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Bar exam — Detention facilities specialist to take 'snapshot' analysis of Sullivan jail

Bar exam — Detention facilities specialist to take 'snapshot' analysis of Sullivan jail

November 18th, 2014 8:10 am by J. H. Osborne

Both the main jail and a minimum-security "extension" are currently under "plans of action," a requirement of facilities that have been found lacking by the TCI. Overcrowding is chief among the problems cited at Sullivan County's facilities.

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40 percent decline in polar bears in Alaska, western Canada heightens concern

40 percent decline in polar bears in Alaska, western Canada heightens concern

November 18th, 2014 7:35 am by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The scientific study that raises more questions about the impact of global warming on the creature that has become the symbol of some of its worst effects.

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Eastman's 'Project Inspire' taking shape in more ways than one

Eastman's 'Project Inspire' taking shape in more ways than one

November 17th, 2014 10:40 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Every day, Eastman Chemical Co.'s corporate business center is taking shape. Even more shape than you probably realize.

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Biltmore decks the halls for Christmas

Biltmore decks the halls for Christmas

November 17th, 2014 10:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

Touring Biltmore's interior — festooned with miles of garlands, around 30,000 lights, 150 candles, and hundreds of live poinsettias and other plants — is definitely cause enough to make a day trip to the estate sometime through the holidays.

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St. Paul's craft bazaar a great group effort

St. Paul's craft bazaar a great group effort

November 17th, 2014 9:15 pm by Matthew Lane

The 87-year-old Kingsport church is hosting its annual Christmas Craft Bazaar on Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will feature handcrafted wreaths, gifts and ornaments, hand-knit items, jewelry, home and garden decor, pet gifts and a bake sale.

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Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee

Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee

November 17th, 2014 8:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Two Republican state senators filed legislation Monday to repeal the state's Common Core standards even though Gov. Bill Haslam has called for a public review of the higher benchmarks in English and math.

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Charles Manson gets marriage license to wed 26-year-old

Charles Manson gets marriage license to wed 26-year-old

November 17th, 2014 7:45 pm by LINDA DEUTSCH, Associated Press

CORCORAN, Calif. — Mass murderer Charles Manson has gotten a license to marry a 26-year-old woman who visits him in prison.

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Local student finds capital fascinating — including the imperfections

Local student finds capital fascinating — including the imperfections

November 17th, 2014 7:14 pm by Rick Wagner

Was mistake in text on the Lincoln Memorial intentional?

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Hawkins Tree Board hoping for county's first 'Champion Tree'

Hawkins Tree Board hoping for county's first 'Champion Tree'

November 17th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

There are 319 "Champion Trees" registered with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, but not a single champion is rooted in Hawkins County.

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Armed home intruder faces aggravated assault, weapons charges

Armed home intruder faces aggravated assault, weapons charges

November 17th, 2014 5:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man is facing aggravated assault and weapons charges after allegedly entering his neighbor's home early Sunday morning and threatening to kill her and her family with a pistol.

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