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Planned Braves stadium move highlights race, class

Planned Braves stadium move highlights race, class

December 14th, 2013 2:12 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

For the Braves, abandoning downtown Atlanta for the suburbs means moving closer to the team's fan base and developing money-making restaurants and amenities. But the decision also highlights long-standing disparities in Atlanta.

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Mandela makes final journey home in South Africa

Mandela makes final journey home in South Africa

December 14th, 2013 1:54 pm by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press

A hearse carrying the body of Nelson Mandela drove into his hometown in rural South Africa ahead of burial Sunday, returning the country's peacemaker to the place where he had always wanted to die.

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No winner in Mega Millions jackpot

No winner in Mega Millions jackpot

December 14th, 2013 1:48 pm by Associated Press

One of the largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history climbed even higher Saturday after no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $425 million top Mega Millions prize.

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Bells toll in Newtown for school shooting victims

Bells toll in Newtown for school shooting victims

December 14th, 2013 1:41 pm by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press

Bells tolled 26 times to honor the children and educators killed one year ago in a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School as local churches held memorial services Saturday and President Barack Obama observed a moment of silence.

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Ken Crowder honored twice by  Tri-Cities PGA Chapter at its annual banquet

Ken Crowder honored twice by Tri-Cities PGA Chapter at its annual banquet

December 14th, 2013 12:56 pm by Pat Kenney

Lonesome Pine Country Club director of golf and Tennessee PGA Section vice-president Ken Crowder was named the Golf Professional of the Year and the Bill Strausbaugh Award winner.

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Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Battle of Kingsport Ceremony 2013.

December 14th, 2013 12:44 pm by Ned Jilton

Civil War re-enactors gathered in the rain Saturday for the annual commemoration of the Battle of Kingsport.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

December 14th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a couple who stole video game systems, a Nickelsville couple who have been indicted, a raid on a Hawkins County cattle rustler and a man who pulled a gun during child visitation, among others.

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State panel won’t back Hill’s bill to cap water rates for customers outside cities

State panel won’t back Hill’s bill to cap water rates for customers outside cities

December 13th, 2013 11:38 pm by Hank Hayes

PINEY FLATS — A draft Tennessee state government study contains a recommendation against legislation that would cap Johnson City’s outside water and wastewater rates but also says those rates should be “both reasonable and justified.”

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Griffith says budget deal a ‘fair compromise’

Griffith says budget deal a ‘fair compromise’

December 13th, 2013 11:02 pm by Staff report

Virginia 9th District Congressman Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, said the bipartisan agreement “will be the first time since I was elected to the House of Representatives that Congress — both the House and the Senate — has passed a budget.”

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Education Outdoors
Roosevelt students release trout they grew in classroom

Roosevelt students release trout they grew in classroom

December 13th, 2013 10:40 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The South Fork of the Holston River will have about 20 future inhabitants thanks to a city elementary class and Trout Unlimited. The fish were released into Kendrick Creek, which flows into the Holston near the Fort Patrick Henry Dam.

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