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Tennessee school voucher bill continuing to advance in House

Tennessee school voucher bill continuing to advance in House

March 24th, 2015 2:02 pm by Associated Press

The measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Bill Dunn of Knoxville was approved 8-5 in a House education committee on Tuesday.

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UPDATE: Jet with 150 people crashes in French Alps; Europe in shock

UPDATE: Jet with 150 people crashes in French Alps; Europe in shock

March 24th, 2015 12:37 pm by LORI HINNANT and CLAUDE PARIS, Associated Press

A passenger jet carrying at least 147 people crashed Tuesday in a remote area of the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, authorities said. As search-and-rescue teams raced to the region, France's president warned that no survivors were e

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Updated with photos: Woman killed in Telford fire, no foul play suspected

Updated with photos: Woman killed in Telford fire, no foul play suspected

March 24th, 2015 12:16 pm by Staff Reports

A woman died in a house fire on the 100 block of Meadowview Lane in Telford late Monday night, Captain Shawn Judy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office confirmed Tuesday.

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After pumps stolen, Chattanooga waterfront barge sinks into Tennessee River

After pumps stolen, Chattanooga waterfront barge sinks into Tennessee River

March 24th, 2015 12:06 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Pumps expelling water from Allen Casey's rundown barge on Chattanooga's waterfront were stolen over the weekend, but were expected to be replaced over the next day or so.

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UPDATE | Project X: County board brokers deal to keep Dentsply in Johnson City

UPDATE | Project X: County board brokers deal to keep Dentsply in Johnson City

March 24th, 2015 10:12 am by Nathan Baker

A Johnson City dental instrument manufacturer will likely stay in the area, keeping and building upon its 189 existing jobs.

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Struggling substance abuse program Recover Appalachia seeks help from Unicoi Co. Commission

Struggling substance abuse program Recover Appalachia seeks help from Unicoi Co. Commission

March 24th, 2015 9:28 am by Jessica Fuller

Last year, the faith-based organization served 200 addicts, most of whom were court-ordered participants.

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Package stores, liquor-by-the drink regulations now on tap in Erwin

Package stores, liquor-by-the drink regulations now on tap in Erwin

March 23rd, 2015 10:07 pm by Brad Hicks

The establishment of retail package stores and a new comprehensive alcoholic beverage ordinance are now on tap for the town of Erwin

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Jonesborough seniors center exceeds predicted budget, extra $700,000 bond passed

Jonesborough seniors center exceeds predicted budget, extra $700,000 bond passed

March 23rd, 2015 10:01 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed a unanimous $700,000 bond resolution to complete the new seniors center, though not without some resignation.

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Washington County Commission not ready to join Board of Education in liquor revenue suit against city

Washington County Commission not ready to join Board of Education in liquor revenue suit against city

March 23rd, 2015 9:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Ten months after filing suit against Johnson City to retrieve millions of dollars derived from liquor-by-the-drink tax collections, an attorney representing the Washington County Board of Education unsuccessfully made a pitch to bring the County Commissio

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Top U.S. men's canoe and kayak athletes show how it's done

Top U.S. men's canoe and kayak athletes show how it's done

March 23rd, 2015 9:57 pm by Tony Casey

Some of the United States' top kayak and canoe athletes have been working out at the U.S. Olympic Training Site at East Tennessee State University this week to help develop a training plan that will benefit national teams for years to come.

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