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‘Punt:’ Hawkins BOE scraps new salary scale, implements old pay with 1.5% hike

‘Punt:’ Hawkins BOE scraps new salary scale, implements old pay with 1.5% hike

September 26th, 2013 10:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The good news is that everyone who works for the Hawkins County School system is going to get a 1.5 percent raise in 2013-14.

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Exit Sandman: Rivera bids goodbye to Bronx

Exit Sandman: Rivera bids goodbye to Bronx

September 26th, 2013 10:53 pm by RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

Mariano Rivera, baseball's most acclaimed relief pitcher, made an emotional exit in his final appearance wearing pinstripes at Yankee Stadium in New York on Thursday night.

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EA Sports settles college athlete likeness cases

EA Sports settles college athlete likeness cases

September 26th, 2013 10:14 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

The NCAA is now on its own in the legal battle over whether athletes should share in the money made from the use of their likenesses.

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County, city leaders gather to study maximization of education resources

County, city leaders gather to study maximization of education resources

September 26th, 2013 10:10 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — A group of elected and appointed officials is on board for a fact-finding mission on public K-12 education in Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol, Tenn., a task that will be followed by recommendations for change.

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Name change, open house set for Carters Valley landfill

Name change, open house set for Carters Valley landfill

September 26th, 2013 10:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

CARTERS VALLEY — The public is invited to attend an open house and meet the new facility manager on Oct. 9 at the Allied Waste landfill on Carters Valley Road in Hawkins County.

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Supermarket wine bill could be revived in House

Supermarket wine bill could be revived in House

September 26th, 2013 6:40 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The Tennessee House chairman who cast a deciding vote against a bill seeking to allow supermarket wine sales in the state said Thursday that he's willing to reconsider the measure next session.

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Obama mocks GOP for 'crazy' Obamacare predictions

Obama mocks GOP for 'crazy' Obamacare predictions

September 26th, 2013 6:30 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

With polls showing many Americans still skeptical of the law known as "Obamacare," the president went back to the basics of explaining how nearly 50 million uninsured Americans will be able to buy coverage in new government-run exchanges.

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2 charged with writing bad checks, fleeing Johnson City police

2 charged with writing bad checks, fleeing Johnson City police

September 26th, 2013 6:27 pm by NET News Service

Two Johnson City residents have been charged with writing several bad checks at local businesses and running from police during the investigation.

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Sprinklers set off at Lincoln Elementary, but no injuries

Sprinklers set off at Lincoln Elementary, but no injuries

September 26th, 2013 6:25 pm by Rick Wagner

Lincoln Elementary experienced an incident with the sprinkler system Thursday afternoon, a situation that required students and staff to evacuate the building.

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Porch panties spark Sullivan County assault

Porch panties spark Sullivan County assault

September 26th, 2013 2:50 pm by Rain Smith

A woman reported an assault at her ex-boyfriend's home on Beaver Creek Road, after she confronted him about two pairs of panties she spotted on the porch.

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