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Local restaurateurs hoping Jonesborough makes for good location to park Hillbilly Butts

Local restaurateurs hoping Jonesborough makes for good location to park Hillbilly Butts

December 30th, 2014 9:51 pm by Tony Casey

After months of solid business, the town of Erwin sent Pat and Lewis Carsten a letter on Oct. 16 saying their Hillbilly Butts and Brisket BBQ food cart wasn't permitted within the town's B-2 zoning district.

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Johnson City Transit ridership slips for first time in 5 years

Johnson City Transit ridership slips for first time in 5 years

December 30th, 2014 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

For the first time in five years, fewer people have been getting on the bus in Johnson City.

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Downtown Johnson City businesses to ring in 2015 with champagne, food, fun

Downtown Johnson City businesses to ring in 2015 with champagne, food, fun

December 30th, 2014 9:38 pm by Jessica Fuller

Champagne, food and fun.If that's what you need to see this year go out with a bang, downtown Johnson City has it all for this New Year's Eve.

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Sabine Hill goes there, back again in anticipation of bicentennial

Sabine Hill goes there, back again in anticipation of bicentennial

December 30th, 2014 9:36 pm by John Thompson

Sabine Hill should once again be a showpiece in time for the 200th anniversary of its creation in 2018.

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Abortion amendment legal battle continues

Abortion amendment legal battle continues

December 30th, 2014 9:03 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

The legal battle continues over Tennessee's Amendment 1, with opponents of the abortion measure calling the election process "tainted" and asking a federal judge to allow a lawsuit to continue that seeks to either re-count or reject the vote count in favo

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2-year-old accidentally kills his mother in department store

2-year-old accidentally kills his mother in department store

December 30th, 2014 6:57 pm by Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press

A 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother after he reached into her purse at a northern Idaho Wal-Mart and her concealed gun fired, authorities said Tuesday.

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Researchers point to infected bats as source of Ebola epidemic

Researchers point to infected bats as source of Ebola epidemic

December 30th, 2014 3:51 pm by Jonathan Paye-Layleh, Associated Press

A team of researchers think they have pinpointed how the Ebola epidemic in West Africa started - with a small boy playing in a hollowed-out tree where infected bats lived.

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TVA to upgrade pollution controls at Ky. power plant

TVA to upgrade pollution controls at Ky. power plant

December 30th, 2014 2:13 pm by Associated Press

A coal-fired power plant in western Kentucky built in the 1950s is getting emission upgrades on two of its generating units.

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House GOP leader once addressed white supremacists

House GOP leader once addressed white supremacists

December 30th, 2014 1:09 pm by Associated Press

In a revelation that could put a crimp in Republican efforts to reach out to minorities in 2016, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has acknowledged that he once addressed a gathering of white supremacists, though his office denies any association with the

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Wreckage, bodies reveal jet's fate days after disappearance

Wreckage, bodies reveal jet's fate days after disappearance

December 30th, 2014 9:52 am by Dewi Nurcahyani, Robin McDowell / Associated Press

Family members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony Tuesday as images of debris and a bloated body flashed across Indonesian television screens, proof that the plane crashed into the sea two days earlier with 162 people on board.

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