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Hope? Shutdown/debt talks but no resolution yet

Hope? Shutdown/debt talks but no resolution yet

October 11th, 2013 12:08 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s economy on the line, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans groped inconclusively Thursday for a compromise to avert an unprecedented U.S. default as early as next week and end the partial government shutdown.

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Committee members push for quick sale of Cedar Grove

Committee members push for quick sale of Cedar Grove

October 10th, 2013 11:38 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Five of Sullivan County’s 24 county commissioners made clear Thursday they are not willing to delay the sale of the former Cedar Grove Elementary School property.

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D-B takes District 1-AAA title over Science Hill

D-B takes District 1-AAA title over Science Hill

October 10th, 2013 10:16 pm by Greg Peters

For the second night in a row, the Tribe survived a five-game match against the Lady Hilltoppers.

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‘Road diet’ plan would three-lane downtown stretch of Center Street

‘Road diet’ plan would three-lane downtown stretch of Center Street

October 10th, 2013 9:58 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Assistant City Manager Jeff Fleming said such a change would improve safety, better manage the flow of traffic through downtown and possibly create better economic opportunities for businesses fronting Center Street.

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Two arrested on child neglect charges

Two arrested on child neglect charges

October 10th, 2013 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

One suspect was allegedly intoxicated at a Blountville school, while the other reportedly stumbled and fell on top of a 3-year-old in a Kingsport parking lot.

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Sullivan South wins District 1-AA volleyball tournament

Sullivan South wins District 1-AA volleyball tournament

October 10th, 2013 8:42 pm by Pat Kenney

South's Rylee Milhorn wins tournament MVP honors as the top-seeded Lady Rebels get past No. 2 Sullivan East.

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Wise County officials take sneak peek at new high schools

Wise County officials take sneak peek at new high schools

October 10th, 2013 8:22 pm by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — “I think the end of construction is near,” beamed Wise County School Board member Larry Greear, “and the beginning of the excitement for the kids is getting closer. And it was all worth it.”

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Vols’ Hart, Jones going to Bristol news conference

Vols’ Hart, Jones going to Bristol news conference

October 10th, 2013 6:04 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee has announced that athletic director Dave Hart and football coach Butch Jones will attend a press conference Monday at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Autoerotic asphyxiation possible in Castro death

Autoerotic asphyxiation possible in Castro death

October 10th, 2013 4:26 pm by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro's death by hanging in his prison cell may not have been suicide after all but an ill-fated attempt to choke himself for a sexual thrill, authorities said in a report issued Thursday.

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Second arrest made in investigation of children's home

Second arrest made in investigation of children's home

October 10th, 2013 1:56 pm by Rain Smith

Warrants were served on the supervisor of a Sullivan County children's center on Thursday, marking the second arrest in an investigation of alleged sex and alcohol at the facility.

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