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New food labels would highlight calories and sugar

New food labels would highlight calories and sugar

February 27th, 2014 8:48 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Those "Nutrition Facts" labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.

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Be kind to honor memory of Taylor Scout Smith

Be kind to honor memory of Taylor Scout Smith

February 26th, 2014 9:25 pm by Becky Campbell

The plans Taylor Scout Smith had for her 13th birthday next week are all spelled out on her Pinterest board, and her family would love to give her everything she wished for.

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The little restaurant that could: Tupelo Honey still thinks it can open soon

The little restaurant that could: Tupelo Honey still thinks it can open soon

February 26th, 2014 9:20 pm by Nathan Baker

Renovations are chugging along at Johnson City's historic CC&O Railroad Depot in preparation for the arrival of Asheville, N.C.'s Tupelo Honey Cafe, but the opening of the restaurant has again been delayed at the station.

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Update: 4-year-old boy dies from injuries after I-26 crash

Update: 4-year-old boy dies from injuries after I-26 crash

February 26th, 2014 9:20 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A 30-year-old Kingsport woman was killed in the crash near West Stone Drive.

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Public stepping up to adopt abandoned dogs

Public stepping up to adopt abandoned dogs

February 26th, 2014 9:15 pm by Tony Casey

With a wet kiss goodbye to Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter Director Debbie Dobbs, a temporarily unnamed mixed Shih Tzu was sent off for a last veterinarian check-up before leaving with her new owners.

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Developer pulls rezoning request for mill property

Developer pulls rezoning request for mill property

February 26th, 2014 9:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

North Carolina's Evolve Development has pulled from the City Commission's March 6 agenda its request for a third and final reading to rezone property off West Walnut Street for a $18.5 million apartment complex.

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Arizona governor vetoes bill that would have legalized discrimination against gays

Arizona governor vetoes bill that would have legalized discrimination against gays

February 26th, 2014 7:55 pm by Staff Report

Jan Brewer's decision defused a national furor over gay rights and religious freedom.

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Texas gay marriage ban latest to be struck down

Texas gay marriage ban latest to be struck down

February 26th, 2014 3:56 pm by CHRIS TOMLINSON, Associated Press

"Without a rational relation to a legitimate governmental purpose, state-imposed inequality can find no refuge in our United States Constitution" - Judge Orlando Garcia.

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Vacant house burns in Carter Co., grass fire blamed

Vacant house burns in Carter Co., grass fire blamed

February 26th, 2014 3:46 pm by Staff Report

The owner told a deputy he had been burning a small pile of brush about 10 feet from the house.

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Johnson County discusses matching funds for state road grants

Johnson County discusses matching funds for state road grants

February 26th, 2014 2:28 pm by Jonathan Pleasant, The Tomahawk

With budgets only getting tighter, county finances have increasingly taken the forefront when it comes to making tough decisions.

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