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Haslam's free tuition proposal advancing in Senate

Haslam's free tuition proposal advancing in Senate

March 19th, 2014 1:46 pm by Associated Press

The "Tennessee Promise" legislation advanced out of the Senate Education Committee 8-1 on Wednesday. It's similar to one moving in the House.

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TVA, partners, landowners protect Copper Creek

TVA, partners, landowners protect Copper Creek

March 19th, 2014 1:33 pm by Wes Bunch

The creek in Southwest Virginia is home to as many as 70 different species of fish and another 30 mussel species, many of them endangered, and also serves as a shelter for aquatic life on the Clinch River during floods and other disruptive events.

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Ukraine's Crimea base taken, commander detained

Ukraine's Crimea base taken, commander detained

March 19th, 2014 1:15 pm by JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

Masked Russian-speaking troops on Wednesday seized control of Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea after it was stormed by militiamen.

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Man's test drive from Kingsport dealership prompts theft arrest

Man's test drive from Kingsport dealership prompts theft arrest

March 19th, 2014 12:39 pm by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly feigned interest in purchasing a car from a Kingsport dealership — and was granted permission to have his "mechanic check it out" — has been arrested three weeks after never returning the vehicle.

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At 80, longtime bus company owner will no longer provide service to Sullivan schools

At 80, longtime bus company owner will no longer provide service to Sullivan schools

March 19th, 2014 11:37 am by Rick Wagner

Kenny Morrell has spent almost 58 of those years operating a business that has transported generations of Sullivan County school students. When he started out, the buses were blue and white instead of the familiar yellow.

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Suspect in Sullivan County domestic shooting dies

Suspect in Sullivan County domestic shooting dies

March 19th, 2014 9:32 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man suspected of fatally shooting his wife and then turning the gun on himself has passed away.

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Entertainment
Good grief: Charlie Brown gets the CG, 3-D treatment

Good grief: Charlie Brown gets the CG, 3-D treatment

March 19th, 2014 8:21 am by By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Directed by "Ice Age: Continental Drift" helmer Steve Martino, "Peanuts," which uses various 21st century technologies, looks to tap into the interest we typically have for "Peanuts" around the holidays.

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Three rescued from plane crash on Holston Mountain

Three rescued from plane crash on Holston Mountain

March 19th, 2014 8:06 am by NET News Service

Rescue workers used all-terrain vehicles and other equipment to reach the three victims, who were in a very rugged and forested area of the mountain along the ridge at 3,000 feet in elevation.

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Full 911 recording included: Hawkins man says wife didn't mean to stab him

Full 911 recording included: Hawkins man says wife didn't mean to stab him

March 18th, 2014 11:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

Stephanie Faye Hamman, 23, 230 Silver Lake Road, Apt. I-11, Church Hill, allegedly drove her car into a church Sunday night shortly before 10 p.m. and then reportedly stabbed her husband in the chest at the altar.

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Kingsport BMA narrows list of city manager candidates

Kingsport BMA narrows list of city manager candidates

March 18th, 2014 11:30 pm by Matthew Lane

The five finalists are Jeff Fleming of Kingsport; Jack Hamlet of Richmond, Texas; Russell Hawes of Simpsonville, S.C.; Sue McLaughlin of Mattoon, Ill.; and Dan Porta of Kennesaw, Ga.

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