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150 years ago, Kingsport's fall opened the door for Union advance into SW Va.

150 years ago, Kingsport's fall opened the door for Union advance into SW Va.

December 12th, 2014 9:37 am by Ned Jilton

On Dec. 13 1864, all the plans and preparation of the Confederates' defenses were undone by a man from Kingsport who knew the North Fork of the Holston River.

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Ramsey: Medicaid expansion a possibility in Tenn.

Ramsey: Medicaid expansion a possibility in Tenn.

December 12th, 2014 6:51 am by Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says that if fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam succeeds in his negotiations with President Obama's administration on a special Tennessee deal for Medicaid expansion, the result could be "sellable" to skeptical lawmakers.

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DOJ says tribes can decide whether to legalize pot

DOJ says tribes can decide whether to legalize pot

December 12th, 2014 12:27 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states that have legalized the drug.

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Gate City ambushes Sullivan East

Gate City ambushes Sullivan East

December 11th, 2014 11:10 pm by Dave Ongie

The Lady Blue Devils were much more disciplined on offense without sacrificing an ounce of their defensive tenacity and they made all the right moves down the stretch to claim a 51-46 home win over a talented group of Lady Patriots.

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America's Health Rankings says it's unhealthy to be us

America's Health Rankings says it's unhealthy to be us

December 11th, 2014 11:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

High obesity rates, lack of physical activity and the worst violent crime rate in the country contributed to Tennessee being ranked close to the bottom in overall health, according to a recent report which ranks all 50 states in overall health.

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Judge gives Rogersville businessman maximum sentence in fatal wreck

Judge gives Rogersville businessman maximum sentence in fatal wreck

December 11th, 2014 10:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Following a two-day trial in October, Roger Dale Stewart, 63, 5281 Highway 11-W, Rogersville, was convicted by a Hawkins County jury of criminally negligent homicide and two counts of felony reckless endangerment — all of which are class E felonies.

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Ohio man gets 30 months for threats against Lee deputies

Ohio man gets 30 months for threats against Lee deputies

December 11th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

At his prior plea hearing, Hinkle admitted that on May 21 of this year he called the Lee County Sheriff's Office and threatened to "pull up beside every cruiser ... and with (a) county deputy and shoot the officer in his face"

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White House swings behind huge $1.1T spending bill

White House swings behind huge $1.1T spending bill

December 11th, 2014 7:00 pm by DAVID ESPO, Associated Press; ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

House Republican leaders narrowly quelled a revolt among their conservatives Thursday, then worked to overcome Democratic opposition to legislation to provide $1.1 trillion in government spending

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Eastman completes Commonwealth acquisition

Eastman completes Commonwealth acquisition

December 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"This acquisition will help us better serve the broad and diverse customer base for window and protective films while supporting expansion of our product offerings and the use of window films," said Brad Lich, Eastman's executive vice president

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Students less likely to report sexual assault than nonstudents, study says

Students less likely to report sexual assault than nonstudents, study says

December 11th, 2014 5:41 pm by The Associated Press/Los Angeles Times

Department of Justice study also found 20 percent of victims fear reprisal if they report attack.

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