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Roe praises Mountain Home, condemns federal VA dept.

Roe praises Mountain Home, condemns federal VA dept.

June 17th, 2014 9:22 pm by Gary B. Gray

One day after announcing his candidacy for a fourth term, Republican Phil Roe, the representative for Tennessee's 1st Congressional District, visited the Johnson City Press to offer his opinions on a few key issues.

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Some students face tuition hike close to 9 percent

Some students face tuition hike close to 9 percent

June 17th, 2014 7:12 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Board of Regents oversees six state universities, 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology.

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Explosion blasts World Cup viewing center in northeast Nigeria, many dead

Explosion blasts World Cup viewing center in northeast Nigeria, many dead

June 17th, 2014 7:09 pm by Associated Press

Witnesses say a suicide bomber in tricycle taxi triggered an explosion that blasted a World Cup viewing center in northeast Nigeria, killing several people.

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Federal court to consider 5 gay marriage cases, including 1 in Tennessee, at once

Federal court to consider 5 gay marriage cases, including 1 in Tennessee, at once

June 17th, 2014 4:51 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

Though the cases are unique, each deals with whether statewide gay marriage bans violate the Constitution.

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2 Alabama men rescued after boat capsized on Lake Erie

2 Alabama men rescued after boat capsized on Lake Erie

June 17th, 2014 4:38 pm by Alex Green, Sandusky Register

"It was an experience. I've never had anything like this happen" -Walton Sanford, 78.

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Tornadoes flatten tiny rural Nebraska town; 2 dead

Tornadoes flatten tiny rural Nebraska town; 2 dead

June 17th, 2014 4:32 pm by JOSH FUNK, Associated Press

"This is by far the worst thing I've ever seen as governor" - Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman.

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Sheriff: Johnson County pair arrested on meth-related charges

Sheriff: Johnson County pair arrested on meth-related charges

June 17th, 2014 3:57 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson County couple were arrested this week after sheriff's deputies said they discovered methamphetamine-making materials inside their home.

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Nolichucky River cleanup set Saturday

Nolichucky River cleanup set Saturday

June 17th, 2014 3:39 pm by Brad Hicks

Many view the Nolichucky River as a scenic destination that lends itself to outdoor recreational opportunities such as fishing, rafting and canoeing. Others, however, view the river as something of a dumpsite - a place to deposit unwanted refuse.

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Unicoi board approves 2014-15 budget

Unicoi board approves 2014-15 budget

June 17th, 2014 3:28 pm by Brad Hicks

As has been the case each year since its incorporation in 1994, the town of Unicoi's budget is in place before the start of the new fiscal year.

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Update: Interstate fire contained, exit ramp re-opened

Update: Interstate fire contained, exit ramp re-opened

June 17th, 2014 2:25 pm by Staff Report

Sullivan County firefighters spent more than six hours battling a blaze that consumed the cab of a tractor-trailer on an interstate exchange.

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