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In God Micah Van Huss trusts and he thinks Tennessee should, too

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In God Micah Van Huss trusts and he thinks Tennessee should, too

February 28th, 2015 9:49 pm by Tony Casey

The first four words of the Bible are "In the beginning, God ... "

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With photos: Black History Month marches on with unity walk for change

With photos: Black History Month marches on with unity walk for change - VIDEO

February 28th, 2015 10:02 pm by Jessica Fuller

Saturday morning's sub-freezing temperatures didn't stop Pastor Michael Cummings and two dozen other community members from marching in the snow.

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More documents released regarding Dentsply, still no signed confidentiality agreement

More documents released regarding Dentsply, still no signed confidentiality agreement

February 28th, 2015 9:52 pm by Nathan Baker

A signed, formally authorized confidentiality agreement between Washington County officials and representatives of Dentsply International, parent to Johnson City manufacturer Tulsa Dental Specialties, has not yet surfaced as part of the public record.

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Washington County Republican Women president slams county mayor, commission

Washington County Republican Women president slams county mayor, commission

February 27th, 2015 9:15 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Republican Women President Betty Ziesel has fired off an open letter slamming county government for permitting a power grab by Mayor Dan Eldridge and a lack of transparency and respect, as well as other procedural sins not in the best in

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UT releases 4 years' worth of sex assault data

UT releases 4 years' worth of sex assault data

March 1st, 2015 3:09 pm by Associated Press

The University of Tennessee has released statistics showing the number of student sex assaults more than doubled in four years.

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Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery

Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery

March 1st, 2015 3:04 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.

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Peanut Allergy - Pediatric study may upend precautionary standard

Peanut Allergy - Pediatric study may upend precautionary standard

February 28th, 2015 9:57 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Last week's release of a five-year study of children at high risk of peanut allergy has parents and pediatricians questioning a longstanding precautionary measures the study suggests may be doing kids more harm than good.

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Local attorney: Email to Fall Branch District suggests state troopers work under DUI quotas

Local attorney: Email to Fall Branch District suggests state troopers work under DUI quotas

February 28th, 2015 9:45 pm by Becky Campbell

A local attorney filed a motion in Washington County Criminal Court asking for a hearing in a DUI case and believes he has evidence Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers work under an arrest-quota system - something the department adamantly denies.

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Blind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the cold

Blind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the cold

February 28th, 2015 9:26 pm by Associated Press

A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.

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Unicoi County Board of Education accepting applications for Director of Schools

Unicoi County Board of Education accepting applications for Director of Schools

February 28th, 2015 8:46 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Board of Education is now accepting applications for the position of Director of Schools.

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Elizabethton seeks comments on International Building Code adoption

Elizabethton seeks comments on International Building Code adoption

February 28th, 2015 8:42 pm by Staff Report

The city of Elizabethton is seeking public comment on adoption of the 2012 International Building Code, the 2012 International Residence Code, the 2012 Existing Building Code, the 2012 Plumbing Code, the 2011 National Electric Code, the 2012 Mechanical Co

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