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Can't get a public record? Advocate says, 'Write about it.'

Can't get a public record? Advocate says, 'Write about it.'

November 12th, 2014 9:37 am by Becky Campbell

Deborah Fisher, executive director of the Tennessee Coalition for Open Government, spoke to local media and East Tennessee State University journalism students on the issue of open records and open meetings laws as part of the agency's educational program

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Russian bomber patrols to reach Gulf of Mexico

Russian bomber patrols to reach Gulf of Mexico

November 12th, 2014 9:28 am by Associated Press

It reflects Moscow's increasingly tough posture amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.

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Demolition begins on former Kelly's Foods buildings

Demolition begins on former Kelly's Foods buildings

November 11th, 2014 10:11 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City's E. Luke Greene Co. began demolition Tuesday on one of several buildings at the Sevier Street and West State of Franklin Road property.

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Retired general: Veterans Day to honor, to teach about service, sacrifice

Retired general: Veterans Day to honor, to teach about service, sacrifice

November 11th, 2014 10:03 pm by Max Hrenda

While Veterans Day is seen as a day of remembrance, retired Lt. Gen. Fred McCorkle said it can also serve as a time to teach, as well.

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Aw, cold snap: National Weather Service says wintry weather on tap for region

Aw, cold snap: National Weather Service says wintry weather on tap for region

November 11th, 2014 9:58 pm by Tony Casey

Experts from the National Weather Service in Morristown say a cold weather blast is already under way in East Tennessee.

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Retired Marine hopes to take a hike for Wounded Warriors

Retired Marine hopes to take a hike for Wounded Warriors

November 11th, 2014 9:54 pm by John Thompson

Veterans Day was the first day of a rugged year for retired Marine Jim Chambers. He traveled to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, on the holiday to begin a year of hiking on the Appalachian Trail.

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Erwin, Unicoi County library close book on financial management duties

Erwin, Unicoi County library close book on financial management duties

November 11th, 2014 9:45 pm by Brad Hicks

A little more than five months after the town of Erwin expressed its desire to terminate the accounting and bookkeeping duties it was performing for the Unicoi County Public Library, the situation has resolved itself.

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Tenn. governor downplays VW labor policy on UAW

Tenn. governor downplays VW labor policy on UAW

November 11th, 2014 9:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is downplaying the significance of a new policy that the United Auto Workers has characterized as an avenue toward union recognition the Chattanooga Volkswagen factory.

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Police: 17-year-old's alleged rape during ETSU rugby party took place at private residence

Police: 17-year-old's alleged rape during ETSU rugby party took place at private residence

November 11th, 2014 4:07 pm by Sam Watson

An alleged rape that led to the suspension of East Tennessee State University's Rugby Club took place during a party at an off-campus private residence over the weekend, according to Johnson City police.

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Carr to challenge Devaney for Tennessee GOP chair

Carr to challenge Devaney for Tennessee GOP chair

November 11th, 2014 3:34 pm by Associated Press

Former state Rep. Joe Carr, who mounted a tea party-styled primary campaign against U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, says he is running for chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party.

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