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Bill to make Bible official state book of Tennessee advances

Bill to make Bible official state book of Tennessee advances

April 8th, 2015 9:30 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says he opposes a measure to make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee, saying the legislation "belittles the most holy book that's ever been written."

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Spring peas fit for a last supper

Spring peas fit for a last supper

April 8th, 2015 9:30 am by Sharon Harris, community columnist

Very few things scream spring more than fresh peas. I adore them when prepared properly and creatively, and they are truly at their best when presented in their most simple form. Just like most beautiful things are.

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Wellmont, MSHA appoint integration board members

Wellmont, MSHA appoint integration board members

April 8th, 2015 8:58 am by Hank Hayes

The health care systems, according to a prepared release, have now entered a due diligence period and are working to develop a definitive agreement to merge

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KPD seeks third person in attempted murder case

KPD seeks third person in attempted murder case

April 8th, 2015 8:15 am by Rain Smith

Police are continuing to search for one of two suspects in last week's attempted murder at a Kingsport hotel, adding that they have obtained a warrant for a woman who appears to have tried to assist the wanted man's flight.

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Haslam signs Tennessee guns-in-parking-lots bill

Haslam signs Tennessee guns-in-parking-lots bill

April 8th, 2015 7:31 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam has signed legislation that allows workers to sue their employers if they are fired for storing guns in cars parked on company lots.

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HCHS rescues 16 dogs after elderly owners hospitalized

HCHS rescues 16 dogs after elderly owners hospitalized

April 8th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

It wasn't until March 31, six days after the wreck, that the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office was told the pets were left with no one to care for them at the couple's residence on New Life Road northwest of Rogersville.

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Sullivan BOE OKs  15-cent lunch increase

Sullivan BOE OKs 15-cent lunch increase

April 8th, 2015 5:00 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County school leaders formally approved the federally mandated increase in lunch prices for 2015-16 Monday night, as well as purchase of a new payroll software program with an up-front cost of more than $300,000.

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UConn beats Notre Dame 63-53 for third straight title

UConn beats Notre Dame 63-53 for third straight title

April 8th, 2015 12:35 am by DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson each scored 15 points Tuesday night to lead the Huskies to a 63-53 victory over Notre Dame.

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Several candidates in the running for upcoming Scott County elections

Several candidates in the running for upcoming Scott County elections

April 7th, 2015 10:15 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - The county elections in Scott County may still be several months away, but folks are already throwing their hats into the ring, seeking the nominations from their respective parties to get their names on the Nov. 3 ballot.

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Opening of Kingsport carousel pushed back

Opening of Kingsport carousel pushed back

April 7th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kids - and kids at heart - are going to have to wait a little bit longer before hopping on board and taking a ride on the region's first traditional carousel.

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