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Possible GOP candidates for president headed to Tennessee

Possible GOP candidates for president headed to Tennessee

February 27th, 2015 8:40 am by Associated Press

Tennessee has kicked off a flurry of visits from potential Republican presidential candidates. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee spoke at the National Religious Broadcasters meeting in Nashville this week

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Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

February 27th, 2015 8:39 am by VADIM GHIRDA, Associated Press; PETER LEONARD, Associated Press

Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although officials in Kiev accused rebels of falling short of requirements.

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Free breakfast, lunch today at two Sullivan schools

Free breakfast, lunch today at two Sullivan schools

February 27th, 2015 12:43 am by Rick Wagner

The free meals, at Sullivan North and Emmett Elementary are thanks to a state of emergency designation, federal free school meal regulations and the expected generosity of donated money and volunteers.

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No. 6 Lady Vols bounce back, beat slumping Georgia 70-59

No. 6 Lady Vols bounce back, beat slumping Georgia 70-59

February 27th, 2015 12:20 am by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

Cierra Burdick scored 18 points and No. 6 Tennessee, coming off its first SEC loss, beat Georgia 70-59 on Thursday night, giving the Lady Bulldogs their longest losing streak in 38 years.

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Flooding could become next big concern for SW Virginia

Flooding could become next big concern for SW Virginia

February 26th, 2015 11:39 pm by Stephen Igo

Winter weather damage over the past two weeks tops $8 million, Wise County officials reported on Thursday, and damage assessments are still underway.

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Blue Devils, Bears squaring off in C-40

Blue Devils, Bears squaring off in C-40

February 26th, 2015 10:43 pm by George Thwaites

Gate City's 49-46 win over Lebanon and Union's 61-54 upset of Virginia High sets up a high stakes title game collision in tonight's Conference 40 championship game in the Bearcats' Den

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Hot-shooting Vandy rallies, beats UT 73-65

Hot-shooting Vandy rallies, beats UT 73-65

February 26th, 2015 10:28 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Vanderbilt made its last 13 field goal attempts to beat Tennessee 73-65 on Thursday night and hand the Vols their fourth straight loss.

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Ramsey questions GM incentives amid VW union talks

Ramsey questions GM incentives amid VW union talks

February 26th, 2015 10:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says it may have been a "mistake" for Tennessee to subsidize the development of the General Motors plant outside Nashville that started its life as a Saturn factory.

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Sex offender who brought child to school sentenced to one year

Sex offender who brought child to school sentenced to one year

February 26th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On the morning of Dec. 4, 2014 Hawkins County Sheriff's Office school resource officer (SRO) Michael Hensley observed a blue 2006 Ford F150 driven by Haycraft pull into the Surgoinsville Elementary School parking lot and drop off a child.

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'The hits just keep coming': Gate City town manager says the weather has wreaked havoc on services

'The hits just keep coming': Gate City town manager says the weather has wreaked havoc on services

February 26th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

Jones said with snowfall after snowfall, the town's post-snow efforts have primarily focused on clearing the roads for residents, emergency responders and businesses.

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