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Local representative shooting for new state symbol with new official firearm

Local representative shooting for new state symbol with new official firearm

February 15th, 2015 10:40 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A new official Tennessee state symbol could be joining the raccoon as the official wild animal, the iris as the state cultivated flower, the mockingbird as the state bird and the tulip poplar as the state tree.

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Church Hill teen facing additional charges following crash

Church Hill teen facing additional charges following crash

February 15th, 2015 8:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

As if Nicholas Dempsey didn't have enough trouble, the Church Hill teen allegedly wrecked another vehicle last week while driving recklessly and earned himself another slew of charges including one more felony.

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Roe leaning toward vote for military force vs. ISIL

Roe leaning toward vote for military force vs. ISIL

February 15th, 2015 7:21 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe told a Rogersville/Hawkins County Chamber of Commerce legislative breakfast Saturday that he's leaning toward voting for using military force against the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

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No. 6 Lady Vols overcome injuries to beat No. 10 Kentucky

No. 6 Lady Vols overcome injuries to beat No. 10 Kentucky

February 15th, 2015 6:34 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Ariel Massengale scored 17 points to end her slump and the No. 6 Lady Vols overcame the loss of starting center Isabelle Harrison to beat No. 10 Kentucky 72-58 on Sunday.

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Virginia State Police: One killed in Duffield fire

Virginia State Police: One killed in Duffield fire

February 15th, 2015 5:27 pm by Staff Report

One person is dead following a Sunday morning fire in Duffield, according to the Virginia State Police.

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Smash-and-grab burglar makes away with chainsaws

Smash-and-grab burglar makes away with chainsaws

February 15th, 2015 5:00 pm by Staff Report

Nearly $1,000 worth of chainsaws were recently stolen from a business along Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport, where the suspect tossed a large rock through the window and reached in to snatch the merchandise.

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How Rand Paul is trying to win over Democrats

How Rand Paul is trying to win over Democrats

February 15th, 2015 4:00 pm by By David Weigel, Bloomberg News (TNS)

In the last Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register poll of the state, Paul did best among voters under 45, voters who wanted to reject the "establishment," and voters who worried about electability.

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Gordon wins pole for his final Daytona 500

Gordon wins pole for his final Daytona 500

February 15th, 2015 3:25 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Jeff Gordon, entering his final year as a full-time Sprint Cup driver, won the pole Sunday for the season-opening Daytona 500.

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Fort Campbell veterinarians hone skills at Nashville Zoo

Fort Campbell veterinarians hone skills at Nashville Zoo

February 15th, 2015 3:15 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

In order to be ready for whatever is thrown at them, be it camels or livestock or even lions and tigers, Fort Campbell veterinarians and techs are improving their skills by going on rounds at the Nashville Zoo

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Replay Booth: Locals bring home TSSAA wrestling titles, athletes pick colleges, loads of hoops and more preps from the past week

Replay Booth: Locals bring home TSSAA wrestling titles, athletes pick colleges, loads of hoops and more preps from the past week

February 15th, 2015 3:00 pm by Staff Report

A look back at some of the high school sports news from across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia that you may have missed this past week.

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