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Jonesborough's Mayor, Aldermen approve $1.86M bid for wastewater treatment improvements

Jonesborough's Mayor, Aldermen approve $1.86M bid for wastewater treatment improvements

October 21st, 2013 8:54 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved a $1.86 million bid for phase two of improvements to the town’s newly expanded wastewater treatment that will remove the plant’s discharge from Little Limestone Creek.

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Washington County Sheriff offers information on home invasions

Washington County Sheriff offers information on home invasions

October 21st, 2013 8:01 pm by Becky Campbell

A home invasion robbery in Washington County on Sunday was just one of several similar incidents in the region this year, local law enforcement reports said.

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Same-sex couples file lawsuit in Tennessee

Same-sex couples file lawsuit in Tennessee

October 21st, 2013 2:28 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Four same-sex couples legally married in other states have filed a lawsuit challenging Tennessee's law that prohibits recognition of their marriages.

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Titans owner Bud Adams has died at age 90

Titans owner Bud Adams has died at age 90

October 21st, 2013 1:41 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

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Update:  Police say student killed staffer at Nevada school

Update: Police say student killed staffer at Nevada school

October 21st, 2013 11:55 am by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press

A shooting at a middle school in northern Nevada has left two people dead and two boys in critical condition, rattling parents, teachers and students as they showed up for the start of the school week.

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Fisherman who died in Watauga Lake identified

Fisherman who died in Watauga Lake identified

October 21st, 2013 11:44 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Office and the Carter County Rescue Squad assisted the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency in the search after a unoccupied boat was found.

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Love fall color? Better get on your hiking shoes now

Love fall color? Better get on your hiking shoes now

October 21st, 2013 11:28 am by Tony Casey

Trees in the East Tennessee area are on the cusp of exploding with bright colors, and time is of the essence.

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Update: 2 charged after Boones Creek home invasion, police chase

Update: 2 charged after Boones Creek home invasion, police chase

October 21st, 2013 10:23 am by Becky Campbell

Two men arrested late Sunday night on armed robbery charges told investigators they were cheated out of money during a poker game at the home they’re accused of invading at gunpoint, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said.

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New Jersey Gov. Christie drops gay marriage appeal

New Jersey Gov. Christie drops gay marriage appeal

October 21st, 2013 10:07 am by GEOFF MULVIHILL and SAMANTHA HENRY, Associated Press

Last month, a lower-court judge ruled that New Jersey must recognize gay marriages starting today.

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Reflections on a century of life: Johnson City's Mildred "Bibbie" Whetsel celebrates 100th birthday

Reflections on a century of life: Johnson City's Mildred "Bibbie" Whetsel celebrates 100th birthday

October 21st, 2013 8:53 am by Jennifer Sprouse

'(I worked) ever since I was big enough to know how to work. I worked in a private home, tended to children and whatever else they had me to do. I just worked. I got a job and just worked. I grew up learning how to work' — Mildred 'Bibbie' Whetsell

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