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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 4.18.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 4.18.14

April 18th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter, Blountville, TN. This week we meet: Anna Marie, Ted, Little Momma, Anna Belle, Bubbles, and Buttercup.

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Winners and losers in Tenn. legislative session

Winners and losers in Tenn. legislative session

April 18th, 2014 7:12 am by Associated Press

Drones, hemp production, healthcare and handguns were all on tap. Here is a list of some of the winners and losers of the legislative session that concluded on Thursday.

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Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

April 18th, 2014 7:00 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead.

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Blountville man gets 10 years on enticement charge

Blountville man gets 10 years on enticement charge

April 18th, 2014 7:00 am by Matthew Lane

A 31-year-old Blountville man, who embarked on a four-month-long campaign to groom a 13-year-old boy to have sex with him, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

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Board of Regents chancellor: Tennessee Promise a fast-forward for Tennessee

Board of Regents chancellor: Tennessee Promise a fast-forward for Tennessee

April 18th, 2014 6:00 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee is "on a track to move forward faster" now that state lawmakers have passed a measure to offer free tuition to future community college and technical students, Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan said Thursday.

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Indians, Trailblazers open Coca-Cola Classic with wins

Indians, Trailblazers open Coca-Cola Classic with wins

April 17th, 2014 11:20 pm by George Thwaites

Daniel Boone's Daniel Cox and Dobyns-Bennett's Newley Burton and Jeb Lambert all had big nights as Coca-Cola Classic action got under way at J. Fred Johnson Stadium

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Board votes to move IA to Holston, possibly putting remaining grant money in jeopardy

Board votes to move IA to Holston, possibly putting remaining grant money in jeopardy

April 17th, 2014 11:10 pm by Rick Wagner

Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee will move from Bloomingdale to Blountville next school year. The question is whether that move could come at a financial penalty of a quarter of a million dollars.

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Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

April 17th, 2014 10:58 pm by ALICIA CHANG, AP Science Writer

Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.

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Cora Cox students remember classmate Logan Rose

Cora Cox students remember classmate Logan Rose

April 17th, 2014 9:51 pm by Nick Shepherd

Purple balloons could be seen in the skies over Kingsport on Thursday as students and faculty from Cora Cox Academy gathered to honor the memory of classmate Logan Rose, who died last week.

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Dad sentenced to 8 years for cooking meth with 4 young children at home

Dad sentenced to 8 years for cooking meth with 4 young children at home

April 17th, 2014 9:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man arrested last year for cooking meth in the presence of his four children was sentenced Wednesday to eight years.

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