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Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

December 24th, 2013 12:50 pm by Staff Report

Times-News sources at the North Pole have shared some of the letters written to Santa from local children.

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Account of fatal Kingsport crash credits other motorists

Account of fatal Kingsport crash credits other motorists

December 24th, 2013 10:13 am by Nick Shepherd

I wish I knew the names of all the people who were there and who tried to help. I want to thank them for their bravery.

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Vols top Morehead State 82-67 to end 2-game skid

Vols top Morehead State 82-67 to end 2-game skid

December 24th, 2013 8:42 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

After never leaving the bench in Tennessee's first 10 games of the season, Derek Reese produced a double-double Monday as Tennessee ended a two-game skid with an 82-67 victory over Morehead State.

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Student charged with Twitter bomb threat

Student charged with Twitter bomb threat

December 24th, 2013 8:25 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee high school student has been suspended and charged after police say he used Twitter to make a bomb threat.

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White House planning health care blitz in Tenn.

White House planning health care blitz in Tenn.

December 24th, 2013 8:24 am by Associated Press

The Obama administration is planning a blitz of positive information about the Affordable Care Act and the law's various impacts in the state.

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Holiday sales down for 3rd week

Holiday sales down for 3rd week

December 24th, 2013 8:19 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Stores are hoping Americans who've been tight-fisted with their money will get the last-minute itch to buy in the final week of the holiday shopping season.

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Assault rifle designer Mikhail Kalashnikov dead at 94

Assault rifle designer Mikhail Kalashnikov dead at 94

December 23rd, 2013 11:13 pm by JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press

MOSCOW — Mikhail Kalashnikov, whose work as a weapons designer for the Soviet Union is immortalized in the name of the world’s most popular firearm, died Monday at the age of 94.

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Head Start workers, churches, Angel Tree spread Christmas cheer

Head Start workers, churches, Angel Tree spread Christmas cheer

December 23rd, 2013 10:22 pm by Rick Wagner

Christmas gifts and cheer came a little early this year to some Hawkins County children and families, thanks to the staff of a local Head Start program, two local Methodist churches and charitable groups.

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Mount Carmel: No perk for workers who decline insurance

Mount Carmel: No perk for workers who decline insurance

December 23rd, 2013 10:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — The Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted last week to offer no incentive to city employees who opt out of the health insurance program.

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Fire destroys house near Gate City, displaces family of three

Fire destroys house near Gate City, displaces family of three

December 23rd, 2013 9:31 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — One Scott County family is without a home for Christmas after their house near Gate City was destroyed by fire early Sunday morning. The home’s residents were reportedly out of town when the fire occurred.

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