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500,000th & Goal: $1/2M donation to kick off construction for Elizabethton High football stadium

500,000th & Goal: $1/2M donation to kick off construction for Elizabethton High football stadium

November 14th, 2014 9:25 pm by John Thompson

Board members also approved a guarantee from the construction managers, Goins, Rash and Cain, that the maximum price of the stadium will be $4.3 million.

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Man charged with killing three people in car crash found not guilty

Man charged with killing three people in car crash found not guilty

November 14th, 2014 9:17 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

A Sevier County jury has acquitted a Maryville man of vehicular homicide by reason of too little sleep.

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Bill filed in state House to require ultrasound for women seeking abortions

Bill filed in state House to require ultrasound for women seeking abortions

November 14th, 2014 5:17 pm by Kyle Veazy, Knoxville News Sentinel

A state House member from Rutherford County has introduced legislation that would enact a mandatory ultrasound and waiting period for women seeking abortions, the first such formally proposed restriction on abortion after this month's passage of Amendment

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Cold night ahead: Avoid those frozen pipes

Cold night ahead: Avoid those frozen pipes

November 14th, 2014 4:50 pm by Contributed

Because of below-freezing temps this weekend, Johnson City water and sewer officials have issued tips on avoiding frozen and bursting pipes.

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Murder charge dismissed for 1 of 3 accused in Roan Mountain killings

Murder charge dismissed for 1 of 3 accused in Roan Mountain killings

November 14th, 2014 4:09 pm by John Thompson

Joyce Brock and Russell Glenn Shell were found dead in the burned garage at 120 Hemlock Lane in the Hampton Creek community of Roan Mountain on June 26, 2012.

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Explosion: Fire ignites propane tank, destroys Unicoi house

Explosion: Fire ignites propane tank, destroys Unicoi house

November 14th, 2014 2:38 pm by Brad Hicks

No one was injured.

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German union head decries Volkswagen cooperation with anti-labor groups

German union head decries Volkswagen cooperation with anti-labor groups

November 14th, 2014 2:37 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

The head of the German union representing automotive workers is speaking out against Volkswagen working with anti-labor groups at its plant in Tennessee.

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House sends much-debated oil pipeline bill to Senate

House sends much-debated oil pipeline bill to Senate

November 14th, 2014 2:25 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The Republican-controlled House passed legislation Friday approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting the stage for a Senate showdown that mixes energy politics with a fight over Louisiana's Senate seat.

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Same-sex couples file Supreme Court appeal

Same-sex couples file Supreme Court appeal

November 14th, 2014 2:12 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Appeals being filed Friday urge the justices to review last week's lower court ruling that upheld anti-gay marriage laws in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.

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Update: New plan proposes sites for ETSU football stadium, fine arts center

Update: New plan proposes sites for ETSU football stadium, fine arts center

November 14th, 2014 1:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Proposed changes to East Tennessee State University's directing document reveal the possible locations for some high-profile facilities on the Johnson City campus.

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