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Tweetsie Trail task force to ramp up marketing, fundraising

Tweetsie Trail task force to ramp up marketing, fundraising

February 5th, 2014 4:01 pm by Brad Hicks

“Everywhere I go, people are talking about the trail" — Ray Flynn.

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Lights out for 1M as winter storm slams Northeast

Lights out for 1M as winter storm slams Northeast

February 5th, 2014 3:52 pm by Associated Press

Winter-weary residents of the Northeast contended with another dose of snow, sleet and freezing rain Wednesday.

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Tennessee Senate defeats proposal to elect attorney general

Tennessee Senate defeats proposal to elect attorney general

February 5th, 2014 3:19 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mae Beavers of Mt. Juliet received 15 votes in favor and 14 votes against. Proposals need at least 17 votes — a majority of the 33-member chamber — to pass.

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Johnson City police issue warning about 'one-ring' cell phone scam

Johnson City police issue warning about 'one-ring' cell phone scam

February 5th, 2014 3:09 pm by Contributed

Don't return that call.

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Gun on bus: Sullivan Co. student accused of threatening to kill classmate

Gun on bus: Sullivan Co. student accused of threatening to kill classmate

February 5th, 2014 2:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

On Tuesday the 17-year-old Sullivan North student was charged with aggravated assault, carrying a weapon on school property and three charges of reckless endangerment.

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April groundbreaking set for new Animal Shelter in Johnson City

April groundbreaking set for new Animal Shelter in Johnson City

February 5th, 2014 2:20 pm by Tony Casey

“Do you feeling like were really moving now?” — City Manager Pete Peterson.

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American Idol in Congress? Clay Aiken makes it official ... he will run

American Idol in Congress? Clay Aiken makes it official ... he will run

February 5th, 2014 1:59 pm by Craig Jarvis, The News & Observer (MCT)

Singer Clay Aiken will officially announce his campaign for Congress on Wednesday, injecting a nationally known personality into what has been a quiet Democratic primary to produce a challenger to U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers.

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House committee votes to urge right-wing talk show host Sean Hannity move to TN; Democrat sees ‘another troublemaker’

House committee votes to urge right-wing talk show host Sean Hannity move to TN; Democrat sees ‘another troublemaker’

February 5th, 2014 1:35 pm by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News-Sentinel

“Why do we want another troublemaker in our state?” — Rep. Johnny Shaw, D-Boliver.

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House panel advances supermarket wine bill

House panel advances supermarket wine bill

February 5th, 2014 1:07 pm by Associated Press

One of the few differences is that the Senate version would require convenience stores to have at least 1,200 square feet to qualify for a wine sales license, while the House version would set that limit at 2,000 square feet.

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UN committee blasts Vatican on sex abuse, abortion

UN committee blasts Vatican on sex abuse, abortion

February 5th, 2014 12:43 pm by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

The Vatican "systematically" adopted policies that allowed priests to rape and molest tens of thousands of children over decades, a U.N. human rights committee said Wednesday, urging the Holy See to open its files on pedophiles and bishops who concealed t

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