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What places that legalized pot need to know

What places that legalized pot need to know

November 5th, 2014 1:40 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Oregon and Washington, D.C., voted to legalize recreational marijuana Tuesday, and Alaska looks poised to do the same.

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Republican victories upend U.S. political dynamic

Republican victories upend U.S. political dynamic

November 5th, 2014 1:14 pm by Nancy Benac and Ken Thomas, Associated Press

A weakened President Barack Obama and emboldened Republican leaders in Congress began adjusting to a new political dynamic Wednesday after voters coast to coast used the midterm elections to sharpen the dividing lines in an already divided government.

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Newcomer, three incumbents win Elizabethton council seats

Newcomer, three incumbents win Elizabethton council seats

November 5th, 2014 12:15 pm by John Thompson

Also, there will be two new faces on the Elizabethton Board of Education.

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How did you vote? A look at the numbers on Tennessee's constitutional amendments

How did you vote? A look at the numbers on Tennessee's constitutional amendments

November 5th, 2014 7:31 am by Associated Press

Statewide vote tallies on each of the four amendments.

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Update: Tennessee voters pass amendment to restrict abortion

Update: Tennessee voters pass amendment to restrict abortion

November 5th, 2014 5:32 am by Associated Press

With nearly all precincts reporting, support for all four constitutional amendments on the Tennessee ballot was outstripping opposition.

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Tennessee voters approve constitutional income tax ban

Tennessee voters approve constitutional income tax ban

November 4th, 2014 11:42 pm by Associated Press

Voters have approved a change to the Tennessee Constitution that would prohibit lawmakers from imposing a state income tax.

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UPDATED: Republicans take Senate control

UPDATED: Republicans take Senate control

November 4th, 2014 11:24 pm by DAVID ESPO and ROBERT FURLOW, Associated Press

Riding a powerful wave of voter discontent, resurgent Republicans captured control of the Senate and tightened their grip on the House Tuesday night in elections certain to complicate President Barack Obama's final two years in office.

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City charters on election date, commissioner appointments pass in landslides

City charters on election date, commissioner appointments pass in landslides

November 4th, 2014 11:16 pm by Gary B. Gray

Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly supported two Johnson City charter amendments: one moves the municipal election to coincide with the November general election; the other allows the City Commission to appoint an interim commissioner when there is a vacanc

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Hodge takes commission seat vacated by Speropulos withdrawal

Hodge takes commission seat vacated by Speropulos withdrawal

November 4th, 2014 11:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Lynn Hodge captured one of three District 1 Washington County Commission seats Tuesday, an opening created when former Commissioner Pete Speropulos withdrew his name from contention long after the required date.

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Wine in supermarkets easily passes in Tri-Cities

Wine in supermarkets easily passes in Tri-Cities

November 4th, 2014 11:06 pm by Nathan Baker

Referendums allowing wine sales in retail food stores passed in Johnson City, Jonesborough, Elizabethton, Kingsport and Bristol, according to election commissions' unofficial results.

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