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Tennessee bill would allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples on religious grounds

Tennessee bill would allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples on religious grounds

February 14th, 2014 11:16 am by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

The bill comes as courts and legislatures around the country have been legalizing same-sex marriages, in some cases striking down state bans.

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Federal judge says Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional

Federal judge says Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional

February 14th, 2014 10:54 am by BROCK VERGAKIS, Associated Press

Both sides believe the case won't be settled until the U.S. Supreme Court decides to hear it or one like it.

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Johnson City officials say Van Huss annexation referendum bill would hamper development

Johnson City officials say Van Huss annexation referendum bill would hamper development

February 14th, 2014 10:26 am by Gary B. Gray

"The best decisions are made at the local level, because East Tennessee is nothing like West Tennessee, either geographically or politically" City Manager Pete Peterson.

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NAACP to host forum about issues for former inmates re-entering society

NAACP to host forum about issues for former inmates re-entering society

February 14th, 2014 9:50 am by Contributed

The Public Forum will be held at Carver Recreation Center, 322 W. Watauga Ave, Johnson City, TN, at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Meth lab explodes in car in Hampton Dollar General parking lot

Meth lab explodes in car in Hampton Dollar General parking lot

February 14th, 2014 9:35 am by John Thompson

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said those operating the lab could have been burned in an explosion during a "shake and bake" method of producing methamphetamine.

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Update: Son-in-law charged with murder in deaths of former Johnson City couple

Update: Son-in-law charged with murder in deaths of former Johnson City couple

February 13th, 2014 7:17 pm by Sam Watson

Days after former Johnson City residents Jon and Marion Setzer lost their lives to an exploding package at their home in Middle Tennessee, childhood friends and Science Hill classmates remembered them as kind, talented and well-respected people.

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Snow plow accident kills pregnant woman, but baby survives

Snow plow accident kills pregnant woman, but baby survives

February 13th, 2014 5:18 pm by Associated Press

Her baby boy was successfully delivered by emergency cesarean section.

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Update: Hospital spokesman says nurse discovered injection that led to Johnson City pharmacist's arrest on attempted murder charge

Update: Hospital spokesman says nurse discovered injection that led to Johnson City pharmacist's arrest on attempted murder charge

February 13th, 2014 4:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Lee Scott Renfro was arrested after police were called to Johnson City Medial Center on a medical investigation about 3 a.m. Wednesday.

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Snowfall continues through Wednesday night and Thursday

February 13th, 2014 4:14 pm by Lee Talbert

Snowfall continues through Wednesday night and Thursday

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Weather closings for Friday start to accumulate

Weather closings for Friday start to accumulate

February 13th, 2014 3:02 pm by Staff Report

The National Weather Service expects the winter storm that dropped as much as 11.5 inches of snow on parts of the Tri-Cities area to move out late Thursday afternoon, but freezing overnight temperatures and more precipitation in the forecast Friday night

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