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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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FCC allows city-owned Internet providers to expand

FCC allows city-owned Internet providers to expand

February 26th, 2015 7:00 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, AP Business Writer

The cities, including Chattanooga, built networks offering super-fast speeds at low cost when telecommunications companies decided not to expand fast service in their area.

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Tri-Cities crack kingpin sentenced

Tri-Cities crack kingpin sentenced

February 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

According to court records, Michelle Lane managed a large-scale crack cocaine conspiracy from January 2011 to August 2014. In so doing, prosecutors say Lane was responsible for distributing multi-kilogram quantities of crack cocaine in the Tri-Cities area

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Tenn. Black Caucus seeks apology from GOP lawmaker

Tenn. Black Caucus seeks apology from GOP lawmaker

February 26th, 2015 5:00 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Legislative Black Caucus wants a Republican state lawmaker, Rep. Sheila Butt, accused of a racist Facebook post stripped of her leadership position.

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