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Sky high prices: Restaurants struggling to make ends meat

Sky high prices: Restaurants struggling to make ends meat

May 20th, 2014 10:19 pm by Nathan Baker

Higher national meat prices are making local consumers squeal at the checkout register and cutting local restaurants' profits to the bone.

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For area seniors, graduation marks time of reflection, change

For area seniors, graduation marks time of reflection, change

May 20th, 2014 10:03 pm by Tony Casey

The end of high school is being celebrated by many local graduates. Some have stayed in the same spot for the last 13 years and some have bounced around to find the perfect fit.

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Surprise inspection yields positives for WCDC facility, staff

Surprise inspection yields positives for WCDC facility, staff

May 20th, 2014 9:54 pm by Becky Campbell

A surprise inspection last week at the Washington County Detention Center ended on a positive note after three inspectors combed through records to ensure the facility is operating properly.

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County schools discuss best use for leftover bond money

County schools discuss best use for leftover bond money

May 20th, 2014 9:46 pm by Nathan Baker

Members of the Washington County Board of Education wrangled Tuesday evening with allocating half of the remaining capital outlay bond borrowed last year through a deal with the County Commission.

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NTSB: Lack of lights caused crash that killed Food City pilot

NTSB: Lack of lights caused crash that killed Food City pilot

May 20th, 2014 5:03 pm by Staff Report

Bill Starnes, chief pilot for Food City, died in Aug. 24, 2012, when his aircraft crashed into South Holston Lake after transporting passengers to and from the Food City 250 Nationwide Series race.

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5 arrested, 230 pounds of pot seized in Nashville raid

5 arrested, 230 pounds of pot seized in Nashville raid

May 20th, 2014 4:16 pm by Andy Humbles, The Tennessean

A two-month investigation of drug trafficking from Mexico and Texas into Nashville has led to five arrests and 230 pounds of marijuana and 11 pounds of cocaine seized.

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UPDATE: Man stabbed in Mary Street altercation arrested

UPDATE: Man stabbed in Mary Street altercation arrested

May 20th, 2014 4:15 pm by Staff Report

A man who was found with stab wounds to his chest has been arrested, according to police.

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911 glitch fixed, error report pending

911 glitch fixed, error report pending

May 20th, 2014 3:02 pm by Staff Report

An error in cellphone carriers' capabilities to connect 911 calls to dispatchers in Northeast Tennessee has been corrected, officials said, but the reason for that error is still unknown.

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Pennsylvania gay marriage ban overturned by judge

Pennsylvania gay marriage ban overturned by judge

May 20th, 2014 2:41 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III called the plaintiffs - a widow, 11 couples and one of the couples' two teenage daughters - courageous.

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Bridgegate: Ex-Christie aide 'dumbfounded' by traffic plot

Bridgegate: Ex-Christie aide 'dumbfounded' by traffic plot

May 20th, 2014 2:08 pm by ANGELA DELLI SANTI, Associated Press

A committee is trying to determine who ordered traffic lanes blocked in September at the George Washington Bridge and why.

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