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Lack of QB depth could cause headaches for Tennessee

Lack of QB depth could cause headaches for Tennessee

April 17th, 2015 9:35 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's lack of a proven backup plan at quarterback represents arguably the Volunteers' greatest cause for concern in their bid for a breakthrough season.

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Traveling man: Will Sullivan's Yennie stay or go?

Traveling man: Will Sullivan's Yennie stay or go?

April 17th, 2015 9:30 am by Rick Wagner

"I'll have to weigh pretty heavily the longing to be home and the work we've done here," Yennie said after a school board budget work session, adding that if he moves to his parents' home state, he will miss folks here. "I've got a lot of tasks yet to do

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Catch of the Week Gallery (Week 4)

April 17th, 2015 9:30 am by Staff Report

From the looks of it, the fishin' is getting good. Share your catch of the week with us at outdoors@timesnews.net for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate from Watson's Marine & Tackle.

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Tennessee lawmakers OK $33.8B annual state spending plan

Tennessee lawmakers OK $33.8B annual state spending plan

April 17th, 2015 9:29 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State lawmakers on Thursday approved Tennessee's $33.8 billion annual spending plan after rejecting Democrats' attempts to add a provision to authorize Medicaid expansion that had been twice defeated earlier in the year.

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Gulf health 5 years after BP spill: Resilient yet scarred

Gulf health 5 years after BP spill: Resilient yet scarred

April 17th, 2015 9:28 am by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press; CAIN BURDEAU, Associated Press

Federal data and numerous scientific studies show lingering problems. Splotches of oil still dot the seafloor and wads of tarry petroleum-smelling material hide in pockets in the marshes of Barataria Bay.

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Of One Accord hosts 27th annual Volunteers Banquet

Of One Accord hosts 27th annual Volunteers Banquet

April 17th, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

In 2014 Of One Accord volunteers served 116,199 people with goods and services valued at $4,354,687.

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'Walk on': College football star turned pro carrying tires instead of pigskins

'Walk on': College football star turned pro carrying tires instead of pigskins

April 17th, 2015 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Former walk-on' college football star Kevin Richardson has built a pro sports career carrying race tires instead of pigskins after making the cut as a walk-on' Roush Racing pit crewman.

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Pedestrian killed by train in Unicoi County identified as Bristol man

Pedestrian killed by train in Unicoi County identified as Bristol man

April 16th, 2015 10:30 pm by NET News Service

A Bristol man has been identified as the pedestrian killed when he was struck by a train in northern Unicoi County late Wednesday night.

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Feds sentence three Wise County residents in synthetics distribution case

Feds sentence three Wise County residents in synthetics distribution case

April 16th, 2015 9:30 pm by Stephen Igo

Seven defendants, including three Wise County residents, have been sentenced in federal court as a result of a multi-agency investigation into the distribution of synthetic cannabinoids (synthetic pot) in Wise County and Gainesville, Fla.

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NASCAR and NASA come to Gate City

NASCAR and NASA come to Gate City

April 16th, 2015 7:30 pm by Marci Gore

On Wednesday, via a Google Hangout connection, more than 80 students from the two schools watched a live feed with NASA engineer, Jill Prince, and NASCAR Sprint Cup driver, Jimmie Johnson.

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