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Sullivan and its cities  to wire into Tennessee’s emergency radio system

Sullivan and its cities to wire into Tennessee’s emergency radio system

December 29th, 2013 7:48 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport, Bristol and Sullivan County are planning to team up with the state of Tennessee on its statewide emergency radio system, a move one Sullivan County commissioner said would save the county and its cities more than $1 million.

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Manning adds another NFL record: most yards passing in a season

Manning adds another NFL record: most yards passing in a season

December 29th, 2013 6:53 pm by Associated Press

Peyton Manning broke the NFL record for most yards passing in a season on Sunday, also helping make the Denver Broncos the highest-scoring team in league history.

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World braces for retirement crisis

World braces for retirement crisis

December 29th, 2013 6:43 pm by DAVID MCHUGH, AP Business Writers

A global retirement crisis is bearing down on workers of all ages. Spawned years before the Great Recession and the 2008 financial meltdown, the crisis was significantly worsened by those twin traumas.

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Crime Local News
Sullivan authorities  say four men facing kidnapping, other charges following botched drug deal

Sullivan authorities say four men facing kidnapping, other charges following botched drug deal

December 29th, 2013 6:20 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Sullivan County authorities said four men were arrested early Sunday after a botched drug deal resulted in another man being kidnapped at gunpoint and put in the trunk of their car.

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CDC finds flu activity picking up in Tennessee

CDC finds flu activity picking up in Tennessee

December 29th, 2013 5:41 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Flu activity in Tennessee is picking up, particularly among young and middle-age adults.

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Sports
Titans beat Texans, who nab No. 1 pick

Titans beat Texans, who nab No. 1 pick

December 29th, 2013 4:27 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Chris Johnson ran for 127 yards and a touchdown in what might be his last game with the Titans, who beat the Houston Texans 16-10 Sunday for a win that might help Tennessee coach Mike Munchak's argument to stay on the job.

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No. 5 Lady Vols manhandle Bisons 110-42

No. 5 Lady Vols manhandle Bisons 110-42

December 29th, 2013 4:21 pm by BETH RUCKER, Associated Press

Isabelle Harrison had 26 points and 15 rebounds and the fifth-ranked Tennessee women cruised to a 110-42 win against Lipscomb on Sunday.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Pitfalls abound as legal pot sales begin

Pitfalls abound as legal pot sales begin

December 29th, 2013 3:42 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Colorado and Washington state are launching the world's first legal recreational marijuana markets in 2014. Being first to allow growing it, processing it and selling it doesn't come without risks.

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Crime Local News
Teens charged after tail light violation leads HCSO to marijuana, cash

Teens charged after tail light violation leads HCSO to marijuana, cash

December 29th, 2013 2:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

The total weight of the confiscated marijuana is just short of two ounces. The drugs, $740 in cash, and vehicle were seized by the HCSO.

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Update: Former F1 champ Schumacher in critical condition after skiing accident

Update: Former F1 champ Schumacher in critical condition after skiing accident

December 29th, 2013 2:26 pm by Associated Press

Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was in critical condition after undergoing brain surgery following a skiing accident in the French Alps on Sunday, doctors said.

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