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Campaign finance protest, hidden camera disrupt U.S. Supreme Court

Campaign finance protest, hidden camera disrupt U.S. Supreme Court

January 22nd, 2015 10:11 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The protest Wednesday took place on the fifth anniversary of the court's Citizen United ruling that freed corporations and labor unions to spend as much as they want on elections for Congress and president.

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Snapchat message led to teen murder, police say

Snapchat message led to teen murder, police say

January 22nd, 2015 9:33 am by Associated Press

A 16-year-old boy is charged as an adult with murder and possession of a knife during a violent crime.

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Car strikes school bus in Johnson City

Car strikes school bus in Johnson City

January 22nd, 2015 9:00 am by Sam Watson

No students were aboard.

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Erwin's downtown off-limits to liquor stores in BMA discussions

Erwin's downtown off-limits to liquor stores in BMA discussions

January 22nd, 2015 7:31 am by Brad Hicks

An ordinance regulating liquor by the drink and retail package stores within the town of Erwin may soon be up for consideration but, before it gets to that point, town officials have some details left to hash out.

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Downtown Johnson City's Betty Gay building looking to get makeover

Downtown Johnson City's Betty Gay building looking to get makeover

January 21st, 2015 9:12 pm by Nathan Baker

A building that once housed a women's clothing store in downtown Johnson City could soon undergo a much-needed makeover, both inside and out.

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No, that's not the Boone Dam leak

No, that's not the Boone Dam leak

January 21st, 2015 8:51 pm by Brad Hicks

The warmer days of spring are just over the horizon, but what that will mean for boaters, skiers and fishermen who want to take to Boone Lake's waters is, well, up in the air.

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Regional homeless count to begin at noon on Thursday

Regional homeless count to begin at noon on Thursday

January 21st, 2015 8:45 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"Each agency and person who comes in contact with a homeless person can make a difference in this count," Jon White, outreach coordinator for Appalachian Regional Coalition on Homelessness

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Newtown votes to raze home of gunman in school massacre

Newtown votes to raze home of gunman in school massacre

January 21st, 2015 8:15 pm by IKE EJIOCHI and PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

Officials in Newtown voted Wednesday night to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Jailed Virginia lawmaker charged with forgery, perjury

Jailed Virginia lawmaker charged with forgery, perjury

January 21st, 2015 3:45 pm by LARRY O'DELL and ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

Del. Joseph D. Morrissey is spending nights in jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor but is allowed out each day on work release, earning a day of "good time" credit reducing his six-month sentence for each day he serves in the legislature.

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Richest politician in America: Haslam doubles net worth in a matter of months

Richest politician in America: Haslam doubles net worth in a matter of months

January 21st, 2015 12:19 pm by From staff reports

The governor owns15 percent of Pilot Flying J, which his father founded in 1958.

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