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14 dead in Washington mudslide; search continues

14 dead in Washington mudslide; search continues

March 24th, 2014 11:14 pm by P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press

OSO, Wash. — As the search for survivors of a destructive Washington state mudslide ballooned Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for, the death toll rose to at least 14.

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Contempt charge against Hawkins County Clerk of Courts to be dismissed

Contempt charge against Hawkins County Clerk of Courts to be dismissed

March 24th, 2014 10:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

An order dismissing the contempt of court charge against Hawkins County Clerk of Courts Sarah Davis was issued late Monday afternoon, but it wasn't entered into public record before the end of business hours.

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Weston's legacy: Boy's short life was long on inspiration

Weston's legacy: Boy's short life was long on inspiration

March 24th, 2014 10:00 pm by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

Despite his life threatening condition, Weston Keeton's friends are remembering him as a courageous boy who lived life to its fullest, brought people together and touched the lives of thousands of people he never knew.

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More wildfires strike Scott,  Lee counties

More wildfires strike Scott, Lee counties

March 24th, 2014 9:32 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Forestry crews and local volunteer firefighters had another busy weekend battling multiple wildfires in Southwest Virginia, including three that claimed nearly 640 acres in both Scott and Lee counties.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Science Hill at Dobyns-Bennett baseball

March 24th, 2014 9:30 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday's Big 7 Conference baseball game between Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett at J. Fred Johnson Stadium in Kingsport.

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Regional & National Faith
Tennessee Senate OKs religious expression measure

Tennessee Senate OKs religious expression measure

March 24th, 2014 9:21 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — A proposal that would give students free religious expression is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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Bays Mountain  to crack down on off-roading

Bays Mountain to crack down on off-roading

March 24th, 2014 8:17 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — For years, people have sneaked onto Bays Mountain Park property with their ATVs, motorcycles and pickup trucks to enjoy a little off-road excitement.

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Regional & National Education
Tenn. senator pulls bill that would have made illegal immigrants eligible for in-state tuition

Tenn. senator pulls bill that would have made illegal immigrants eligible for in-state tuition

March 24th, 2014 7:30 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Legislation that would make students in the country illegally eligible for in-state tuition has failed this session.

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Sports
SEC remains unbeaten in NCAA tournament

SEC remains unbeaten in NCAA tournament

March 24th, 2014 7:04 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Panned for early season losses and relatively weak non-conference schedules, the Southeastern Conference has three teams still playing in the NCAA tournament. Florida, Kentucky and Tennessee.

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Regional & National Education
Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton promote higher education

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton promote higher education

March 24th, 2014 6:39 pm by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

IRVING, Texas — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush, potential foes in the 2016 presidential contest, said Monday that higher education has the power to transform lives and be a force for democracy around the globe.

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