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Two new early voting locations open

Two new early voting poll locations are opening up Thursday.The Kingsport Civic Auditorium on Fort Henry Drive will open its doors to voters starting at 9:00am Thursday morning. Also, the National Guard Armory off Bluff City Highway in Bristol, Tennessee will open this morning at 9:00am as well.Residents can vote at either of these locations until May 1st.Copyright WJHL 2014. All Rights Reserved. More>>

Vice Mayor of Johnson City to launch State Representative campaign

Clayton Stout will launch his campaign for State Representative District 6, the seat currently held by fellow Republican Micah VanHuss. Clayton Stout will launch his campaign for State Representative District 6, the seat currently held by fellow Republican Micah VanHuss.

Johnson City Vice Mayor Clayton Stout will make it official later this week. He's running for State Representative District 6, the seat currently held by fellow Republican Micah VanHuss.Stout and VanHuss are the only two candidates on the ballot for the August primary.
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Flashing campaign sign on 11E concerns drivers

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Campaign signs are designed to get the public's attention. One Greene County sign is so flashy, it may be putting drivers at risk.A sign for Road Superintendent David Weems' re-election campaign is posted on the side of a box truck, that has flashing lights at night.A viewer emailed News Channel 11 with video of the truck at night, and concerns about how much the lights resemble emergency lights."One side of it has red and white alternating flashing lights, which at night makes it look like a... More>>

Sponsor says he would raise money for open carry

The House sponsor of a bill seeking to do away with permit requirements to openly carry is offering to raise the estimated $100,000 cost from private sources. More>>

McAuliffe says fundraising letter a mistake

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Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he did not approve a fundraising appeal his newly formed political action committee sent promising donors personal access to the governor in return for specific donations. More>>

Proposed Bill in Kansas Allows Stronger Spanking

A Kansas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would allow teachers, caregivers and parents to spank children hard enough to leave marks.

Current Kansas law allows spanking that doesn't leave marks. Rep. Gail Finney, a Democrat from Wichita, says he wants to allow up to 10 strikes of the hand and that could leave redness and bruising.

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Stay with News Channel 11 for the latest election results. Click here to see the races we are following in Virginia. 
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Use the Internet to tell Congress how you really feel

It's been more than 10 days since the government shutdown began, and people are starting to get angry about it. Here are ways the Internet is making it easier for you to tell the government how you really feel about this mess. More>>

Click here to view Sullivan County's May 21 municipal election results. Local polls close tonight at 8:00 p.m. 
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Sullivan County Municipal Election May 21 Video included

Click here to find a form of polling locations for the municipal elections in Sullivan County. You'll also find a list of candidates for Bristol, Bluff City and interviews with Kingsport's mayoral and alderman candidates.
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April revenues $160.9M more than state budgeted

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State Finance Commissioner Mark Emkes says overall April revenues were $160.9 million more than the state budgeted. Emkes in a release Thursday said total collections in April More>>

Johnson City campaign spending breakdown

Running a campaign can be a pricey business. Even in Johnson City. Here's  a breakdown of the amount much money each candidate for the Johnson City Commission.According to the Washington County Election More>>

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  • New date for first lady's Kansas graduation speech

    New date for first lady's Kansas graduation speech

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-04-24 16:04:35 GMT
    The White House says Michelle Obama is rearranging her plans to address high school students in Topeka, Kan., to address concerns by some students and parents.
    Michelle Obama is rearranging plans for a speech before graduating high school seniors in Topeka, Kan., in the face of protests that her appearance at a combined graduation ceremony for five schools would limit seating for...
  • GOP senators attack Obama deportations review

    GOP senators attack Obama deportations review

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:56:44 GMT
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators are accusing President Barack Obama of disregarding the rule of law and the Constitution by considering administrative changes to the...
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators accused President Barack Obama Thursday of displaying "an astonishing disregard for the Constitution, the rule of law and the rights of American...
  • Senate's newest class speaks out on foreign policy

    Senate's newest class speaks out on foreign policy

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:56:33 GMT
    Fresh voices in the U.S. Senate are speaking loudly on foreign policy, a new generation of Republicans and Democrats who reflect a war-weary nation cautious about America's next moves.
    Fresh voices in the U.S. Senate are speaking loudly on foreign policy, a new generation of Republicans and Democrats who reflect a war-weary nation cautious about America's next moves.
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