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Coal tax revenues down in Wise County

Coal tax revenues down in Wise County

October 5th, 2013 5:31 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Low expectations in Wise County’s coal tax revenues may go even lower by the end of the current fiscal year.

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Developers plan new upscale housing in Kingsport

Developers plan new upscale housing in Kingsport

October 5th, 2013 4:49 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Is Kingsport competitive enough in delivering upscale housing to white-collar workers and professionals?

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Thomas throws three TDs, Hokies beat Heels for fifth straight win

Thomas throws three TDs, Hokies beat Heels for fifth straight win

October 5th, 2013 3:42 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Logan Thomas matched his career high with three touchdown passes and Virginia Tech's defense made big plays when it needed to in a 27-17 victory against North Carolina on Saturday.

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Government workers may get paid for missed time

Government workers may get paid for missed time

October 5th, 2013 2:30 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Congress and President Barack Obama are sending this message to the 800,000 sidelined government employees: We don't know when the impasses will end but you will get reimbursed for lost pay once the government reopens.

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What a shocker: LA students get iPads, promptly crack security to play games

What a shocker: LA students get iPads, promptly crack security to play games

October 5th, 2013 1:30 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

Education officials in the nation's second-largest school district are working to reboot a $1 billion plan to put an iPad in the hands of all 650,000 students, some of whom received the tablets and promptly cracked the security settings.

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Obama to public: Don't give up on health sign-ups

Obama to public: Don't give up on health sign-ups

October 5th, 2013 12:02 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Defending the shaky rollout of his health care law, President Barack Obama said frustrated Americans "definitely shouldn't give up" on the problem-plagued program.

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ACLU-TN advises schools on pregame prayers

ACLU-TN advises schools on pregame prayers

October 5th, 2013 11:43 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

If it's autumn in the South that must mean high school football, faith, and the American Civil Liberties Union on its toes to make sure the two don't get too cozy.

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Storm packing snow, tornadoes hammers Great Plains

Storm packing snow, tornadoes hammers Great Plains

October 5th, 2013 5:00 am by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press

A deadly storm system that buried parts of Wyoming and South Dakota in heavy, wet snow also brought powerful thunderstorms packing tornadoes to the Great Plains that caused millions of dollars in damage.

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Burton pass rush distracts Eastside QB Riner in Raiders win

Burton pass rush distracts Eastside QB Riner in Raiders win

October 5th, 2013 1:11 am by George Thwaites

The Eastside signal-caller got sacked six times for minus-61 yards Friday night, contributing to a net of minus-56 yards rushing in a 29-16 Cumberland District loss..

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Crockett earns Big 7 win at Central's expense

Crockett earns Big 7 win at Central's expense

October 5th, 2013 12:20 am by Greg Peters

The Pioneers' quarterback Ryan Burger passed for 270 yards and three touchdowns.

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