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Authorities say one dead, two injured after Carter County crash

Authorities say one dead, two injured after Carter County crash

March 29th, 2014 8:31 pm by NET News Service

The Tennessee Highway Patrol and Carter County Sheriff's Department are investigating an auto accident that killed one person and hospitalized two others, authorities said.

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Survey work under way for State Route 126 improvements

Survey work under way for State Route 126 improvements

March 29th, 2014 8:06 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Survey work is taking place along Memorial Boulevard in connection with a $97 million widening project for an eight-mile stretch of State Route 126.

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Cookeville comes out on top in Jon Metcalf Highland Cup

Cookeville comes out on top in Jon Metcalf Highland Cup

March 29th, 2014 8:05 pm by Greg Peters

Just as the skies opened up over Eastman Fields for a brief cloudburst, Cookeville claimed the Jon Metcalf Highland Cup tournament title with a 2-1 decision over Jefferson County on Saturday.

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Sullivan County BOE mulls closing schools for election days

Sullivan County BOE mulls closing schools for election days

March 29th, 2014 7:59 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County's school board appears split on the issue of having polling places at schools open on election day.

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Boiler bill for benefit of Domtar advances

Boiler bill for benefit of Domtar advances

March 29th, 2014 7:54 pm by Hank Hayes

Legislation aimed at allowing state-granted variances to the frequency of industrial power boiler inspections is advancing in the Tennessee General Assembly.

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Nissan Leaf helping Kingsport Police Department go green

Nissan Leaf helping Kingsport Police Department go green

March 29th, 2014 7:34 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — A unique choice of vehicle is helping the Kingsport Police Department go green, and its use is the first by any police department in the United States.

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Bristol man named U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the Year

Bristol man named U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the Year

March 29th, 2014 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Gunnery Sergeant Michael H. Wampler of Bristol, Tenn., believes his work ethic and morals helped him secure the U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the Year award for 2013.

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Christian school pressures 'tomboy' to transfer

Christian school pressures 'tomboy' to transfer

March 29th, 2014 6:25 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Sunnie Kahle, 8, likes to keep her hair short, wear boys' clothes and shoot her BB gun. But to Timberlake Christian School administrators, the second-grader's boyish ways warranted an ultimatum.

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Anorexic woman saved by strangers at YMCA

Anorexic woman saved by strangers at YMCA

March 29th, 2014 6:05 pm by TOM WILEMON, The Tennessean

She was withering away before their eyes. They watched her slog through marathon workouts every weekday morning at the Green Hills YMCA, her emaciated body leaning on the rails of the Stairmaster.

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ProStrength teaches Hawkins youth healthy lifestyles

ProStrength teaches Hawkins youth healthy lifestyles

March 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County pediatrician started the program in 2003 with the help from high school athletes who had trained together. It has now developed into a fitness program aimed at keeping youths interested in exercise.

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