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Five years after coal mine blast, explosion risks persist

Five years after coal mine blast, explosion risks persist

April 4th, 2015 7:27 pm by Associated Press

The nation's worst coal mine disaster in decades exposed lax safety measures at some Appalachian mines, issues that persist five years later despite the crackdown that followed, according to a review of federal inspection records.

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Struck with cereberal palsy, one Wise County teen simply wants 'to ride'

Struck with cereberal palsy, one Wise County teen simply wants 'to ride'

April 4th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

On a recent sunny day while her sisters - 7-year-old Bailey, 5-year-old Adrianna and 4-year-old Tamera - rode bikes under the watchful eye of their parents, Billy and Jamie Sanders, she signed what she wanted most. "I want to ride,"

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Community Photos Furry Friends

GoTri Cover Pet Photo Gallery

April 4th, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

The GoTri Cover Pet Photo Contest has ended, but we wanted to take the time to thank everyone who shared photos of their feathered and furry friends.

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Community Education
Kiser named American Legion Post 21 Cadet of the Quarter'

Kiser named American Legion Post 21 Cadet of the Quarter'

April 4th, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

In addition to her unit responsibilities, she was hand-picked as a cadet cadre for the 2014 NJROTC Area Nine Leadership Academy and Area Nine East Sail Academy, providing compulsory training for more than 150 cadets.

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School lunch costs going up next year in Sullivan by 15 cents per student

School lunch costs going up next year in Sullivan by 15 cents per student

April 4th, 2015 11:17 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - Sullivan County's annual school fees aren't changing for 2015-16, but the cost of school cafeteria meals is going up next school year because of federal mandates.

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Sullivan schools start budget in $3.8 million hole

Sullivan schools start budget in $3.8 million hole

April 4th, 2015 11:12 am by Rick Wagner

'We're about to run out of ways to be frugal,' school board member Randall Jones said.

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Fetus assaults, Allandale shooting, parking lot murder and more this week in crime

Fetus assaults, Allandale shooting, parking lot murder and more this week in crime

April 4th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories from the Times-News staff, for the week of March 27 through April 3.

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Anglers hope to hook Hawkins BOE on starting bass fishing teams

Anglers hope to hook Hawkins BOE on starting bass fishing teams - VIDEO

April 4th, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County youths may soon be using their angling skills to earn scholarship dollars if the Board of Education approves a request to create high school bass fishing teams.

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Upgrade: UT boasts four returning offensive linemen

Upgrade: UT boasts four returning offensive linemen

April 3rd, 2015 8:02 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's collection of playmakers on offense has created plenty of offseason excitement, but the Vols won't take a big leap forward unless they get dramatic improvement from their line.

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Crime Regional & National
NE Tenn. man allegedly tries to off relative for $5K

NE Tenn. man allegedly tries to off relative for $5K

April 3rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

According to court records, the Morristown man contacted a confidential informant in January 2015 and talked about his frustration about his current familial and financial circumstances and how the death of the female victim would eliminate these concerns

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