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Sullivan commission shoots down settlement with fired highway employees

Sullivan commission shoots down settlement with fired highway employees

August 28th, 2014 11:44 am by J. H. Osborne

The proposal fell two votes short of the 12 needed for approval, with five "no" votes, one pass, and seven commissioners absent.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.28.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.28.14 - VIDEO

August 28th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies who need a good home at the Kingsport Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Blake, Bob, Lucky, Oreo, and Tracy.

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Tennessee depth chart reflects Volunteers' youth

Tennessee depth chart reflects Volunteers' youth

August 28th, 2014 7:32 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee plans to start three freshmen and one junior-college transfer in Sunday's season opener against Utah State. Ten more freshmen, two redshirt freshmen and three junior-college transfers are in second-team roles

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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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