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Voting smooth so far in Tennessee

Voting smooth so far in Tennessee

November 4th, 2014 7:43 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee election officials say voting seems to be going pretty smoothly across the state, but it's still too early to tell what role the issues and the mild weather played in the turnout.

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McConnell wins in Kentucky; GOP seeks big gains

McConnell wins in Kentucky; GOP seeks big gains

November 4th, 2014 7:18 pm by DAVID ESPO and ROBERT FURLOW, Associated Press

Sen. Mitch McConnell dispatched Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky after a $50 million campaign of unrelieved negativity.

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Judge orders Kansas to let gay couples marry

Judge orders Kansas to let gay couples marry

November 4th, 2014 6:28 pm by Associated Press

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Kansas to allow same-sex couples to marry pending the outcome of a lawsuit challenging the state's ban, but he delayed enforcement of his order until next week to give the state time to appeal.

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Sour mood rippling across country on Election Day

Sour mood rippling across country on Election Day

November 4th, 2014 1:46 pm by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press Writer

"Why do we even vote?" - Keisha Matlock.

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ETSU student, former Science Hill cheerleader found dead in campus residence

ETSU student, former Science Hill cheerleader found dead in campus residence

November 4th, 2014 12:30 pm by Sam Watson

No foul play was suspected, but an autopsy was ordered.

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Fender's Farm event to benefit Jonesborough firefighter in cancer battle

Fender's Farm event to benefit Jonesborough firefighter in cancer battle

November 4th, 2014 12:23 pm by Max Hrenda

On Saturday, Fender's Farm will play host to Fright for a Fight, a Halloween-themed family friendly event to raise money for Jonesborough firefighter Sgt. Luke Story.

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Pill addiction blamed in Jonesborough woman's admittance of stealing from elderly ward

Pill addiction blamed in Jonesborough woman's admittance of stealing from elderly ward

November 4th, 2014 12:14 pm by Becky Campbell

In the process of entering a guilty plea to the charge of willful exploitation of an elderly adult, Jama Curtis, 40, 1412 Mill Springs Road, said her husband had nothing to do with taking the money and he had no knowledge she was doing it.

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Johnson City school board contributes to Indian Trail playground despite member's protests

Johnson City school board contributes to Indian Trail playground despite member's protests

November 4th, 2014 12:03 pm by Nathan Baker

"Before this year's over, you're going to be wondering where we're going to get the money to do anything," Board of Education member Richard Manahan said.

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Group asks court to halt development on Nolichucky pipeline project

Group asks court to halt development on Nolichucky pipeline project

November 4th, 2014 11:31 am by Staff Report

A group of residents have asked a judge to issue a temporary injunction to stop development on the extraction pipeline on the Nolichucky River.

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Figures show early voting numbers down across Tri-Cities

Figures show early voting numbers down across Tri-Cities

November 3rd, 2014 9:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Early voting tallies for today's general election are in, and Washington, Unicoi, Carter and Sullivan counties all are reporting markedly lower totals than the 2010 election, the last comparable political contest.

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