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Veterans Monument celebrates 100, veterans of all wars

Veterans Monument celebrates 100, veterans of all wars

October 12th, 2013 5:58 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While the Fourth of July and Memorial Day may have already passed this year, Elizabethton and Carter County residents continued the patriotism Saturday as they made their way to downtown Elizabethton Saturday afternoon to honor veterans and to hold a cent

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Food stamp debit cards not working in many states

Food stamp debit cards not working in many states

October 12th, 2013 4:29 pm by Associated Press

People in Ohio, Michigan and several other states found themselves unable to buy groceries with their food stamp debit-style cards on Saturday, after a routine check by vendor Xerox Corp. resulted in a system failure.

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Vocational college director questions another investigation

Vocational college director questions another investigation

October 12th, 2013 2:50 pm by Nathan Baker

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Director Dean Blevins questioned the need for a criminal investigation into work performed by students on his houseboat after the release of a state audit that he said cleared him of wrongdoing.

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Gabrielle Giffords to attend gun show under NY sales model

Gabrielle Giffords to attend gun show under NY sales model

October 12th, 2013 1:59 pm by Associated Press

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit since she was shot.

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VA, community stand down for homeless vets

VA, community stand down for homeless vets

October 11th, 2013 9:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Nearly 150 veterans from across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia and 47 federal-, state- and community-based service agencies converged in downtown Johnson City on Friday for a Homeless Veterans Community Stand Down organized by the Veterans Aff

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Pigeon Forge nurse enters Republican primary against Roe

Pigeon Forge nurse enters Republican primary against Roe

October 11th, 2013 9:00 pm by Nathan Baker

Dan Hartley knows he will face an uphill battle next year in his bid to unseat three-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, in the Tennessee Republican primary for the House of Representatives seat.

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Annual fishout starts Saturday at Legion Street Pool

Annual fishout starts Saturday at Legion Street Pool

October 11th, 2013 5:47 pm by Staff Reports

From 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, children ages 3-14 are invited to fish for free at the pool, and poles and bait will be provided.

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Marvin Potter found guilty in Facebook murder trial

Marvin Potter found guilty in Facebook murder trial

October 11th, 2013 4:16 pm by Staff Reports

A criminal court jury has convicted a Mountain City man on two counts of first degree murder in the January 2012 murder of a Mountain City couple.

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Tennessee looking into reopening Smokies as Utah becomes first state to use own money to open federal parks

Tennessee looking into reopening Smokies as Utah becomes first state to use own money to open federal parks

October 11th, 2013 2:58 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel

Gov. Bill Haslam is working with Tennessee congressmen to assess the feasibility of using state government resources to reopen the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and three other areas closed by the partial federal government shutdown, a spokesman sai

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Facebook murders case in hands of jury in Jonesborough

Facebook murders case in hands of jury in Jonesborough

October 11th, 2013 12:03 pm by John Thompson

Prosecutors and defense attorneys wrapped up closing arguments around noon today in the murder case against a Mountain City man accused of killing a young couple over his daughter's Facebook page.

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