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Sen. Corker criticizes 'generational theft' during Kingsport visit

Sen. Corker criticizes 'generational theft' during Kingsport visit

August 21st, 2014 11:00 pm by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Republican, in a breakfast talk to about 150 business leaders and elected officials at the MeadowView Marriott, insisted Congress is still "shying away" from the nation's fiscal challenges.

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Photo Gallery: Sullivan Central vs South Greene Football Season Opener.

August 21st, 2014 10:12 pm by Ned Jilton

Cougar fans didn't let a little rain keep them from the game. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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UAW says Volkswagen signups in Tenn. hit 670

UAW says Volkswagen signups in Tenn. hit 670

August 21st, 2014 9:30 pm by Associated Press

A United Auto Workers leader says a new local in Chattanooga has signed up the equivalent of what would have been a winning margin for the union vote at Volkswagen's plant in Tennessee.

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Kingsport's capital improvement plan targets streets, safety

Kingsport's capital improvement plan targets streets, safety

August 21st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's CIP is a five-year outline for capital projects and equipment purchases for the city, the school system and the water and sewer department.

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National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson; Holder may widen probe

National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson; Holder may widen probe

August 21st, 2014 6:30 pm by By Richard A. Serrano and Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The troops were deployed in Ferguson beginning on Monday, but their role was low-key, protecting the police command center and monitoring the protests in the St. Louis suburb each night

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Teen accused of fleeing accident allegedly admits to huffing aerosol

Teen accused of fleeing accident allegedly admits to huffing aerosol

August 21st, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man allegedly admitted to inhaling aerosol "air cleaner" prior to a single vehicle wreck in which he struck a telephone pole with a pickup Wednesday.

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Baby giraffe dies at Limestone zoo

Baby giraffe dies at Limestone zoo

August 21st, 2014 4:15 pm by NET News Service

A reticulated baby giraffe that was born earlier this month at Bright's Zoo has died, according to Zoo Director David Bright.

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Volunteer, Sullivan Central in action as prep football season gets underway

Volunteer, Sullivan Central in action as prep football season gets underway

August 21st, 2014 2:00 pm by George Thwaites

The Falcons travel to Happy Valley for their season opener and the Cougars host South Greene.

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UPDATE: Third false bomb threat at Hawkins school this month forces RMS evacuation

UPDATE: Third false bomb threat at Hawkins school this month forces RMS evacuation

August 21st, 2014 1:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

According to a report filed by RPD Officer Chris Price, the message stated, "This is a bomb threat" and then a separate line read "(a juvenile student's name) is the bomb."

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