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Citizens must act to make country work the way it should

Citizens must act to make country work the way it should

June 23rd, 2015 10:38 am by Editorial Board

It's particularly aggravating - or should be - that federal politicians of current or wishful standing would suggest they know best how much money we should have in retirement

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U.S. 23 lane closings in Weber City this week

U.S. 23 lane closings in Weber City this week

June 23rd, 2015 10:35 am by Staff Report

WEBER CITY - Motorists traveling through Weber City should be advised that portions of U.S. 23 will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. today and again at 7 p.m.

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Ramsey advocates change in Tennessee's road funding

Ramsey advocates change in Tennessee's road funding

June 23rd, 2015 9:03 am by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - Tennessee's 21.4-cents-per-gallon fuel tax hasn't gone up since 1989. Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey says the gas tax hasn't kept up with fuel-efficient vehicles that are responding to tougher federal fuel standards.

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Changing tone on Confederate flag follows years of refusal

Changing tone on Confederate flag follows years of refusal

June 23rd, 2015 8:40 am by SEANNA ADCOX, JEFFREY COLLINS, and MEG KINNARD, Associated Press

In Tennessee, both Democrats and Republicans called for the removal of a bust of Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest from an alcove outside the Senate's chambers.

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Video: Free fire truck obtained for program at Sullivan East High

Video: Free fire truck obtained for program at Sullivan East High

June 23rd, 2015 8:15 am by Rick Wagner

Leaders of a small town in North Carolina are helping jump start a new fire science program at Sullivan East High School by donating a fire truck worth an estimated $8,500. It is a 1986 model with 11,000 miles on the odometer.

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Vanderbilt holds Virginia to four hits, wins CWS finals opener 5-1

Vanderbilt holds Virginia to four hits, wins CWS finals opener 5-1

June 23rd, 2015 12:12 am by ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer

Carson Fulmer combined with two relievers on a four-hitter, Will Toffey's two-run double broke a scoreless tie in the sixth, and defending national champion Vanderbilt opened the College World Series finals with a 5-1 victory.

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U.S. blanks Colombia, advances to Women's World Cup quarterfinals

U.S. blanks Colombia, advances to Women's World Cup quarterfinals

June 22nd, 2015 10:27 pm by ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer

Alex Morgan scored her first goal of the Women's World Cup and the United States advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-0 victory over Colombia on Monday night.

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Hawkins commission votes to oust Lifeguard EMS despite public outcry

Hawkins commission votes to oust Lifeguard EMS despite public outcry - VIDEO

June 22nd, 2015 9:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

Lifeguard came to Hawkins County last summer after commissioners received complaints of response times as high as 45 minutes to Bulls Gap and Phipps Bend from the financially distressed Hawkins County EMS.

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Kmart robbery suspect arrested while intoxicated at restaurant

Kmart robbery suspect arrested while intoxicated at restaurant

June 22nd, 2015 9:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

KPD officers located prescription drugs during a search of Tyler Holly. Those drugs were consistent with prescriptions stolen from Kmart pharmacy on Friday.

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South Carolina governor calls for removing Confederate flag

South Carolina governor calls for removing Confederate flag

June 22nd, 2015 8:47 pm by Associated Press

CHARLESTON, S.C. - South Carolina's governor declared Monday that the Confederate flag should be removed from the statehouse grounds.

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