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AAA fights to keep helmet law in Tennessee

AAA fights to keep helmet law in Tennessee

March 24th, 2015 9:13 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - AAA motor club wants to put the brakes on proposed legislation that would allow many motorcyclists to ride without a helmet.

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Update: Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; Europe in shock

Update: Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; Europe in shock

March 24th, 2015 8:40 am by Associated Press

The Airbus A320 operated by Germanwings, a budget subsidiary of Lufthansa, was less than an hour from landing in Duesseldorf on a flight from Barcelona when it unexpectedly went into a rapid descent.

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Sullivan to open bids on 45 new vehicles for sheriff

Sullivan to open bids on 45 new vehicles for sheriff

March 24th, 2015 8:12 am by J. H. Osborne

The sheriff's budget request for the fiscal year that begins July 1 - submitted in February before the potential lease plan - lists the estimated purchase cost of 12 new vehicles (all to replace old ones currently in use) at $328,000.

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Injuries forcing Vols to get creative with spring football

Injuries forcing Vols to get creative with spring football

March 24th, 2015 7:55 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Injuries and transfers have left the Vols thin at several positions, and Tennessee will open spring football practice Tuesday with a group bearing only a passing resemblance to the squad that will take the field this fall.

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Mount Carmel businessman leading charge to save Senior Center

Mount Carmel businessman leading charge to save Senior Center - VIDEO

March 23rd, 2015 10:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

There is evidence that a $50,000 grant transferred from Hawkins County to Mount Carmel to build City Hall nearly 40 years ago included provisions requiring permanent space in the facility be allotted for use by senior citizens.

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D-B holds off Boone, wins Big 7 baseball clash

D-B holds off Boone, wins Big 7 baseball clash

March 23rd, 2015 10:02 pm by Dave Ongie

The Indians wrapped a crucial defensive play in the first inning and a pair of clutch strikeouts in the seventh around a four-run rally in the fourth to beat the 'Blazers on Monday.

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Dolly keeps dreaming and Dollywood keeps growing

Dolly keeps dreaming and Dollywood keeps growing

March 23rd, 2015 9:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Parton took center stage Friday - a sneak peek day for season pass holders and members of the media - to talk about the theme park reaching the 30-year milestone.

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Hunger First receives large food donation

Hunger First receives large food donation

March 23rd, 2015 7:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Food Lion of Gate City donated 1,500 food items to the no-questions asked free store, located on Myrtle Street in Kingsport. It was enough items to fill an entire pick-up truck and expected to make 850 meals.

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Dog on couch provokes alleged attack on pregnant woman

Dog on couch provokes alleged attack on pregnant woman

March 23rd, 2015 6:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man is facing separate counts of aggravated assault against a woman and her unborn child for allegedly punching a pregnant woman 6-7 times in the stomach Friday morning because she let her dog get on the couch.

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Va.'s new process for preschool application will reduce enrollment

Va.'s new process for preschool application will reduce enrollment

March 23rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - Currently, school divisions determine, locally, the criteria used to identify 4-year-olds who would benefit from enrollment in local Virginia Preschool Initiative programs. The proposed amendment will restrict student eligibility.

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