with Tennessee

December 31st, 2014 1:23 pm by Associated Press

Two more Kentucky counties located along the Tennessee border have approved right-to-work laws.

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VW recalling 38,000 vehicles on fuel leaks, fire concerns

VW recalling 38,000 vehicles on fuel leaks, fire concerns

December 31st, 2014 10:37 am by Associated Press

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling about 38,000 cars, including some Chattanooga-made Passats, because a fuel leak in the engine may cause a fire.

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Tobacco auction system is all but snuffed out

Tobacco auction system is all but snuffed out

December 31st, 2014 9:23 am by Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press

This tobacco-belt tradition, once as much a part of Kentucky's fabric as bourbon or horse racing, is fading away - and it's taking the maestros like Foy with it.

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Local restaurateurs hoping Jonesborough makes for good location to park Hillbilly Butts

Local restaurateurs hoping Jonesborough makes for good location to park Hillbilly Butts

December 30th, 2014 9:51 pm by Tony Casey

After months of solid business, the town of Erwin sent Pat and Lewis Carsten a letter on Oct. 16 saying their Hillbilly Butts and Brisket BBQ food cart wasn't permitted within the town's B-2 zoning district.

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2-year-old accidentally kills his mother in department store

2-year-old accidentally kills his mother in department store

December 30th, 2014 6:57 pm by Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press

A 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother after he reached into her purse at a northern Idaho Wal-Mart and her concealed gun fired, authorities said Tuesday.

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TVA to upgrade pollution controls at Ky. power plant

TVA to upgrade pollution controls at Ky. power plant

December 30th, 2014 2:13 pm by Associated Press

A coal-fired power plant in western Kentucky built in the 1950s is getting emission upgrades on two of its generating units.

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Low gas prices to stay put in new year

Low gas prices to stay put in new year

December 29th, 2014 4:58 pm by Tony Casey

Many people look to the new year as an opportunity for change, but one that won't change at the gas pumps is the low prices.

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