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UAW's money struggles concern automakers

UAW's money struggles concern automakers

February 22nd, 2014 1:56 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Membership and dues are down sharply, and just this month UAW suffered a stunning defeat when it tried to organize a Tennessee VW factory. But instead of relief, Detroit automakers are increasingly anxious about the union's future.

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Regional & National
Clarksville police cite armed man waiting near library

Clarksville police cite armed man waiting near library

February 22nd, 2014 1:49 pm by Associated Press

Police in Clarksville issued citations to a man found waiting behind a library with guns, knives, chemical protection suits and nerve agent antidote kits.

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Sports
Finland routs U.S. in bronze medal game

Finland routs U.S. in bronze medal game

February 22nd, 2014 1:19 pm by LARRY LAGE, AP Hockey Writer

Teemu Selanne scored two goals and Tuukka Rask had a 27-save shutout, helping Finland rout the United States 5-0 Saturday to win hockey bronze at the Sochi Games.

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News Crime Local News
The week in crime

The week in crime

February 22nd, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

This week's crime stories include the freeing of Scotty Trexler's killer and a Kingsport business owner facing felony tax evasion charges

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Feb. 16

February 22nd, 2014 8:30 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers.

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Sports Sports Live
Topsy-turvy: Castlewood, J.I. Burton  pull Cumberland Conference 48 upsets

Topsy-turvy: Castlewood, J.I. Burton pull Cumberland Conference 48 upsets

February 22nd, 2014 1:07 am by George Thwaites

The Blue Devils deposed top-seeded Eastside while the Raiders ambushed second-seeded Thomas Walker to set up tonight's loser-go-home championship game at the Prior Center in Wise.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Kyle Busch edges Peters to claim Truck win at Daytona

Kyle Busch edges Peters to claim Truck win at Daytona

February 22nd, 2014 12:13 am by Associated Press

Busch used a perfectly timed pass to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season opener Friday night, becoming the first driver to win an ARCA race, a truck race, a Nationwide Series race and a Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway.

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Business & Technology
UAW appeals Volkswagen workers' rejection in Tenn.

UAW appeals Volkswagen workers' rejection in Tenn.

February 22nd, 2014 12:07 am by Associated Press

In an appeal filed with the National Labor Relations Board, the union asserted that "interference by politicians and outside special interest groups" had swayed the election. In particular, the appeal took aim at Sen. Bob Corker.

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Sports Sports Live
Gate City, VHS to face off for C-40 championship

Gate City, VHS to face off for C-40 championship

February 21st, 2014 11:36 pm by Greg Peters

The seedings for the Clinch Mountain Conference 40 tournament held true Friday: Both No. 1 seed Gate City and No. 2 Virginia High advanced to Saturday night's championship game.

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Local News
Kingsport approves early retirement incentive

Kingsport approves early retirement incentive

February 21st, 2014 11:23 pm by Matthew Lane

To date, around seven to eight employees have signed up for the incentive and city officials say the program will save the city $60,000 to $70,000 this year.

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