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Hawkins County pastor builds 'Utopia' on FOX TV

August 20th, 2014 2:56 pm by Marci Gore

A local pastor will be one of 15 people tasked with creating a utopian society on a new FOX TV reality show. "Utopia," will premiere with a special two-hour event at 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 7.

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Wise County officers raising money to buy headstone for slain toddler

Wise County officers raising money to buy headstone for slain toddler

August 20th, 2014 11:45 am by Stephen Igo

WISE — Following a plea agreement by the child's mother, the law enforcement team that worked the case of 2-year-old Emma Baldwin's death have decided to raise funds to provide a headstone for Emma's grave.

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South's ACT composite bests D-B's  — again

South's ACT composite bests D-B's — again

August 20th, 2014 3:09 am by Rick Wagner

South also continued to lead the Sullivan County system, while Sullivan North High posted the greatest ACT composite score gains in the system, moving its 2013 average of 18.0 to 19.3 for the class of 2014.

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Ex-museum worker allegedly takes $61K in taxpayer money

Ex-museum worker allegedly takes $61K in taxpayer money

August 20th, 2014 3:40 pm by Associated Press

At the time she was hired as an administrative services assistant in 2011, Tennessee State Museum officials were not aware the suspect was a convicted felon on parole for a theft of property of over $60,000.

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O'Quinn running family business a stone's throw from where his stock car career began

O'Quinn running family business a stone's throw from where his stock car career began

August 20th, 2014 1:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

If he were still driving in one of NASCAR's upper echelon divisions, the 2006 Nationwide Rookie of the Year from Coeburn would be in the prime of his career. Unlike other professional sports, however, talent and longevity don't always walk hand in hand.

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H.O.P.E. youth explore the Big Apple

H.O.P.E. youth explore the Big Apple

August 20th, 2014 11:35 am by Katherine Scoggins

The most popular activity for group members is the annual trip - most often to Washington D.C. or New York City. This year, the group chose NYC. But older students got an added bonus with a short stop in the nation's capital.

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Rain or shine, crowds turning out for Appalachian Fair

Rain or shine, crowds turning out for Appalachian Fair

August 20th, 2014 7:37 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

For the fair's opening day, approximately 16,000 people made the decision to weather the elements and attend.

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Video purports to show killing of US journalist by Islamic State

Video purports to show killing of US journalist by Islamic State

August 20th, 2014 7:28 am by By Alana Semuels and Raja Abdulrahim, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The executioner then displays a second man, identified as another missing American journalist, Steven Joel Sotloff, and threatens to kill him if President Barack Obama does not act, presumably to halt U.S. bombing of Islamic State fighters in Iraq.

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Lady Rebels trip up Tribe in volleyball season opener

Lady Rebels trip up Tribe in volleyball season opener

August 20th, 2014 12:12 am by George Thwaites

Haley Price hammered out 17 kills and the defending TSSAA Class AA champion Lady Rebels opened with a 25-18, 22-25, 25-18, 25-17 win over Dobyns-Bennett Tuesday night.

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Chafin in landslide for Va. Senate

Chafin in landslide for Va. Senate

August 19th, 2014 11:17 pm by Stephen Igo

Tuesday's special election was prompted by the resignation of former state Sen. Phillip Puckett, D-Lebanon, in June, at least temporarily giving Republicans control by a single vote in the state Senate.

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Group encouraging pregame prayer at Cherokee games

Group encouraging pregame prayer at Cherokee games

August 19th, 2014 11:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

The founders of the Rogersville-based Christian organization "Expecting God's Help" are encouraging spectators at Friday's Cherokee High School football home opener to participate in group prayer during the pregame "moment of silence."

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