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Could the wine battle be moving ahead? Splinter legislation takes shape in Nashville

Could the wine battle be moving ahead? Splinter legislation takes shape in Nashville

January 28th, 2014 9:21 pm by Nathan Baker

Two wine bills diverged in the state Capitol Tuesday, and that made all the difference for the effort to allow wine sales in food stores.

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Weather making life difficult for area schools

Weather making life difficult for area schools

January 28th, 2014 9:06 pm by Nathan Baker

As schools canceled classes Tuesday to keep residents off treacherous roadways, road crews worked nearly around the clock to keep the streets clear.

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Bill’s passage assures funds for fish hatcheries

Bill’s passage assures funds for fish hatcheries

January 28th, 2014 8:58 pm by Brad Hicks

The operations of national fish hatcheries throughout the country, including those at the Erwin National Fish Hatchery, are secure through the remainder of the 2014 federal fiscal year as previously promised with the recent passage of an omnibus spending

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Snow hits the Tri-Cities area again

January 28th, 2014 8:08 pm by Lee Talbert

Snow hits the Tri-Cities area again

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Tuesday's Weather

January 28th, 2014 6:21 pm by Tony Duncan

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Schools announce Wednesday closings

Schools announce Wednesday closings

January 28th, 2014 5:08 pm by Staff Report

Some area schools are already announcing closures for Wednesday, Jan. 29, ahead of expected snowy conditions and sub-freezing temperatures.

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Obama vowing to flex presidential powers in State of the Union

Obama vowing to flex presidential powers in State of the Union

January 28th, 2014 4:07 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Obama's go-it-alone strategy, with modest steps for now, is aimed both at jumpstarting his stagnant second term and prodding a divided Congress to take additional action to boost economic opportunity for millions of Americans.

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Unicoi Co. couple give $1M for cancer center at JCMC

Unicoi Co. couple give $1M for cancer center at JCMC

January 28th, 2014 2:46 pm by Staff Report

Jim and Janet Ayers announced the gift at a recent event in Kingsport honoring former Mountain States CEO Dennis Vonderfecht.

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Washington County offices closed early Tuesday, opening late Wednesday; JC's Memorial Park closing

Washington County offices closed early Tuesday, opening late Wednesday; JC's Memorial Park closing

January 28th, 2014 2:12 pm by Staff Report

Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge closed all county offices at 2 p.m. Tuesday due to the weather and said those offices won't re-open until 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Gang colors? 5 arrested in Kingsport after mother alerts police about threatening texts

Gang colors? 5 arrested in Kingsport after mother alerts police about threatening texts

January 28th, 2014 1:43 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Five people have been arrested after a Kingsport woman feared they were on a "killing mission" to her home, spurred by her child wearing blue to the Bristol home of his father – an alleged "Bloods" gang member loyal to the color red.

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