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Ken Coomer recognized as top mine reclamation expert

Ken Coomer recognized as top mine reclamation expert

October 5th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals & Energy's Ken Coomer, an agency reclamation specialist and field supervisor, has been named the Dean Spindler Reclamationist of the Year for 2014

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Cruz, Orioles beat Tigers 2-1 for ALDS sweep

Cruz, Orioles beat Tigers 2-1 for ALDS sweep

October 5th, 2014 9:10 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Baseball Writer

Nelson Cruz sliced a two-run homer for his latest big postseason hit, and the Orioles held off the Tigers 2-1 on Sunday to reach the AL championship series for the first time since 1997.

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Revenue from Hawkins Alumni football ticket sales down slightly

Revenue from Hawkins Alumni football ticket sales down slightly

October 5th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Administrators and volunteers ran the concession stand. Not a single sports organization requested to work at anything. I had to beg to get people to help with concessions." -- Cherokee principal Gloria Silvers

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Hawkins Elementary's honor roll reward program violated board policy

Hawkins Elementary's honor roll reward program violated board policy

October 5th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

For the past 20 years Hawkins Elementary School's brightest students have been rewarded at the end of every grading period with a trip to Hardee's for maintaining an honor roll grade level.

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Logano wins at Kansas Speedway to advance to next round

Logano wins at Kansas Speedway to advance to next round

October 5th, 2014 7:29 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Joey Logano grabbed the first berth into the next round of NASCAR's championship race with a victory Sunday at Kansas Speedway.

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Sullivan County board member wants 'just cause' added to policy

Sullivan County board member wants 'just cause' added to policy

October 5th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Michael Hughes, during Thursday evenings Sullivan County Board of Education work session, said a policy on how long teachers can be suspended by a director or fired by a school board needs to be amended by adding "just cause" language.

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Ebola in U.S.: People scared, but outbreak unlikely

Ebola in U.S.: People scared, but outbreak unlikely

October 5th, 2014 5:37 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are frightened. But scientists know how to stop the virus from spreading.

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Manning hits milestone: 500th career TD pass

Manning hits milestone: 500th career TD pass

October 5th, 2014 5:02 pm by ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer

Peyton Manning hit a major milestone Sunday when he threw his 500th career touchdown pass, joining Brett Favre as the only members of the exclusive club.

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After decorated political career, why is Lamar Alexander running for a third term?

After decorated political career, why is Lamar Alexander running for a third term?

October 5th, 2014 4:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"I thought very carefully about it," Alexander, R-Tenn., said "I remembered Senator (Howard) Baker, in 1978, when he was thinking about running for a third term. He decided to do it and was elected and became majority leader.

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