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Candidates flock to Facebook before election Video included

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This election year, candidates are flocking to Facebook to win support and gain the most votes. More>>

Early voting underway Friday for Tenn. primary

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Early voting is getting underway for Tennessee's primary election that features tea party-style challenges to Lamar Alexander's bid for the Republican nomination to a third term in the U.S. Senate. More>>

Writes-ins, long ballots could cause back up at Carter County polls

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 Election day across Tennessee is August 7th, but early voting begins Friday, July 18.  For Carter County, counting all the votes may go past August 7th. That's because of all the write-in campaigns waging in the county-wide election. More>>

Carriger outspending Hill in 7th District TN House race

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News Channel 11 pulled campaign finance records and learned the two candidates for 7th District state representative are out-spending every other state candidate in Northeast Tennessee.Matthew Hill is trying to keep the job representing Washington County in the Tennessee General Assembly, a job he's held for the past 10 years.  He faces a serious challenge from fellow Republican Phil Carriger. More>>

Joe Biden makes stop in Nashville Video included

Updated: Jul 11, 2014 03:25 AM

Vice President Joe Biden was in Nashville for the National Governor's Association summer meeting on Friday. More>>

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Johnson City Budget will be discussed in commission meeting.

We have an update on the fire at Parker-Hannifin, We wrap up the Blue Plum Festival, and we preview the Johnson City Commission budget meeting scheduled for tonight. More>>

Washington County election results are official; Ford still undecided about recount Video included

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The Washington County Election Commission certified the results for the May Republican primary Thursday. The candidate for Sheriff, Craig Ford, is still undecided on whether he’ll request a recount. 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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  • Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs

    Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:22:02 GMT
    Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty.
    Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty.
  • Islamic militants seize part of Syrian army base

    Islamic militants seize part of Syrian army base

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:42:03 GMT
    Activists say fighters from the extremist Islamic State group stormed parts of a besieged army base in northern Syria, setting off clashes that left dozens killed or wounded on both sides.
    Fighters from the extremist Islamic State group on Thursday overran part of an army base in northern Syria, which has been under the militants' siege for months, in ferocious battles that killed or wounded dozens on...
  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:53:51 GMT
    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel.
    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel.
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