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Bluff City traffic stop escalates into chase, Elizabethton crash

Bluff City traffic stop escalates into chase, Elizabethton crash

March 28th, 2014 1:22 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The driver, after initially stopping for the officer, reportedly sped away from the scene. A police pursuit ensued with the driver of the Corolla reportedly reaching speeds of more than 90 mph during the chase.

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Simulcast of Priscilla Shirer Live will air at Indian Springs Baptist Church

Simulcast of Priscilla Shirer Live will air at Indian Springs Baptist Church

March 28th, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Report

A simulcast of Bible teacher and best-selling author Priscilla Shirer live from New Orleans will be presented on Saturday, April 5.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 3.28.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 3.28.14 - VIDEO

March 28th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter, Blountville, TN.

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Police: Sullivan County woman arrested after staging rape

Police: Sullivan County woman arrested after staging rape

March 28th, 2014 10:34 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's alleged attempt to win her ex-boyfriend back has landed her in jail, as police say she took extraordinary measures to stage being raped during a fabricated home invasion.

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Authorities hunt for rich couple who collected welfare

Authorities hunt for rich couple who collected welfare

March 28th, 2014 9:01 am by By Brittany Shammas, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

The couple owned a $1.2 million yacht, lived in waterfront homes in Minnesota and Florida, and had $3 million tucked away in various bank accounts — all while collecting food stamps, Medicaid and welfare for about a decade.

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Toy Talks Turkey with Toy Simpson -  Habitat and Trophy Birds

Toy Talks Turkey with Toy Simpson - Habitat and Trophy Birds - VIDEO

March 28th, 2014 9:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Join Toy Simpson, charter member of the Bays Mountain Longbeards, as he talks turkey. Today Toy talks about Habitat and shows us some Trophy Birds.

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Sullivan BOE wants some answers before April 7 action on Innovation Academy budget

Sullivan BOE wants some answers before April 7 action on Innovation Academy budget

March 28th, 2014 8:42 am by Rick Wagner

BOE members say they want answers to some questions before they vote to proceed with a proposed IA STEM platform school budget of $1.47 million for its first year without support from Kingsport City Schools.

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Tennessee feeding off its momentum

Tennessee feeding off its momentum

March 28th, 2014 8:15 am by By Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

It wasn't long ago that Tennessee was wondering how it lost to teams like bottom-tier SEC opponent Texas A&M and let games slip away against heavyweights Florida and Kentucky.

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I-26, Tenn. 75 construction ramping up

I-26, Tenn. 75 construction ramping up

March 28th, 2014 8:06 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

A more than $14 million project aimed at keeping infrastructure improvements in step with growth at the Interstate 26/Tenn. Highway 75 interchange in Gray continues to progress with an estimated completion date of August 2015.

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Ramsey: Pay raises, higher ed funding face cuts

Ramsey: Pay raises, higher ed funding face cuts

March 28th, 2014 7:57 am by Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says worse-than-expected revenue collections could force Tennessee to cancel planned pay raises for state employees and reduce planned investments in higher education.

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