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Cuba completes release of 53 political prisoners

Cuba completes release of 53 political prisoners

January 12th, 2015 11:30 am by Bradley Klapper, Andrea Rodriguez; Associated Press

Cuba has completed the release of 53 political prisoners that was part of last month's historic deal between the United States and Cuba, the Obama administration said Monday.

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Crash leaves power pole hanging in Gray

Crash leaves power pole hanging in Gray

January 12th, 2015 11:29 am by Becky Campbell

A vehicle clipped a utility pole on Shadden Road this morning before flipping, leaving the pole hanging by the lines.

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Dam good: Bays Mountain structure holding up well at nearly 100 years old

Dam good: Bays Mountain structure holding up well at nearly 100 years old

January 12th, 2015 10:01 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

The dam does have some hairline cracks, and the cement in the masonry joints is breaking down, requiring remedial work in the future.

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Senate finance committee chair questions legality of Medicaid expansion in Tennessee

Senate finance committee chair questions legality of Medicaid expansion in Tennessee

January 12th, 2015 9:50 am by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News-Sentinel

In a letter to the state attorney general, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Randy McNally has posed a series of questions about the legal validity of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to expand Medicaid, suggesting potential problems in several areas.

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Nashville police obtain vehicular homicide warrant for woman in fatal wrong-way crash

Nashville police obtain vehicular homicide warrant for woman in fatal wrong-way crash

January 12th, 2015 8:57 am by Associated Press

Police say Delois Beasley, who sustained serious injuries, told investigators that she had consumed "way too much" alcohol.

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None injured in Jonesborough house fire

None injured in Jonesborough house fire

January 11th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

Firefighters believe an electrical outlet sparked a house fire that scorched the outside of a Jonesborough home Sunday afternoon, Jonesborough Fire Chief Phil Fritts said.

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Full shelters provide warmth to homeless

Full shelters provide warmth to homeless

January 11th, 2015 9:42 pm by Jessica Fuller

With last week's single-digit temperatures came an influx of guests at local homeless shelters.

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Former officer helps vets adjust to student life at ETSU

Former officer helps vets adjust to student life at ETSU

January 11th, 2015 9:38 pm by Max Hrenda

Although he said he knew the difficulties of transitioning from military to civilian life, Mark Tipton added he also knew every individual's circumstance was different and, at times, required varying means of assistance.

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10 months set aside to mark 100 years

10 months set aside to mark 100 years

January 11th, 2015 9:32 pm by Nathan Baker

Two publications printed nearly a century apart, although authoring organization, and their purpose, are the same.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Not all neighbors have a home

Meet Your Neighbor: Not all neighbors have a home

January 11th, 2015 9:27 pm by Tony Casey

Matthew "Big Dog" Carrera motors up the sidewalk adjacent to East Main Street in his wheelchair, much like he usually does, singing to himself the words to a song that plays from his phone.

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