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Craft distillery clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

Craft distillery clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

January 22nd, 2014 9:29 pm by SUE GUINN LEGG, NET News Service

JONESBOROUGH — The Jonesborough Planning Commission voted Tuesday to recommend a zoning overlay that will allow commercial distilling at the historic Salt House on Foxx Street.

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Wise County School Board considering change to sick leave policy

Wise County School Board considering change to sick leave policy

January 22nd, 2014 8:46 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The changes are driven by the needs of the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) in the process of seeking long-term financial stability. The VRS rates school divisions and employees pay are also likely to increase in 2014-15 by around 15 percent.

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Israel says it foiled al-Qaida plot on U.S. Embassy

Israel says it foiled al-Qaida plot on U.S. Embassy

January 22nd, 2014 6:25 pm by Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) — Analysts said was the first time the global terror network’s leadership has been directly involved in plotting an attack inside Israel.

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Man exposes himself at Boones Creek Pal's drive-thru window

Man exposes himself at Boones Creek Pal's drive-thru window

January 22nd, 2014 6:04 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — A drive-thru worker at a Boones Creek fast food restaurant told police Tuesday that a man keeps coming by her window and showing his private parts.

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ETSU men's soccer coach Scott Calabrese leaving to coach at Florida International

ETSU men's soccer coach Scott Calabrese leaving to coach at Florida International

January 22nd, 2014 5:00 pm by Joe Avento, NET News Service

Calabrese was 57-44-16 with ETSU and took two teams to the NCAA tournament.

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D-B’s Sparkle Squad brings students and community together

D-B’s Sparkle Squad brings students and community together

January 22nd, 2014 4:00 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Building friendships while breaking down barriers. This is the idea behind one of the newest and most innovative programs to hit local schools.

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States weighing labels on genetically altered food

States weighing labels on genetically altered food

January 22nd, 2014 3:43 pm by DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press

States from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering requiring labels on food items containing genetically modified ingredients, which account for two-thirds of the processed foods on American grocery shelves.

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Education
Obama targets college sexual assault epidemic

Obama targets college sexual assault epidemic

January 22nd, 2014 3:41 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama shone a light Wednesday on a college sexual assault epidemic that is often shrouded in secrecy, with victims fearing stigma, police poorly trained to investigate and universities reluctant to disclose the violence.

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Business & Technology
Subcompact cars fare poorly in new crash tests

Subcompact cars fare poorly in new crash tests

January 22nd, 2014 2:32 pm by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer

None of the 12 minicars tested got the highest rating of "good" from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Chevrolet Spark was the only car that earned the second-highest rating of "acceptable."

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Wise County child murder suspect now faces drug charges

Wise County child murder suspect now faces drug charges

January 22nd, 2014 12:46 pm by Wes Bunch

WISE — Authorities say the drug investigation began while Brandie Maxine Baldwin was on home electronic monitoring after being granted bail on charges related to the death of her 2-year-old daughter.

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