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Hodge takes commission seat vacated by Speropulos withdrawal

Hodge takes commission seat vacated by Speropulos withdrawal

November 4th, 2014 11:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Lynn Hodge captured one of three District 1 Washington County Commission seats Tuesday, an opening created when former Commissioner Pete Speropulos withdrew his name from contention long after the required date.

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Wine in supermarkets easily passes in Tri-Cities

Wine in supermarkets easily passes in Tri-Cities

November 4th, 2014 11:06 pm by Nathan Baker

Referendums allowing wine sales in retail food stores passed in Johnson City, Jonesborough, Elizabethton, Kingsport and Bristol, according to election commissions' unofficial results.

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Roe wins; Van Huss, Hill and Crowe take unchallenged races

Roe wins; Van Huss, Hill and Crowe take unchallenged races

November 4th, 2014 10:58 pm by Staff Reports

When all precincts were accounted for, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, joined three local unchallenged state representatives in winning the right to voice the concerns of East Tennessee area.

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Election night blog: Yes votes leading on Amendment 1 abortion control

Election night blog: Yes votes leading on Amendment 1 abortion control

November 4th, 2014 10:47 pm by Staff Report

Also, grocery stores and other markets will begin competing with liquor stores for wine sales in 2016.

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Wolfe wins again in Jonesborough

Wolfe wins again in Jonesborough

November 4th, 2014 10:35 pm by Max Hrenda

In a town with a reputation for celebrating its history, history repeated itself Tuesday night in the mayor's race.

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60-plus Tennessee areas vote for wine in supermarkets

60-plus Tennessee areas vote for wine in supermarkets

November 4th, 2014 10:21 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Seventy-eight municipalities collected enough signatures to place the referendum on the ballot.

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Wins in Arkansas, West Virginia, South Dakota boost GOP Senate majority bid

Wins in Arkansas, West Virginia, South Dakota boost GOP Senate majority bid

November 4th, 2014 10:12 pm by CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press

That would give them four of the six new seats they need to claim the Senate majority for the first time in eight years - and control of both congressional chambers.

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New aldermen win seats in Erwin, Unicoi town elections

New aldermen win seats in Erwin, Unicoi town elections

November 4th, 2014 10:05 pm by Brad Hicks

One incumbent lost a seat in the Town of Unicoi.

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Liquor by the drink, package stores approved in Erwin

Liquor by the drink, package stores approved in Erwin

November 4th, 2014 9:54 pm by Brad Hicks

Both measures passed by comfortable margins.

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GOP steers toward hefty US House majority

GOP steers toward hefty US House majority

November 4th, 2014 8:40 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The GOP currently controls 234 seats and is a lock to re-establish its majority for the final two years of Obama's presidency.

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