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House rebukes Obama on immigration

House rebukes Obama on immigration

December 4th, 2014 2:41 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Republicans have passed a bill denouncing President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration and declaring them "null and void."

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Louisiana petitions to skip step in same-sex marriage ban appeals

Louisiana petitions to skip step in same-sex marriage ban appeals

December 4th, 2014 2:36 pm by Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press

The state of Louisiana agrees with gay rights activists about one thing: asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take the rare step of hearing an appeal of Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages before a federal appeals court rules.

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AP sources: Military sex assault reports up 8 percent

AP sources: Military sex assault reports up 8 percent

December 4th, 2014 12:35 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Details set for release Thursday and a new anonymous survey suggests victims are becoming far more willing to file complaints than in years past.

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White SC police chief charged with murder after shooting of unarmed black man

White SC police chief charged with murder after shooting of unarmed black man

December 4th, 2014 12:26 pm by MEG KINNARD, Associated Press

His lawyer says prosecutors took advantage of national outrage toward police to get the indictment.

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ETSU Rugby Club cleared of wrongdoing after rape allegation at off-campus party

ETSU Rugby Club cleared of wrongdoing after rape allegation at off-campus party

December 4th, 2014 10:14 am by Nathan Baker

The East Tennessee State University Rugby Club, put on suspension after a reported rape at a party where club members were present, has been cleared of wrongdoing and reinstated after a university investigation showed the organization not at fault.

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Appalachian Regional Commission awards $300,000 to local ministry

Appalachian Regional Commission awards $300,000 to local ministry

December 4th, 2014 8:50 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Washington County New Build program, which built more than two dozen new houses for low-income families whose homes were destroyed by 2012 floods in the Dry Creek and Cash Hollow communities, has a new name and new capacity to replace substandard home

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Big John's Close-off? Elizabethton home store's fence, Dumpster create problems for Tweetsie Trail expansion

Big John's Close-off? Elizabethton home store's fence, Dumpster create problems for Tweetsie Trail expansion

December 3rd, 2014 10:06 pm by Tony Casey

Big John's Closeouts fenced off the path of the trail and put the Dumpster in place at its location at 238 E. Elk Ave. in Elizabethton, and owner Michael Barnett recognizes that with the trail's progress rapidly approaching, a solution needs to be reached

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Summers expected to pitch planners on Tannery Knob development

Summers expected to pitch planners on Tannery Knob development

December 3rd, 2014 9:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

Grant Summers is petitioning the city to rezone 30.5 acres along East Market Street, where he wants to build a 168-unit, multi-family development.

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Slaughterhouse 4: Animal activists pay ETSU students to watch 4-minute presentation on industrial farm practices

Slaughterhouse 4: Animal activists pay ETSU students to watch 4-minute presentation on industrial farm practices

December 3rd, 2014 9:46 pm by Max Hrenda

For any East Tennessee State University students who are curious as to how meat makes its way from the farm to their faces, the Farm Animal Rights Movement is offering them a chance to find out, while earning a quick buck in the process.

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The taxman cometh: City property taxes due Dec. 31

The taxman cometh: City property taxes due Dec. 31

December 3rd, 2014 9:41 pm by Gary B. Gray

If you live within the municipal confines of Johnson City, your 2014 property taxes are due by Dec. 31.

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