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Tennessee will comply with same-sex marriage ruling, governor Haslam says

Tennessee will comply with same-sex marriage ruling, governor Haslam says

June 26th, 2015 12:00 pm by Sam Watson

The Supreme Court announced earlier the day a 5-4 decision overturning bans on same-sex marriage.

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Will Sullivan South continue to fly the Confederate battle flag?

Will Sullivan South continue to fly the Confederate battle flag?

June 26th, 2015 11:03 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

The flag has been an increasingly hot topic since Dylann Roof, a white 21-year-old man, on June 17 allegedly murdered nine black people in a Charleston, S.C., church.

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BREAKING: Same sex marriage now legal in all 50 states

BREAKING: Same sex marriage now legal in all 50 states

June 26th, 2015 10:08 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Supreme Court issued the 5-4 ruling this morning.

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Day of Terror on 3 continents: Beheading in France, 27 dead in Tunisia, 16 dead in Kuwait

Day of Terror on 3 continents: Beheading in France, 27 dead in Tunisia, 16 dead in Kuwait

June 26th, 2015 10:06 am by Associated Press

An attacker rammed a car into a gas factory Friday in southeastern France. A pair of gunmen killed at least 27 people on a Tunisian beach. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the explosion in Kuwait City.

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I-75 reopens after 6 killed in wreck outside Chattanooga

I-75 reopens after 6 killed in wreck outside Chattanooga

June 26th, 2015 9:51 am by Associated Press

Police believe more than 15 people were involved; the exact number is still being determined because multiple groups were taken to local hospitals.

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Washington County Schools, Sheriff's Department make pleas for funding

Washington County Schools, Sheriff's Department make pleas for funding

June 26th, 2015 9:15 am by Gary B. Gray

The County Commission raked through the 2016 budget Thursday, finding that its schools and law enforcement are in dire need of money for the coming fiscal year.

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Medical officials: everyone age 13-64 should be tested for HIV at least annually

Medical officials: everyone age 13-64 should be tested for HIV at least annually

June 26th, 2015 8:48 am by Dylan Chesser

Those interested in getting tested for HIV can do so at the Washington County Health Department, Carter County Health Department or Planned Parenthood. They can also take over-the-counter tests.

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Affordable Care Act ruling draws local lawmakers' ire

Affordable Care Act ruling draws local lawmakers' ire

June 26th, 2015 8:34 am by Nathan Baker

A landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday let stand tax credits provided under the Affordable Care Act of 2010 to millions of residents in 34 states to buy health insurance on exchanges administered by the federal government.

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Johnson City's Richard Bales named area Superintendent of the Year

Johnson City's Richard Bales named area Superintendent of the Year

June 25th, 2015 4:55 pm by Staff Report

Dr. Richard Bales, the Johnson City school system's superintendent, has recently been named as Tennessee's First District Superintendent of the Year.

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Body of missing 5-year-old East Tennessee boy found in pond near house

Body of missing 5-year-old East Tennessee boy found in pond near house

June 25th, 2015 2:34 pm by Associated Press

The pond is between 200 and 300 yards from the boy's home.

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