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Tennessee Department of Transportation says it's ready for winter

Tennessee Department of Transportation says it's ready for winter

January 8th, 2015 8:54 am by Max Hrenda

In anticipation of what could be an influx of wintry weather, the Tennessee Department of Transportation has made arrangements to ensure the state's roadways stay clear.

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Hash oil trial delayed again, defendant's cell phone not in evidence

Hash oil trial delayed again, defendant's cell phone not in evidence

January 8th, 2015 12:00 am by Becky Campbell

A two-day continuance for a Gray man's marijuana possession trial was not long enough to resolve two issues that came up when it began on Tuesday.

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United Way campaign carries over into 2015

United Way campaign carries over into 2015

January 7th, 2015 9:58 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

For the sake of 17 local health and human service agencies strained by a cascade of cuts in federal, state and local government funding, the United Way of Washington County is continuing its 2014 fall fundraising campaign into the new year.

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Buc Ridge goes Greek: ETSU fraternities, sororities transitioning to apartments

Buc Ridge goes Greek: ETSU fraternities, sororities transitioning to apartments

January 7th, 2015 9:52 pm by Tony Casey

If East Tennessee State University fulfills one of the goals listed on its recently released Main Campus Master Plan, fraternities and sororities might be on the move to Buccaneer Ridge.

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Erwin planners run for border, Bo' time as restaurant projects proceed

Erwin planners run for border, Bo' time as restaurant projects proceed

January 7th, 2015 9:41 pm by Brad Hicks

Construction on the planned Taco Bell restaurant in Erwin may soon begin and the under-construction Bojangles' restaurant has received a boost to its visibility.

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Corker, Alexander to each chair committees in GOP-controlled Senate

Corker, Alexander to each chair committees in GOP-controlled Senate

January 7th, 2015 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., was right when he told the Johnson City Press during an October visit that his chances of becoming Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman were very good, should the GOP take control of the Senate.

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French police hunt gunmen who killed 12 at weekly newspaper

French police hunt gunmen who killed 12 at weekly newspaper

January 7th, 2015 9:15 pm by JAMEY KEATEN and ELAINE GANLEY, Associated Press

Police hunted for three heavily armed men with possible links to al-Qaida in the military-style, methodical killing of 12 people Wednesday at the office of a satirical newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad.

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Police begin investigation after human bones found near bridge

Police begin investigation after human bones found near bridge

January 7th, 2015 9:09 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Police on Wednesday responded to South Knoxville after an environmental survey crew discovered human bones in an overgrown area near the Henley Bridge.

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Winter weather causes several local school delays

Winter weather causes several local school delays

January 7th, 2015 9:02 pm by Staff Report

The following is a list of school closings and delays in anticipation of or in reaction to inclement weather on Thursday, Jan. 8.

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Haslam: All Dems will be needed to pass Tenn. Medicaid deal

Haslam: All Dems will be needed to pass Tenn. Medicaid deal

January 7th, 2015 4:17 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says long-awaited details on his Medicaid expansion proposal should be released "within 24 hours" and that he expects to need the votes of all Democrats in the GOP-controlled Legislature to give the deal a chance of passage.

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