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Fulmer new spokesperson for regional Red Cross

Fulmer new spokesperson for regional Red Cross

March 18th, 2014 6:22 pm by Staff Report

Phillip Fulmer has been named community resiliency spokesperson for the East Tennessee Region of the American Red Cross. In his new role, Fulmer will advocate for emergency planning, disaster response and training for life-saving skills.

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Scott authorities making progress in 'Shamrock Shakedown' arrests

Scott authorities making progress in 'Shamrock Shakedown' arrests

March 18th, 2014 6:05 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Nearly two-thirds of the 59 suspects being sought in Scott County's "Shamrock Shakedown" drug roundup operation were in police custody as of Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

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Jeb Bush in the White House? He's considering it

Jeb Bush in the White House? He's considering it

March 18th, 2014 2:48 pm by MICHAEL J. MISHAK, Associated Press

His decision is one of the most significant unknowns looming over the 2016 Republican presidential contest. A White House bid by the scion of the Bush political dynasty would shake up a wide-open field and set up a showdown with the tea party movement.

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Alleged Kingsport shoplifter faces felony retaliation charge

Alleged Kingsport shoplifter faces felony retaliation charge

March 18th, 2014 2:16 pm by Rain Smith

A man facing misdemeanor shoplifting charges picked up a felony offense while being transported to the Kingsport city jail, as he allegedly made veiled threats to shoot the officer and challenged him to pull over so they could go "toe to toe."

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Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Learning the Ways of a Civil War Soldier.

March 18th, 2014 12:44 pm by Ned Jilton

Do you know your hay-foot from your straw-foot? If not, you need to report to a "Camp of Instruction".

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Two dead in Seattle news helicopter crash

Two dead in Seattle news helicopter crash

March 18th, 2014 12:37 pm by MANUEL VALDES and PHUONG LE, Associated Press

The Seattle Fire Department says the two people killed when a KOMO-TV news helicopter crashed Tuesday morning outside its station near the Space Needle were inside the chopper.

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Auburn hires Bruce Pearl as basketball coach

Auburn hires Bruce Pearl as basketball coach

March 18th, 2014 11:53 am by JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer

Auburn hired former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to lead a struggling basketball program. The school announced the hiring on Tuesday of the charismatic coach, who remains under a show-cause penalty from the NCAA.

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Appalachian School of Law announces 'downsizing'

Appalachian School of Law announces 'downsizing'

March 18th, 2014 10:56 am by Stephen Igo

The law school in Grundy, Va., will cap enrollment at 150 to 160 and cut faculty positions. Officials said fewer college graduates are taking the Law School Admissions Test and even fewer highly qualified applicants opt to pursue a legal education.

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Tenn. cemetery worker charged with taking grave markers

Tenn. cemetery worker charged with taking grave markers

March 18th, 2014 7:56 am by Associated Press

The suspect is accused of stealing 31 bronze grave marker name plates and 86 bronze vases from the cemetery and selling them in July to a recycling company for $5,458.

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Fast-food protests to spotlight 'wage theft'

Fast-food protests to spotlight 'wage theft'

March 18th, 2014 7:54 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

Fast-food protests are planned for several U.S. cities Tuesday as labor organizers look to bring attention to practices they say illegally deprive workers of their wages.

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