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Light poles have been removed from I-26 bridge over Holston

Light poles have been removed from I-26 bridge over Holston

July 14th, 2014 8:11 am by Matthew Lane

The bridge stretching over the South Fork of the Holston River used to look like an airport runway or a sight you would see in a large metropolis. But the lights have been off for years. Now, the poles are gone, too.

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Polls open Friday for early voting

Polls open Friday for early voting

July 14th, 2014 8:08 am by J. H. Osborne

The county general election includes most county government offices, including county mayor, county sheriff, all 24 members of the Sullivan County Commission, highway commissioner, county trustee, register of deeds, and county clerk.

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Karst youngest ever to win Ridgefields Invitational

Karst youngest ever to win Ridgefields Invitational

July 13th, 2014 9:00 pm by Pat Kenney

Eddie Karst, a rising junior at Dobyns-Bennett, became the youngest winner of the Ridgefields Invitational on Sunday, cruising in with a final-round 3-under-par 68 to finish with a three-day total of 8-under 205.

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Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core

Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core

July 13th, 2014 6:33 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Reviled by staunch conservatives, the common education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors.

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Keselowski dominates in New Hampshire victory

Keselowski dominates in New Hampshire victory

July 13th, 2014 6:10 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

LOUDON, N.H. — Brad Keselowski completed a flawless weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and won Sunday under a green-white checkered finish.

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UPDATE: Goetze scores late to give Germany the World Cup

UPDATE: Goetze scores late to give Germany the World Cup

July 13th, 2014 5:57 pm by CHRIS LEHOURITES, AP Sports Writer

RIO DE JANEIRO — Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.

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TWRA: Girl's parents involved in fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash

TWRA: Girl's parents involved in fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash

July 13th, 2014 5:49 pm by NET News Service

PINEY FLATS — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has released updated information on an incident that occurred Friday on Boone Lake that left a 14-year-old girl dead.

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Woman who spent nearly 11 years in captivity says fame comes with complications

Woman who spent nearly 11 years in captivity says fame comes with complications

July 13th, 2014 5:19 pm by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

CLEVELAND — Michelle Knight has discovered that the fame that followed her escape from Ariel Castro's house of horrors cuts both ways.

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Plant's plan to put treated water in Nolichucky River draws concerns

Plant's plan to put treated water in Nolichucky River draws concerns

July 13th, 2014 5:04 pm by Associated Press

Environmental activists in East Tennessee are opposing a plan that calls for taking water from the Nolichucky River for use by a Greene County industrial chemical plant and then returning the treated water to the river.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Farm Fest visitors get a glimpse back at 1850s frontier life

July 13th, 2014 3:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

The 30th annual Hamlett-Dobson Farm Fest on Sunday afternoon included many of the original rustic 1850s farm games, food, crafts and frontier lifestyle demonstrations.

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