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GOP takes charge as new Congress convenes

GOP takes charge as new Congress convenes

January 6th, 2015 2:15 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

Republicans assumed full control of Congress on Tuesday for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome.

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Few leads in shooting of California parents, baby's death

Few leads in shooting of California parents, baby's death

January 6th, 2015 1:31 pm by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

Detectives do not believe the crime was a random act, and the FBI is assisting in the investigation.

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Snow expected from Midwest to Northeast, then bitter cold

Snow expected from Midwest to Northeast, then bitter cold

January 6th, 2015 1:02 pm by Associated Press

A winter weather system expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some places has begun its trek east, with a separate blast of arctic air right on its heels.

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NE Tennessee man accused of attacking mother after demanding gun for suicide

NE Tennessee man accused of attacking mother after demanding gun for suicide

January 6th, 2015 12:35 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The man allegedly placed his mother in a choke hold and twisted her arm behind her back because she refused to give him the key to the gun safe.

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Sullivan deputy rescues elderly man from burning Bluff City house

Sullivan deputy rescues elderly man from burning Bluff City house

January 6th, 2015 11:52 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Just before 1 a.m. the blaze was reported at 101 Pony Express Trail.

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Shooting victim's family asks to have bridge named after him

Shooting victim's family asks to have bridge named after him

January 6th, 2015 10:53 am by John Thompson

The Highway Committee of the Carter County Commission heard several requests from citizens on Monday night to convert private roads to county roads and to make name changes to roads.

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Unicoi Commission names Ruth Gaines to fill vacancy on school board

Unicoi Commission names Ruth Gaines to fill vacancy on school board

January 5th, 2015 10:19 pm by Brad Hicks

When the Unicoi County Board of Education meets Thursday to consider the renewal of Unicoi County Director of Schools Denise Brown's contract, it will do so with a full board in place.

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Unicoi Co. grand jury indicts man accused of meth-related offenses, 6 others in first 2015 session

Unicoi Co. grand jury indicts man accused of meth-related offenses, 6 others in first 2015 session

January 5th, 2015 9:35 pm by Staff Report

A man charged who allegedly committed methamphetamine-related offenses in late 2013 was one of six people to be indicted by the Unicoi County grand jury in its first session of 2015.

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Johnson City's floodplain buyout plan on hold for rest of fiscal year

Johnson City's floodplain buyout plan on hold for rest of fiscal year

January 5th, 2015 9:31 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City has committed about $300,000 for its Floodplain Buyout Program, but the purchase of residential properties for flood mitigation purposes is now on hold at least until the end of June.

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Opening dates set for German discount grocery store

Opening dates set for German discount grocery store

January 5th, 2015 9:27 pm by Nathan Baker

A German company's expansion into Northeast Tennessee now has an official opening date.

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