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States should raise gas tax, not create a mileage tax

States should raise gas tax, not create a mileage tax

January 7th, 2015 12:36 pm by EDITORIAL BOARD

Buy fuel-efficient cars, they kept telling us. Save the environment. Cut down on foreign oil. But the less fuel these cars use, the less revenue government gets from gasoline taxes, and that just won't do.

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Crime Local News
Hit and run suspect nabbed

Hit and run suspect nabbed

January 7th, 2015 9:55 am by Jeff Bobo

A woman told Mount Carmel Police she was driving a 2012 Kia Optima westbound on 11-W Friday when a black Lexus SUV changing lanes struck her front driver's side fender.

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12 dead in attack on Paris newspaper; France goes on alert

12 dead in attack on Paris newspaper; France goes on alert

January 7th, 2015 7:47 am by JAMEY KEATEN and LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

Masked gunmen stormed offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people before escaping. French President Francois Hollande said the attack on the weekly, which has drawn condemnation from Muslims, is "a terrorist attack, without a doubt."

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Community Local News
A warm shelter: New downtown church open to homeless during cold snap

A warm shelter: New downtown church open to homeless during cold snap

January 7th, 2015 7:36 am by Marci Gore

Shades of Grace opens at 9 a.m. today and will remain open until at least 5 or 6 p.m. These same hours are scheduled for the rest of the week, with members of the congregation on hand to serve warm drinks and soup to those seeking shelter.

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Winter blast to send negative wind chills our way

Winter blast to send negative wind chills our way

January 7th, 2015 12:49 am by Staff report

According to the National Weather Service Forecasting Station in Morristown, the very cold air mass will build into the area today — meaning afternoon high temperatures will only hit the teens and 20s.

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Costs and benefits: Sullivan panel weighs options for school system's future

Costs and benefits: Sullivan panel weighs options for school system's future

January 7th, 2015 12:43 am by Rick Wagner

Draft facilities study scenarios for Sullivan County schools could cost $162 million to more than $200 million to implement over time, a consultant told Steering Committee members Tuesday night.

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Lee officials, Wellmont nearing deal on Pennington Gap hospital building

Lee officials, Wellmont nearing deal on Pennington Gap hospital building

January 7th, 2015 12:30 am by Nick Shepherd

Commissioners of the Lee County Hospital Authority met for more than an hour in executive session Tuesday to discuss the purchase of the building.

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Crime Local News
Hawkins heist is seventh targeting O'Reilly Auto Parts stores

Hawkins heist is seventh targeting O'Reilly Auto Parts stores

January 7th, 2015 12:22 am by Jeff Bobo

Mount Carmel Police Department Assistant Chief George Copas said these burglars knew the layout of the store and knew how to disable the alarm system without being detected. "These weren't your average, everyday burglars," Copas said.

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Sports Sports Live
Tribe trees the Cougars

Tribe trees the Cougars

January 7th, 2015 12:06 am by George Thwaites

Makale Foreman went 6-for-11 from 3-point range on his way to a game-high 26 points and D-B rolled to an 88-42 Big 7 Conference win over Sullivan Central. The D-B girls got big contributions from Lauren Salyer and Sasha Morrisette, winning 67-32.

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South boys win key Three Rivers contest

South boys win key Three Rivers contest

January 6th, 2015 11:15 pm by Dave Ongie

The Rebels used a 13-0 run in the third quarter to get past Unicoi County on Tuesday in a battle of Three Rivers unbeatens.

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