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UPDATE: TVA, JCPB ask consumers to reduce electrical consumption as demand peaks from cold temps

UPDATE: TVA, JCPB ask consumers to reduce electrical consumption as demand peaks from cold temps

January 23rd, 2014 4:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Residential, commercial and industrial customers are asked to voluntarily reduce their use of electricity until Friday afternoon.

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Tennessee supermarket wine bill up for key votes next week

Tennessee supermarket wine bill up for key votes next week

January 23rd, 2014 2:24 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The full Senate is scheduled to vote next week on a proposal to allow wine to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets, while a House committee that killed last year's version is set to consider reviving the measure.

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Bad Boy Bieber: Pop star arrested in Miami Beach on DUI, drag-racing charges; released from jail on $2,500 bond

Bad Boy Bieber: Pop star arrested in Miami Beach on DUI, drag-racing charges; released from jail on $2,500 bond - VIDEO

January 23rd, 2014 2:20 pm by CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press

Authorities say Bieber was arrested after police saw him and R&B singer Khalil racing two luxury vehicles down the street at 4:09 a.m.

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Like MoonPies? How about MoonPie Moonshine?

Like MoonPies? How about MoonPie Moonshine?

January 23rd, 2014 10:58 am by Alex Green, Times Free Press

If you could bottle the South, it would look like this.

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17-year-old driver charged in fatal East Tennessee crash had escaped from juvenile facility

17-year-old driver charged in fatal East Tennessee crash had escaped from juvenile facility

January 23rd, 2014 10:41 am by Beth Burger, Chattanooga Times Free Press

A 15-year-old Hixson High School freshman died in the crash.

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Political Ping-Pong: Contractor pulls out as Washington County Courthouse renovations remain at standstill

Political Ping-Pong: Contractor pulls out as Washington County Courthouse renovations remain at standstill

January 23rd, 2014 10:20 am by Gary B. Gray

The ping-pong ball effect — the bouncing of an issue from one side to another — is beginning to appear like standard operating procedure with county officials.

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Virginia attorney general says state's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, won't defend in federal court

Virginia attorney general says state's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, won't defend in federal court

January 23rd, 2014 9:34 am by STEVE SZKOTAK, Associated Press

Virginia, widely considered a battleground state in the nationwide fight to grant same-sex couples the right to wed, will instead side with the plaintiffs who are seeking to have the ban struck down.

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Lazarus hits the big time with two-page spread in Modern Cat magazine

Lazarus hits the big time with two-page spread in Modern Cat magazine

January 22nd, 2014 9:31 pm by Kristen Swing

An area cat has earned a two-page photo spread in Modern Cat magazine after receiving more than 82,000 votes in a months-long contest.

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As temperatures fall, TVA raising Boone Lake water levels

As temperatures fall, TVA raising Boone Lake water levels

January 22nd, 2014 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

With another cold snap expected tonight into Friday morning, the Tennessee Valley Authority has halted all non-emergency maintenance at its generation and transmission facilities — including Boone Dam — to reduce the risk to the valley’s power supply, age

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Lot 1 may be key to ETSU, Public Building Authority negotiations

Lot 1 may be key to ETSU, Public Building Authority negotiations

January 22nd, 2014 9:24 pm by Nathan Baker

Negotiations between East Tennessee State University and Johnson City for the land where the college hopes to build a performing and fine arts center are apparently hinging on parking access and floodwater plans, but the members of the Public Building Aut

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