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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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Florida, Dayton advance to Elite Eight

Florida, Dayton advance to Elite Eight

March 28th, 2014 7:51 am by DAVID BRANDT, AP Sports Writer

Scottie "McBuckets" has Florida deep in the NCAA tournament once again. The Dayton Flyers are the latest mid-major upstart still in the bracket.

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'Silver Screen' event at SwVa Museum

'Silver Screen' event at SwVa Museum

March 27th, 2014 11:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park is offering an opportunity to dine with New York Times bestselling authors Adriana Trigiani and David Baldacci in a special fund-raising event.

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Obama says more than 6M signed up for health care

Obama says more than 6M signed up for health care

March 27th, 2014 9:30 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Back on track after a stumbling start, President Barack Obama's heath care overhaul reached a milestone Thursday, with more than 6 million Americans signed up for coverage through new insurance markets.

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Former Kingsport priest seeks appeal of sex abuse conviction

Former Kingsport priest seeks appeal of sex abuse conviction

March 27th, 2014 8:30 pm by Matthew Lane

William Casey was convicted in 2011 of first-degree sexual misconduct and two counts of aggravated rape. Prosecutors charged Casey sexually abused an altar boy shortly after becoming a priest at St. Dominic's Catholic Church.

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Christie cleared in his own probe, but others loom

Christie cleared in his own probe, but others loom

March 27th, 2014 7:30 pm by ANGELA DELLI SANTI and GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press

The investigation concluded Christie had no knowledge beforehand of lane closings Sept. 9-12 near the George Washington Bridge between New Jersey and New York that caused four days of massive gridlock in the community of Fort Lee

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CASA of Northeast Tennessee is celebrating its 10th anniversary

CASA of Northeast Tennessee is celebrating its 10th anniversary

March 27th, 2014 6:00 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

CASA NETN will hold a special program on April 25 to honor the people who have been the driving force behind the community-based organization for the last decade.

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Haslam: 'Ways to go' on voucher consensus

Haslam: 'Ways to go' on voucher consensus

March 27th, 2014 5:24 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Vouchers — or so-called "opportunity scholarships" — give parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school, with the state providing funds for tuition.

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Reckless driving blamed on low fuel, robbers

Reckless driving blamed on low fuel, robbers

March 27th, 2014 4:45 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect ran a stop sign to enter West Stone Drive — forcing a pair of other drivers to, "abruptly skid to avoid a collision" — with police later locating a syringe "between his buttocks."

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