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Zoning out: Proposed bill would phase out Rutherford's zoning administrator title

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Zoning out: Proposed bill would phase out Rutherford's zoning administrator title

November 22nd, 2014 10:18 pm by Gary B. Gray

A Washington County committee is moving a resolution to ax the private act that created the county's zoning administrator title, a position Mike Rutherford has held for nearly 27 years.

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Leaked: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel calling it quits

Leaked: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel calling it quits

November 24th, 2014 9:27 am by Associated Press

A senior administration official says Secretary of State Chuck Hagel is resigning from President Barack Obama's Cabinet.

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Erwin taking shots at regulation for liquor-by-the-drink

Erwin taking shots at regulation for liquor-by-the-drink

November 23rd, 2014 9:13 pm by Brad Hicks

Now that the referendums have passed, Erwin officials have begun researching ordinances and regulations that must be implemented to allow businesses to sell liquor by the drink and to allow for the establishment of retail package stores within the town.

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Police: Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

Police: Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

November 23rd, 2014 2:03 pm by RAIN SMITH, NET NEWS SERVICE

Road rage on Interstate 26 in Kingsport escalated to attempted murder, according to police, as a man wielded a machete to attack the occupant of another vehicle at an exit ramp.

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Whoville to make 3rd appearance when Christmas in Olde Jonesborough kicks off

Whoville to make 3rd appearance when Christmas in Olde Jonesborough kicks off

November 22nd, 2014 9:43 pm by Max Hrenda

The holidays are here and there is so much to do, but in Tennessee's first town, you can be merry with a Who.

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Meet Your Neighbor: For Mike Green, back-to-back perfect games a realization of childhood dream

Meet Your Neighbor: For Mike Green, back-to-back perfect games a realization of childhood dream

November 23rd, 2014 9:22 pm by Tony Casey

Ray Green remembers his 10-year-old son's proclamation following his first bowling game.

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Lunceford: Smooth transition to Carter County sheriff's seat

Lunceford: Smooth transition to Carter County sheriff's seat

November 23rd, 2014 9:07 pm by John Thompson

Despite changes brought about with a change in leadership, newly elected Carter County Sheriff Dexter Lunceford said things have gone smoothly.

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Photos: Indian Trail to provide early shot of spirit Monday night

Photos: Indian Trail to provide early shot of spirit Monday night

November 23rd, 2014 8:51 pm by Jessica Fuller

If you were wondering how to get into the holiday spirit this year, let these kids show you how it's done.

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KCSO: Man charged in Powell crash that killed child, injured another

KCSO: Man charged in Powell crash that killed child, injured another

November 23rd, 2014 8:32 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A Knox County man has been charged with vehicular homicide and third-offense drunken driving in connection with a crash that killed one child and injured a second juvenile in Powell on Sunday, authorities said.

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

November 23rd, 2014 4:59 pm by BEN NUCKOLS and BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Pres

A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often

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ETSU prof hopes infant research could answer million-dollar question

ETSU prof hopes infant research could answer million-dollar question

November 22nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Jessica Fuller

East Tennessee State University's Shannon Ross-Sheehy, assistant professor of psychology, has received a $100,000 grant for her research in early cognitive development in infants, and has an opportunity to earn more - $1 million more - through the Grand C

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