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Bluff City man sentenced to 46 months for involvement in fight

Bluff City man sentenced to 46 months for involvement in fight

December 17th, 2014 2:07 pm by Matthew Lane

During the struggle, Cole reached behind him with a knife and sliced at his friend, cutting his lip, and then "came forward with the knife towards his mother" but she "caught his wrist" and avoided being cut.

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Sincerely, Susan: Recalling cherished Christmas memories

Sincerely, Susan: Recalling cherished Christmas memories

December 17th, 2014 2:00 pm by Susan Kendrick Lauhoff

Traditions and families change. My parents and siblings are scattered in Georgia. Living in Tennessee, my husband and I have made new traditions and one is enjoying the spirit of Christmas in Kingsport.

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As far as Union boys are concerned, the road out of Conference 40 runs through Gate City

As far as Union boys are concerned, the road out of Conference 40 runs through Gate City

December 17th, 2014 1:00 pm by George Thwaites

"I don't know how you don't put Gate City as a favorite," said Bears coach Zack Moore. "They seem to win it every year. We know we need to beat them to get out of our conference." Meanwhile, Eastside, J.I. Burton survey the Conference 48 landscape.

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About time: Mount Carmel employees may soon be required to punch the clock

About time: Mount Carmel employees may soon be required to punch the clock

December 17th, 2014 12:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mount Carmel employees may soon be required to keep track of their hours on a time clock, although the Board of Mayor and Aldermen agreed Tuesday to take an extra month to study the change.

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Classic pairing of two childhood favorites takes top honors in Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest

Classic pairing of two childhood favorites takes top honors in Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest

December 17th, 2014 12:10 pm by Staff Report

A classic pairing of two childhood favorites — cookies and M&Ms — captured top honors in the inaugural Times-News Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest. Here's an online cookie cookbook (of sorts) featuring all of the recipes we received.

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Lady Warriors, Lady Blue Devils rivalry dominates the girls basketball discussion in Southwest Virginia

Lady Warriors, Lady Blue Devils rivalry dominates the girls basketball discussion in Southwest Virginia

December 17th, 2014 12:00 pm by Dave Ongie

Many of the names and faces have changed, especially in Gate City, but Central and the Lady Blue Devils both seem intent on taking their Moutain District rivalry all the way to the summit again this season.

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AP sources: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations

AP sources: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations

December 17th, 2014 11:41 am by JULIE PACE, Associated Press; MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press

The announcement came amid a series of sudden confidence-building measures between the longtime foes, including the release of American prisoner Alan Gross

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A Life Well Lived: Tilden Fleming led by example

A Life Well Lived: Tilden Fleming led by example

December 17th, 2014 10:05 am by Katherine Scoggins

Tilden Fleming believed it was important to remember "where you came from" and to give back to your community. Those lessons have made a lasting impact on his family and friends.

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Tennessee High court to decide on secrecy of execution team

Tennessee High court to decide on secrecy of execution team

December 17th, 2014 9:27 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

As part of that lawsuit, they requested the names of the people who will carry out the executions. The state initially agreed to release the names to the inmates' attorneys, not to the inmates. But the state later reversed course

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Police killings increase calls for independent investigations

Police killings increase calls for independent investigations

December 17th, 2014 9:25 am by By Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS)

In light of the video of Eric Garner's arrest, Vincent Warren, of the Center for Constitutional Rights, said the New York prosecutors were either incompetent in presenting their case to the grand jury or simply didn't want the officers charged.

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