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Update: Town mourns after teen charged in teacher's death

Update: Town mourns after teen charged in teacher's death

October 24th, 2013 7:00 pm by JAY LINDSAY, Associated Press

A teacher who was allegedly killed by one of her students had asked him to stay after school the day she was killed, a classmate said Thursday, as students met with grief counselors and tried to come to grips with the slaying of the popular teacher.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Region 1 cross country meets

October 24th, 2013 6:56 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Thursday's Region 1 cross country meets held at Daniel Boone High School in Gray.

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Eastman third-quarter earnings up from last year

Eastman third-quarter earnings up from last year

October 24th, 2013 5:42 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman Chemical Co. reported higher third-quarter revenues and operating earnings Thursday compared to the third quarter of 2012, keeping the company "on track for a fourth consecutive year of double-digit earnings growth."

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Boone boys, Morristown West girls claim Region 1, Class AAA cross country titles

Boone boys, Morristown West girls claim Region 1, Class AAA cross country titles

October 24th, 2013 4:27 pm by Pat Kenney

Dobyns-Bennett's boys and girls teams both qualified for the state meet with third place finishes.

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Health officials issue water advisory for Scott County

Health officials issue water advisory for Scott County

October 24th, 2013 4:21 pm by Wes Bunch

Residents east of US Route 23 and north of state Route 65 are advised to either boil their water or purchase bottled water. The advisory is expected to remain in effect through Saturday at least, officials said.

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Woman reports suspicious wish of 'God bless,' drunk driver claims wrecked car was stolen

Woman reports suspicious wish of 'God bless,' drunk driver claims wrecked car was stolen

October 24th, 2013 2:37 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman relayed that "young people" were going door to door, asking residents "to go to church."

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Update: 2 shot at Tennessee armory; gunman in custody

Update: 2 shot at Tennessee armory; gunman in custody

October 24th, 2013 2:26 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

A member of the National Guard opened fire at an armory outside a U.S. Navy property in Tennessee, wounding two soldiers before being subdued and disarmed by others soldiers, officials said Thursday.

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Kingsport man faces child sex charge

Kingsport man faces child sex charge

October 24th, 2013 1:27 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been charged with rape of a child, allegedly plying the victim with promises of pennies and candy, then threatening physical harm if anyone was told about the incident.

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Study: Gold star nutrition ratings appear to work

Study: Gold star nutrition ratings appear to work

October 24th, 2013 12:54 pm by DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study.

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Vols trying to look past No. 1 Crimson Tide and simply see 'red'

Vols trying to look past No. 1 Crimson Tide and simply see 'red'

October 24th, 2013 8:16 am by Evan Woodbery, Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee has been buoyed by last week’s win against South Carolina that snapped a 19-game losing streak against ranked opponents. But the rest of the nation seems skeptical that the Vols pose much of a threat to the Tide.

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