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Teen who dropped Colt .45 suffers leg injury when gun discharges

Teen who dropped Colt .45 suffers leg injury when gun discharges

March 24th, 2014 11:38 am by Jeff Bobo

A Sevierville teen was injured in an accidental shooting Friday afternoon when he dropped his pistol following a horseback riding outing in the Eidson community north of Rogersville.

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Malaysia: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean

Malaysia: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean

March 24th, 2014 10:57 am by EILEEN NG, Associated Press; TODD PITMAN, Associated Press

He said the data indicated the plane flew "to a remote location, far from any possible landing sites. It is therefore with deep sadness and regret that I must inform you that, according to this new data, Flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean."

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Vote to delay Common Core a step backward for Tennessee

Vote to delay Common Core a step backward for Tennessee

March 24th, 2014 9:57 am by Editorial staff

That the Tennessee House would vote overwhelmingly to delay a major educational improvement that represents years of work and effort, and which would give Tennessee children a significant step up in the world, all but defies comprehension.

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Savvy, smart and sassy: 'Revolutionary' chamber ensemble to jazz up ETSU venue

Savvy, smart and sassy: 'Revolutionary' chamber ensemble to jazz up ETSU venue

March 24th, 2014 9:53 am by Entertainment Staff

ETSU's Martha Street Culp Auditorium stage will be WindSync's venue at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 25 and Mathes Hall 107 for a master class the following day at 12:35 p.m. Both events are sponsored by Mary B. Martin School of the Arts.

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7,780 flood insurance policies face hike in Tenn.

7,780 flood insurance policies face hike in Tenn.

March 24th, 2014 9:49 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

For many Tennessee property owners in flood-prone areas, a move by Congress to soften steep increases to subsidized insurance policies may come as little comfort.

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Kingsport's first preschool searching for alumni

Kingsport's first preschool searching for alumni

March 24th, 2014 9:41 am by Leigh Ann Laube

In its 77-year history, it's not known exactly how many children have attended St. Paul's Day School & Kindergarten, but that number is certainly in the thousands. Staff at Kingsport's first and longest-running preschool want to locate as many of them as

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No 'signs of life' after huge Washington landslide

No 'signs of life' after huge Washington landslide

March 24th, 2014 9:37 am by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press

Hopes of finding any more survivors from a massive mudslide that killed at least eight people waned as searchers pulled more bodies from the tangled debris field in rural Washington state and crews worked through the night into Monday.

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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Did Writer of Army Manual Get Paid by the Word?

March 24th, 2014 12:12 am by Ned Jilton

Civil War reenactors drilling in Camps of Instruction across the region this past weekend were wondering.

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John Adams Elementary's Carter goes to regional in competition for Teacher of Year

John Adams Elementary's Carter goes to regional in competition for Teacher of Year

March 23rd, 2014 10:35 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — John Adams Elementary School Teacher of the Year Ashley Carter has been tapped to compete for Tennessee Teacher of the Year at the regional level.

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Hawkins County to identify all county buildings with new signs

Hawkins County to identify all county buildings with new signs

March 23rd, 2014 10:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — At the request of Hawkins County 911 and various rescue agencies in the county, all county buildings will be receiving new signs identifying them by address, and in many cases, by name as well.

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