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Bill Cosby's guest shot with Letterman canceled amid sexual assault allegations

Bill Cosby's guest shot with Letterman canceled amid sexual assault allegations

November 15th, 2014 1:18 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated Press

Bill Cosby's upcoming appearance on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" has been canceled amid a growing uproar over allegations that he sexually assaulted several women in past decades.

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Downtown construction, revitalization paves way for USA Today salute to Jonesborough

Downtown construction, revitalization paves way for USA Today salute to Jonesborough

November 14th, 2014 10:36 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite undergoing multiple changes and renovation to its downtown area, the town of Jonesborough hasn't lost any of its Southern charm, according to a national newspaper.

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A policy of no policy: Washington County committee votes to cut commissioner benefits

A policy of no policy: Washington County committee votes to cut commissioner benefits

November 14th, 2014 9:42 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Employee Compensation and Benefits Committee on Thursday voted to move two resolutions to the County Commission that would end both health and life insurance benefits March 31.

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500,000th & Goal: $1/2M donation to kick off construction for Elizabethton High football stadium

500,000th & Goal: $1/2M donation to kick off construction for Elizabethton High football stadium

November 14th, 2014 9:25 pm by John Thompson

Board members also approved a guarantee from the construction managers, Goins, Rash and Cain, that the maximum price of the stadium will be $4.3 million.

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Man charged with killing three people in car crash found not guilty

Man charged with killing three people in car crash found not guilty

November 14th, 2014 9:17 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

A Sevier County jury has acquitted a Maryville man of vehicular homicide by reason of too little sleep.

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Bill filed in state House to require ultrasound for women seeking abortions

Bill filed in state House to require ultrasound for women seeking abortions

November 14th, 2014 5:17 pm by Kyle Veazy, Knoxville News Sentinel

A state House member from Rutherford County has introduced legislation that would enact a mandatory ultrasound and waiting period for women seeking abortions, the first such formally proposed restriction on abortion after this month's passage of Amendment

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Cold night ahead: Avoid those frozen pipes

Cold night ahead: Avoid those frozen pipes

November 14th, 2014 4:50 pm by Contributed

Because of below-freezing temps this weekend, Johnson City water and sewer officials have issued tips on avoiding frozen and bursting pipes.

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Murder charge dismissed for 1 of 3 accused in Roan Mountain killings

Murder charge dismissed for 1 of 3 accused in Roan Mountain killings

November 14th, 2014 4:09 pm by John Thompson

Joyce Brock and Russell Glenn Shell were found dead in the burned garage at 120 Hemlock Lane in the Hampton Creek community of Roan Mountain on June 26, 2012.

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Explosion: Fire ignites propane tank, destroys Unicoi house

Explosion: Fire ignites propane tank, destroys Unicoi house

November 14th, 2014 2:38 pm by Brad Hicks

No one was injured.

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German union head decries Volkswagen cooperation with anti-labor groups

German union head decries Volkswagen cooperation with anti-labor groups

November 14th, 2014 2:37 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

The head of the German union representing automotive workers is speaking out against Volkswagen working with anti-labor groups at its plant in Tennessee.

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