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Project: 4,256 reasons to support Pete Rose

Project: 4,256 reasons to support Pete Rose

February 7th, 2015 2:44 pm by MARK MAYNARD, The Independent

Abby Campbell is a mature soul for a 13-year-old. She's not into Ugg boots, iPhones or even Hunger Games movies. No, this Kentucky seventh-grader has a passion for something else: Pete Rose, the subject of a monstrous school project.

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News
Sense of humor down the toilet: China seizes TP bearing image of Hong Kong leader

Sense of humor down the toilet: China seizes TP bearing image of Hong Kong leader

February 7th, 2015 2:30 pm by DIDI TANG, Associated Press

Authorities in southern China seized about 8,000 rolls of toilet paper and another 20,000 packages of tissues containing unflattering images of Hong Kong's pro-Beijing chief executive.

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Frazier's late flourish lifts Bulldogs over Vols 56-53

Frazier's late flourish lifts Bulldogs over Vols 56-53

February 7th, 2015 2:20 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

J.J. Frazier scored 10 points, all in the final 11 minutes, and Georgia overcame turnover problems to edge Tennessee 56-53 on Saturday.

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News Regional & National Education
After Medicaid loss, Haslam pivots to Common Core fight

After Medicaid loss, Haslam pivots to Common Core fight

February 7th, 2015 2:05 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is turning his focus to another tough fight over what he describes as the ruined brand of Common Core education standards.

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Driving while asleep, a wannabe cop and more this week in crime

Driving while asleep, a wannabe cop and more this week in crime

February 7th, 2015 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 30 through Feb. 6.

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Opinion
Movie explains what service means

Movie explains what service means

February 7th, 2015 10:00 am by Letters to the Editor

At the end of the movie, nobody was in a rush to get out. They just sat there for a minute. And to my surprise, the audience started clapping. They knew they saw something special.

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Sports Sports Live
Rebels get payback in Senior Night regular-season finale with Trailblazers

Rebels get payback in Senior Night regular-season finale with Trailblazers

February 7th, 2015 12:36 am by George Thwaites

South defended the skin off the Trailblazers' backs in a first-quarter shutout, setting the stage for a 73-47 victory over Boone to end Senior Night on a high note.

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Local News Education
Niswonger seeks partners to extend education grant five more years

Niswonger seeks partners to extend education grant five more years

February 7th, 2015 12:22 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County alone has received $405,920 in the first four years of the grant through funds supporting technology, AP programs, professional development and online distance learning.

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Local News Business & Technology
Chamber gala celebrates city's 2014 accomplishments

Chamber gala celebrates city's 2014 accomplishments

February 7th, 2015 12:16 am by Hank Hayes

"Kingsport is on a roll," Isaac Webb, 2015 Kingsport Chamber chair and district manager with Appalachian Power, said in a prepared release. "And we are poised for even greater growth and more success this year and in the years to come."

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Special exhibit turns Hands On! museum into body wonderland

Special exhibit turns Hands On! museum into body wonderland

February 6th, 2015 11:45 pm by SUE GUINN LEGG, NET News Service

Andy Marquart, executive director of Hands On!, said Friday that the exhibition has already drawn interest from colleges and universities in a couple of surrounding states that are interested in tours by their medical students.

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