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State of the county: Sullivan Mayor talks about area's challenges, opportunities

State of the county: Sullivan Mayor talks about area's challenges, opportunities

February 9th, 2015 7:56 am by Rick Wagner

"We're trying to restore confidence ," said Richard Venable, four months into a four-year term. "The public lost confidence at every (governmental) level."

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States look to tax e-cigarettes

States look to tax e-cigarettes

February 9th, 2015 7:40 am by By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline.org (TNS)

With an eye on the twin concerns of public health and raising revenue, Utah is one of many states considering taxing electronic cigarettes, the battery-powered devices that deliver vaporized nicotine and provide the look and feel of smoking .

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Entertainment
Sam Smith wins four Grammys, Beck takes home album of the year

Sam Smith wins four Grammys, Beck takes home album of the year

February 8th, 2015 11:57 pm by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

LOS ANGELES - Sam Smith was the king of the Grammys, taking home three of the top four awards, including song and record of the year for "Stay With Me," and best new artist, while Beck won album of the year.

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Question asked, question answered

Question asked, question answered

February 8th, 2015 8:00 pm by Dave Ongie

Led by a tight-knit senior class, Dobyns-Bennett quieted early-season naysayers and claimed their second straight Big 7 Conference regular-season championship.

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Community Education INK
Smart Beginnings: Students reminded of importance of play

Smart Beginnings: Students reminded of importance of play

February 8th, 2015 6:30 pm by Sherry Allen, Community Contributor

Smart Beginnings partners across the state work to ensure that every child will enter school ready to learn.

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ETSU Sex Week set for Tuesday opening

ETSU Sex Week set for Tuesday opening

February 8th, 2015 6:15 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

With East Tennessee State University's first sexuality education event set to kick off in a few days, one of the organizers, Max Carwile, said she doesn't understand what all the fuss was about.

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Drug testing of welfare applicants yields few positives

Drug testing of welfare applicants yields few positives

February 8th, 2015 5:59 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

Six months after the rollout of a controversial law to drug-test people applying for public benefits, only a small fraction of low-income Tennesseans seeking financial assistance have tested positive for illegal drugs.

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Sullivan South student working on path to astronomy career

Sullivan South student working on path to astronomy career

February 8th, 2015 5:52 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - A future Carl Sagan or two may come from the ranks of local high school graduates in years to come.

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FACT CHECK: What happens if Homeland Security shuts down?

FACT CHECK: What happens if Homeland Security shuts down?

February 8th, 2015 5:48 pm by ERICA WERNER and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Spending for the Department of Homeland Security hangs in the balance as Congress fights over immigration matters in the agency's annual funding bill.

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Former Scott County deputy honored for dedication and  service

Former Scott County deputy honored for dedication and service

February 8th, 2015 5:37 pm by Marci Gore

Thomas Bowen says his lifelong dream was to follow in his dad's footsteps and work in law enforcement. Eventually, Bowen's dream did come true and, just like his dad, he became a deputy for the Scott County Sheriff's Office.

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