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PHOTO GALLERY: Hawkins deputies treat children to $100 shopping spree

PHOTO GALLERY: Hawkins deputies treat children to $100 shopping spree

December 15th, 2013 9:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies treated 15 children to a shopping spree Saturday afternoon during the first annual “Christmas with a Cop” organized by the HCSO Wives behind the Lines organization.

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Hawkins natural gas company wants better communication with emergency responders

Hawkins natural gas company wants better communication with emergency responders

December 15th, 2013 8:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Officials with the Seminole Gas Co. near Bulls Gap want to improve communication with nearby fire departments and conduct a joint emergency response drill.

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Texas-sized standard: Brown says he wasn’t meeting own expectations

Texas-sized standard: Brown says he wasn’t meeting own expectations

December 15th, 2013 6:14 pm by JIM VERTUNO, AP Sports Writer

For a decade, Mack Brown and the Texas Longhorns won more games than almost any other program in the country. It was the inability to meet those lofty expectations over the last four seasons that pushed Brown to resign after 16 years.

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Poll: Health law seen as eroding coverage

Poll: Health law seen as eroding coverage

December 15th, 2013 5:10 pm by JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Americans who already have health insurance are blaming President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul for their rising premiums and deductibles, and overall 3 in 4 say the rollout of coverage has gone poorly.

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Mystery man gives 'Tips For Jesus' — up to $10,000

Mystery man gives 'Tips For Jesus' — up to $10,000

December 15th, 2013 4:31 pm by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

The $111.05 restaurant receipt includes a $1,000 tip and the words "god bless!" scrawled across it. The handle @tipsforjesus is stamped next to an illegible signature. In recent weeks, similar tabs have popped up in restaurants from coast to coast.

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Neighbor of Ohio girl found dead in trash arrested

Neighbor of Ohio girl found dead in trash arrested

December 15th, 2013 4:21 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

A neighbor has been arrested in the killing of a 9-year-old Ohio girl whose body was found in a trash bin near her home.

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Two Hawkins schools to host celebrations for SCORE honors

Two Hawkins schools to host celebrations for SCORE honors - VIDEO

December 15th, 2013 2:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

McPheeters Bend Elementary and Mount Carmel Elementary will host celebrations Monday at their respective school for each being named SCORE top three finalists for academic growth in the elementary school category.

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Kingsport to spend $15 million upgrading raw water intake system

Kingsport to spend $15 million upgrading raw water intake system

December 15th, 2013 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

In a nutshell, the raw water intake system is how Kingsport gets its roughly 15 million gallons of water a day from the Holston River — water flows from the river into a giant pipe and is then pumped over the cliff to the nearby water treatment plant

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'Lawrence of Arabia' star O'Toole dies

'Lawrence of Arabia' star O'Toole dies

December 15th, 2013 1:51 pm by GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press

Peter O'Toole, the charismatic actor who achieved instant stardom as Lawrence of Arabia and was nominated eight times for an Academy Award, has died, his agent said Sunday. He was 81.

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Not sci-fi: Robots readied for big tests

Not sci-fi: Robots readied for big tests

December 15th, 2013 12:11 pm by GEOFF MULVIHILL and KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press

The real world has not caught up yet with "Star Wars" and its talking, thinking robots, but some of the most sophisticated units that exist are heading to Florida this week for a Defense Department competition.

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