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Dow hits another high on hiring surge last month

Dow hits another high on hiring surge last month

November 8th, 2013 5:18 pm by KEN SWEET and STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writers

NEW YORK (AP) — An unexpectedly strong jobs report gave stocks a lift on Friday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average back to an all-time high.

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Vandals loot Sullivan Baptist Association retreat center

Vandals loot Sullivan Baptist Association retreat center

November 8th, 2013 3:21 pm by Rain Smith

The total was still being tallied Friday afternoon, but vandals are expected to have caused tens of thousands of dollars in damages to a church association's retreat center in Kingsport, while also making away with multiple appliances.

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Man dies in Stoney Creek home fire

Man dies in Stoney Creek home fire

November 8th, 2013 1:17 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

Jonathan Ray was found dead as firefighters extinguished the blaze at 1519 Delorean Private Drive on Friday morning.

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Photo gallery: Gov. Haslam visits Blountville school to thank teachers and students

Photo gallery: Gov. Haslam visits Blountville school to thank teachers and students

November 8th, 2013 12:05 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and other top state officials thanked Holston Middle School teachers and students Friday for the state’s academic growth on the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress

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Bringing down Boone: TVA to drop lake below normal for repairs

Bringing down Boone: TVA to drop lake below normal for repairs

November 8th, 2013 7:51 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Boone Lake will drop 14 feet below its normal winter low point to allow TVA workers to replace the heavy chains and cables used to control Boone Dam’s gate system, and boaters and residents are urged to use caution.

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Entertainment
Billy Graham celebrates 95th birthday

Billy Graham celebrates 95th birthday

November 8th, 2013 7:21 am by By Tim Funk, The Charlotte Observer (MCT)

Big names from politics, religion and TV joined more than 800 others Thursday night to help wish Billy Graham a happy 95th birthday.

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Tipsy turkeys: birds fed beer for flavor, size

Tipsy turkeys: birds fed beer for flavor, size

November 8th, 2013 7:17 am by HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press

When it comes to pairing beer with poultry, Joe Morette isn't too fussy. His turkeys will drink just about anything. But animal rights group PETA says turkeys shouldn't be fed beer.

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More lenient school lice policies bug some parents

More lenient school lice policies bug some parents

November 8th, 2013 7:09 am by JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press

Some schools in Tennessee and elsewhere now have policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to class. Many nurses are no longer sending notes to other parents with kids in the classroom, alerting them to the possibility of lice.

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Sullivan wants state to build new road in Bristol

Sullivan wants state to build new road in Bristol

November 8th, 2013 12:10 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County commissioners have, for the most part, spoken in favor this week of asking the state to study building a new road “between State Route 34, State Route 126, State Route 1, and Exit 74 on Interstate 81.”

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Scott grand jury indicts Blountville man who allegedly ran over girlfriend in 2011

Scott grand jury indicts Blountville man who allegedly ran over girlfriend in 2011

November 8th, 2013 12:04 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Argie Brian Baker, 30, of Blountville, had charges of attempted 2nd degree murder and malicious wounding certified Monday by a Scott County grand jury in connection with the alleged December 2011 incident.

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