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McConnell wins in Kentucky; GOP seeks big gains

McConnell wins in Kentucky; GOP seeks big gains

November 4th, 2014 7:18 pm by DAVID ESPO and ROBERT FURLOW, Associated Press

Sen. Mitch McConnell dispatched Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky after a $50 million campaign of unrelieved negativity.

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News Regional & National Election 2014
Sour mood rippling across country on Election Day

Sour mood rippling across country on Election Day

November 4th, 2014 1:46 pm by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press Writer

"Why do we even vote?" - Keisha Matlock.

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Opinion Election 2014
Moving Johnson City's election date will save tax dollars

Moving Johnson City's election date will save tax dollars

November 4th, 2014 1:07 pm by Johnson City Press

Today is Election Day, so make sure your voice is heard. Polls in Washington County are open between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m..

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Figures show early voting numbers down across Tri-Cities

Figures show early voting numbers down across Tri-Cities

November 3rd, 2014 9:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Early voting tallies for today's general election are in, and Washington, Unicoi, Carter and Sullivan counties all are reporting markedly lower totals than the 2010 election, the last comparable political contest.

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Area pastors urge support of Amendment 1

Area pastors urge support of Amendment 1

October 29th, 2014 9:19 pm by Gary B. Gray

Twelve area pastors gathered at Johnson City's Westminster Presbyterian Church Wednesday to profess their favoritism for Amendment 1 in an announced press conference.

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Local News ETSU Election 2014
Freedom Hall hitting stride with events for all ages

Freedom Hall hitting stride with events for all ages

October 28th, 2014 8:57 am by Tony Casey

When the circus comes to town every year, Freedom Hall Civic Center Director Lisa Chamness said she's often just as excited as the thousands of children who also attend.

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News Regional & National Election 2014
Harwell in 2018? House speaker 'certainly interested'

Harwell in 2018? House speaker 'certainly interested'

October 27th, 2014 8:07 am by Associated Press

Harwell in an interview with the The Paris Post-Intelligencer said she was happy with her current position in charge of the 99-member House, but said she would "certainly be interested" in running for statewide office.

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Early voting numbers show dip in Washington County participation

Early voting numbers show dip in Washington County participation

October 23rd, 2014 9:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election is at the halfway point, and Washington County has so far drawn fewer voters than the last comparable election in 2010.

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Independent Congressional candidate's family tree has roots in founding of U.S.

Independent Congressional candidate's family tree has roots in founding of U.S.

October 20th, 2014 10:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

Robert Franklin said his great-great-grandfather was Samuel Franklin, brother of founding father and American statesman Benjamin Franklin.

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Off the Wall News Election 2014
Florida Fangate: Portable fan blows up governor's race

Florida Fangate: Portable fan blows up governor's race

October 16th, 2014 5:01 pm by TAMARA LUSH and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

Gov. Rick Scott waited seven minutes, an eternity on live television, before appearing onstage for Wednesday night's debate, all because former Gov. Charlie Crist insisted on having his portable pal plugged in below his lectern.

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