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Tennessee big men a dual challenge for Michigan

Tennessee big men a dual challenge for Michigan

March 27th, 2014 7:38 am by By Mark Snyder, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

Though U-M just dealt with Texas big man Cameron Ridley, Tennessee has two 6-foot-8, 260-pound behemoths: Jeronne Maymon and Jarnell Stokes.

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News Regional & National
Charlotte mayor resigns amidst bribery charges

Charlotte mayor resigns amidst bribery charges

March 27th, 2014 7:31 am by MITCH WEISS and TOM FOREMAN JR., Associated Press

FBI agents posing as commercial real estate developers allegedly paid Cannon on five separate occasions, with Cannon accepting cash in exchange for access to city officials responsible for planning, zoning and permitting.

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News Regional & National
Officials lower number of unaccounted in mudslide to 90

Officials lower number of unaccounted in mudslide to 90

March 27th, 2014 7:26 am by By Angel Gonzalez and Mike Lindblom, The Seattle Times (MCT)

Even as Snohomish County officials adjusted downward the number of people missing after the deadly mudslide near Oso, Wash., the natural disaster will likely prove to be one of the worst in state history.

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Business & Technology
Taco Bell's new breakfast ads star 'Ronald McDonald'

Taco Bell's new breakfast ads star 'Ronald McDonald'

March 27th, 2014 7:20 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

The ads feature everyday men who happen to have the same name as the McDonald's mascot, promoting Taco Bell's new breakfast menu which offers novelties like a waffle taco.

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Sports Sports Live
Blue Devils freeze out the Spartans in extras

Blue Devils freeze out the Spartans in extras

March 26th, 2014 11:50 pm by George Thwaites

Hunter Collier stroked a game winning RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Blue Devils picked up a 9-8 non-district win over Eastside at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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Local News
Mayor's son-in-law to hold second highest paying post in Mount Carmel public works

Mayor's son-in-law to hold second highest paying post in Mount Carmel public works

March 26th, 2014 11:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

As a new hire, Steven McLain will be the second highest paid employee in the public works department, ahead of three employees who have worked for the town 27, 8, and 2 years respectively.

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Deadline nears to submit application to attend IA

Deadline nears to submit application to attend IA

March 26th, 2014 11:07 pm by Rick Wagner

Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee has at least 220 students registered for grades 6-9 in its third year, including 72 outside the Sullivan County school zone.

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Crime Local News
Wise  County drug roundup  targets 50  suspects

Wise County drug roundup targets 50 suspects

March 26th, 2014 10:01 pm by Staff report

One of those facing new drug charges was not hard to find. Brandi Baldwin, who is facing charges associated with the 2013 death of her toddler daughter, Emma, had been out on bond awaiting trial but earlier this year was put back in jail on drug charges.

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Community Local News TriCityMom
Timesnews.net now featuring videos of adoptable pets

Timesnews.net now featuring videos of adoptable pets

March 26th, 2014 9:33 pm by Nick Shepherd

Every Thursday and Friday, animals from both the Kingsport and Sullivan County animal shelters will be featured on the website.

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Local News
Attorney: Appointing police chief without BMA confirmation violates Mount Carmel charter

Attorney: Appointing police chief without BMA confirmation violates Mount Carmel charter

March 26th, 2014 8:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 5-0 Tuesday in favor of confirming Frost's appointment last week of Jeff Jackson as "acting chief" — replacing Mike Campbell, who resigned last week to accept a position with the Kingsport Police Department.

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