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23-year-old pro wins WSOP title, $8.4M

23-year-old pro wins WSOP title, $8.4M

November 6th, 2013 2:03 am by HANNAH DREIER, Associated Press

A 23-year-old poker professional from Michigan won the World Series of Poker main event late Tuesday, lasting roughly 3½ hours in a dramatic card session to push past his last opponent for the $8.4 million title.

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Tennessee freshman QB Dobbs eager to show how much he’s learned

Tennessee freshman QB Dobbs eager to show how much he’s learned

November 6th, 2013 12:20 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs has a reputation as a quick learner on the field and in the classroom. Now the freshman is eager to show just how much of an education he received last week in his first career start.

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Local News
Kingsport BMA delays rezoning  for gun shop near Jackson Elementary

Kingsport BMA delays rezoning for gun shop near Jackson Elementary

November 5th, 2013 11:21 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Freedom Firearms is located in a building owned by Kingsport businessman Paul Bellamy at 771 West Stone Drive. Last month, Bellamy requested the property be rezoned from its current B-1 designation to B-3.

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Kern ousts Cornett from Wise County School Board

Kern ousts Cornett from Wise County School Board

November 5th, 2013 11:18 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Big Stone Gap and East Stone Gap voters made it a convincing win for Kern. Kern pulled a little more than 59 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s unofficial returns to Cornett’s 40.7 percent (1,183 Kern, 816 Cornett).

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East Tennessee State football: Slow rollout

East Tennessee State football: Slow rollout

November 5th, 2013 11:15 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Everyone who’s interested in East Tennessee State University’s resurrected football program already knows that coach Carl Torbush will direct the team with help from former players and assistant coaches Teddy Gaines and Billy Taylor.

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McAuliffe elected governor of Va. over Cuccinelli in tight race

McAuliffe elected governor of Va. over Cuccinelli in tight race

November 5th, 2013 10:25 pm by Associated Press

TYSONS CORNER, Va. (AP) — Terry McAuliffe wrested the governor’s office from Republicans on Tuesday, capping an acrimonious campaign that was driven by a crush of negative advertising and non-stop accusations of dodgy dealings.

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Crime Local News
Duffield woman accused  of assaulting police officers

Duffield woman accused of assaulting police officers

November 5th, 2013 10:16 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Doris Linda Gotts, 66, of Duffield, was indicted on five counts of assaulting a police officer that stem from a Sept. 4 incident at the Travel-Inn motel in Duffield.

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Former Greeneville officer pleads guilty in child porn case

Former Greeneville officer pleads guilty in child porn case

November 5th, 2013 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A former Greeneville police officer, who downloaded images of nude, prepubescent girls on his patrol car laptop while on duty, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal child pornography charge.

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Several Hawkins Republicans already aiming at 2014 election

Several Hawkins Republicans already aiming at 2014 election

November 5th, 2013 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Up for election in 2014 are all 21 Hawkins County Commission seats, as well as some constable and non-partisan school board seats. The Third Judicial District circuit judges, chancellor and attorney general seats are also up for re-election.

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Boone, Sullivan East honored by TSSAA

Boone, Sullivan East honored by TSSAA

November 5th, 2013 7:11 pm by Pat Kenney

Daniel Boone and Sullivan East were named A.F. Bridges Divisional winners for East Tennessee in Class AAA and AA, respectively.

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