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Gay teen achieves Eagle Scout milestone

Gay teen achieves Eagle Scout milestone

February 11th, 2014 1:27 pm by BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press

Change is coming quickly to the Boy Scouts of America after years of turmoil and debate over its membership policy, with an openly gay 17-year-old in Maryland achieving the highest rank of Eagle Scout.

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Squealing pigs and making booze: Jonesborough ready for both

Squealing pigs and making booze: Jonesborough ready for both

February 11th, 2014 11:56 am by Staff Report

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave final approval to revisions to its livestock ordinance and an initial OK for a distillery in the historic Salt House.

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Elizabethton school officials conducting internal 'disciplinary' investigation into bus vandalism

Elizabethton school officials conducting internal 'disciplinary' investigation into bus vandalism

February 11th, 2014 11:36 am by John Thompson

“We are taking this very seriously" — Director of Schools Ed Alexander.

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Moonshine in Unicoi? Legally maybe

February 11th, 2014 11:03 am by Tony Casey

The operation would roughly consist of a 20-by-40-foot building, made of logs or something to resemble a classic still.

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Weather cancels flights at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

Weather cancels flights at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

February 11th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Flights from the Tri-Cities Regional Airport were cancelled this morning ahead of a winter storm expected to ravage the Southeast Tuesday.

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Feds investigating Tennessee explosion that killed 1

Feds investigating Tennessee explosion that killed 1

February 11th, 2014 9:35 am by Associated Press

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives spokesman Michael Knight says crews will begin processing the area of the blast Tuesday morning in an effort to determine its origin.

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14-year-old girl struck by vehicle in Kingsport

14-year-old girl struck by vehicle in Kingsport

February 11th, 2014 8:44 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The girl was reportedly crossing the roadway against the traffic signal, police said.

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Shirley Temple, iconic child star, dies at 85

Shirley Temple, iconic child star, dies at 85

February 11th, 2014 7:46 am by MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press

Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to publicist Cheryl Kagan. She was 85.

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Accused jewel thief describes violent history

Accused jewel thief describes violent history - VIDEO

February 10th, 2014 9:37 pm by Becky Campbell

A North Carolina woman accused of stealing three rings worth more than $93,000 from a local jewelry store told a judge Monday she has multiple “violent crime” convictions in her home state.

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Departures will mean shakeup on Wash. Co. Commission

Departures will mean shakeup on Wash. Co. Commission

February 10th, 2014 9:32 pm by Gary B. Gray

Democrat Nancy Fischman has decided to run for a spot on the Washington County Commission this year instead of making another run at state Rep. Matthew Hill’s House seat.

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