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WJHL announces retransmission consent contract with DISH expired Monday night

WJHL announces retransmission consent contract with DISH expired Monday night

October 1st, 2013 8:53 am by Staff report

Since a new retransmission consent contract was not reached, by law, DISH cannot carry certain local television stations owned, operated, or serviced by Media General Inc. on its satellite system.

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Erwin Utilities looking into issues after being placed on EPA's watch list

Erwin Utilities looking into issues after being placed on EPA's watch list

September 30th, 2013 8:47 pm by Brad Hicks

Violations of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Water Act have landed Erwin Utilities on the agency’s “watch list,” but officials with Erwin Utilities say they are looking into the matter and have a plan to address the issue.

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New storytelling partnership for peace

New storytelling partnership for peace

September 30th, 2013 8:17 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough has entered a creative new partnership with the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation that invites storytellers of all ilks to use their art to promote world peace.

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Countdown: GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

Countdown: GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

September 30th, 2013 2:25 pm by DAVID ESPO — AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Republican unity showed unmistakable signs of fraying Monday as the Senate swatted aside the latest tea party-driven demand to delay the nation's health care overhaul in exchange for averting a partial government shutdown at midnight.

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Marijuana, LSD, cash found in Gray man's car Saturday afternoon

Marijuana, LSD, cash found in Gray man's car Saturday afternoon

September 30th, 2013 2:06 pm by Staff report

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office dog discovered various drugs in a Gray man’s vehicle Saturday.

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Federal trial over Gulf oil spill resumes

Federal trial over Gulf oil spill resumes

September 30th, 2013 10:26 am by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN — Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS — The federal trial over the 2010 BP oil spill resumed Monday with a focus on the company's response to the disaster, with billions of dollars at stake as the two sides argue over how much oil spewed into the Gulf of Mexico.

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Update: Three students, driver treated for minor injuries in Russell County school bus crash

Update: Three students, driver treated for minor injuries in Russell County school bus crash

September 30th, 2013 10:02 am by STAFF REPORT — Kingsport Times-News

The Virginia State Police reports responding to a school bus crash Monday morning in Russell County. According to a press release, three students and the driver suffered minor injuries.

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Group wants to oust Tenn GOP head

Group wants to oust Tenn GOP head

September 30th, 2013 9:56 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — A group seeking to deny incumbent U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander another term in office is pushing to oust the head of Tennessee's Republican Party.

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Local design artist’s dreams come true thanks to Internet commerce

Local design artist’s dreams come true thanks to Internet commerce premium content

September 29th, 2013 8:26 pm by Tony Casey

“Dream until your dreams come true.” This Aerosmith lyric has become the motto of Johnson City graphic artist Jill McAmis.

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