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Virginia Tech to play Cincinnati in Military Bowl

Virginia Tech to play Cincinnati in Military Bowl

December 7th, 2014 7:19 pm by Associated Press

Virginia Tech will face Cincinnati in the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman on Dec. 27.

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No. 14 Lady Vols cruise past Lipscomb 85-51

No. 14 Lady Vols cruise past Lipscomb 85-51

December 7th, 2014 7:13 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Fourteenth-ranked Tennessee enjoyed a bit of a home-crowd backing to earn its first road victory of the season, 85-51 at Lipscomb.

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Tennessee, Iowa to meet in TaxSlayer Bowl

Tennessee, Iowa to meet in TaxSlayer Bowl

December 7th, 2014 7:03 pm by Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. — Tennessee and Iowa will meet Jan. 2 in the TaxSlayer Bowl in a matchup of Southeastern Conference and Big Ten foes.

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Schools' laptop project to boot up in January

Schools' laptop project to boot up in January

December 7th, 2014 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Starting with sixth grade, the 1-to-1 laptop-to-student ratio in Kingsport City Schools is planned to move to grades 4-12 systemwide.

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Passage of time makes proving Cosby claims tough

Passage of time makes proving Cosby claims tough

December 7th, 2014 6:11 pm by ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

LOS ANGELES — Any case against Bill Cosby would rely on conflicting testimony, and possibly jurors' emotions, legal experts say.

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Survivors gather to remember Pearl Harbor attack

Survivors gather to remember Pearl Harbor attack

December 7th, 2014 5:34 pm by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press

Veterans who survived the Pearl Harbor attack that launched the United States into World War II attended Sunday's 73rd anniversary ceremony with the help of canes, wheelchairs and motorized scooters.

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Sullivan Street widening project moving forward

Sullivan Street widening project moving forward

December 7th, 2014 3:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Improving Sullivan Street has been a high watermark project for city and elected leaders for years, topping a recently compiled list of Kingsport streets in need of improvement.

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Alabama, Oregon, Florida State, Ohio State make playoff

Alabama, Oregon, Florida State, Ohio State make playoff

December 7th, 2014 12:50 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Alabama is the top seed and will play Ohio State in one semifinal at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Oregon is the second seed and will play Florida State in the other semifinal at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.

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For unemployed, job market hits a turning point

For unemployed, job market hits a turning point

December 7th, 2014 12:48 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

The job market has reached a new milestone on its road to full health: For the first time since the Great Recession ended 5 years ago, America's unemployed are now as likely to be hired as to stop looking for a job.

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A new start: After fire destroys animal shelter, Scott County officials hope to build a better one

A new start: After fire destroys animal shelter, Scott County officials hope to build a better one

December 7th, 2014 12:30 pm by Marci Gore

As devastating as it was to learn that Scott County's animal shelter was destroyed by a fire on Wednesday, County Administrator Kathie Noe says officials are optimistic about the future of a new facility.

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