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Earnhardt win completes season sweep at Pocono

Earnhardt win completes season sweep at Pocono

August 3rd, 2014 4:53 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

LONG POND, Pa. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the lead off the final restart with three laps left and won Sunday to complete a season sweep at Pocono Raceway.

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Two Bible Belt filmmakers expand box office horizons

Two Bible Belt filmmakers expand box office horizons

August 3rd, 2014 4:41 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — It's the Hollywood ending every studio wants: Low-cost production and high returns at the box office. Filmmakers Alex and Stephen Kendrick seem to have the formula dow.

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Cardio-Puppy Resuscitation: ER nurse breathes life into drowned dog

Cardio-Puppy Resuscitation: ER nurse breathes life into drowned dog

August 3rd, 2014 4:22 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

When Chris Williams discovered a small white mass of fur floating in her backyard pool a couple of weeks ago, fear ran through her because she knew it was one of her 6-week-old Maltese puppies.

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Important dates for academic school year 2014-15

Important dates for academic school year 2014-15

August 3rd, 2014 4:00 pm by Staff reports

August means back to school for students throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Many will be going back to the classroom as early as this week. Below you'll find important dates for the school year in area school systems.

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Vols expect to be 'splashier' this season

Vols expect to be 'splashier' this season

August 3rd, 2014 3:17 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's offense is better equipped to make the kind of splash it failed to produce last season when the Vols had only 11 plays from scrimmage that went at least 40 yards, down from 19 in 2012.

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Strong quake kills at least 367 in southern China

Strong quake kills at least 367 in southern China

August 3rd, 2014 2:41 pm by JACK CHANG, Associated Press

A strong earthquake in southern China's Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and injuring more than 1,800.

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"Battle for the heart and soul of the Republican Party" taking place in Tennessee's second house district, according to Tony Shipley

"Battle for the heart and soul of the Republican Party" taking place in Tennessee's second house district, according to Tony Shipley

August 3rd, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Underlying political thunder is rolling inside the Tennessee 2nd House District GOP Primary race between incumbent Tony Shipley and challenger Bud Hulsey.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

August 3rd, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include photos from Sunday's storms, a Greeneville crash killed a Kingsport businessman, a local business owner raising concerns about the Aquatic Center and a car crashing into a Kingsport store, among others

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KPD, KFD offer safety tips for drivers, students headed back to school

KPD, KFD offer safety tips for drivers, students headed back to school

August 3rd, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

School starts back on Monday and while they may get a squeal of excitement or a low pitched groan from students, adults need to be aware of the extra traffic and safety concerns that come along with the start of new school year.

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CHPD reminds motorists to be more cautious as school year begins Monday

CHPD reminds motorists to be more cautious as school year begins Monday

August 3rd, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

With Hawkins County Schools going back into session Monday morning, Church Hill police are asking motorists to exercise caution, and be especially observant on roadways near schools.

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