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2 Tenn. lawmakers ask for probe into test score delay

2 Tenn. lawmakers ask for probe into test score delay

May 30th, 2014 1:46 pm by Associated Press

Two Republican Tennessee lawmakers have asked for an investigation into the delay of student test scores, while three Democrats have filed an open records request seeking information about the late release.

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Graduation 2014: Daniel Boone High School

May 30th, 2014 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Daniel Boone High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 on Saturday, May 24. The gallery features photos submitted by local readers. To share your Daniel Boone graduation photos, email them to: boonegrad@timesnews.net.

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Intoxicated pedestrian finds gun, ends up in ER

Intoxicated pedestrian finds gun, ends up in ER

May 30th, 2014 12:52 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to Holston Valley Medical Center, finding an "obviously intoxicated" man with a gunshot wound to the thigh.

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Roe on Shinseki resignation: 'Time to turn the page and begin a new chapter for our veterans'

Roe on Shinseki resignation: 'Time to turn the page and begin a new chapter for our veterans'

May 30th, 2014 12:09 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe says former Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is a good man who needed to resign amid an interim Inspector General's report documenting lapses in veterans' care.

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Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

May 30th, 2014 11:10 am by Associated Press

A Massachusetts man who knew the brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings was charged Friday with obstructing the investigation into the deadly bombings.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 5.30.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 5.30.14 - VIDEO

May 30th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter, Blountville, TN. This week we meet: Roxy, Cowgirl, Abbot, Costello, Bentley, and Bluff.

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Man charged with assault in Kingsport hit-and-run

Man charged with assault in Kingsport hit-and-run

May 30th, 2014 9:59 am by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly triggered a Kingsport crash with an illegal U-turn — leaving a juvenile victim with injuries — has been arrested after dumping his vehicle and stripping the tags, but failing to remove personal information from inside the cab.

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Girl power: KTG stages acerbic comedy of manners 'The Women'

Girl power: KTG stages acerbic comedy of manners 'The Women'

May 30th, 2014 7:55 am by Jessica Fischer

Helming a production of Clare Booth Luce's comedy of manners, with its cast of 21 actresses playing 41 characters in 17 scenes, isn't for the faint of heart.

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Tenn. fugitive arrested in Reno SWAT team standoff

Tenn. fugitive arrested in Reno SWAT team standoff

May 30th, 2014 7:33 am by Associated Press

Police say the man made threats and indicated he was armed so they closed off a block around the hotel in the main casino district while a SWAT team initiated negotiations.

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Two boys share spelling bee title after long duel

Two boys share spelling bee title after long duel

May 30th, 2014 1:14 am by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post, N.Y., and Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth, Texas, ended up as co-champions of the National Spelling Bee, just the fourth time in the event's 89 years it ended in a tie.

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