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DUI suspect accused of driving sports car 105 mph on 11-W

DUI suspect accused of driving sports car 105 mph on 11-W

December 8th, 2014 10:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

Around 1:20 p.m. Friday, Church Hill Police Department Officer Ethan Calhoun was operating stationary radar near the New Canton Road intersection when a red Nissan passed by traveling westbound at a very high rate of speed.

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Opinion
City's gift card decision outrageous

City's gift card decision outrageous

December 8th, 2014 8:30 pm by Letters to the Editor

Gift cards? Really? Can our city officials find no better use for $250,000? How about striping some more of the roads? How about using that money to hire seasonal summer help?

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Regional & National Business & Technology
UAW reaches top tier of VW labor policy in Tennessee

UAW reaches top tier of VW labor policy in Tennessee

December 8th, 2014 8:02 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The United Auto Workers on Monday qualified for the top tier of a new labor policy at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, giving the union its first formal role within a foreign-owned auto plant in the South.

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Volunteer senior receives Niswonger Scholarship

Volunteer senior receives Niswonger Scholarship - VIDEO

December 8th, 2014 7:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Niswonger Foundation Executive Vice President Dr. Nancy Dishner said Ward was selected from among 90 applicants who represented the best that Northeast Tennessee's graduating high schools' Class of 2015 has to offer.

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Sports
Mariota, Cooper, Gordon finalists for Heisman; Winston left out

Mariota, Cooper, Gordon finalists for Heisman; Winston left out

December 8th, 2014 7:25 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and record-breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon were selected finalists for the Heisman Trophy on Monday night.

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Opinion
NYC officer who used fatal chokehold should be tried

NYC officer who used fatal chokehold should be tried

December 8th, 2014 6:30 pm by Editorial Board

Of course, the officer had no intent to do Garner serious harm. But his actions led to Garner's death, and a jury should determine whether the force used was unreasonable and unnecessary.

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Rescue Fund: Disabled single mother of two struggling financially at Christmas

Rescue Fund: Disabled single mother of two struggling financially at Christmas

December 8th, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rose didn't have to worry about bills or financial matters while she was married , but she said as a single mother of two she was out of her depth when it came to handling her money.

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Sports
Hokies CB Facyson suffers broken leg in practice

Hokies CB Facyson suffers broken leg in practice

December 8th, 2014 5:15 pm by Staff Report

Virginia Tech cornerback Brandon Facyson suffered a tibia and fibula fracture in his left leg during practice Sunday and underwent surgery later that evening.

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Opinion
Kingsport school officials should learn from bonus fiasco

Kingsport school officials should learn from bonus fiasco

December 8th, 2014 4:30 pm by Editorial Board

Everyone likes a bonus. Without doubt school system employees work long, hard hours dealing with kids of all ages and attitudes on a daily basis. But all employees of the city work hard.

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News Regional & National
Huge fire in downtown L.A.: 'It looked like a bomb had just exploded'

Huge fire in downtown L.A.: 'It looked like a bomb had just exploded'

December 8th, 2014 3:54 pm by By Marisa Gerber, Brittny Mejia and Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

LOS ANGELES - The fire early Monday in downtown Los Angeles engulfed an area the size of a city block, closed freeways and roads, burst windows of nearby buildings and melted freeway signs.

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