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Area pastors urge support of Amendment 1

Area pastors urge support of Amendment 1

October 29th, 2014 9:19 pm by Gary B. Gray

Twelve area pastors gathered at Johnson City's Westminster Presbyterian Church Wednesday to profess their favoritism for Amendment 1 in an announced press conference.

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Rain, snow likely in area for Halloween night

Rain, snow likely in area for Halloween night

October 29th, 2014 9:15 pm by Tony Casey

It's no trick that there might be 20 inches of snow in the higher elevations over the weekend.

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Boone, Crockett rivalry more than historic names

Boone, Crockett rivalry more than historic names

October 29th, 2014 9:12 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Daniel Boone heads to David Crockett tonight for the 44th annual Musket Bowl.

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Official says poverty at root of child crime

Official says poverty at root of child crime

October 29th, 2014 9:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

Poverty continues to be the root cause of crime committed by Tennessee children, said James Henry, the state's Department of Children's Services commissioner.

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Probable cause found to try teens for murder

Probable cause found to try teens for murder

October 29th, 2014 9:03 pm by John Thompson

After hearing several hours of testimony in a preliminary hearing Wednesday, Sessions Court Judge Keith Bowers Jr. said there was sufficient probable cause to try two teens on first-degree murder charges in the death of Danny Ray Vance, 56.

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State Supreme Court to take up death row lawsuits

State Supreme Court to take up death row lawsuits

October 29th, 2014 4:50 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court has agreed to settle a dispute over whether the state must reveal the names of the workers who carry out executions to attorneys for 11 death row inmates.

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Far from starving, extension agent to retire after 43 years

Far from starving, extension agent to retire after 43 years

October 29th, 2014 3:53 pm by John Thompson

In 1971, when Keith Hart took a job as agricultural extension agent in Johnson County, a betting man would probably not have taken the odds that he would be still be working for the University of Tennessee Extension Office 43 years later.

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Ebola nurse says she plans to end voluntary quarantine in Maine

Ebola nurse says she plans to end voluntary quarantine in Maine

October 29th, 2014 2:07 pm by Associated Press

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to stop quarantining herself in her home in rural Maine.

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Farragut gun owner pushing for lift of parks ban

Farragut gun owner pushing for lift of parks ban

October 29th, 2014 1:51 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee gun owner is pushing the city of Farragut to allow guns in the local parks.

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Johnson City man charged with possession of 1.47 pounds of pot

Johnson City man charged with possession of 1.47 pounds of pot

October 29th, 2014 11:53 am by Staff Report

A traffic stop for speeding resulted in a Johnson City man's overnight arrest for marijuana possession with intent to sell.

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