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Newcomer to Koch scene, Bush competes with tea party class

Newcomer to Koch scene, Bush competes with tea party class

August 21st, 2015 1:00 pm by THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press; JULIE BYKOWICZ, Associated Press

Billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch are opening the tea party's door for Republican Jeb Bush, whose time as Florida governor preceded the movement.

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Crowd urges peace, healing at vigil for 9-year-old girl killed in Ferguson shooting

Crowd urges peace, healing at vigil for 9-year-old girl killed in Ferguson shooting

August 21st, 2015 12:00 pm by By Nancy Cambria and Jesse Bogan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (TNS)

More than 200 people gathered Thursday night, including police officers and parents, calling for justice in a different name in Ferguson, this time for Jamyla Bolden.

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Man drives through yards to flee stop for seat belt violation

Man drives through yards to flee stop for seat belt violation

August 21st, 2015 11:33 am by Rain Smith

On Fairview Avenue, the suspect pulled into the front lawn of a residence, "accelerated rapidly through several yards" and nearly struck a woman who was outside of her home - missing her by only three feet.

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Tarrant judge grants county's first gay divorce; other same-sex couples face long road

Tarrant judge grants county's first gay divorce; other same-sex couples face long road

August 21st, 2015 11:00 am by By Mitch Mitchell, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TNS)

It took two Tarrant County women nearly two years to untangle their failing marriage from the contradictory set of laws that state and federal courts followed until June.

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'I wish it was me': Families mourn fallen firefighters

'I wish it was me': Families mourn fallen firefighters

August 21st, 2015 10:00 am by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press; BRIAN SKOLOFF, Associated Press

"It's what everybody does up here. It's part of the culture," his sobbing father, Richard, told The Associated Press "I fought fires for years and years and years - I never even got burned. I wish it was me. I'm an old man."

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Northeast State set to open downtown JC campus

Northeast State set to open downtown JC campus

August 21st, 2015 9:00 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

It's been three years in the making and has seen several delays, but Northeast State Community College is finally ready to open its downtown Johnson City campus.

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Florida woman says she secretly recorded Jared Fogle

Florida woman says she secretly recorded Jared Fogle

August 21st, 2015 8:31 am by Associated Press

A Florida woman says former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle told her years ago about his interest in having sex with minors and that she went to authorities who told her to record the conversations.

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3 in Tennessee test positive for West Nile virus

3 in Tennessee test positive for West Nile virus

August 21st, 2015 8:17 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Department of Health announced Thursday that one case is in East Tennessee, while the other two are in West Tennessee. Department spokesman Bill Christian says one of the cases has been identified as being in Shelby County.

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Walking Tall: New sections of Greenbelt opening later this year

Walking Tall: New sections of Greenbelt opening later this year - VIDEO

August 20th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Two more sections of the Kingsport Greenbelt should be opening later this year, while two others are currently in the environmental review process.

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Ground bound pilots to show their stuff

Ground bound pilots to show their stuff

August 20th, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE -- Diminutive flying machines of all sorts and configurations will be zipping across the skies over Lonesome Pine Airport starting Friday for the 2nd Annual Stone Blue Airlines FPV (first person view) Flying Circus Festival.

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