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Update: Heritage Glass will invest $15.8M to begin new manufacturing operations

Update: Heritage Glass will invest $15.8M to begin new manufacturing operations

April 29th, 2014 9:31 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee, Kingsport and Heritage Glass officials on Tuesday closed a deal — featuring a financial package with a number of moving parts — to revive AGC's former Blue Ridge glass manufacturing facilities off Lincoln Street.

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US electricity prices may be going up for good

US electricity prices may be going up for good

April 29th, 2014 8:15 am by By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

There is a growing fragility in the U.S. electricity system, experts warn, the result of the shutdown of coal-fired plants, reductions in nuclear power, a shift to more expensive renewable energy and natural gas pipeline constraints.

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Update: Tornadoes tear through South, add to US death toll

Update: Tornadoes tear through South, add to US death toll

April 29th, 2014 8:11 am by ADRIAN SAINZ and JEFF AMY, Associated Press

A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday morning.

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Fans' enthusiasm adds fuel to fire for ETSU's coaches

Fans' enthusiasm adds fuel to fire for ETSU's coaches

April 29th, 2014 12:45 am by George Thwaites

East Tennessee State alumni and fans are excited about football's impending return as well as the school's imminent return to the Southern Conference. ETSU's coaches and athletic administrators are simply excited to encounter all the excitement.

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Family organizing volunteer mowing of Hawkins County Memorial Gardens

Family organizing volunteer mowing of Hawkins County Memorial Gardens

April 28th, 2014 10:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who has visited the Hawkins County Memorial Gardens in recent days has noticed that the grass is on the verge of surpassing ankle height in most areas.

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Man charged with DUI after allegedly hitting parked cruiser

Man charged with DUI after allegedly hitting parked cruiser

April 28th, 2014 10:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man is facing several charges including DUI after allegedly hitting a parked police cruiser at a Church Hill convenience store late Friday night.

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South boys, Elizabethton girls withstand bad weather, good competition to claim Three Rivers track titles

South boys, Elizabethton girls withstand bad weather, good competition to claim Three Rivers track titles

April 28th, 2014 10:28 pm by Pat Kenney

A torrential downpour early in the Three Rivers Conference track and field championships did little to dampen the outcome for the Sullivan South boys and Elizabethton girls on Monday at Sullivan North.

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Roe asks USDA why it axed Phipps Bend produce plan

Roe asks USDA why it axed Phipps Bend produce plan

April 28th, 2014 10:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Congressman Phil Roe wants to know why the U.S. Department of Agriculture has put a halt to a Grainger County produce grower's plan to utilize floodplain property for farming at the Phipps Bend Industrial Park.

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Trial date set in case of 2012 Washington County bus crash

Trial date set in case of 2012 Washington County bus crash

April 28th, 2014 10:12 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

More than a year and a half after a September 2012 school bus crash injured 39 David Crockett High School students, the driver has a trial date.

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Southwest Virginia  man enters no contest plea in stepfather's murder

Southwest Virginia man enters no contest plea in stepfather's murder

April 28th, 2014 9:57 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — A Southwest Virginia man could face up to 40 years in prison after he pleaded no contest in Lee County Circuit Court Friday to murdering his stepfather last year with a shotgun.

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