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Humane Society heels, withdraws interest in operating new animal shelter

Humane Society heels, withdraws interest in operating new animal shelter

December 2nd, 2014 9:32 pm by Max Hrenda

After expressing interest in overseeing the operation of the new Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter, a local animal advocacy group announced it will defer that role to the city, county and existing shelter staff.

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Tweetsie Trail Task Force looks for new paths in 2015

Tweetsie Trail Task Force looks for new paths in 2015

December 2nd, 2014 9:28 pm by Tony Casey

As temperatures drop and less people utilize the still-fresh Tweetsie Trail with the winter months approaching, excitement still surrounds the ever-evolving trail in the way of business endeavors and Johnson City, Elizabethton and Carter County-backed pro

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Elizabethton High School breaks ground on future home of Cyclone touchdowns

December 2nd, 2014 9:20 pm by John Thompson

There were plenty of smiles and school spirit on the campus of Elizabethton High School on Tuesday morning as 42 gilded shovels broke the ground for the new $4.3 million football stadium.

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Woman sues Bill Cosby, claiming underage abuse

Woman sues Bill Cosby, claiming underage abuse

December 2nd, 2014 9:13 pm by Associated Press

A Southern California woman has sued Bill Cosby, claiming the comedian molested her around 1974 when she was 15 years old.

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Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

December 2nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A wanted man faces new charges after allegedly threatening suicide by cop and running from police, leaving behind an illegal, handcrafted explosive in his Bloomingdale home.

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Aid for families caring for disabled may end

Aid for families caring for disabled may end

December 2nd, 2014 9:03 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

A program that aids thousands of Tennessee families caring for disabled loved ones is on the chopping block under the proposed budget for the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

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A Buccaneer Christmas

December 2nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU athletes and cheerleaders helped spread holiday cheer to local children Tuesday evening during the 14th annual event at the Minidome.

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Tennessee budget: Officials say cuts to Department of Safety has risks as 70 troopers could get axed

Tennessee budget: Officials say cuts to Department of Safety has risks as 70 troopers could get axed

December 2nd, 2014 4:42 pm by Associated Press

State law enforcement officials say the safety of motorists traveling Tennessee's highways would be jeopardized if the Safety and Homeland Security Department has to cut 7 percent of its budget.

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Update: Two kids, one adult killed and 20 hurt in crash between two school buses

Update: Two kids, one adult killed and 20 hurt in crash between two school buses

December 2nd, 2014 4:03 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Officials say two children and one adult were killed in a crash between two buses Tuesday afternoon in East Knoxville. Twenty others were injured.

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Just what is sleep anyway?

Just what is sleep anyway?

December 2nd, 2014 2:34 pm by Associated Press

Actor-turned-part-time professor Alan Alda has a new challenge for scientists: Explain sleep to an 11-year-old.

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