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Muslim group: 'Jihadi John' resembles UK man Mohammed Emwazi

Muslim group: 'Jihadi John' resembles UK man Mohammed Emwazi

February 26th, 2015 8:57 am by The Associated Press

A London-based Muslim lobbying group says there are "striking similarities" between the masked militant known as "Jihadi John" and a London man named Mohammed Emwazi.

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Oaks Castle's in the air: Property returns to market after prospective deal falls through

Oaks Castle's in the air: Property returns to market after prospective deal falls through

February 25th, 2015 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

After months under contract by an elusive out-of-town artist, the Oaks Castle is again for sale.

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Planners put sidewalk dining bill on menu for Erwin BMA

Planners put sidewalk dining bill on menu for Erwin BMA

February 25th, 2015 9:30 pm by Brad Hicks

The town of Erwin's proposed sidewalk dining ordinance will once again be presented to the town's Board of Mayor and Aldermen for its consideration.

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Virginia Tech team presents designs for proposed Jonesborough community park

Virginia Tech team presents designs for proposed Jonesborough community park

February 25th, 2015 9:17 pm by Max Hrenda

More than two months after a design team from Virginia Tech asked Jonesborough residents for input in designing a community park, members returned to show what that session had produced and to gather more input from more sources.

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3 in NY, Florida accused of plot to join Islamic State group

3 in NY, Florida accused of plot to join Islamic State group

February 25th, 2015 8:45 pm by COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

Three men were arrested Wednesday on charges of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group and wage war against the United States, and federal officials said one of them spoke of shooting President Barack Obama or planting a bomb on Coney

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Muslim group: Tennessee lawmaker's Facebook post was racist

Muslim group: Tennessee lawmaker's Facebook post was racist

February 25th, 2015 7:44 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization on Wednesday urged Tennessee Republican leaders to repudiate what they consider a racist Facebook post by a GOP state lawmaker.

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Report: Over 4 years, 70 percent uptick in reported sex assaults from University of Tennessee students

Report: Over 4 years, 70 percent uptick in reported sex assaults from University of Tennessee students

February 25th, 2015 4:18 pm by MJ Slaby, Knoxville News Sentinel

The University of Tennessee released four years' worth of data Wednesday on reported sexual assaults between students.

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Senate Dems agree to GOP plan to fund Homeland Department

Senate Dems agree to GOP plan to fund Homeland Department

February 25th, 2015 1:49 pm by Erica Werner and David Espo, Associated Press

Senate Democrats have agreed to a Republican plan to fund the Homeland Security Department without the immigration provisions opposed by President Barack Obama.

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Revised Carter County schools debt plan saves $835,000

Revised Carter County schools debt plan saves $835,000

February 25th, 2015 9:25 am by John Thompson

Although an earlier plan to pay down the Carter County School System's debt was rejected by the Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission last month, Director of Schools Kevin Ward has a new pay-down plan he says will save the taxpayers over $835,0

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Family of pedestrian killed by garbage truck files lawsuit against Johnson City

Family of pedestrian killed by garbage truck files lawsuit against Johnson City

February 24th, 2015 8:52 pm by Becky Campbell

The son of a woman killed when a Johnson City garbage truck driver failed to stop for her in a crosswalk filed a suit against the city in Washington County Circuit Court asking for monetary compensation for his mother's death.

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