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Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16

Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16

January 30th, 2015 11:00 am by Steve Peoples, Associated Press

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.

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Judge's ruling allows closure of Greeneville developmental center

Judge's ruling allows closure of Greeneville developmental center

January 30th, 2015 10:49 am by Associated Press

A federal judge has accepted the state's proposal to close Tennessee's last large facility housing mentally disabled people by the end of next June.

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George Zimmerman assault case drops after ex-girlfriend recants story

George Zimmerman assault case drops after ex-girlfriend recants story

January 30th, 2015 10:44 am by Mike Schneider, Associated Press

An aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman opened when his ex-girlfriend said he threw a wine bottle at her has been dropped because she recanted her story and stopped cooperating with investigators, a prosecutor said Friday.

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Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

January 30th, 2015 10:07 am by RAQUEL MARIA DILLON, Associated Press

He was held on $2 million bail and could face a murder charge.

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ETSU football team to play Vols in 2018 at Neyland Stadium

ETSU football team to play Vols in 2018 at Neyland Stadium

January 30th, 2015 8:06 am by Joe Avento

An official announcement about the game is expected to come out within the next few days.

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Family pushes to legalize cannabis oil in Tennessee

Family pushes to legalize cannabis oil in Tennessee

January 29th, 2015 10:01 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

The Mathes family just celebrated Josie's first birthday last week. But the Matheses have never met their daughter. At least, the daughter they know is there underneath the unrelenting seizures that plague her frequently.

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DA to seek death penalty for teen accused of Roan Mountain murder

DA to seek death penalty for teen accused of Roan Mountain murder

January 29th, 2015 9:56 pm by John Thompson

District Attorney General Tony Clark filed notice this week in Carter County Criminal Court that the state will seek the death penalty against one of the two teens charged with first-degree murder in the death of Danny Ray Vance.

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Unicoi County looks to combine recycling efforts with Carter, other counties

Unicoi County looks to combine recycling efforts with Carter, other counties

January 29th, 2015 9:51 pm by Brad Hicks

County officials gathered Thursday afternoon to talk a little trash - a discussion these officials hope will lead to an improved recycling process and cost savings for the county.

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Purported Project X competitor decries 'unfair advantage' offered by county

Purported Project X competitor decries 'unfair advantage' offered by county

January 29th, 2015 9:48 pm by Nathan Baker

An owner of a Johnson City-based manufacturer competing with the company believed to be the recipient of a $1 million incentive package approved by the Washington County Commission this week said he feels the use of public funds is improper.

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Intergovernmental Affairs Committee opens with pain pill policy proposition

Intergovernmental Affairs Committee opens with pain pill policy proposition

January 29th, 2015 9:42 pm by Gary B. Gray

The first recommendation to spring from the Washington County Intergovernmental Affairs Committee's inaugural meeting Thursday was not among the most obvious issues of late, such as annexation, tax distribution and school funding.

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