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US employers add 214K jobs; rate falls to 5.8 pct.

US employers add 214K jobs; rate falls to 5.8 pct.

November 7th, 2014 8:51 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Three days after voters registered their sourness about the U.S. economy, the government said Friday that employers added a solid 214,000 jobs in October, extending the healthiest pace of hiring in eight years.

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School board blasts TV station for focus on football fight

School board blasts TV station for focus on football fight

November 7th, 2014 8:34 am by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education criticized the heavy television news coverage of a fight at a recent football game between the district's two high schools, saying the repeated use of a video taken from the game bred negativity.

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Downtown farmers market pavilion 10 months away

Downtown farmers market pavilion 10 months away

November 6th, 2014 9:24 pm by Gary B. Gray

Completion of Johnson City's new farmers market/downtown pavilion is now roughly 10 months away.

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March set for Saturday; medical-use supporters citing passages from Bible

March set for Saturday; medical-use supporters citing passages from Bible

November 6th, 2014 9:16 pm by Tony Casey

When the smoke of midterm elections clears, medical marijuana advocate Seth Green wants to ride a wave of what he calls progress toward medical marijuana legalization in Tennessee.

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Johnson City's Up & At 'Em Turkey Trot gets running start

Johnson City's Up & At 'Em Turkey Trot gets running start

November 6th, 2014 9:10 pm by Nathan Baker

This year's Turkey Trot is sure to have both winners and losers, but the grand marshal has her feet planted in both categories.

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Recalling another kind of rail 'fare'

Recalling another kind of rail 'fare'

November 6th, 2014 9:06 pm by Becky Campbell

Fred Alsop can almost smell the food from the dining car and hear the clanking of china - and of course the train's whistle - as he peruses a collection of dinnerware in the George L. Carter Railroad Museum.

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Football stadium OK'd by Elizabethton planners

Football stadium OK'd by Elizabethton planners

November 6th, 2014 9:03 pm by John Thompson

A new football stadium at Elizabethton High School is one step closer to kickoff.

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UPDATE: WCSO says speed may have played role in Old Route 34 wreck - PHOTOS

UPDATE: WCSO says speed may have played role in Old Route 34 wreck - PHOTOS

November 6th, 2014 7:40 pm by Tony Casey

A report by the Washington County Sheriff's Office said it was unclear what caused a 2002 Chevrolet Prism with five teenage girls inside to skid sideways through an oncoming lane before going off Old State Route 34 on Wednesday afternoon, but speed may ha

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China from the rails

November 6th, 2014 7:00 pm by Becky Campbell

Illinoi minister donates his life-long railroad china and memorabilia collection to Carter Railroad Museum at East Tennessee State University

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Federal appeals court upholds Tennessee's law against same-sex marriage

Federal appeals court upholds Tennessee's law against same-sex marriage

November 6th, 2014 4:41 pm by Associated Press

The cases decided were from Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee.

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