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Raffle winner donates $25,000 gala winnings to several local causes

Raffle winner donates $25,000 gala winnings to several local causes

February 12th, 2014 8:18 am by Sue Guinn Legg

When Joe Herman’s numbers came up the winner in the recent Mountain States Foundation Spirit Gala raffle, he took his $25,000 in winnings and did something different — he gave it all away.

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State, local agencies prepare for pending wintry weather

State, local agencies prepare for pending wintry weather

February 11th, 2014 9:39 pm by Max Hrenda

Although earlier projections of a mix of rain, snow, and ice have since been changed, the promise of wintry weather is still forcing state and local agencies into a heightened state of awareness — and caution.

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In speech attacking Obamacare, Roe says he, wife ‘fixed’

In speech attacking Obamacare, Roe says he, wife ‘fixed’

February 11th, 2014 9:17 pm by Gary B. Gray

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, said Monday the Affordable Care Act should not force insurance companies to cover pregnancies, citing as a very personal example in that he and his wife were “fixed.”

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Supermarket wine bill zips past House panel

Supermarket wine bill zips past House panel

February 11th, 2014 9:09 pm by Nathan Baker

A bill aiming to allow wine to be sold in supermarkets and convenience stores across the state continued its buoyant rise through the state capital Tuesday, garnering quick approval by the House Finance, Ways & Means Committee.

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Injured Wash. Co. deputy returns home

Injured Wash. Co. deputy returns home

February 11th, 2014 9:02 pm by Becky Campbell

Jonesborough resident Brenda Chambers did something a few Sundays ago with her son that she’s sure he never thought would happen — they watched the Super Bowl together.

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Tennessee mother convicted of covering 4-year-old son's face with pillow at Chattanooga hospital given suspended sentence

Tennessee mother convicted of covering 4-year-old son's face with pillow at Chattanooga hospital given suspended sentence

February 11th, 2014 5:08 pm by Todd South, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Monica Dawn Hammers has not had contact with her son since being arrested on the charge, her attorney said.

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Eastman Credit Union donates $250K to ETSU fine arts center effort

Eastman Credit Union donates $250K to ETSU fine arts center effort

February 11th, 2014 2:52 pm by Nathan Baker

?Two university presidents, community leaders and financial board members were on hand Tuesday at the Market Corner branch of Eastman Credit Union on State of Franklin Road to announce a $250,000 donation from the regional banking institution to East Tenn

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Algerian plane crash toll: 1 survivor, 102 dead

Algerian plane crash toll: 1 survivor, 102 dead

February 11th, 2014 1:47 pm by AOMAR OUALI, Associated Press

The U.S.-built C-130 Hercules transport crashed about noon near the town of Ain Kercha, 50 kilometers (30 miles) southeast of Constantine, the main city in eastern Algeria.

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Gay teen achieves Eagle Scout milestone

Gay teen achieves Eagle Scout milestone

February 11th, 2014 1:27 pm by BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press

Change is coming quickly to the Boy Scouts of America after years of turmoil and debate over its membership policy, with an openly gay 17-year-old in Maryland achieving the highest rank of Eagle Scout.

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Squealing pigs and making booze: Jonesborough ready for both

Squealing pigs and making booze: Jonesborough ready for both

February 11th, 2014 11:56 am by Staff Report

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave final approval to revisions to its livestock ordinance and an initial OK for a distillery in the historic Salt House.

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