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NETWORKS courts five  prospects for Phipps Bend

NETWORKS courts five prospects for Phipps Bend

March 6th, 2015 11:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

Among those five, however, is a whopper that has also caught the interest of the Tennessee Valley Authority - a forging operation that represents close to $700 million in investment and more than 700 jobs.

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Lady Vols blast Georgia 75-41 in SEC tourney

Lady Vols blast Georgia 75-41 in SEC tourney

March 6th, 2015 9:22 pm by KURT VOIGT, AP Sports Writer

Bashaara Graves had 13 points and 11 rebounds to help Tennessee reach the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals for a 22nd straight season with a 75-41 win over Georgia on Friday night.

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'It's never too late' GED classes now open in Southwest Virginia

'It's never too late' GED classes now open in Southwest Virginia

March 6th, 2015 8:30 pm by Marci Gore

"It's a fact of life that in today's world, a high school credential is a minimum requirement to landing a well-paying job, " said Jane Bowlin, a Regional Adult Education instructor.

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Photo Gallery: D-B Air Force JROTC get in practice

March 6th, 2015 7:00 pm by Ned Jilton

Members of Dobyns-Bennett's Air Force Jr. ROTC takes advantage of the break in the weather to get in some practice drill time on their own. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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ETSU women top Mercer 66-56, reach SoCon finals

ETSU women top Mercer 66-56, reach SoCon finals

March 6th, 2015 6:35 pm by Staff Report

The East Tennessee State women's basketball team will play for the Southern Conference tournament championship after getting double-doubles from three players in Friday's semifinal win over Mercer.

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Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system

Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system

March 6th, 2015 4:14 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The police situation in Ferguson, Missouri, was "oppressive and abusive," President Barack Obama said Friday, as he prepared to commemorate a half-century since the historic civil rights marches in Selma, Alabama.

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Torched vehicle linked to unpaid debt

Torched vehicle linked to unpaid debt

March 6th, 2015 3:46 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly after midnight, a Kingsport resident arrived home to find her neighbor's PT Cruiser was on fire. Police responded to find the blaze still going, while another vehicle had "toilet paper near the front windshield and a strong odor of gasoline."

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Video: Kingsport burglars face felony for $40 in snacks

Video: Kingsport burglars face felony for $40 in snacks

March 6th, 2015 2:04 pm by Rain Smith

They only made away with energy drinks, Mello Yello, four packs of smokes and Little Debbies (which were expired), but a pair of Kingsport burglars face felony charges for throwing a concrete block through a store front's window.

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Conditions improving for beleaguered SW Va.

Conditions improving for beleaguered SW Va.

March 6th, 2015 12:41 pm by Stephen Igo

Besieged by crippling snows, widespread flooding, rain, freezing rain, sleet and more snow over the last three weeks, forecasts call for moderating temperatures into next week.

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KPD: Brazen thief buggies jewelry case out of Kmart

KPD: Brazen thief buggies jewelry case out of Kmart

March 6th, 2015 11:06 am by Rain Smith

A unique, yet indiscreet, shoplifting scheme backfired on a Kingsport woman, according to police, as she was busted while wheeling an entire jewelry display case out of Kmart - thwarting her attempt to steal $9,000 worth of earrings.

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