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Jeb Bush speaks at Tenn. GOP event

Jeb Bush speaks at Tenn. GOP event

May 31st, 2015 1:22 pm by Richard Locker, Knoxville News Sentinel

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told nearly 1,500 Tennessee Republicans Saturday night that he and the GOP can win the White House next year "with a hopeful, optimistic message" and by reaching out to voters beyond conservatives and Republicans.

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Vice president's son Beau Biden dies at 46 of brain cancer

Vice president's son Beau Biden dies at 46 of brain cancer

May 31st, 2015 1:14 pm by RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press

He was the privileged son of a longtime U.S. senator and two-term vice president, yet Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III was no stranger to personal adversity.

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Confederate general honored in Jonesborough

Confederate general honored in Jonesborough - VIDEO

May 30th, 2015 10:19 pm by Dylan Chesser

Clad in Confederate garb, Sons of Confederate Veterans members celebrated the life and achievements of a Confederate general from Jonesborough at a ceremony Saturday.

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REACH program reveals 5-year program plan to reduce crime rates

REACH program reveals 5-year program plan to reduce crime rates - VIDEO

May 30th, 2015 10:13 pm by Jessica Fuller

It's hard to tell what Johnson City will be like in five years, but the Restoring Excellence and Community Harmony Empowerment Initiative has a good idea what it'd like to see happen to the community.

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Clarksville students pays homage to Carter County man killed in Normandy in 1944

Clarksville students pays homage to Carter County man killed in Normandy in 1944

May 30th, 2015 10:09 pm by John Thompson

This week the nation will once again mark the anniversary of the D-Day invasion that cracked Nazi Germany's Atlantic Wall and Fortress Europe. The nation will once again remember the heroes who risked all to end tyranny and bring liberty to a conquered co

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Property owners not contacted about land for county school site

Property owners not contacted about land for county school site

May 30th, 2015 10:05 pm by Nathan Baker

Days after a close 5-4 vote of the Washington County Board of Education approved a site for a new K-8 school in the Boones Creek zone, two owners of three of the properties rejected by the board said they were never contacted about the prospects of sellin

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Will new focus on rape kit tests put thousands behind bars?

Will new focus on rape kit tests put thousands behind bars?

May 30th, 2015 9:49 pm by SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer

The evidence piled up for years, abandoned in police property rooms, warehouses and crime labs. Now, thousands of sexual assault kits are giving up their secrets - and rapists who've long remained free may finally face justice

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Accused Johnson City Waffle House shooter captured in Unicoi Co.

Accused Johnson City Waffle House shooter captured in Unicoi Co.

May 29th, 2015 11:22 pm by Sam Watson

A man wanted for more than a month for a shooting outside a Johnson City Waffle House was arrested Friday after a neighboring county had arrested him on unrelated charges.

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School board looks for another option to get teachers raises

School board looks for another option to get teachers raises

May 29th, 2015 9:45 pm by Tony Casey

Sometimes, even three options aren't enough.After hearing from the Johnson City Board of Commissioners, through city staff, that the school system would mostly likely not get the $518,205 it sought for the fiscal year 2016 budget - mostly to pay for 4-per

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Security ensured through TDOT's Yellow Dot program

Security ensured through TDOT's Yellow Dot program

May 29th, 2015 9:41 pm by David Floyd

A medical alert program offered through the Tennessee Department of Transportation could mean the difference between life and death if you're in a crash or have another type of roadside emergency.

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