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Hawkins County schools' IRS fine cut nearly $70,000

Hawkins County schools' IRS fine cut nearly $70,000

April 5th, 2014 10:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The good news is that the Internal Revenue Service has agreed to cut a fine levied on Hawkins County Schools last year by almost $70,000.

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Sports
UConn knocks off top-seeded Florida to reach national championship

UConn knocks off top-seeded Florida to reach national championship

April 5th, 2014 10:12 pm by JIM O'CONNELL, AP Basketball Writer

Connecticut didn't wait for the final buzzer to beat Florida this time. The Huskies, the seventh seed in the NCAA East Regional, had outstanding games on both ends of the court to beat overall No. 1 seed Florida 63-53 on Saturday night.

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Wise Central, Burton find themselves in deep end of Eastman Invitational pool

Wise Central, Burton find themselves in deep end of Eastman Invitational pool

April 5th, 2014 9:47 pm by Greg Peters

Forty teams. Eighty games. All in 15 hours. And that was just Saturday in the Kingsport/Eastman Invitational softball tournament.

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Kingsport Speedway opens with a brawl and a win for Van Dyke

Kingsport Speedway opens with a brawl and a win for Van Dyke - VIDEO

April 5th, 2014 8:25 pm by Dave Ongie

Trouble in turn 2 led to retaliation in turn 4, which sparked a brawl in the infield, and it all went down just three laps into a 60-lap Whelen All-American Series Late Model race at Kingsport Speedway on Saturday afternoon.

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Local News Education
Scott County students would have  to pay tuition  to attend Innovation Academy

Scott County students would have to pay tuition to attend Innovation Academy

April 5th, 2014 7:51 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee has drawn interest from some potential students in neighboring Southwest Virginia.

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Sullivan commissioners try replacing committee meetings with 'work session'

Sullivan commissioners try replacing committee meetings with 'work session'

April 5th, 2014 7:38 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The public could have less notice of what the Sullivan County Commission is up to each month under a new policy adopted last month.

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Community Local News
Road work for Carousel, Clinchfield reconfiguration set to begin

Road work for Carousel, Clinchfield reconfiguration set to begin

April 5th, 2014 7:12 pm by Staff Report

Road work related to the Carousel Project at the Farmers Market, as well as a Clinchfield Street reconfiguration will begin on Monday.

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Roe unsure about net effect of court decision to overturn  campaign contribution restrictions

Roe unsure about net effect of court decision to overturn campaign contribution restrictions

April 5th, 2014 6:54 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe isn't sure whether Democrats or Republicans will gain an edge from a Supreme Court decision overturning limits on how much individuals can contribute overall to federal candidates.

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Regional & National Education Faith
Bryan College could lose faculty over creationism dispute

Bryan College could lose faculty over creationism dispute

April 5th, 2014 5:18 pm by Associated Press

DAYTON, Tenn. — The Dayton college named after one of creationism's most famous defenders is embroiled in a controversy over Adam and Eve.

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Regional & National
AP-GfK poll indicates good news for Republicans

AP-GfK poll indicates good news for Republicans

April 5th, 2014 5:17 pm by JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press

The latest Associated Press-GfK poll holds bad news for President Barack Obama, but as the November elections draw closer, there are ominous signs for congressional Democrats as well.

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