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Hawkins County BOE to file lawsuit over washing machine installations

Hawkins County BOE to file lawsuit over washing machine installations

December 8th, 2013 3:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

The original industrial washing machines at Hawkins County’s two main high schools survived 33 years, but their replacements didn’t make it through the fall season, forcing sports teams to hit the laundromats after games.

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Food-tech startups aim to replace eggs, chicken

Food-tech startups aim to replace eggs, chicken

December 8th, 2013 3:22 pm by TERENCE CHEA, Associated Press

Research chefs from startup Hampton Creek Foods bake cookies and cakes, whip up batches of flavored mayonnaise and pan-fry omelets and French toast — all without eggs.

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TSBA honors Hawkins BOE for energy savings programs

TSBA honors Hawkins BOE for energy savings programs

December 8th, 2013 2:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

Thursday evening TSBA president Carolyn Holt-Clawson attended the Hawkins County Board of Education meeting to present the award to the full board, recognizing the “Bringing Energy into Education” energy efficiency program.

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Tea party battles business over Braves stadium

Tea party battles business over Braves stadium

December 8th, 2013 2:27 pm by BILL BARROW, Associated Press

A deal for hundreds of millions of dollars in public money to draw the Atlanta Braves north of their downtown home is pitting conservative tea party activists against the elected and civic leaders in staunchly Republican Cobb County.

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Ukraine sees largest anti-government protest since 2004

Ukraine sees largest anti-government protest since 2004

December 8th, 2013 2:19 pm by JIM HEINTZ and YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press

In an escalating standoff with President Viktor Yanukovych, angry anti-government protesters toppled a statue of Vladimir Lenin in the center of Kiev on Sunday and blockaded key government buildings amid huge street protests.

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Owens' Olympic gold medal goes for $1.4M

Owens' Olympic gold medal goes for $1.4M

December 8th, 2013 2:17 pm by Associated Press

An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record $1.4 million in an online auction.

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Grammy-nominated composer to perform at Bays Mountain Planetarium

Grammy-nominated composer to perform at Bays Mountain Planetarium

December 8th, 2013 1:00 pm by Entertainment Staff

“Upon a Midnight Clear” blends Jonn Serrie’s unique holiday sounds with the wonders of the night sky as presented by Bays Mountain Park’s very own astronomy department.

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Car crash claims the life of a teen, Kingsport leaders approve gun store near a school, and other stories you may have missed

Car crash claims the life of a teen, Kingsport leaders approve gun store near a school, and other stories you may have missed

December 8th, 2013 9:01 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the past week's important stories you may have missed.

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Over and out: Spartans end Buckeyes' 24-game winning streak, BCS title hopes

Over and out: Spartans end Buckeyes' 24-game winning streak, BCS title hopes

December 8th, 2013 12:07 am by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

No. 10 Michigan State shook up the BCS title chase again Saturday night, upsetting No. 2 Ohio State 34-24 to take the Big Ten title and put Auburn back in the national title hunt.

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Washington County Detention Center responds to high number of inmate deaths

Washington County Detention Center responds to high number of inmate deaths

December 7th, 2013 9:33 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Taking a look at the number of inmate deaths at the Washington County Detention Center during the last decade, it’s apparent 2013 has not been a typical year for the jail.

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