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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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Crime Local News
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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Grandson, girlfriend charged with burglary, theft, forgery

Grandson, girlfriend charged with burglary, theft, forgery

April 17th, 2014 8:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple wanted for questioning in a burglary and theft from the man's grandfather last week was arrested Tuesday in a Rogersville parking lot allegedly in possession of drug paraphernalia and stolen property.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Milling About

April 17th, 2014 6:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features a collection of photos taken by A Mauk while out 'milling around' in various parts of the region over the past year.

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108th Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

108th Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

April 17th, 2014 4:28 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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Woman sentenced for stealing $74K from late brother's estate

Woman sentenced for stealing $74K from late brother's estate

April 17th, 2014 3:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

The sister of a Hawkins County man who died in 1999 was sentenced to eight years Wednesday for stealing more than $74,000 from his estate over the course of 14 years.

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