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VW recalling 38,000 vehicles on fuel leaks, fire concerns

VW recalling 38,000 vehicles on fuel leaks, fire concerns

December 31st, 2014 10:37 am by Associated Press

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling about 38,000 cars, including some Chattanooga-made Passats, because a fuel leak in the engine may cause a fire.

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New Tennessee laws include insulin training for school staff

New Tennessee laws include insulin training for school staff

December 31st, 2014 10:17 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

About 208,000 Americans under age 20 are estimated to have diagnosed diabetes.

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Tobacco auction system is all but snuffed out

Tobacco auction system is all but snuffed out

December 31st, 2014 9:23 am by Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press

This tobacco-belt tradition, once as much a part of Kentucky's fabric as bourbon or horse racing, is fading away - and it's taking the maestros like Foy with it.

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Mr. Holsclaw goes to Nashville: New rep excited about job

Mr. Holsclaw goes to Nashville: New rep excited about job

December 31st, 2014 9:00 am by John Thompson

Holsclaw, a political newcomer, won overwhelming victories in the May Republican Primary and in the August General Election to represent the 4th Legislative District, which includes all of Unicoi County and the western portion of Carter County.

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Parties, patrols on holiday agenda season as THP redoubles efforts

Parties, patrols on holiday agenda season as THP redoubles efforts

December 30th, 2014 9:54 pm by Becky Campbell

Tennessee is seeing fewer alcohol-related crashes, but don't assume law enforcement officers are standing around waiting for a tip of the hat.

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Local restaurateurs hoping Jonesborough makes for good location to park Hillbilly Butts

Local restaurateurs hoping Jonesborough makes for good location to park Hillbilly Butts

December 30th, 2014 9:51 pm by Tony Casey

After months of solid business, the town of Erwin sent Pat and Lewis Carsten a letter on Oct. 16 saying their Hillbilly Butts and Brisket BBQ food cart wasn't permitted within the town's B-2 zoning district.

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Johnson City Transit ridership slips for first time in 5 years

Johnson City Transit ridership slips for first time in 5 years

December 30th, 2014 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

For the first time in five years, fewer people have been getting on the bus in Johnson City.

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Downtown Johnson City businesses to ring in 2015 with champagne, food, fun

Downtown Johnson City businesses to ring in 2015 with champagne, food, fun

December 30th, 2014 9:38 pm by Jessica Fuller

Champagne, food and fun.If that's what you need to see this year go out with a bang, downtown Johnson City has it all for this New Year's Eve.

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Sabine Hill goes there, back again in anticipation of bicentennial

Sabine Hill goes there, back again in anticipation of bicentennial

December 30th, 2014 9:36 pm by John Thompson

Sabine Hill should once again be a showpiece in time for the 200th anniversary of its creation in 2018.

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Abortion amendment legal battle continues

Abortion amendment legal battle continues

December 30th, 2014 9:03 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

The legal battle continues over Tennessee's Amendment 1, with opponents of the abortion measure calling the election process "tainted" and asking a federal judge to allow a lawsuit to continue that seeks to either re-count or reject the vote count in favo

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