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Obama touting immigration measures in Tennessee

Obama touting immigration measures in Tennessee

December 9th, 2014 6:27 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The president plans to speak and take questions from the audience at an immigrant community center in Nashville called Casa Azafran. The White House says Obama will continue to urge Congress to pass an immigration overhaul.

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Local News
Hill meets with local county highway chiefs to discuss bridge funding changes

Hill meets with local county highway chiefs to discuss bridge funding changes

December 9th, 2014 12:05 am by Hank Hayes

Rep. Timothy Hill, R-Blountville, sponsored and passed legislation earlier this year to allow county highway departments to tap into their fund balances accrued in the state treasury for bridge repair or new bridge construction.

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State dismisses complaint about probation company

State dismisses complaint about probation company

December 8th, 2014 11:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

The complaint was filed in June by former Hawkins County Clerk of Courts Sarah Davis shortly after she was defeated in the May Republican primary by Randy Collier.

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Prep Results, from Monday, Dec. 8

Prep Results, from Monday, Dec. 8

December 8th, 2014 11:36 pm by staff

Monday's high school boys and girls basketball scores from Southwest Virginia.

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Crime Local News
Police: Daughter's 911 plea prevents drunk mom  from driving away with children

Police: Daughter's 911 plea prevents drunk mom from driving away with children

December 8th, 2014 11:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Mary (Kelley) was unable to give me any information on her children or where she was," Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Deputy Michael Lipe said. "The children stated they were from Pennsylvania and were here visiting friends for the weekend."

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DUI suspect accused of driving sports car 105 mph on 11-W

DUI suspect accused of driving sports car 105 mph on 11-W

December 8th, 2014 10:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

Around 1:20 p.m. Friday, Church Hill Police Department Officer Ethan Calhoun was operating stationary radar near the New Canton Road intersection when a red Nissan passed by traveling westbound at a very high rate of speed.

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Opinion
City's gift card decision outrageous

City's gift card decision outrageous

December 8th, 2014 8:30 pm by Letters to the Editor

Gift cards? Really? Can our city officials find no better use for $250,000? How about striping some more of the roads? How about using that money to hire seasonal summer help?

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UAW reaches top tier of VW labor policy in Tennessee

UAW reaches top tier of VW labor policy in Tennessee

December 8th, 2014 8:02 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The United Auto Workers on Monday qualified for the top tier of a new labor policy at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, giving the union its first formal role within a foreign-owned auto plant in the South.

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Volunteer senior receives Niswonger Scholarship

Volunteer senior receives Niswonger Scholarship - VIDEO

December 8th, 2014 7:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Niswonger Foundation Executive Vice President Dr. Nancy Dishner said Ward was selected from among 90 applicants who represented the best that Northeast Tennessee's graduating high schools' Class of 2015 has to offer.

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Sports
Mariota, Cooper, Gordon finalists for Heisman; Winston left out

Mariota, Cooper, Gordon finalists for Heisman; Winston left out

December 8th, 2014 7:25 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and record-breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon were selected finalists for the Heisman Trophy on Monday night.

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