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Aide, 7-year-old girls killed in Tenn. bus crash

Aide, 7-year-old girls killed in Tenn. bus crash

December 3rd, 2014 6:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press; STEVE MEGARGEE, Associated Press

An aspiring teacher with two children of her own and a little girl who loved to read were among those killed when two Tennessee school buses carrying children home for the day crashed on Tuesday.

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Poll: Tennesseans approve of Haslam, Legislature

Poll: Tennesseans approve of Haslam, Legislature

December 3rd, 2014 5:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Tennesseans approve of their elected officials but want them to work with members of the other party, even if it means compromising on some of their values and priorities, according to a new poll from Vanderbilt University.

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Dogs rescued as blaze guts Scott County animal shelter

Dogs rescued as blaze guts Scott County animal shelter

December 3rd, 2014 2:17 pm by Marci Gore

The 13 dogs that were being housed at the shelter have been relocated to two local vets' offices. But, if the shelter should take in any new dogs, there is nowhere to put them, as the building is a total loss.

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Hunger Gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store

Hunger Gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store

December 3rd, 2014 12:24 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole more than $500 in seafood, chicken and red meat from Walmart, including eight to 10 cuts of steak priced at $30 a piece.

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Fifth grade girl describes harrowing Tenn. school bus crash

Fifth grade girl describes harrowing Tenn. school bus crash

December 3rd, 2014 10:52 am by Associated Press

"Everyone was on the floor and screaming and crying ... I thought I was going to die."

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Southwest Virginia schools win big in Celebrate My Drive campaign

Southwest Virginia schools win big in Celebrate My Drive campaign

December 3rd, 2014 10:19 am by Marci Gore

During a school-wide assembly Tuesday morning, Gate City High School students and staff learned their school was the recipient of one of the 90 $25,000 grants for its participation in State Farm's Celebrate My Drive.

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Diplomats worldwide target Islamic State militants

Diplomats worldwide target Islamic State militants

December 3rd, 2014 9:26 am by LARA JAKES, Associated Press; JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

A global fight against Islamic State militants will likely take years to fully succeed, but nations are prepared to engage "for as long as it takes" to defeat the bloody insurgency, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.

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Cold turkey: Dispute over Thanksgiving leftovers lands Hawkins man, ex-wife in jail

Cold turkey: Dispute over Thanksgiving leftovers lands Hawkins man, ex-wife in jail

December 3rd, 2014 8:42 am by Jeff Bobo

Shortly after 11:30 p.m., Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Deputy Reba Matthews was dispatched to a domestic dispute at the residence of Suzette Singleton, 585 Mooresburg Springs Road, Mooresburg.

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Kingsport BMA approves  budget  amendment  for $150 gift cards for  school system employees

Kingsport BMA approves budget amendment for $150 gift cards for school system employees

December 3rd, 2014 12:30 am by Matthew Lane

Who thought giving gift cards to employees at Christmas would take up so much time of city and school officials? But that's exactly what's happened over the past two weeks.

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Indians elude Hilltoppers in double overtime, Morrisette shines in defeat

Indians elude Hilltoppers in double overtime, Morrisette shines in defeat

December 3rd, 2014 12:10 am by Dave Ongie

Foreman hit an NBA-range 3-pointer to force a second overtime period and D-B went on to escape the Buck Van Huss Dome with a 66-62 victory over Science Hill.

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