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State to Unicoi Co.: Belated budget could put kibosh on project loans

State to Unicoi Co.: Belated budget could put kibosh on project loans

March 4th, 2015 9:21 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County could face the consequences if the Unicoi County Commission wishes to continue its tradition of passing the county's overall budget in September.

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Traffic stop results in Johnson City man's arrest on month-old burglary, theft charges

Traffic stop results in Johnson City man's arrest on month-old burglary, theft charges

March 4th, 2015 9:08 pm by Max Hrenda

A traffic stop over a malfunctioning taillight may have resulted in the arrest of a city man who stole thousands of dollars in money and merchandise from area women over the past 41 days.

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Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline bill

Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline bill

March 4th, 2015 8:08 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, the first of many confrontations between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House this year over energy policy.

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Tuition equality bill advances in Senate

Tuition equality bill advances in Senate

March 4th, 2015 8:02 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would make undocumented students eligible for in-state tuition is advancing in the Senate.

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Students challenge Tennessee over voter identification law

Students challenge Tennessee over voter identification law

March 4th, 2015 7:54 pm by Associated Press

A group of Tennessee college students wants a federal court to require the state to accept their school identification cards as valid voter identification.

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'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

March 4th, 2015 7:45 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It's whether he deserves to die for it.

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Ex-East Tennessee official accused of stealing $220K from solid waste fund

Ex-East Tennessee official accused of stealing $220K from solid waste fund

March 4th, 2015 5:17 pm by Staff Report

Morristown's former solid waste director has been indicted on charges that he misappropriated more than $220,000 in government funds over a four-year period.

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No Sullivan North? 2 of 3  facilities options would close high school

No Sullivan North? 2 of 3 facilities options would close high school

March 4th, 2015 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Sullivan North would either become a middle school or not be used as a school at all.

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Snow expected Thursday, but less than previous storms

Snow expected Thursday, but less than previous storms

March 4th, 2015 1:25 pm by Tony Casey

The snow just won't go away. Though snow days have plagued the schedules of local education providers, commuters and municipalities, it appears there's more on the way.

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McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken

McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken

March 4th, 2015 11:58 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

The practice has become a public health issue, with officials saying it can lead to germs becoming resistant to drugs so that they're no longer effective in treating a particular illness in humans.

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