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Shutdown driving debate over role of government

Shutdown driving debate over role of government

October 13th, 2013 5:12 pm by Associated Press

The lingering federal shutdown is transforming a musty debate over the role of government in America into a coast-to-coast, prime-time reality show.

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Update: Driver identified in Interstate 26 wrong direction wreck

Update: Driver identified in Interstate 26 wrong direction wreck

October 13th, 2013 3:11 pm by Staff Reports

Police have identified the man who died in a car crash on Interstate 26 Saturday night.

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When “wilding out" goes too far, falling asleep at the wheel...at the gas pump, and more!

When “wilding out" goes too far, falling asleep at the wheel...at the gas pump, and more!

October 13th, 2013 1:55 pm by Staff Reports

When “wilding out goes too far, falling asleep at the wheel...at the gas pump, and more!

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Monumental Celebration

October 13th, 2013 8:00 am by Dave Boyd

Monumental Celebration Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Elizabethton celebrated the 100th year of the Veterans monument with a parade and ceremony.

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Sullivan County authorities identify suspect shot, killed by deputies

Sullivan County authorities identify suspect shot, killed by deputies

October 13th, 2013 12:15 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Sullivan County authorities released the identity Saturday afternoon of a Bristol man who was fatally shot the night before by officers investigating an active methamphetamine lab.

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Drug-addicted babies on rise in Tennessee

Drug-addicted babies on rise in Tennessee

October 12th, 2013 7:58 pm by Becky Campbell

A local neonatologist said prescription medication use is the likely cause of a jump in the number of babies born addicted to drugs, and the state is on track for the highest number ever.

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Kids cast lines into Legion Street Pool as part of annual event

Kids cast lines into Legion Street Pool as part of annual event

October 12th, 2013 7:50 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

“I got a fish,” 4-year-old Bentley Smith said after his fishing line was able to successfully catch a large rainbow trout Saturday morning.

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No Great Pumpkins: Rain hurts local crop

No Great Pumpkins: Rain hurts local crop

October 12th, 2013 7:42 pm by Brad Hicks

Fall has arrived, and with the cooler temperatures and shorter days, a symbol of the season has made its return to adorn porch steps and yards across the country.

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Veterans Monument celebrates 100, veterans of all wars

Veterans Monument celebrates 100, veterans of all wars

October 12th, 2013 5:58 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While the Fourth of July and Memorial Day may have already passed this year, Elizabethton and Carter County residents continued the patriotism Saturday as they made their way to downtown Elizabethton Saturday afternoon to honor veterans and to hold a cent

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Food stamp debit cards not working in many states

Food stamp debit cards not working in many states

October 12th, 2013 4:29 pm by Associated Press

People in Ohio, Michigan and several other states found themselves unable to buy groceries with their food stamp debit-style cards on Saturday, after a routine check by vendor Xerox Corp. resulted in a system failure.

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