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PHOTO GALLERY: South-North basketball

December 13th, 2013 9:55 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Friday's Sullivan South vs. Sullivan North basketball games in Kingsport.

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Crime Local News
Ex-Carter County teacher pleads guilty to statutory rape of 16-year-old former student

Ex-Carter County teacher pleads guilty to statutory rape of 16-year-old former student

December 13th, 2013 9:53 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — The girl's mother told Lt. Randy Bowers of the Carter County Sheriff's Department that she had discovered her daughter had sexual relations with her former elementary school teacher.

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Local News
Broken line creates problems  for Scott County 911 service

Broken line creates problems for Scott County 911 service

December 13th, 2013 9:44 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Scott County residents were without 911 service for slightly more than two hours Thursday night after a broken fiber optic line caused a phone and Internet service outage for CenturyLink customers in Gate City and Weber City.

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Community Local News
LENOWISCO Health District offering free flu shots

LENOWISCO Health District offering free flu shots

December 13th, 2013 8:20 pm by Wes Bunch

WISE — The vaccinations will be available at the Wise County-Norton Health Department, 134 Roberts Ave. SW, Wise; the Scott County Health Department, 190 Beech St., Gate City; and the Lee County Health Department at 134 Hill St., Jonesville.

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News Crime Regional & National
Gunman wounds 2 classmates, kills self in Colo. school

Gunman wounds 2 classmates, kills self in Colo. school

December 13th, 2013 7:46 pm by Staff Report

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) —One of the wounded students, a girl, was hospitalized in serious condition after confronting the gunman. The other student suffered minor injuries and was expected to be released from the hospital later Friday.

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Entertainment
Shaken not stirred: Did 007 have alcoholic tremor?

Shaken not stirred: Did 007 have alcoholic tremor?

December 13th, 2013 6:55 pm by Associated Press

British doctors who carefully read Ian Fleming’s series of James Bond novels say the celebrated spy regularly drank more than four times the recommended limit of alcohol per week.

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News Regional & National
Defense bill aims to address sexual assault crisis

Defense bill aims to address sexual assault crisis

December 13th, 2013 2:39 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

A comprehensive defense policy bill that aims to deal with the epidemic of sexual assault in the military is on track for Senate passage next week.

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Business & Technology
Can smartphones snap out of technological stupor?

Can smartphones snap out of technological stupor?

December 13th, 2013 2:34 pm by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writers; YOUKYUNG LEE, AP Technology Writers

Smartphone and software makers are working on ways to snap out of this technological lull, although it probably will be at least another year or two before breakthroughs revolutionize the design and function of mobile computing devices.

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Zebra on loose in Cleveland,Tenn

Zebra on loose in Cleveland,Tenn

December 13th, 2013 2:31 pm by Staff Report

The black-and-white-striped animal that's been spotted at different locales around Cleveland isn't a funny-looking horse. Nope, there's a zebra loose in East Tennessee.

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Entertainment
The ladies of 'Anchorman 2' show Ron who's boss

The ladies of 'Anchorman 2' show Ron who's boss

December 13th, 2013 2:30 pm by JESSICA HERNDON, AP Film Writer

In the eyes of legendary newscaster Ron Burgundy, arguably Will Ferrell's most memorable character, this is a man's world. But in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," it wouldn't be anything without a few saucy newsroom girls.

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