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Technology reveals what kind of shopper you are

Technology reveals what kind of shopper you are

November 29th, 2013 8:35 am by ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press

Advances in technology have never made finding deals this holiday season so easy — or so creepy.

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News Regional & National
Should you worry or is US military at the ready?

Should you worry or is US military at the ready?

November 29th, 2013 8:30 am by PAULINE JELINEK, Associated Press

Warnings from defense officials and some experts are mounting and becoming more dire: The nation's military is being hobbled by budget cuts. So should Americans be worried?

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Americans kick off 2-day holiday shopping marathon

Americans kick off 2-day holiday shopping marathon

November 29th, 2013 8:29 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, RETAIL WRITER

The start of the holiday shopping season has transformed into a two-day event. For nearly a decade, Black Friday had been the official start to the busy buying binge sandwiched between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Sports
Ravens hold on for 22-20 win over Steelers

Ravens hold on for 22-20 win over Steelers

November 29th, 2013 12:19 am by Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) — Another close game in the spirited rivalry between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens came down to a wacky final two minutes that featured a pair of overturned touchdowns, a couple of injuries and a missed 2-point conversion.

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Local News
Bailey seeks second term as Hawkins County mayor

Bailey seeks second term as Hawkins County mayor

November 28th, 2013 11:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Bailey is expected to be challenged by Church Hill Mayor Dennis Deal, who formally announced at the October Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, and Rogersville businessman Kelly Markham.

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Crime Local News
Brothers sentenced to time served in beating of Scott man

Brothers sentenced to time served in beating of Scott man

November 28th, 2013 11:23 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Marvin Maurice Hale, 27, and his brother, Ronnie Lee Hale, 23, both of Castlewood, had been incarcerated in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield since their arrests on July 4.

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Local News
Kingsport mayor clarifies remarks on BMA oversight of hiring, firing, city manager and  charter

Kingsport mayor clarifies remarks on BMA oversight of hiring, firing, city manager and charter

November 28th, 2013 11:17 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Remember two weeks ago, when Mayor Dennis Phillips said he would like to see the Board of Mayor and Aldermen hire the police chief, city attorney and city recorder, rather than the city manager?

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Education
Fire marshal calls for safety study due to Volunteer High vocational building violations

Fire marshal calls for safety study due to Volunteer High vocational building violations

November 28th, 2013 11:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Volunteer High School’s vocational building recently received bad marks during a fire marshal inspection due to some walls and doors that were installed after the facility was originally constructed in 1980.

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Local News
Ramsey's daughter plans run for Sullivan register of deeds

Ramsey's daughter plans run for Sullivan register of deeds

November 28th, 2013 11:10 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — A petition to run in the Republican party primary, seeking the GOP nomination for Sullivan County register of deeds, has been issued for Sheena Ramsey Tinsley. Bart Long told the Times-News he will not seek re-election next August.

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Crime Local News
Jewel heist suspect returned from Virginia jail to Hawkins

Jewel heist suspect returned from Virginia jail to Hawkins

November 28th, 2013 10:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Virginia man charged with a Hawkins County home burglary that occurred last year was identified after the victim reportedly found her jewelry in a Morristown pawn shop four months later.

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