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Displaced Erwin business set to open in Jonesborough; regulations under debate

Displaced Erwin business set to open in Jonesborough; regulations under debate

January 12th, 2015 10:30 pm by Brad Hicks

As one food cart that previously occupied Erwin prepares to relocate, town officials are still looking at ways to regulate such enterprises that would set up with Erwin's limits.

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Lighting up Africa: City man discovers inspiration in land of little material wealth

Lighting up Africa: City man discovers inspiration in land of little material wealth

January 12th, 2015 10:24 pm by Trey Williams

When Aaron Ponder has been describing the joy of installing solar panels in Africa for five minutes and a winter evening sun suddenly slips through the blinds into your eyes, well, Ponder's already profound spirit suddenly seems to glow.

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Washington Co. schools consider combining middle school sports teams

Washington Co. schools consider combining middle school sports teams

January 12th, 2015 10:18 pm by Nathan Baker

A proposal under consideration by the Washington County School District to consolidate middle school sports teams may irk some longtime county residents' sense of tradition, but school officials say it could help improve safety and athletic training.

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Jury recommends 520 years in Lee County child porn case

Jury recommends 520 years in Lee County child porn case

January 12th, 2015 10:11 pm by RAIN SMITH, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Lee County man's possession of child pornography has led a jury to recommend more than five centuries in prison, with prosecutors stating the lengthy sentence intends to send a message to would-be sexual predators.

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2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in March shooting

2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in March shooting

January 12th, 2015 10:04 pm by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press

Two Albuquerque police officers were charged with murder Monday in the shooting death of a knife-wielding homeless man that led to violent protests and brought new scrutiny to the police department amid a federal investigation.

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Kingsport police identify Shady Valley couple killed in fiery crash

Kingsport police identify Shady Valley couple killed in fiery crash

January 12th, 2015 4:41 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The fatal wreck happened about 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, near mile marker 60.

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Police: Up to 6 Paris terror suspects may still be at large

Police: Up to 6 Paris terror suspects may still be at large

January 12th, 2015 3:59 pm by JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press

The French police officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to discuss details of the investigation with the news media.

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'Jonesborough's Historic Churches'

'Jonesborough's Historic Churches'

January 12th, 2015 3:45 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Book examines the roots and rise of religion in Tennessee's oldest town

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Study says Insure Tennessee could bring $1.14B to state

Study says Insure Tennessee could bring $1.14B to state

January 12th, 2015 3:34 pm by The Associated Press

A University of Tennessee economic study commissioned by advocates for expanding Medicaid says Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee could create 15,000 jobs and bring $1.14 billion in new spending to the state.

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White House says U.S. should have sent high official to Paris march

White House says U.S. should have sent high official to Paris march

January 12th, 2015 2:45 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

The White House appeared to have been caught off guard by both the display of international unity at the Paris march and the criticism of its decision to be represented only by Ambassador Jane Hartley.

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