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Chief official said N.J. lane closings were illegal

Chief official said N.J. lane closings were illegal

January 11th, 2014 10:09 am by ANGELA DELLI SANTI and GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press

The lane closings that caused huge traffic jams and now appear to have been politically orchestrated by a member of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration and key allies violated federal law, a chief official said in ordering the lanes reopened.

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Sports
Penn State hires Vandy's Franklin

Penn State hires Vandy's Franklin

January 11th, 2014 9:30 am by WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

James Franklin is Penn State's new football coach. Franklin, 41, a Pennsylvania native who led Vanderbilt to bowls in all three of his seasons there, replaces Bill O'Brien.

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News
Former Israeli PM Sharon dies at 85

Former Israeli PM Sharon dies at 85

January 11th, 2014 9:27 am by JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press

Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85.

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Sports Sports Live Results
Prep results - Friday, Jan. 10

Prep results - Friday, Jan. 10

January 11th, 2014 12:24 am by Staff Report

Friday's high school basketball scores from Tennessee and Virginia.

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Education
City, county schools overlap on three facilities studies applicants

City, county schools overlap on three facilities studies applicants

January 10th, 2014 11:16 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The three that overlapped are Olympia, Wash.-based MGT of America partnering with Studio Four Design of Knoxville; Red Chair Architects of Knoxville; and Cope Architects of Knoxville.

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Sports Sports Live Photos

PHOTO GALLERY: Daniel Boone at D-B basketball

January 10th, 2014 10:50 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Friday night's Big 7 Conference games between Daniel Boone and Dobyns-Bennett at the Buck Van Huss Dome

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Regional & National
UT working to fix problems caused by freeze

UT working to fix problems caused by freeze

January 10th, 2014 10:24 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — According to the university, the cold has caused both plumbing and heating system problems in academic buildings, dormitories, fraternities and sororities, and sports facilities.

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Community Local News
Panel addresses growing  problem of drug-addicted newborns

Panel addresses growing problem of drug-addicted newborns

January 10th, 2014 10:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

BLOUNTVILLE — The formal name for this diagnosis is neonatal abstinence syndrome. NAS is when babies exposed to drugs before birth experience withdrawal. Sullivan County accounted for 10 percent of all NAS cases in the state during 2013.

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Crime Local News
Carter County Sheriff's Department releases name of Thursday night shooting victim

Carter County Sheriff's Department releases name of Thursday night shooting victim

January 10th, 2014 10:08 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — The victim was identified as Timothy Gary Cook, 26, 183 HIlton Hill Road. Sheriff Chris Mathes said it appeared he was shot one time in the chest and was dead at the scene when deputies arrived.

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Local News
Sons of Confederate Veterans chief to speak at Lee-Jackson Day dinner

Sons of Confederate Veterans chief to speak at Lee-Jackson Day dinner

January 10th, 2014 9:58 pm by JENNIFER SPROUSE, NET News Service

“Our job, our duty, is to vindicate the cause of the Confederacy and to defend the Confederate soldiers’ good name,” says Michael Givens.

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