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Appointment of interim highway commissioner delayed

Appointment of interim highway commissioner delayed

January 21st, 2014 12:04 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County highway commissioners are required to submit a letter naming their own temporary successor to lead the department until the county commission appoints someone to serve until the next election.

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Group wants state to legalize farming, manufacturing of hemp in Tenn.

Group wants state to legalize farming, manufacturing of hemp in Tenn.

January 21st, 2014 11:17 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

The Hemp Industries Association announced last week the establishment of the Tennessee Hemp Industries Association, the national organization’s first state chapter.

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Ceramics the focus of new ETSU exhibits

Ceramics the focus of new ETSU exhibits

January 21st, 2014 10:34 am by Entertainment Staff

Ceramics are the focus of two new exhibits presented by East Tennessee State University’s Department of Art & Design and Slocumb Galleries, and curated by husband and wife Dr. Scott Contreras-Koterbay and Karlota Contreras-Koterbay.

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Riots involving police and Moltov's cocktails are breaking out in Ukraine.

Riots involving police and Moltov's cocktails are breaking out in Ukraine.

January 21st, 2014 10:22 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

There is real unrest in Ukraine. These videos show some of what is going on in the country. Police are being bombed by Moltov's cocktails and the video shows some police being caught on fire from the bombs.

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Toilet paper causes house fire

Toilet paper causes house fire

January 21st, 2014 9:59 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

A family in Alabama was trying to clean up their yard after it had been rolled by some kids. The family tried to light some toilet paper in an attempt to move it, but the wind blew and subsequently set the entire house on fire.

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Bitter cold, snow expected across the region

Bitter cold, snow expected across the region

January 21st, 2014 9:08 am by Staff Report

All of the region is under either a winter storm warning or winter weather advisory through early Wednesday morning, with single-digit temperatures and snow in the forecast.

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Legislation proposed in WV to regulate chemicals

Legislation proposed in WV to regulate chemicals

January 21st, 2014 8:45 am by JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The bill aims to address shortcomings that allowed 7,500 gallons of coal-cleaning chemicals to seep into the Elk River on Jan. 9.

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Three cancer patients get proton therapy in Tenn.

Three cancer patients get proton therapy in Tenn.

January 21st, 2014 8:26 am by Associated Press

Unlike conventional radiation therapy, medical experts say proton beams can be fine-tuned to deliver maximum energy within the controlled range of the cancerous tumor.

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Wise County School Board members give year round calendar cold shoulder

Wise County School Board members give year round calendar cold shoulder

January 20th, 2014 11:13 pm by Stephen Igo

A de facto year round school calendar received a cool reception on Monday by the Wise County School Board, with teacher and parent surveys and further discussion sure to precede a decision not due until March at the earliest.

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Notre Dame overcomes early deficit to beat Lady Vols 86-70

Notre Dame overcomes early deficit to beat Lady Vols 86-70

January 20th, 2014 9:52 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE — Kayla McBride scored 22 points to lead five players in double figures and No. 2 Notre Dame erased an early 12-point deficit to beat No. 11 Tennessee 86-70 on Monday night.

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