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Corker hits fellow Republicans over immigration

Corker hits fellow Republicans over immigration

November 8th, 2014 2:51 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday criticized members of his own party for launching political attacks against those trying to overhaul immigration laws.

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East Tennessee drug offenders coming home early

East Tennessee drug offenders coming home early

November 8th, 2014 1:52 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knox News Sentinel

As many as 179 convicted East Tennessee drug offenders - most of them dealers - will walk out of federal prison and back into the community on Nov. 1, 2015.

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Obama: 'Wonderful day' for 2 freed Americans

Obama: 'Wonderful day' for 2 freed Americans

November 8th, 2014 1:38 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The U.S. on Saturday announced the release of the two Americans in North Korean custody after a secret trip to the reclusive communist country by President Barack Obama's national intelligence director.

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First Friday cook-off offers participants chili solution to chilly night

First Friday cook-off offers participants chili solution to chilly night

November 7th, 2014 10:34 pm by Max Hrenda

Though nighttime temperatures continue to drop as winter draws nearer, organizers of a semi-regular Johnson City event were hoping one particular item could help attendees bear the chilly air - chili.

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Trailing off: Task force, city commission divided on Tweetsie policy

Trailing off: Task force, city commission divided on Tweetsie policy

November 7th, 2014 10:29 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners performed a very contrite "180" on Thursday by unanimously voting to put the brakes on a proposed Tweetsie Trail policy not endorsed by the venue's task force - a group of heavy hitters who planned, nourished and raised funds for the re

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School board attorney says liquor tax lawsuits should get last call in March

School board attorney says liquor tax lawsuits should get last call in March

November 7th, 2014 10:18 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education made no public statements about the school district's claim to millions in liquor sales tax revenues Thursday, but the attorney litigating the cases said he expects them to be resolved by the spring.

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Abortion rights supporters want vote invalidated

Abortion rights supporters want vote invalidated

November 7th, 2014 7:31 pm by Associated Press

Opponents of Amendment 1 are asking a federal judge to void the vote that amended the Tennessee Constitution to make it easier for lawmakers to restrict abortions.

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Socktober

Socktober

November 7th, 2014 7:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Month-long drive delivers more than 1,000 new pairs of socks for homeless adults and children in the Johnson City area.

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Community steps up to help family of former Science Hill, Milligan cheerleader

Community steps up to help family of former Science Hill, Milligan cheerleader

November 7th, 2014 5:26 pm by Tony Casey

During her time as a student at South Side Elementary, Science Hill High School, Milligan College and East Tennessee State University, 19-year-old Amanda Minutolo was known for making an impact on a lot of lives.

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TVA boosts CEO pay: Johnson, highest-paid federal employee, could earn extra million

TVA boosts CEO pay: Johnson, highest-paid federal employee, could earn extra million

November 7th, 2014 5:07 pm by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

TVA President Bill Johnson, already the highest-paid federal employee in America, will be eligible to boost his cash compensation by more than $1 million this year.

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