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UPDATE: TVA, JCPB ask consumers to reduce electrical consumption as demand peaks from cold temps

UPDATE: TVA, JCPB ask consumers to reduce electrical consumption as demand peaks from cold temps

January 23rd, 2014 4:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Residential, commercial and industrial customers are asked to voluntarily reduce their use of electricity until Friday afternoon.

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Tennessee supermarket wine bill up for key votes next week

Tennessee supermarket wine bill up for key votes next week

January 23rd, 2014 2:24 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The full Senate is scheduled to vote next week on a proposal to allow wine to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets, while a House committee that killed last year's version is set to consider reviving the measure.

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Political Ping-Pong: Contractor pulls out as Washington County Courthouse renovations remain at standstill

Political Ping-Pong: Contractor pulls out as Washington County Courthouse renovations remain at standstill

January 23rd, 2014 10:20 am by Gary B. Gray

The ping-pong ball effect — the bouncing of an issue from one side to another — is beginning to appear like standard operating procedure with county officials.

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Lazarus hits the big time with two-page spread in Modern Cat magazine

Lazarus hits the big time with two-page spread in Modern Cat magazine

January 22nd, 2014 9:31 pm by Kristen Swing

An area cat has earned a two-page photo spread in Modern Cat magazine after receiving more than 82,000 votes in a months-long contest.

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As temperatures fall, TVA raising Boone Lake water levels

As temperatures fall, TVA raising Boone Lake water levels

January 22nd, 2014 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

With another cold snap expected tonight into Friday morning, the Tennessee Valley Authority has halted all non-emergency maintenance at its generation and transmission facilities — including Boone Dam — to reduce the risk to the valley’s power supply, age

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Lot 1 may be key to ETSU, Public Building Authority negotiations

Lot 1 may be key to ETSU, Public Building Authority negotiations

January 22nd, 2014 9:24 pm by Nathan Baker

Negotiations between East Tennessee State University and Johnson City for the land where the college hopes to build a performing and fine arts center are apparently hinging on parking access and floodwater plans, but the members of the Public Building Aut

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Craft distillery clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

Craft distillery clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

January 22nd, 2014 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A new craft distillery specializing in the production of corn mash liquor has cleared the first hurdle on the track to opening for business in downtown Jonesborough.

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Update: Authorities say Elizabethton infant had been exposed to meth, but trauma was cause of death; parents charged

Update: Authorities say Elizabethton infant had been exposed to meth, but trauma was cause of death; parents charged

January 22nd, 2014 3:48 pm by John Thompson

Jeffery McLaughlin and Stephanie Bowman were arrested Friday following an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the child on Nov. 20, 2012.

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Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Gary Daugherty, Sgt. Lee Cross honored two years after near-death injury on duty

Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Gary Daugherty, Sgt. Lee Cross honored two years after near-death injury on duty

January 22nd, 2014 12:31 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County Deputy Gary Daugherty awarded Purple Heart from sheriff's office, Sgt. Lee Cross given Commendation Medal

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ETSU confirms meningitis diagnosis; employee released from hospital

ETSU confirms meningitis diagnosis; employee released from hospital

January 22nd, 2014 12:04 pm by Staff Report

ETSU had announced the possible case last week, saying the man did not prepare or serve any food on campus or come into direct contact with students.

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