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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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Longtime Raiders frontman Paul Revere dies at 76

Longtime Raiders frontman Paul Revere dies at 76

October 5th, 2014 3:22 pm by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

Paul Revere, the organist and leader of the Raiders rock band, has died. He was 76.

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Phelps: Swimming on hold after DUI arrest

Phelps: Swimming on hold after DUI arrest

October 5th, 2014 2:56 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP National Writer

Putting his swimming career on hold after his second DUI arrest, Olympic champion Michael Phelps began a six-week program Sunday that he said "will provide the help I need to better understand myself."

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TBI fugitive Varner captured in Nevada

TBI fugitive Varner captured in Nevada

October 5th, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

A fugitive on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top Ten Most Wanted list has been captured in Nevada.

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With Kingsport centennial close, mayor appoints committee to plan celebration

With Kingsport centennial close, mayor appoints committee to plan celebration

October 5th, 2014 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's origins date back to the 1700s with early settlements on the Long Island of the Holston River and the establishment of a boatyard by William King. On March 2, 1917, the Tennessee state legislature re-chartered the city of Kingsport.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

October 5th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a head-on collision that claimed the life of a Johnson City man, a lawsuit filed by students, a pastor talking about his time on a reality show and a family returning after 35 years, among others

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