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Sullivan County parent criticizes school facilities study process

Sullivan County parent criticizes school facilities study process

October 6th, 2014 11:50 pm by Rick Wagner

The BOE approved the final reading of a revamped policy that applies the system's tobacco ban to electronic cigarettes and ended the use of Bristol Motor Speedway's parking lot as an Innovation Academy shuttle bus pickup and drop-off point.

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Man calls police on woman 'acting like his mother'

Man calls police on woman 'acting like his mother'

October 6th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol man called police on his ex-girlfriend — reporting they'd not dated for three years — after she locked him out of his home, adding that she may have been motivated after he "found another lady."

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Jones: UT doesn't plan changes on offensive line

Jones: UT doesn't plan changes on offensive line

October 6th, 2014 8:58 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The Vols yielded six sacks in Saturday's 10-9 loss to Florida, their third consecutive defeat. Tennessee has given up 18 sacks through the first five games of the year.

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Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

October 6th, 2014 8:00 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A prosecutor told a jury that a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to the FBI during their investigation, while the friend's lawyer said he was a frightened teen whose memory was clouded by heavy marijuana use.

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USA Swimming suspends Phelps for six months

USA Swimming suspends Phelps for six months

October 6th, 2014 7:35 pm by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

Michael Phelps' comeback took a major hit on Monday when USA Swimming suspended the 18-time Olympic champion for six months, forcing him to withdraw from next year's world championships.

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Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

October 6th, 2014 7:00 pm by Staff Report

Photos from an attempted catalytic converter theft at Kingsport residence have helped identify a suspect and a person of interest, with police now seeking information on their whereabouts.

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'Downton Abbey' exhibit gearing up at Biltmore

'Downton Abbey' exhibit gearing up at Biltmore

October 6th, 2014 6:40 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sneak Peek: Biltmore debuts first costume within the "Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times" exhibition (full display opens early in 2015).

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Virginia to issue gay marriage licenses after Supreme Court action

Virginia to issue gay marriage licenses after Supreme Court action

October 6th, 2014 6:00 pm by By Matt Hansen, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

Addressing a small but vocal crowd of supporters in front of the Arlington County courthouse, Virginia AG Mark Herring praised the Supreme Court's move Monday to clear the way for same-sex marriage for the first time in a Southern state.

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Second Harvest nets $60,000 through online voting

Second Harvest nets $60,000 through online voting

October 6th, 2014 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Hunger in our area has increased by more than 10,000 individuals over the last four years. More than 82,500 people receive food from a soup kitchen, food pantry or food bank program annually.

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Capacity discipline: A smaller number of airlines are cashing in on a strategy focused on not adding more flights

Capacity discipline: A smaller number of airlines are cashing in on a strategy focused on not adding more flights

October 6th, 2014 3:03 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Airlines are recording huge profits. Flights are more than 80 percent full. The economy continues rebounding. So why aren't the airlines adding flights and more destinations at places like Tri-Cities Regional Airport?

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