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UT: NCAA rules DL Couch permanently ineligible

UT: NCAA rules DL Couch permanently ineligible

November 1st, 2013 3:23 pm by Associated Press

The NCAA has ruled Tennessee defensive lineman Maurice Couch permanently ineligible following a September report that he received improper benefits, but the university plans to appeal.

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Police: Inmates attack Kingsport child rape suspect

Police: Inmates attack Kingsport child rape suspect

November 1st, 2013 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

According to a police report, the assault occurred as the four men were in a holding cell awaiting appearances in Kingsport court, with one suspect saying they were motivated by the charges of sex crimes against a child.

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Church Hill police allegedly find drug deal records on passed out woman

Church Hill police allegedly find drug deal records on passed out woman

November 1st, 2013 1:32 pm by Rain Smith

It's the second time in 11 months that the suspect has allegedly been found intoxicated in a parking lot, this time with scraps of paper detailing drug deals.

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Fugitive from Carter Co. shooting that wounded 2 captured in Hampton trailer

Fugitive from Carter Co. shooting that wounded 2 captured in Hampton trailer

November 1st, 2013 9:52 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

The second of two cousins wanted in a series of drive-by shootings in Carter County was captured early this morning in Hampton, Sheriff Chris Mathes said.

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Entertainment Business & Technology
Hallmark's 'ugly sweater' ornament stirs 'gay' controversy

Hallmark's 'ugly sweater' ornament stirs 'gay' controversy

November 1st, 2013 8:30 am by Associated Press

The ornament removes the word "gay" and emblazons the sweater with the phrase: "Don we now our FUN apparel!" Some critics have blasted the company for rewriting Christmas classics to be P.C.; others suggest removing the word "gay" is homophobic.

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DCS no longer removing children without hearing

DCS no longer removing children without hearing

November 1st, 2013 8:18 am by Associated Press

Case workers and their supervisors could previously decide on their own whether to remove a child but had to petition a court to review their actions within 72 hours. The federal court found that practice was unconstitutional.

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Severe Tenn. weather downs power line, kills child

Severe Tenn. weather downs power line, kills child

November 1st, 2013 8:15 am by Associated Press

A statement from police says 9-year-old Christopher Ellison was pronounced dead Thursday night shortly after being taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Sports
Dolphins beat Bengals on safety in OT

Dolphins beat Bengals on safety in OT

November 1st, 2013 12:58 am by STEVEN WINE, AP Sports Writer

With the Dolphins needing any kind of score to end a four-game losing streak, two points were plenty. Cameron Wake sacked Andy Dalton for a safety with 6:38 left in overtime, and Miami beat the Cincinnati Bengals 22-20 on Thursday night.

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Kingsport BMA last  defendant  in  Sunshine suit

Kingsport BMA last defendant in Sunshine suit

October 31st, 2013 11:54 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — A Greene County judge has dismissed all but one of the defendants in a lawsuit filed by two Kingsport women who claim Kingsport and Sullivan County elected officials held private meetings on school consolidation in violation of state law.

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Education
No prize, but Ailshie ‘scores’ Kingsport schools as state’s best

No prize, but Ailshie ‘scores’ Kingsport schools as state’s best

October 31st, 2013 11:50 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools didn’t win the SCORE Prize, but Superintendent Lyle Ailshie says he firmly believes KCS is a “shining example” of a school system and simply the best in Tennessee.

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