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Burn out: Man dashes down street in underwear to extinguish 'fire'

Burn out: Man dashes down street in underwear to extinguish 'fire'

November 14th, 2014 10:26 am by Rain Smith

Police were alerted to a suspicious person "running on the highway" in Blountville. An officer responded to the area of Food City along State Route 394, finding the suspect wearing nothing but boxers.

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Science teams absorb Newton's Laws of Motion by designing rockets

Science teams absorb Newton's Laws of Motion by designing rockets

November 14th, 2014 9:04 am by Rick Wagner

Some local middle school students are aiming high with rockets they designed and built.

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New TSSAA classifications will change gridiron landscape in NET

New TSSAA classifications will change gridiron landscape in NET

November 14th, 2014 8:00 am by Pat Kenney

"We think this will provide us with an outstanding regular-season schedule," said D-B athletic director Cary Daniels, who'll have Tennessee High, Oak Ridge and Sevier County as out-of-conference games.

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Tennessee's young O-line starting to grow up

Tennessee's young O-line starting to grow up

November 14th, 2014 7:56 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, Sports Writer

The emergence of quarterback Joshua Dobbs is helping Tennessee's young offensive line show signs of growth. After giving up 30 sacks in its first seven games, the Volunteers have allowed just two sacks the past two games.

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Auto parts manufacturer to build Sevierville plant

Auto parts manufacturer to build Sevierville plant

November 14th, 2014 7:52 am by Associated Press

An automobile parts manufacturer that already has a presence in Morristown is opening a new plant in Sevierville and create 117 new jobs.

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Kingsport man sentenced for counterfeiting

Kingsport man sentenced for counterfeiting

November 14th, 2014 12:48 am by Matthew Lane

Ruben Suarez, 20, the third member of a five-person counterfeiting scheme in Kingsport, has been sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison. The other defendants were Shannon Hawkins, Tyler Monroe, Jordan Johnson, and Kayla White.

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Health care initiative encourages enrollment in federal ACA exchanges

Health care initiative encourages enrollment in federal ACA exchanges

November 14th, 2014 12:39 am by Hank Hayes

Representatives of both Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance noted both health care providers are offering enrollment assistance in the federal health insurance exchanges.

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Local Boy Scouts ask neighbors to fill bags for food drive

Local Boy Scouts ask neighbors to fill bags for food drive

November 14th, 2014 12:35 am by Staff report

Food collection bags were distributed to homes on Saturday, Nov. 8, along with instructions for residents to fill the bags with nonperishable food items. Boy Scouts will return bright and early Saturday morning (Nov. 15) to pick up the bags.

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Sullivan commissioners discuss televised meetings

Sullivan commissioners discuss televised meetings

November 13th, 2014 10:48 pm by J. H. Osborne

Commissioner Joe Herron first broached the topic, saying he'd like for all commissioners to think about finding a way, perhaps through a community partner, to have meetings recorded and made available for viewing later by members of the public.

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Former Massey CEO indicted in W.Va. mine blast that killed 29

Former Massey CEO indicted in W.Va. mine blast that killed 29

November 13th, 2014 10:07 pm by Associated Press

Don Blankenship is accused of conspiring to violate safety and health standards at Upper Big Branch Mine and became the highest-ranking executive to face charges in the blast.

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