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Opinion
Ketron Elementary trying to cut electric bill down to zero

Ketron Elementary trying to cut electric bill down to zero

February 11th, 2015 9:32 am by Editorial Board

If plans work out, by January 2016 Ketron Elementary School would be generating enough solar power to operate and in effect have to purchase no power from American Electric Power

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Community TriCityMom Food
Rice recipe has a wild side

Rice recipe has a wild side

February 11th, 2015 9:30 am by Angelia Hensley, Community Columnist

This recipe has been a favorite of mine for over 20 years, and I will never part with the brittle card on which she hand-wrote this recipe. Your first reaction to this recipe might be that it seems simple and copacetic. Oh, trust me!

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Community Local News
Fifth-grader holds drive for animal shelter

Fifth-grader holds drive for animal shelter

February 11th, 2015 8:07 am by Nick Shepherd

Love propelled the Blountville Elementary School fifth-grader to host a drive to gather supplies, food and blankets for dogs and cats at the SBK Animal Shelter. She managed to gather quite a bit of supplies in only a couple of weeks.

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News Regional & National
GOP lawmaker wants to make Bible official book of Tennessee

GOP lawmaker wants to make Bible official book of Tennessee

February 11th, 2015 7:58 am by Associated Press

Freshman Rep. Jerry Sexton wants to add the Bible to the state symbols of Tennessee. According to the Morristown Republican's legislation, the Holy Bible would be "designated as the official state book."

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Entertainment
Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

February 11th, 2015 12:20 am by Associated Press

His departure was announced by Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless after Stewart, host of the show since 1999, broke the news to the audience at Tuesday's taping in New York.

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Local News
Old IPC&L building eliminated from Rogersville Senior Center facility search

Old IPC&L building eliminated from Rogersville Senior Center facility search

February 11th, 2015 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Committee Chairman Darrell Gilliam said he is committed to helping the senior center find a new location, and the committee will consider other recommendations for a new senior center location.

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Local News
Sullivan officials hoping to set up 'voting centers' on trial basis

Sullivan officials hoping to set up 'voting centers' on trial basis

February 10th, 2015 10:36 pm by J. H. Osborne

It might sound like a riddle: How could fewer polling places on election day mean more options for Sullivan County voters on where to cast their ballots?

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Sports Sports Live Photos

Photo Gallery: Girls District I basketball, Dobyns-Bennett vs. Volunteer

February 10th, 2015 9:24 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from the second night of action at the District I tournament at Dobyns-Bennett. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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News Crime Local News
Johnson City man sentenced in cocaine ring

Johnson City man sentenced in cocaine ring

February 10th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say the man and his wife sold various quantities of cocaine to a confidential informant working on behalf of law enforcement on approximately 10 separate occasions.

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Entertainment
NBC suspends Brian Williams for 6 months without pay

NBC suspends Brian Williams for 6 months without pay

February 10th, 2015 8:44 pm by Associated Press

The network's decision came less than a week after Williams apologized for saying on the air that he was in a helicopter hit by a grenade in 2003. Instead, he was in a group of helicopters and another was hit.

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