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State lawmaker calls Haslam 'traitor' to GOP

State lawmaker calls Haslam 'traitor' to GOP

August 27th, 2014 11:27 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker called Gov. Bill Haslam a "traitor to the party" over what he called efforts by a political action committee run by supporters to defeat opponents of Common Core education standards.

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Elizabethton beats the K-Mets in extra innings

Elizabethton beats the K-Mets in extra innings

August 27th, 2014 11:13 pm by Pat Kenney

With their third loss in a row, the K-Mets find themselves two games behind Johnson City for second place in the Appalachian League's West Division with two games left to play in the regular season.

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SC man arrested with stolen car in Church Hill after not being able to pay for gas

SC man arrested with stolen car in Church Hill after not being able to pay for gas

August 27th, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The store manager said the suspect pumped $50.01 in gas, but did not have the money to pay for it. Officers went to write a report and received identification and vehicle information

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Public health officials say no cases of meningitis at ETSU

Public health officials say no cases of meningitis at ETSU

August 27th, 2014 9:14 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

"At this time, the Northeast Tennessee Regional Health Office is not aware of any confirmed or probable cases of bacterial meningitis in this region," said Beth Rader, public information officer with the regional public health office.

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Eight years for Scott County man who manufactured more than 227 grams of meth

Eight years for Scott County man who manufactured more than 227 grams of meth

August 27th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Lawson and Pam Williams, 30, Clinchport, were originally arrested in July 2013 by the Scott County Sheriff's Office after they were found operating an active one-pot meth lab in a wooded area off Mustang Drive in Clinchport.

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Dad acquitted in slaying of drunken driver who killed sons

Dad acquitted in slaying of drunken driver who killed sons

August 27th, 2014 8:00 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

David Barajas cried after the verdict was read and he hugged his wife, Cindy, who was also crying. He could have been sentenced to up to life in prison, if he had been convicted.

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Hampton basketball coach receives pretrial diversion in pill theft case

Hampton basketball coach receives pretrial diversion in pill theft case

August 27th, 2014 7:48 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Two theft charges against former Hampton High School girls basketball coach Leon Tolley will be dismissed after the satisfactory completion of six months probation.

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Apple Shed holding its grand reopening this weekend

Apple Shed holding its grand reopening this weekend

August 27th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

During the grand reopening, hot dogs will be priced at one dollar, and there will be a live band on Saturday.

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Entertainment
The case against binge-watching TV

The case against binge-watching TV

August 27th, 2014 5:50 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, Associated Press

In the old days, of course, people watched one episode a week. That changed with digital video recorders and Internet streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.

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Guest River Rally ramps up for big weekend

Guest River Rally ramps up for big weekend

August 27th, 2014 5:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Officially underway all week with daily buildup activities, the town's annual end of summer festival begins cranking toward its huge weekend celebration beginning with the 6 p.m. Civic League Miss Guest River Rally Pageant on the Depot Stage.

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