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Six Hawkins County schools honored for achieving highest possible score on TVAAS

Six Hawkins County schools honored for achieving highest possible score on TVAAS

September 15th, 2014 11:33 am by Jeff Bobo

Among the schools recognized were Carters Valley Elementary, Church Hill Elementary, Church Hill Middle, Mount Carmel Elementary, Surgoinsville Elementary and St. Clair Elementary.

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Wellmont finds interim CEO

Wellmont finds interim CEO

September 15th, 2014 11:33 am by Staff reports

Bart Hove, who has served as president of Bristol Regional Medical Center for 12 years, has been selected as Wellmont Health System's interim president and CEO.

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Driver's ed required in Va., not in Tenn.

Driver's ed required in Va., not in Tenn.

September 15th, 2014 11:31 am by Rick Wagner

While Tennessee high school students can get a driver's license and make it through high school without ever taking driver's education, not so for most high-schoolers across the state line in Virginia.

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Third Annual Duck Island Orienteering Meet draws more than 100 cadets

Third Annual Duck Island Orienteering Meet draws more than 100 cadets

September 15th, 2014 11:00 am by Staff Report

First-year cadets from Daniel Boone, Sullivan South, Tennessee High, Cherokee, Lee County, Greeneville, Volunteer and Dobyns-Bennett competed in this Novice Orienteering Meet.

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Sports
For fans, college football poses wedding dilemma

For fans, college football poses wedding dilemma

September 15th, 2014 9:51 am by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

Emily Younker isn't getting married until next year but she's already made sure the date doesn't conflict with college football and sent one invitation: To Big Al, the elephant mascot of the University of Alabama Crimson Tide.

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Third parties in Tennessee still fighting for ballot access

Third parties in Tennessee still fighting for ballot access

September 15th, 2014 9:50 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A 2010 federal court ruling in one of the cases stated that Tennessee was one of only two states where no third parties had qualified for the ballot over the previous decade.

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Iran rejects global strategy against extremists

Iran rejects global strategy against extremists

September 15th, 2014 9:44 am by LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

Neither Iran nor Syria, which together share most of Iraq's borders, was invited to the international conference in Paris, which opened as a pair of French reconnaissance jets took off over Iraqi skies.

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A critical point: Planned downtown apartment complex at old Supermarket Row site awaits final key details

A critical point: Planned downtown apartment complex at old Supermarket Row site awaits final key details

September 15th, 2014 9:44 am by Hank Hayes

Back in February, the Kingsport Economic Development Board (KEDB) entered into a letter of intent with a Knoxville developer who expressed interest in building the complex on the old Supermarket Row property off Sullivan Street.

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Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015; Miss Virginia first runner-up

Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015; Miss Virginia first runner-up

September 14th, 2014 11:41 pm by WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

September 14th, 2014 7:24 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

JOLIET, Ill. — With a daring drive through the middle, Brad Keselowski showed how badly he wants to win another championship.

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