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Haslam says he will raise Tennessee teacher salaries by more than any other state

Haslam says he will raise Tennessee teacher salaries by more than any other state

November 13th, 2013 7:36 am by Associated Press

The Republican governor began his annual budget hearings with agency leaders at the Capitol with the Education Department and talked about salaries.

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Mayor in 'outer space' — 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

Mayor in 'outer space' — 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

November 13th, 2013 7:31 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking national and world news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Police pull over Gray man allegedly carrying 23 grams of crack cocaine

Police pull over Gray man allegedly carrying 23 grams of crack cocaine

November 12th, 2013 9:37 pm by Staff Reports

Police arrested a Gray man on numerous drug charges Tuesday afternoon following a traffic stop.

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Snow flurries give a taste of the winter season

Snow flurries give a taste of the winter season

November 12th, 2013 9:15 pm by Tony Casey

It didn’t last long, but snow flurries hit the Johnson City area Monday afternoon.

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Cold temps appropriate for annual tree lighting

Cold temps appropriate for annual tree lighting

November 12th, 2013 9:12 pm by John Thompson

The Christmas season officially started in Elizabethton Tuesday evening when Parks and Recreation Director Mike Mains flipped the switch to turn on the lights to the 78-foot-tall community Christmas tree. It was the 25th anniversary of the lighting of the

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Sending trees to Nashville becoming tradition for Roan Valley Tree Farm

Sending trees to Nashville becoming tradition for Roan Valley Tree Farm

November 12th, 2013 9:06 pm by Brad Hicks

Tuesday’s wintry weather provided the ideal backdrop as Tennessee first lady Crissy Haslam made her way through the firs of various sizes at the Roan Valley Tree Farm to get an up-close look at one of the trees that will soon have a holiday home at the Go

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Design blamed in part for ETSU parking garage delays

Design blamed in part for ETSU parking garage delays

November 12th, 2013 8:51 pm by Nathan Baker

The builders of East Tennessee State University’s new parking garage say a the complicated design has contributed to the delayed construction of the structure, but architects say the job should have been routine, and point to unseasonable weather as the c

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Agreement keeps airline at 5 Tennessee airports, including Tri-Cities, after American-U.S. Airways merger

Agreement keeps airline at 5 Tennessee airports, including Tri-Cities, after American-U.S. Airways merger

November 12th, 2013 5:12 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee's top five airports will continue to be served by a merged US Airways and American Airlines for the next five years under an agreement with the state.

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Competency at issue for former U.S. Senate candidate accused in murder-for-hire, child sex solicitation cases

Competency at issue for former U.S. Senate candidate accused in murder-for-hire, child sex solicitation cases

November 12th, 2013 12:29 pm by Becky Campbell

Thomas Kent “T.K.” Owens is charged in Carter County with solicitation of a minor and in Washington County with solicitation to commit first-degree murder.

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The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push

The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push

November 12th, 2013 9:56 am by DINA CAPPIELLO and MATT APUZZO, Associated Press

The ethanol era has proven far more damaging to the environment than politicians promised and much worse than the government admits today.

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