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Tennessee's Republican leadership gathered for a party at the farm of Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge Friday night.   Speakers included U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. Tennessee's Republican leadership gathered for a party at the farm of Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge Friday night. Speakers included U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

TONIGHT @ 11PM: County Mayor's cookout attracts Republican top brass

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Tennessee's Republican leadership gathered for a party at the farm of Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge Friday night.   Speakers included U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. More>>

Emails reveal Gov. Haslam to hold private meeting with select educators Friday in Jonesborough

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Emails obtained through a public records request reveal Gov. Haslam will hold a private roundtable Friday afternoon at the Washington County Department of Education in Jonesborough. More>>

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>>

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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  • Despite Clinton: O'Malley in Iowa amid 2016 talk

    Despite Clinton: O'Malley in Iowa amid 2016 talk

    Saturday, July 26 2014 4:03 AM EDT2014-07-26 08:03:01 GMT
    Martin O'Malley's latest foray into Iowa begins, appropriately, in a place called Clinton.
    Martin O'Malley's latest foray into Iowa begins, appropriately, in a place called Clinton.
  • Hospital shooting suspect had history of violence

    Hospital shooting suspect had history of violence

    Saturday, July 26 2014 3:42 AM EDT2014-07-26 07:42:46 GMT
    Authorities say a psychiatric patient who killed his caseworker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex - and grazed his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back - has a lengthy...
    A psychiatric patient who killed his caseworker - and grazed his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back - has a lengthy history of gun arrests, violence and mental health problems,...
  • Federal court upholds Fla.'s docs vs. glocks law

    Federal court upholds Fla.'s docs vs. glocks law

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:15:50 GMT
    A federal appeals court is upholding a Florida law that restricts what doctors can discuss about guns with their patients.
    A Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership was deemed to be constitutional Friday by a federal appeals court, which said it legitimately regulates professional conduct and doesn't...
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