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US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather, rate ticks up to 6.7 percent

US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather, rate ticks up to 6.7 percent

March 7th, 2014 11:22 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.

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Kingsport man accused of shoplifting while possessing drugs

Kingsport man accused of shoplifting while possessing drugs

March 7th, 2014 10:20 am by Staff Reports

A Kingsport man was charged with shoplifting, possession of schedule I and II drugs for resale, and possession of unlawful drug paraphernalia Thursday, police said.

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Man charged with hindering creditor

Man charged with hindering creditor

March 7th, 2014 10:18 am by Staff Reports

An Erwin man was arrested Thursday on a charge of hindering a secured creditor over $1,000, police said.

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Mayor calls for Crowe to withdraw annexation bill

Mayor calls for Crowe to withdraw annexation bill

March 7th, 2014 9:02 am by Gary B. Gray

Van Brocklin hints at "de-annexation," check on services to areas outside city's Urban Growth Boundary

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Bill proposes traffic cameras on school buses

Bill proposes traffic cameras on school buses

March 6th, 2014 9:51 pm by Nathan Baker

A Franklin legislator hopes a bill he sponsored in the General Assembly will prevent accidents like the one police say happened Thursday morning at a Unicoi County bus stop.

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In and out: Field in trustee's race shuffled

In and out: Field in trustee's race shuffled

March 6th, 2014 9:19 pm by Gary B. Gray

The extended qualifying deadline for candidates seeking Washington County's vacant trustee seat ended at noon Thursday with three on the ballot for the May 6 Republican primary.

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State flags utility district for diversion of grant money, more

State flags utility district for diversion of grant money, more

March 6th, 2014 9:12 pm by John Thompson

The diversion of emergency grants for line extension into funding for a new district office building and the personal use of an unmarked district pickup truck were some of the findings of a special investigation of the Carderview Utility District.

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Wellmont Health System cuts ribbon on new cancer treatment facility

Wellmont Health System cuts ribbon on new cancer treatment facility

March 6th, 2014 9:13 am by Nathan Baker

Institute to move from its temporary offices on Wesley Street to the updated former shopping center suite on Marketplace Boulevard later this month.

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First day of Lent celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church

First day of Lent celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church

March 5th, 2014 9:22 pm by Tony Casey

St. Mary's Catholic Church's Father Peter Iorio explained to his congregates Wednesday night what the cross on their foreheads was, and was not.

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Update: Stratton testifies in his own defense

Update: Stratton testifies in his own defense

March 5th, 2014 9:17 pm by Becky Campbell

Justin Stratton, on trial on a first-degree murder charge in a 2011 shooting, testified in his own defense - adamantly - that he may be a thief and drug dealer, but he is no killer and did not shoot the victim.

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