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After guilty plea to tax evasion, congressman says he'll resign

After guilty plea to tax evasion, congressman says he'll resign

December 30th, 2014 8:03 am by LARRY NEUMEISTER and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

The new Congress is scheduled to open Jan. 6, and Republican Rep. Michael Grimm's presence would have been a distraction for Republicans who will control both the House and the Senate.

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Low gas prices to stay put in new year

Low gas prices to stay put in new year

December 30th, 2014 7:51 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

The Volunteer state saw 88 consecutive days of decline in its average gas prices, better than 86 straight in Florida and 87 in Georgia.

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2 men open fire on Los Angeles police patrol car

2 men open fire on Los Angeles police patrol car

December 30th, 2014 7:41 am by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

The shooting occurred amid heightened tensions over attacks on police elsewhere in the country after grand juries declined to indict white officers in the killings of unarmed black men.

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Good grief! Pioneers' unbeaten streak stopped at 14 by Patriots

Good grief! Pioneers' unbeaten streak stopped at 14 by Patriots

December 30th, 2014 12:57 am by George Thwaites

Board-hogging Jefferson County absorbed a 34-point performance from David Crockett's Patrick Good in a 70-62 quarterfinals victory in Monday's Arby's Classic quarterfinals.

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Chiefs hijack Highlanders' bagpipes

Chiefs hijack Highlanders' bagpipes

December 30th, 2014 12:43 am by Zack Vance

Keaton Bailiff scored 22 points and Cherokee steamrolled Cloudland in the New Peoples Bank Holiday Classic at Sullivan North on Monday. Chuckey-Doak downed Hixon, Boone beat North and Volunteer topped Morristown West in other games.

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U.S. Nitrogen offers $10K for info on cofferdam vandalism

U.S. Nitrogen offers $10K for info on cofferdam vandalism

December 29th, 2014 11:16 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

More than three weeks after sheriff's deputies began investigating the suspected vandalism of a controversial construction project, the companies behind that project have asked for the public's help in finding those responsible.

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School starts new year with new principal

School starts new year with new principal

December 29th, 2014 9:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie and Supervisor of Human Resources Lib Sells announced Monday that Mitchell Cox has been appointed principal of Indian Springs Elementary.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Daniel Boone vs. Sullivan North, New Peoples Bank tourney

December 29th, 2014 7:05 pm by Jonathan McCoy

Pictures from Monday's New Peoples Bank Christmas Tournament game between Daniel Boone and host Sullivan North in Kingsport. The Trailblazers beat the Golden Raiders 84-52.

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Local author molds family's challenges into book of faith

Local author molds family's challenges into book of faith

December 29th, 2014 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

Leigh Anne W. Hoover's second adult Christian book, "For Better or Worse Unless Annulment Comes First," chronicles her family's emotional journey when her daughter's new husband tells her on their honeymoon that he does not want to be married.

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Stocks mostly gain despite new fears over Greece

Stocks mostly gain despite new fears over Greece

December 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

"Most of the bad news came from overseas ... and that makes the U.S. market more attractive," said Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank. "Investors are shifting money from overseas."

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