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Update: Tennessee voters pass amendment to restrict abortion

Update: Tennessee voters pass amendment to restrict abortion

November 5th, 2014 5:32 am by Associated Press

With nearly all precincts reporting, support for all four constitutional amendments on the Tennessee ballot was outstripping opposition.

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Tennessee voters approve constitutional income tax ban

Tennessee voters approve constitutional income tax ban

November 4th, 2014 11:42 pm by Associated Press

Voters have approved a change to the Tennessee Constitution that would prohibit lawmakers from imposing a state income tax.

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UPDATED: Republicans take Senate control

UPDATED: Republicans take Senate control

November 4th, 2014 11:24 pm by DAVID ESPO and ROBERT FURLOW, Associated Press

Riding a powerful wave of voter discontent, resurgent Republicans captured control of the Senate and tightened their grip on the House Tuesday night in elections certain to complicate President Barack Obama's final two years in office.

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City charters on election date, commissioner appointments pass in landslides

City charters on election date, commissioner appointments pass in landslides

November 4th, 2014 11:16 pm by Gary B. Gray

Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly supported two Johnson City charter amendments: one moves the municipal election to coincide with the November general election; the other allows the City Commission to appoint an interim commissioner when there is a vacanc

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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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