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Ryans takes ownership of Virginia-Wise defeat

Ryans takes ownership of Virginia-Wise defeat

September 21st, 2013 11:03 pm by George Thwaites

Showing remarkable maturity for a true freshman, the former Cherokee High School standout refused to make any excuses after Saturday's loss to the University of Charleston.

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Inspection finds locally maintained bridges to be structurally deficient

Inspection finds locally maintained bridges to be structurally deficient

September 21st, 2013 9:50 pm by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

The latest inspection of 289 bridges revealed that 16 locally maintained bridges and three state-maintained bridges in Washington County are “structurally deficient.”

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Johnson Elementary first-graders learn language of  classmate

Johnson Elementary first-graders learn language of classmate

September 21st, 2013 8:02 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Patsy Stout’s first- grade class at Johnson Elementary School has learned a new language. The 20-student class spends 15 minutes a day studying the language.

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Redrawn districts could pit Sullivan County school board incumbents against each other

Redrawn districts could pit Sullivan County school board incumbents against each other

September 21st, 2013 7:58 pm by Rick Wagner

Two incumbents could be facing off with each other on the Sullivan County school board elections in 2016 if a committee’s proposal is adopted by the Sullivan County Commission.

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Stone Drive paving project delayed

Stone Drive paving project delayed

September 21st, 2013 7:45 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — A major street resurfacing project for Stone Drive, originally scheduled to take place this past summer, is off the table for this year, the Tennessee Department of Transportation has confirmed.

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Technologies, coverage of financial crisis take toll on banking industry

Technologies, coverage of financial crisis take toll on banking industry

September 21st, 2013 7:32 pm by Hank Hayes

JOHNSON CITY — When Larry White arrived in the area in 2007 to chair the banking program and be a finance professor at East Tennessee State University, he had 20 students. Then the 2008 financial crisis hit, and that number dwindled to 16.

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No. 19 Gators lose QB Driskel but beat Vols

No. 19 Gators lose QB Driskel but beat Vols

September 21st, 2013 7:11 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

After starting quarterback Jeff Driskel was lost to a season-ending ankle injury, Tyler Murphy led No. 19 Florida to five scores in a somewhat ugly game, helping the Gators open SEC play with a 31-17 victory over Tennessee on Saturday.

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Hokies survive Herd in triple-overtime thriller

Hokies survive Herd in triple-overtime thriller

September 21st, 2013 4:46 pm by Associated Press

Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas ran for a 2-yard TD and a 2-point conversion in the third overtime period to lift the Hokies.

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Tim O’Brien to usher in Storytelling Festival

Tim O’Brien to usher in Storytelling Festival

September 21st, 2013 2:00 pm by Staff Report

The International Storytelling Center has tapped Tim O’Brien, a world-class bluegrass, folk and old-time country musician, for a special concert to jump start the weekend of its signature event.

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Despite hype, NASCAR's heralded Air Titan just sitting on the shelf

Despite hype, NASCAR's heralded Air Titan just sitting on the shelf

September 21st, 2013 1:48 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

The Air Titan was hailed as NASCAR's next big innovation, a revolutionary device to improve track drying as well as the fan experience. Instead, the Air Titan has been start-and-parked.

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