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Tennessee voters to decide ban on income tax

Tennessee voters to decide ban on income tax

September 15th, 2014 12:01 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennesseans are just weeks away from voting on a constitutional amendment to bar lawmakers from ever imposing a state income tax.

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Medicaid changes to affect Dawn of Hope services

Medicaid changes to affect Dawn of Hope services

September 14th, 2014 10:08 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Dawn of Hope is asking the community and families of adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities to share their input on proposed changes to the federal Medicaid waiver program poised to dramatically impact its developmental day program and sh

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State law names county mayor accounting officer, CFO

State law names county mayor accounting officer, CFO

September 14th, 2014 10:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Many of the duties and responsibilities of the county mayor are not specifically addressed by state code, but it's clear the person elected to that position is expected to provide leadership and direction - perhaps much more than most understand.

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Power shift: New commissioners bring change to Wash. Co Commission

Power shift: New commissioners bring change to Wash. Co Commission

September 14th, 2014 9:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

However you choose to define the new-look Washington County Commission, it's hard not to have noticed a collective change in motive, purpose and a deliberate desire to clear away the clutter.

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Pro-To Club offering fun, tasty competition to benefit area students

Pro-To Club offering fun, tasty competition to benefit area students

September 14th, 2014 9:41 pm by Tony Casey

Not many events have the ability to bring people out than ones that involve food.

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North Carolina man dies in Ocoee rafting accident in Tennessee

North Carolina man dies in Ocoee rafting accident in Tennessee

September 14th, 2014 9:37 pm by Staff Report

A 50-year-old North Carolina man has been identified as the victim of a fatal rafting accident Saturday on the Ocoee River in Polk County.

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TBI investigating Pigeon Forge police shooting

TBI investigating Pigeon Forge police shooting

September 14th, 2014 9:21 pm by Associated Press

Authorities are investigating a police-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a man in Pigeon Forge.

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Police: Trooper hurt in fatal ambush conscious, talking

Police: Trooper hurt in fatal ambush conscious, talking

September 14th, 2014 9:08 pm by Associated Press

The troopers were ambushed around 10:50 p.m. Friday as one of them was leaving the barracks and another was arriving. Cpl. Bryon Dickson of Dunmore was killed.

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JCPD women's prison unique in Tennessee

JCPD women's prison unique in Tennessee

September 13th, 2014 11:11 pm by Becky Campbell

In terms of being incarcerated, the Johnson City Police Department's mini-prison for state inmates might be considered a cakewalk compared to other facilities across Tennessee.

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Artist, students re-write tragic tale of hanged elephant

Artist, students re-write tragic tale of hanged elephant - VIDEO

September 13th, 2014 11:04 pm by Max Hrenda

With the help of a nationally recognized artist, East Tennessee State University students shined a light on one of the region's more abhorred stories - and maybe even chased away some bad mojo in the process.

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