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Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

November 20th, 2014 8:42 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."

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Miss Johnson City/Miss Historic Jonesborough pageant set for Saturday

Miss Johnson City/Miss Historic Jonesborough pageant set for Saturday

November 20th, 2014 4:26 pm by Contributed to the Press

The Miss Johnson City/Miss Historic Jonesborough Scholarship Pageant will take place Saturday night at 7 in the D.P. Culp Center Auditorium at East Tennessee State University.

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Milligan College to offer four-year engineering degrees

Milligan College to offer four-year engineering degrees

November 20th, 2014 12:28 pm by Nathan Baker

Stemming from a rising interest nationwide in technical careers, Milligan College announced a new four-year degree program in engineering Thursday morning, made possible by a million-dollar gift.

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Update: Official says FSU gunman was alumnus, attorney

Update: Official says FSU gunman was alumnus, attorney

November 20th, 2014 12:01 pm by GARY FINEOUT and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

Three students were wounded before police killed the gunman in a shootout, authorities said.

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Nashville cops seize 425 pounds of pot in undercover operation

Nashville cops seize 425 pounds of pot in undercover operation

November 20th, 2014 11:11 am by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Police said three people also had more than $250,000 between them when they were arrested around 12:51 a.m. Thursday.

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Two killed in house fire near Abingdon, Va.

Two killed in house fire near Abingdon, Va.

November 20th, 2014 10:16 am by Staff Report

The Washington County Sheriff's Office and the Virginia State Police were investigating.

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Greene probation officer living in Jonesborough accused of sexual misconduct

Greene probation officer living in Jonesborough accused of sexual misconduct

November 20th, 2014 9:45 am by Staff Report

A Jonesborough man was indicted Monday on charges that he used his former position as a Greene County probation officer to mistreat probationers assigned to him and had sexual contact with one of them.

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Bomb threats shut down Rogersville McDonald's, Walmart

Bomb threats shut down Rogersville McDonald's, Walmart

November 20th, 2014 8:42 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

"I just placed a bomb at the Rogersville Walmart. You got one hour."

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Man arrested after Kingsport shopper stumbles across 'unbelievable' child porn cache

Man arrested after Kingsport shopper stumbles across 'unbelievable' child porn cache

November 20th, 2014 8:27 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police found more than 100 images of nude minors - engaged in sexual acts with both other children and adults - on a digital memory card.

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Johnson City commissioners to consider next move with intersection cameras

Johnson City commissioners to consider next move with intersection cameras

November 20th, 2014 12:01 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City's five-year agreement with Redflex to supply digital cameras at intersections ended last week, and tonight commissioners will discuss whether it's in the city's best interest to re-up, amend or drop the Traffic Safety Camera Program.

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