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Tennessee couples want Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage

Tennessee couples want Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage

November 7th, 2014 4:14 pm by Associated Press

Three same-sex couples who sued Tennessee to force the state to recognize their out-of-state marriages will join couples from Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to decide their cases.

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Update: Power board reschedules downtown shutoff to midnight

Update: Power board reschedules downtown shutoff to midnight

November 7th, 2014 3:09 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Power Board has moved a scheduled shutoff of services from Friday evening to midnight Saturday.

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Warner wins: Republican Ed Gillespie concedes Virginia Senate race

Warner wins: Republican Ed Gillespie concedes Virginia Senate race

November 7th, 2014 1:59 pm by MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press

Gillespie said he would not seek a recount in the tight race even though state law entitled him to one.

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Boone students return to classes after bomb search finds nothing

Boone students return to classes after bomb search finds nothing

November 7th, 2014 11:25 am by Staff Report

Daniel Boone High School student have been given the all-clear to return to the school building.

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US employers add 214K jobs; rate falls to 5.8 pct.

US employers add 214K jobs; rate falls to 5.8 pct.

November 7th, 2014 8:51 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Three days after voters registered their sourness about the U.S. economy, the government said Friday that employers added a solid 214,000 jobs in October, extending the healthiest pace of hiring in eight years.

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School board blasts TV station for focus on football fight

School board blasts TV station for focus on football fight

November 7th, 2014 8:34 am by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education criticized the heavy television news coverage of a fight at a recent football game between the district's two high schools, saying the repeated use of a video taken from the game bred negativity.

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Downtown farmers market pavilion 10 months away

Downtown farmers market pavilion 10 months away

November 6th, 2014 9:24 pm by Gary B. Gray

Completion of Johnson City's new farmers market/downtown pavilion is now roughly 10 months away.

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March set for Saturday; medical-use supporters citing passages from Bible

March set for Saturday; medical-use supporters citing passages from Bible

November 6th, 2014 9:16 pm by Tony Casey

When the smoke of midterm elections clears, medical marijuana advocate Seth Green wants to ride a wave of what he calls progress toward medical marijuana legalization in Tennessee.

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Johnson City's Up & At 'Em Turkey Trot gets running start

Johnson City's Up & At 'Em Turkey Trot gets running start

November 6th, 2014 9:10 pm by Nathan Baker

This year's Turkey Trot is sure to have both winners and losers, but the grand marshal has her feet planted in both categories.

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