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UPDATE: UT suspends Johnson, Williams amid assault investigation

UPDATE: UT suspends Johnson, Williams amid assault investigation

November 17th, 2014 1:39 pm by Associated Press

The suspects are Vols linebacker A.J. Johnson, a senior, and defensive back, Michael Williams, a sophomore, a police source confirmed to The Tennessean. UT announced the suspensions Monday afternoon on the football program's Twitter account.

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Opinion
An East Tennessee liberal's lament

An East Tennessee liberal's lament

November 17th, 2014 12:38 pm by Letters to the Editor

I get tired of being a liberal in East Tennessee. It's a tough life. It's like having Ebola. People here think liberals have horns and eat babies raw. I like mine medium rare.

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Man allegedly shoots at drunk driver, both arrested

Man allegedly shoots at drunk driver, both arrested

November 17th, 2014 11:40 am by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County man has been arrested after meting out his own perceived justice on an apparent drunk driver, reportedly firing at least five shots into their car after the unknown individual pulled into his driveway.

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AGC's Church Hill plant fined $8,500

AGC's Church Hill plant fined $8,500

November 17th, 2014 10:27 am by Jeff Bobo

The Church Hill plant was cited for failing to meet compliance for particulate matter emissions by failing to operate one of its 10 dust collectors for 12 days last December.

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A growing tradition: Tree lighting branches out to full schedule of events

A growing tradition: Tree lighting branches out to full schedule of events

November 17th, 2014 9:23 am by Matthew Lane

On Dec. 6, the annual tree lighting celebration will take place and according to the Downtown Kingsport Association, a large crowd is expected again this year.

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Gallery of Thanks kicks off annual Holiday Scrapbooks

Gallery of Thanks kicks off annual Holiday Scrapbooks

November 17th, 2014 9:15 am by Sunday Scrapbook

The holidays are made for sharing and we want to invite you to share your photos and stories with the community through our Gallery of Thanks, Happy Howlidays Photo Gallery and more.

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Scott twins arrive early and at home — but in different states

Scott twins arrive early and at home — but in different states

November 17th, 2014 8:39 am by Marci Gore

Because the Lights' property straddles the Virginia/Tennessee state line, Kristian says her babies' birth certificates say they were born in different states. One was born on the couch in the house, the other in an ambulance out in the driveway.

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CDC: 172 people on cruise fell ill with norovirus

CDC: 172 people on cruise fell ill with norovirus

November 17th, 2014 8:27 am by Staff Report

A cruise ship docked in California on Sunday after 172 people on board fell ill with the highly contagious norovirus during a nearly monthlong trip, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

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KOSBE event marks 20th year of recognizing Kingsport-area small business excellence

KOSBE event marks 20th year of recognizing Kingsport-area small business excellence

November 17th, 2014 8:15 am by Hank Hayes

This year, the KOSBE Awards keynote speaker will be Gerald O'Connor, president of Impact Plastics, an Erwin, Tenn.-based manufacturer of plastic injection molded components.

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Obama calls IS beheadings 'pure evil'

Obama calls IS beheadings 'pure evil'

November 17th, 2014 7:47 am by DIAA HADID, Associated Press

President Barack Obama confirmed the slaying of a U.S. Army Ranger-turned-aid worker after a U.S. review of the video, which also showed the mass beheadings of a dozen Syrian soldiers.

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