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Sullivan County Board of Education to interview four consultants for facilities study

Sullivan County Board of Education to interview four consultants for facilities study

January 4th, 2014 8:13 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — By the middle of January, Sullivan County school officials hope to choose one of four consultants to do a comprehensive study of the school system’s facility needs.

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D-B boys dominate Hurricanes, end skid

D-B boys dominate Hurricanes, end skid

January 4th, 2014 7:46 pm by Dave Ongie

For a Dobyns-Bennett boys basketball team riding a five-game losing streak, a visit from Morristown East proved to be just what the doctor ordered. The Indians forced 23 turnovers en route to their first victory since Dec. 13.

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Four area organizations among Virginia  groups receiving tourism grants

Four area organizations among Virginia groups receiving tourism grants

January 4th, 2014 7:43 pm by Wes Bunch

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office announced more than $750,000 in funding as part of the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Marketing Leverage Grant program.

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Obamacare doesn’t put brakes on Friends in Need

Obamacare doesn’t put brakes on Friends in Need

January 4th, 2014 6:01 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Friends In Need believes it will still be needed despite Obamacare’s uncertain impact on charity care programs.

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Vols trounce Tusculum 98-51 for third straight win

Vols trounce Tusculum 98-51 for third straight win

January 4th, 2014 5:41 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE — Jordan McRae scored 19 points to lead six Tennessee players in double figures Saturday as the Volunteers tuned up for league play with a 98-51 blowout of Division II program Tusculum.

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Update: Titans fire coach Munchak

Update: Titans fire coach Munchak

January 4th, 2014 3:09 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

The Tennessee Titans fired Mike Munchak after three seasons as head coach and 31 years combined with this franchise as a player and coach.

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UPDATE: Snow, freezing temps headed to Tennessee

UPDATE: Snow, freezing temps headed to Tennessee

January 4th, 2014 2:07 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE— A mass of arctic air is expected to bring snow and subfreezing temperatures as it begins to move into Tennessee on Sunday.

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Lady Vols seek to avoid rare SEC skid

Lady Vols seek to avoid rare SEC skid

January 4th, 2014 2:04 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The Tennessee women's basketball team is at risk of digging itself an early hole as it attempts to defend its Southeastern Conference regular-season title.

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Historic smoking report marks 50th anniversary

Historic smoking report marks 50th anniversary

January 4th, 2014 1:46 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Fifty years ago, ashtrays seemed to be on every table and desk. Athletes and even Fred Flintstone endorsed cigarettes on TV. Smoke hung in the air in restaurants, offices and airplane cabins. Then came the morning of Jan. 11, 1964.

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Key dates in tobacco fight since smoking report

Key dates in tobacco fight since smoking report

January 4th, 2014 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Some key events in the fight over tobacco during the last 50 years:

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