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Obama strikes upbeat tone after a gloomy election

Obama strikes upbeat tone after a gloomy election

November 6th, 2014 7:34 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

For anyone expecting postelection contrition at the White House or vows to change course after a disastrous election for Democrats, President Barack Obama had one message Wednesday: Think again.

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Activist, 90, cited again for feeding homeless

Activist, 90, cited again for feeding homeless

November 6th, 2014 7:09 am by By Mike Clary, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

Many of the homeless who showed up have been coming to South Beach Park for years to dine on the fare Arnold Abbott produces at a culinary school he founded. "It's the best food I've ever had on the street," stated one woman.

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Eastman Career Expo features exercise in life

Eastman Career Expo features exercise in life

November 5th, 2014 11:35 pm by Rick Wagner

Macy Johnson is having a tough time financially. As a police department dispatcher with a non-working — or "deadbeat" — husband and two children, ages 6 and 3, her outgo almost exceeds her income of $36,000 a year.

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Lady Bears, Lady Blue Devils to collide in Clinch Mountain Conference 40 championship match

Lady Bears, Lady Blue Devils to collide in Clinch Mountain Conference 40 championship match

November 5th, 2014 11:30 pm by George Thwaites

McKinney was a monster in the middle in Union's win over dangerous Virginia High; Jessee went on a jump-serve rampage as Gate City eliminated John Battle.

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NET, SW Va. not immune to scourge of  sex trafficking

NET, SW Va. not immune to scourge of sex trafficking

November 5th, 2014 11:18 pm by Nick Shepherd

Imagine being a young girl from an impoverished town in Mexico when your parents get a call one day. It's from a person they trust, a person in America.

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TDOT plans  to shut down I-26 at Gray this weekend

TDOT plans to shut down I-26 at Gray this weekend

November 5th, 2014 11:14 pm by J. H. Osborne

Interstate 26 traffic headed toward Johnson City will be detoured north on Interstate 81 to State Route 36 to State Route 354 (Boones Creek Road).

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Five injured in western Washington County crash

Five injured in western Washington County crash

November 5th, 2014 10:04 pm by NET News Service

Two helicopters and an ambulance rushed five occupants of a wrecked silver Chevy sedan to the Johnson City Medical Center on Wednesday evening after a crash that nearly sent the vehicle into Little Limestone Creek.

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KFD rating improvement could save city residents, businesses on insurance

KFD rating improvement could save city residents, businesses on insurance

November 5th, 2014 9:20 pm by Matthew Lane

The Kingsport Fire Department announced this week Kingsport's fire rating from the Insurance Services Office has gone from a 3/9 to a 2/9 — marking it as the only city in Northeast Tennessee with such a rating for fire protection.

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Three city BOE members say they're not inclined to remove restrictions on facilities study

Three city BOE members say they're not inclined to remove restrictions on facilities study

November 5th, 2014 9:07 pm by Rick Wagner

The board has instructed the facilities study steering committee not to come back with any recommendations involving consolidating the city and county systems, forcing city students to attend a county school or jointly operated city-county schools.

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The gift only you can give: Blood drives scheduled throughout region

The gift only you can give: Blood drives scheduled throughout region

November 5th, 2014 8:23 pm by Staff reports

As many as three lives may be saved each time a person donates blood, and Marsh Regional urges people to give here and help here.

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