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Obama signs second stopgap spending bill

Obama signs second stopgap spending bill

December 13th, 2014 11:03 pm by DAVID ESPO and DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The Senate unexpectedly cleared the way Saturday night for swift passage of a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill that highlighted fissures inside both political parties in an era of divided government.

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Jonesborough streets light up for annual Christmas parade

December 13th, 2014 10:53 pm by Jessica Fuller

Jonesborough held its annual Christmas parade Saturday night, dazzling the crowd with lighted floats, live music and free candy.

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After 50 years at Milligan, retired alumna returns to give graduation speech

After 50 years at Milligan, retired alumna returns to give graduation speech

December 12th, 2014 10:16 pm by Jessica Fuller

Seeger Chapel filled with cheering family and friends Friday night as 113 students strode across the stage to receive their degrees.

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London's Lofts offers public peek at renovated residences

London's Lofts offers public peek at renovated residences

December 12th, 2014 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

After spending most of the year working to restore one of downtown Johnson City's landmark buildings, a local developer decided to show the public what all that work had created.

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Plot to swap lots may provide perks for both city, church

Plot to swap lots may provide perks for both city, church

December 12th, 2014 9:51 pm by Gary B. Gray

Public Works Department Director Phil Pindzola said Friday he is talking with church officials about exchanging a newly created, city-owned lot adjacent to the church off West Main Street for a church-owned lot at Wilson Avenue and South Boone next to Mid

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Despite lone commissionee, ETSU military chair says ROTC program going strong

Despite lone commissionee, ETSU military chair says ROTC program going strong

December 12th, 2014 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

With the graduation of second lieutenant Karter Doyal on Friday morning in the Ball Hall auditorium, Lt. Col. Glen Howie, the Military Science Department chairman, says the state of ETSU's ROTC program is in the strongest position it's been in 25 years.

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Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

December 12th, 2014 9:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Friday afternoon blaze at Kingsport's Brandy Mill apartments has damaged multiple units and displaced several residents.

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Ex-Nashville officer arrested on rape, misconduct charges

Ex-Nashville officer arrested on rape, misconduct charges

December 12th, 2014 9:12 pm by Holly Meyer, The Tennessean

Detectives arrested a former Metro police officer Friday afternoon after a grand jury indicted him on rape, official misconduct and official oppression charges.

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FBI investigates hanging death of black teen

FBI investigates hanging death of black teen

December 12th, 2014 5:17 pm by Associated Press

The FBI has opened an investigation into the death of a black North Carolina teenager found hanging from a swing set after relatives raised doubts about the official finding that Lennon Lacy committed suicide, a conclusion that the county coroner question

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Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside Oregon school

Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside Oregon school

December 12th, 2014 4:43 pm by Associated Press

A shooter wounded two boys and a girl outside an alternative high school Friday in what may be a gang-related attack, Portland police said.

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