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Haslam failed to sign 79 bills in required time

Haslam failed to sign 79 bills in required time

September 10th, 2014 8:19 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mistakes in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's office caused 79 bills to become law without his signature and another 67 measures to be backdated to meet constitutional deadlines.

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18 students from region named  National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

18 students from region named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

September 10th, 2014 7:00 am by Rick Wagner

They are among less than 1 percent of the top academic students in the United States, as measured by National Merit testing.

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Local woman uses Christian teachings to speak against abortion amendment

Local woman uses Christian teachings to speak against abortion amendment

September 10th, 2014 12:22 am by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

Using the tenets of her fundamentalist Christian upbringing, on Tuesday evening, Ruth Taylor Read spoke out against Amendment One, an addendum to the Tennessee Constitution.

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Carson-Newman, Emory & Henry make U.S. News & World Report ranking

Carson-Newman, Emory & Henry make U.S. News & World Report ranking

September 10th, 2014 12:18 am by Rick Wagner

Carson-Newman was called a "great school at a great price" and an "up-and-comer" by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015 Best Colleges rankings, released Tuesday.

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Warriors Path State Park hosts Conservation Camp

Warriors Path State Park hosts Conservation Camp

September 10th, 2014 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

Chia the vulture, who fits into the ecosystem as part of nature's cleanup crew of sorts, is helping teach area fourth-grade students about the environment this week.

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Wise superintendent gives school board glowing report of system's ranking

Wise superintendent gives school board glowing report of system's ranking

September 9th, 2014 10:22 pm by Stephen Igo

Of 133 school divisions statewide, Wise County ranked third in the state in overall math (and first in eighth-grade math), fourth in history, sixth in reading, 14th in science and 38th in writing.

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North volleyball sweeps past Unicoi County

North volleyball sweeps past Unicoi County

September 9th, 2014 9:25 pm by Pat Kenney

Taylor Breeding ran Sullivan North's offense to perfection and the Lady Raiders picked up a key Three Rivers Conference win on Tuesday.

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Photo Gallery: Sullivan North vs Unicoi County in volleyball

September 9th, 2014 8:35 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from both Sullivan North's varsity and JV volleyball matches against Unicoi County Tuesday night. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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NYC police: Terror threat more complex than ever

NYC police: Terror threat more complex than ever

September 9th, 2014 8:25 pm by Associated Press

Air strikes in Iraq, ongoing unrest in Syria and the beheadings of two American journalists are casting a long shadow over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Apple unveils smartwatch, bets on wearable devices

Apple unveils smartwatch, bets on wearable devices

September 9th, 2014 7:58 pm by Associated Press

Apple is a late arrival to the still-nascent market for wearable technology. Several other companies already sell smartwatches that have been greeted with widespread indifference.

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