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Hawkins BOE unable to cut cost of new Cherokee sewage treatment plant

Hawkins BOE unable to cut cost of new Cherokee sewage treatment plant

November 7th, 2014 8:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

After exploring several alternatives including grants, loans, and even the possibility of extending a Rogersville sewer line, the BOE agreed Thursday to move forward with a $669,480 project to replace Cherokee's 34-year-old wastewater treatment system.

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Immigration dispute erupts at White House lunch

Immigration dispute erupts at White House lunch

November 7th, 2014 6:41 pm by Associated Press

Republicans attending the postelection lunch at Obama's invitation said they asked him for more time to work on legislation, but the president said his patience was running out.

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Dow, S&P 500 eke out gains, set record highs

Dow, S&P 500 eke out gains, set record highs

November 7th, 2014 6:02 pm by Associated Press

An encouraging report on hiring barely fazed the stock market Friday, leaving indexes with the slightest of gains. For investors, good is no longer good enough.

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KPD searching for woman who used stolen debit card

KPD searching for woman who used stolen debit card

November 7th, 2014 3:00 pm by Staff reports

The incident began when an individual accidentally left his wallet on the counter of a gas station. Moments later a white female found the wallet and unsuccessfully tried to use several credit and debit cards to purchase three cartons of cigarettes.

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Rapid Boone Lake drawdown not hurting the fishing so far

Rapid Boone Lake drawdown not hurting the fishing so far

November 7th, 2014 3:00 pm by George Thwaites

Striper and hybrid action is going gangbusters on Boone with the water going down, and on Cherokee with the water having come up. Tailwater trout fishing is good, but generating schedules have been inconsistent.

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NASCAR's Kurt Busch facing assault probe

NASCAR's Kurt Busch facing assault probe

November 7th, 2014 2:11 pm by Associated Press

Police in Delaware say they are investigating a domestic assault allegation made against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch.

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Medical marijuana rally set for Saturday in Johnson City

Medical marijuana rally set for Saturday in Johnson City

November 7th, 2014 2:00 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

When the smoke of midterm elections clears, medical marijuana advocate Seth Green wants to ride a wave of what he calls progress toward medical marijuana legalization in Tennessee.

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Republican Ed Gillespie concedes Va. Senate race

Republican Ed Gillespie concedes Va. Senate race

November 7th, 2014 1:40 pm by Associated Press

"The votes just aren't there," Gillespie told his supporters, adding that he called Warner earlier in the day to congratulate him.

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Southwest Virginia's Health Wagon shows off group's new mobile unit

Southwest Virginia's Health Wagon shows off group's new mobile unit

November 7th, 2014 1:00 pm by Stephen Igo

On Thursday, The Health Wagon hosted a special dedication of a relatively new clinic near downtown Wise in Smiddy's honor, and also showed off the group's new mobile unit.

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War stories: Rocky Mount offers Veterans Day programs

War stories: Rocky Mount offers Veterans Day programs

November 7th, 2014 11:13 am by Nick Shepherd

"We have been doing special programming for Veterans Day for the last couple of years," said Gary Walrath, executive director of Rocky Mount. "Basically it's that time of year that most minds turn to vets and their sacrifice."

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