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Bus was taking poor students on college visit when crash happened

Bus was taking poor students on college visit when crash happened

April 11th, 2014 4:29 pm by FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press; MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press

It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a remote redwood campus 650 miles north.

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Open gun carry sponsor moves for full House vote

Open gun carry sponsor moves for full House vote

April 11th, 2014 4:25 pm by Associated Press

The House sponsor of a bill seeking to remove permit requirements to carry guns openly in Tennessee wants to bypass committees and hold a full floor vote on the measure.

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Update: I-26 clear, traffic flow back to normal

April 11th, 2014 2:47 pm by Staff Report

I-26 shut down between Boones Creek and Gray.

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Three seek GOP nomination for Hawkins County trustee

Three seek GOP nomination for Hawkins County trustee - VIDEO

April 11th, 2014 2:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three candidates are seeking the Republican nomination for the Hawkins County trustee seat currently held by Patsy Courtney, who is retiring after serving two full terms and one partial term.

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BibleStudyTwo raising funds for a building

BibleStudyTwo raising funds for a building

April 11th, 2014 2:00 pm by Collin Brooks

A group of young men that meet every Thursday night for dinner and to study the Bible has grown so much that it's bulging out of founder Bob Seymour's home and searching for a place to call their own.

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Update: Tennessee's Stokes to enter NBA draft

Update: Tennessee's Stokes to enter NBA draft

April 11th, 2014 1:59 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Jarnell Stokes is bypassing his senior season at Tennessee to enter the NBA draft. Stokes, a 6-foot-8, 260-pound forward, confirmed Friday at a news conference that he has decided to begin his pro career.

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Two men arrested after police find drugs, syringes, 16-year-old runaway girl

Two men arrested after police find drugs, syringes, 16-year-old runaway girl

April 11th, 2014 1:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies arrested two young adult males Monday after they were allegedly found in possession of drugs, syringes, and paraphernalia, living in a recreational vehicle with 16-year-old runaway female.

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Tip on contraband drop-off leads to multiple charges

Tip on contraband drop-off leads to multiple charges

April 11th, 2014 1:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Information about a contraband drop-off at the Sullivan County Jail led to a woman being arrested on multiple charges, according to a press release.

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Financial disclosures show Venable doubled Godsey in contributions

Financial disclosures show Venable doubled Godsey in contributions

April 11th, 2014 12:31 pm by J. H. Osborne

In just five weeks, Richard Venable received more than twice the amount of campaign contributions as Sullivan County Mayor Steve Godsey received during a 10-week period, public records on file with the Sullivan County Election Commission show.

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Church plans 'Rise Together' for community

Church plans 'Rise Together' for community

April 11th, 2014 11:15 am by Leigh Ann Laube

"We realize that a lot of people are intimidated by church. We get that. We understand it," said Chad Roberts, lead pastor of the church. "We hope that this way we can show our community what a great church we are."

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