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Key developments in disappearance of AirAsia jet

Key developments in disappearance of AirAsia jet

December 29th, 2014 8:34 am by Associated Press

An AirAsia jet with 162 people on board disappeared Sunday while flying from western Indonesia to Singapore on a scheduled two-hour flight. Here's a look at the key developments:

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Tenn. lawmakers seek extension of hospital funds

Tenn. lawmakers seek extension of hospital funds

December 29th, 2014 8:26 am by Associated Press

Members of Tennessee's congressional delegation are requesting an extension of federal funds to help hospitals care for tens of thousands of low-income patients while they seek a permanent solution to a problem that is unique to the state.

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No estimate for when TVA will begin returning Boone Lake levels to normal

No estimate for when TVA will begin returning Boone Lake levels to normal

December 29th, 2014 8:19 am by J. H. Osborne

Tennessee Valley Authority officials continue to lower the water levels at Boone Dam in order to repair seepage on the riverbank. The lake now is about seven to 12 feet below its usual winter level — or about 30 feet below summer level.

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Kingsport Aquatic Center tops projections

Kingsport Aquatic Center tops projections

December 28th, 2014 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

In its first full year of operations, the Kingsport Aquatic Center saw higher than projected attendance - more than 40 percent over original estimates, and posted strong economic impact numbers.

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Tennessee woman facing attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting at cars

Tennessee woman facing attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting at cars

December 28th, 2014 5:31 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say a woman who drove around a Chattanooga neighborhood randomly shooting at people in their cars is facing several charges, including attempted first-degree murder.

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Farmers brace for labor shortage under new immigration policy

Farmers brace for labor shortage under new immigration policy

December 28th, 2014 5:29 pm by SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press

Farmers already scrambling to find workers in California fear an even greater labor shortage under President Barack Obama's executive action to block some 5 million people from deportation.

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Key decisions on drones likely from Congress

Key decisions on drones likely from Congress

December 28th, 2014 5:17 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Federal Aviation Administration officials have said they want to release proposed rules before the end of this month, but other government and industry officials say they are likely to be delayed until January.

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No. 8 Lady Vols hand No. 10 Beavers first loss

No. 8 Lady Vols hand No. 10 Beavers first loss

December 28th, 2014 4:12 pm by JESSE SMITHEY, Associated Press

Center Isabelle Harrison had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 8 Tennessee beat No. 10 Oregon State 74-63 on Sunday.

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Rogersville City School scores straight A's on state report card — again

Rogersville City School scores straight A's on state report card — again

December 28th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As if scoring straight A's wasn't hard enough, the independent K-8 Rogersville City School is proving that it's still possible to improve when you're already on top.

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Malaysia-based AirAsia plane carrying 162 lost

Malaysia-based AirAsia plane carrying 162 lost

December 28th, 2014 1:31 pm by ALI KOTARUMALOS and MARGIE MASON, Associated Press

An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia turned worse Sunday when an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy Indonesian waters, with no word on its fate despite several hours of searching.

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