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Cherokee student video about 'Teens and Trucks' is tops in state

Cherokee student video about 'Teens and Trucks' is tops in state - VIDEO

October 11th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A group of Cherokee High School students are now wiser, and wealthier, after creating video about driving safely around tractor-trailers that won a University of Tennessee statewide competition.

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Vols win coin toss then halt skid by roughing up Mocs

Vols win coin toss then halt skid by roughing up Mocs

October 11th, 2014 7:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee ended a three-game losing streak with a 45-10 victory over FCS program Chattanooga. The first sign the game might go the Vols' way Saturday came when they won the coin toss, ending one of college football's most unlikely streaks.

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Photo Gallery: Battle of Blountville 2014

October 11th, 2014 6:20 pm by Ned Jilton

The Rebels fought the Yankees and the rain as the Battle of Blountville gets underway. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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'I'll do anything you need me to do' Wetlands learning center inspires Eagle Scout project

'I'll do anything you need me to do' Wetlands learning center inspires Eagle Scout project

October 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

"When I was thinking about starting to plan for my Eagle Scout project, I knew I wanted to do something in this area," Mullins said. "She said what she really needed was a shed and a specimen table. She said she didn't think she could get the grant money

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Columbus Day closings

Columbus Day closings

October 11th, 2014 2:00 pm by Staff reports

Here is a listing of all the offices that will be close in observance of Columbus Day in our area.

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Tennessee Promise has 35,000 applications

Tennessee Promise has 35,000 applications

October 11th, 2014 1:30 pm by Associated Press

More than 35,000 high school students have applied for the Tennessee Promise program, which offers free tuition at the state's two-year community colleges and colleges of applied technology

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Police arrest Bluff City man at BMA meeting

Police arrest Bluff City man at BMA meeting

October 11th, 2014 12:16 pm by Nick Shepherd

An arrest made toward the end of the Bluff City Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Thursday resulted in the early exits of an alderman and city manager and left the mayor searching for answers from police.

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Businessman convicted, boozed up Sweet 16 and more this week in crime

Businessman convicted, boozed up Sweet 16 and more this week in crime

October 11th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories over the past week from the Times-News staff.

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Couples rush to wed as NC gay marriage ban dumped

Couples rush to wed as NC gay marriage ban dumped

October 11th, 2014 9:26 am by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press; MITCH WEISS, Associated Press

Cogburn's ruling followed Monday's announcement by the U.S. Supreme Court that it would not hear any appeal of a July ruling by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond striking down Virginia's ban. That court has jurisdiction over North Carolina.

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Police shooting protests expand across St. Louis

Police shooting protests expand across St. Louis

October 11th, 2014 9:23 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

The demonstrations moved to Ferguson Friday night as protesters stood inches from officers in riot gear before demonstrators disbursed. Many then went to the site of a police shooting in St. Louis, where another demonstration is planned Saturday.

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