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Supreme Court decision legalizes same-sex marriage in five states; Tennessee awaiting lower court ruling

Supreme Court decision legalizes same-sex marriage in five states; Tennessee awaiting lower court ruling

October 6th, 2014 10:30 am by Mark Sherman, Associated Press

The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.

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Sullivan County board member wants 'just cause' added to policy

Sullivan County board member wants 'just cause' added to policy

October 5th, 2014 9:49 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Sullivan County's newest school board member wants to make more than the changes to a teacher employment policy required to reflect a change in Tennessee law.

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Milligan theatre to perform portrayal of Anne Frank

Milligan theatre to perform portrayal of Anne Frank - VIDEO

October 5th, 2014 9:43 pm by Tony Casey

Milligan senior Darcie DeLong, like many students across the globe, made a personal connection with Anne Frank through the writings she left behind in her famous diary.

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Life Chain, Yes on 1 unite for common cause: abortion regulation amendment

Life Chain, Yes on 1 unite for common cause: abortion regulation amendment

October 5th, 2014 9:38 pm by Max Hrenda

With the backdrop of a vote on a state amendment that could alter the way in which abortion is regulated in Tennessee, members of political and religious movements united under a common goal.

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Jonesborough officials hopeful newly completed wastewater system leads to environmental, financial boons

Jonesborough officials hopeful newly completed wastewater system leads to environmental, financial boons

October 5th, 2014 9:27 pm by Max Hrenda

While the completion of a two-year-long wastewater project has placed Jonesborough in state compliance, town officials believe it could also pave the way for the town's expansion.

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EFD hopes to smoke out house fires with alarm giveaway

EFD hopes to smoke out house fires with alarm giveaway

October 5th, 2014 4:51 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Fire Department will be distributing over $40,000 worth of smoke detectors free of charge in the next few weeks. With so many to give away, the department is seeking partners to help with the distribution.

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Stories behind stories: Kerman, Smith of Netflix series 'Orange is the New Black' fame visit Storytelling Festival

Stories behind stories: Kerman, Smith of Netflix series 'Orange is the New Black' fame visit Storytelling Festival - VIDEO

October 4th, 2014 10:47 pm by Max Hrenda

Though audiences may be familiar with their alter-egos from a popular TV series, spouses Piper Kerman and Larry Smith gave audiences in Jonesborough a chance to learn more about their real stories.

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Apples, activities abound at annual Erwin expo

Apples, activities abound at annual Erwin expo

October 4th, 2014 10:40 pm by Tony Casey

Apples through each spike of a fence just a few blocks from the epicenter of the 37th annual Apple Festival in downtown Erwin set the tone - and the scent - for those who competed in Saturday morning's four-mile race before walking to the activities.

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Ye be judged: Amendment could grant legislature power of judicial approval

Ye be judged: Amendment could grant legislature power of judicial approval

October 4th, 2014 10:35 pm by Becky Campbell

Amendment 2, a measure changing the way appellate judges are appointed in Tennessee, will appear on the November ballot, and it has some firepower behind it, including former Gov. Phil Bredesen, former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson and sitting Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Hamilton Place construction to yield sporting goods store, 125 jobs

Hamilton Place construction to yield sporting goods store, 125 jobs

October 4th, 2014 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

A Johnson City shopping center silent of the sounds of construction for the last two years has once again churned to dusty life.

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