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NY Boy Scouts hire gay Eagle Scout despite national policy

NY Boy Scouts hire gay Eagle Scout despite national policy

April 2nd, 2015 1:49 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ and DAVID CRARY, Associated Press

The Boy Scouts of America didn't immediately respond to an inquiry about the hire.

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Indiana unveils changes to religion bill; Arkansas in flux

Indiana unveils changes to religion bill; Arkansas in flux

April 2nd, 2015 1:25 pm by TOM DAVIES and ANDREW DeMILLO, Associated Press

The Indiana amendment prohibits service providers from using the law as a legal defense for refusing to provide services, goods, facilities or accommodations.

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Investigators identify body parts from all 150 Germanwings crash victims

Investigators identify body parts from all 150 Germanwings crash victims

April 2nd, 2015 1:07 pm by Associated Press

Marseille Prosecutor Brice Robin said Thursday that investigators have found and studied 2,854 body parts.

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Bristol announces traffic patterns for spring races at BMS

Bristol announces traffic patterns for spring races at BMS

April 2nd, 2015 12:50 pm by Contributed to the Press

Special attention has been given to all the pedestrians in the area of the racetrack and to their safety.

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Obama signs disaster declaration for Tennessee counties affected by February winter storms

Obama signs disaster declaration for Tennessee counties affected by February winter storms

April 2nd, 2015 11:38 am by Associated Press

Hancock County in NE Tennessee is among the counties affected.

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Pre-announcement release gives more details on health system merger

Pre-announcement release gives more details on health system merger

April 2nd, 2015 10:48 am by Nathan Baker

Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System confirms their intentions to enter into a joined organization.

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Masons' suit against Erwin, TML over old town hall fire dismissed

Masons' suit against Erwin, TML over old town hall fire dismissed

April 2nd, 2015 9:05 am by Brad Hicks

The 86-year-old former Erwin Municipal Building was destroyed by fire on April 8, 2009.

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Wellmont expected to announce health system merger plans today

Wellmont expected to announce health system merger plans today

April 2nd, 2015 8:48 am by Nathan Baker

Health care leaders are expected to announce a merger between the region's two hospital systems at a press conference scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at Kingsport's MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center.

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New lighting in Mountain Home area reflects bid to increase safety

New lighting in Mountain Home area reflects bid to increase safety

April 2nd, 2015 8:41 am by Becky Campbell

Residents throughout Mountain Home neighborhoods are seeing things a little more brightly now, even as the day darkens into night, and it's all thanks to the city of Johnson City's commitment to making the area more safe after lighting deficiencies were i

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ETSU's Science Hill football stadium lease hanging in balance

ETSU's Science Hill football stadium lease hanging in balance

April 2nd, 2015 8:29 am by Gary B. Gray

A lease agreement between Johnson City and East Tennessee State University for use of Kermit Tipton Stadium during the 2015 football season apparently remained in the hands of attorneys at the close of business Wednesday.

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