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More wildfires strike Scott,  Lee counties

More wildfires strike Scott, Lee counties

March 24th, 2014 9:32 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Forestry crews and local volunteer firefighters had another busy weekend battling multiple wildfires in Southwest Virginia, including three that claimed nearly 640 acres in both Scott and Lee counties.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Science Hill at Dobyns-Bennett baseball

March 24th, 2014 9:30 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday's Big 7 Conference baseball game between Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett at J. Fred Johnson Stadium in Kingsport.

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Regional & National Faith
Tennessee Senate OKs religious expression measure

Tennessee Senate OKs religious expression measure

March 24th, 2014 9:21 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — A proposal that would give students free religious expression is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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Bays Mountain  to crack down on off-roading

Bays Mountain to crack down on off-roading

March 24th, 2014 8:17 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — For years, people have sneaked onto Bays Mountain Park property with their ATVs, motorcycles and pickup trucks to enjoy a little off-road excitement.

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Regional & National Education
Tenn. senator pulls bill that would have made illegal immigrants eligible for in-state tuition

Tenn. senator pulls bill that would have made illegal immigrants eligible for in-state tuition

March 24th, 2014 7:30 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Legislation that would make students in the country illegally eligible for in-state tuition has failed this session.

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Sports
SEC remains unbeaten in NCAA tournament

SEC remains unbeaten in NCAA tournament

March 24th, 2014 7:04 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Panned for early season losses and relatively weak non-conference schedules, the Southeastern Conference has three teams still playing in the NCAA tournament. Florida, Kentucky and Tennessee.

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Regional & National Education
Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton promote higher education

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton promote higher education

March 24th, 2014 6:39 pm by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

IRVING, Texas — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush, potential foes in the 2016 presidential contest, said Monday that higher education has the power to transform lives and be a force for democracy around the globe.

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Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

March 24th, 2014 6:03 pm by NET News Service

GREENEVILLE — Authorities believe that a Greeneville house fire may have been set to cover up a murder.

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Man charged with weekend shooting in Johnson City arraigned in court

Man charged with weekend shooting in Johnson City arraigned in court

March 24th, 2014 4:29 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City man charged in a weekend shooting death in downtown Johnson City was arraigned in Washington County General Sessions Court Monday.

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Business & Technology
Whispers, secrets and lies? Anonymity apps rise

Whispers, secrets and lies? Anonymity apps rise

March 24th, 2014 3:50 pm by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer

At a time when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are pushing people to put forward their most polished, put-together selves, a new class of mobile applications aims for a bit more honesty.

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