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LA Clippers owner Sterling banned for life by the NBA

LA Clippers owner Sterling banned for life by the NBA

April 29th, 2014 2:26 pm by Associated Press

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

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Cleanup under way from storms around Wise

Cleanup under way from storms around Wise

April 29th, 2014 1:42 pm by Stephen Igo

Police officers were conducting an interview inside a residence when the roof was blown away, while trees toppled onto a Christian camp's cabin that was housing a family displaced by fire.

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Gunman wounds six at FedEx sorting center, commits suicide

Gunman wounds six at FedEx sorting center, commits suicide

April 29th, 2014 12:54 pm by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

In addition to a shotgun, the gunman also had an undisclosed number of Molotov cocktails, but he did not use them in the attack, police said. The suspect, identified by police as 19-year-old Geddy Kramer of Acworth, was found dead inside.

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Judge, commissioner clash over Hawkins litter project

Judge, commissioner clash over Hawkins litter project

April 29th, 2014 11:33 am by Jeff Bobo

What started as a positive report to the commission evolved into a heated debate between Hawkins County Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross and Commissioner Charlie Freeman, debating the merits of privatized probation in the county.

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Update: Heritage Glass will invest $15.8M to begin new manufacturing operations

Update: Heritage Glass will invest $15.8M to begin new manufacturing operations

April 29th, 2014 9:31 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee, Kingsport and Heritage Glass officials on Tuesday closed a deal — featuring a financial package with a number of moving parts — to revive AGC's former Blue Ridge glass manufacturing facilities off Lincoln Street.

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US electricity prices may be going up for good

US electricity prices may be going up for good

April 29th, 2014 8:15 am by By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

There is a growing fragility in the U.S. electricity system, experts warn, the result of the shutdown of coal-fired plants, reductions in nuclear power, a shift to more expensive renewable energy and natural gas pipeline constraints.

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Update: Tornadoes tear through South, add to US death toll

Update: Tornadoes tear through South, add to US death toll

April 29th, 2014 8:11 am by ADRIAN SAINZ and JEFF AMY, Associated Press

A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday morning.

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Fans' enthusiasm adds fuel to fire for ETSU's coaches

Fans' enthusiasm adds fuel to fire for ETSU's coaches

April 29th, 2014 12:45 am by George Thwaites

East Tennessee State alumni and fans are excited about football's impending return as well as the school's imminent return to the Southern Conference. ETSU's coaches and athletic administrators are simply excited to encounter all the excitement.

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Family organizing volunteer mowing of Hawkins County Memorial Gardens

Family organizing volunteer mowing of Hawkins County Memorial Gardens

April 28th, 2014 10:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who has visited the Hawkins County Memorial Gardens in recent days has noticed that the grass is on the verge of surpassing ankle height in most areas.

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Man charged with DUI after allegedly hitting parked cruiser

Man charged with DUI after allegedly hitting parked cruiser

April 28th, 2014 10:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man is facing several charges including DUI after allegedly hitting a parked police cruiser at a Church Hill convenience store late Friday night.

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