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Scott twins arrive early and at home — but in different states

Scott twins arrive early and at home — but in different states

November 17th, 2014 8:39 am by Marci Gore

Because the Lights' property straddles the Virginia/Tennessee state line, Kristian says her babies' birth certificates say they were born in different states. One was born on the couch in the house, the other in an ambulance out in the driveway.

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CDC: 172 people on cruise fell ill with norovirus

CDC: 172 people on cruise fell ill with norovirus

November 17th, 2014 8:27 am by Staff Report

A cruise ship docked in California on Sunday after 172 people on board fell ill with the highly contagious norovirus during a nearly monthlong trip, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

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KOSBE event marks 20th year of recognizing Kingsport-area small business excellence

KOSBE event marks 20th year of recognizing Kingsport-area small business excellence

November 17th, 2014 8:15 am by Hank Hayes

This year, the KOSBE Awards keynote speaker will be Gerald O'Connor, president of Impact Plastics, an Erwin, Tenn.-based manufacturer of plastic injection molded components.

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Obama calls IS beheadings 'pure evil'

Obama calls IS beheadings 'pure evil'

November 17th, 2014 7:47 am by DIAA HADID, Associated Press

President Barack Obama confirmed the slaying of a U.S. Army Ranger-turned-aid worker after a U.S. review of the video, which also showed the mass beheadings of a dozen Syrian soldiers.

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Dobyns-Bennett band second in class at Grand Nationals

Dobyns-Bennett band second in class at Grand Nationals

November 16th, 2014 8:24 pm by Rick Wagner

INDIANAPOLIS — The Marching Indians ended the 2014 season with the band's highest-ever finish in a national competition here, ending up less than one point shy of getting a shot at a national title.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Harvick wins Homestead to claim first  championship

Harvick wins Homestead to claim first championship

November 16th, 2014 7:59 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR's new championship format gave Kevin Harvick his long sought-after first Sprint Cup title, as he capped a magical first season at Stewart-Haas Racing with a victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Kingsport's  99-year contract  with AEP  set to expire in 18 months

Kingsport's 99-year contract with AEP set to expire in 18 months

November 16th, 2014 6:35 pm by Matthew Lane

American Electric Power has been operating under a franchise agreement with the Model City since 1917, granting the energy provider exclusive rights to operate within the boundaries of the city.

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Scott County Chamber unveils 2014 Christmas ornament

Scott County Chamber unveils 2014 Christmas ornament

November 16th, 2014 6:24 pm by Marci Gore

The Scott County Chamber of Commerce's popular limited edition collectible Christmas ornaments are now available.

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Sports
Georgia loses Gurley to season-ending knee injury

Georgia loses Gurley to season-ending knee injury

November 16th, 2014 6:05 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

Georgia tailback Todd Gurley's season has ended with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

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Companies accuse Jimmy Haslam of directing Pilot fraud

Companies accuse Jimmy Haslam of directing Pilot fraud

November 16th, 2014 5:57 pm by Associated Press

Two trucking companies are accusing Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam of directly orchestrating a scheme to cheat customers out of promised rebates and discounts, according to recent court filings.

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