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N.C. State hands Vols second straight loss

N.C. State hands Vols second straight loss

December 18th, 2013 11:56 pm by Associated Press

T.J. Warren scored 21 points and pulled down 11 rebounds Wednesday as N.C. State never trailed in a 65-58 victory over Tennessee that extended its winning streak to six games.

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Local News Education
Sullivan asked to fund seven new school resource officers

Sullivan asked to fund seven new school resource officers

December 18th, 2013 11:18 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The new SROs — including one sergeant — would be assigned to each of the county’s seven middle schools: Blountville; Bluff City; Colonial Heights; Holston; Holston Valley; Mary Hughes; and Sullivan.

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Entertainment
‘Duck Dynasty’ dad Phil Robertson suspended after gay remarks

‘Duck Dynasty’ dad Phil Robertson suspended after gay remarks

December 18th, 2013 11:14 pm by Lisa Gutierrez, The Kansas City Star (MCT)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A&E has indefinitely suspended “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson after anti-gay comments he made in the January 2014 issue of GQ magazine. Robertson equated homosexuality with bestiality and called the lifestyle a sin.

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Crime
MCPD seeks public’s help to identify debit card theft suspect

MCPD seeks public’s help to identify debit card theft suspect

December 18th, 2013 11:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Police are hoping someone will recognize a photo taken from store video surveillance of a woman who has been running up a large tab on a debit card belonging to an 80-year-old Mount Carmel man.

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Business & Technology
Holiday shopping season a disappointment so far

Holiday shopping season a disappointment so far

December 18th, 2013 10:57 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Sparse crowds at malls and “50 percent off” signs at The Gap and other stores offer clues as to how this holiday season is shaping up so far: It’s the most discount-driven one since the U.S. was in a deep recession.

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Wise school officials worry that animosity on social media affects safety

Wise school officials worry that animosity on social media affects safety

December 18th, 2013 9:47 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Schools Superintendent Jeff Perry said ill-chosen words implanted in anger or frustration by folks using social media to share those remarks have answered the door to officers of the law investigating a potential threat.

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Crime Local News
Lee man seeks dismissal of child porn charges

Lee man seeks dismissal of child porn charges

December 18th, 2013 7:47 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — Gary Joshua Garrison, 26, of Pennington Gap, is charged with 11 counts of possession of child pornography and two counts of reproduction of child pornography. The charges stem from pictures and videos police allegedly found on his computer.

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Reed steps down as Central football coach

Reed steps down as Central football coach

December 18th, 2013 7:21 pm by George Thwaites

Darren Reed, who has headed the Wise Central football program for the past two seasons, resigned his head coaching position at the school Wednesday.

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News Regional & National
Ga. woman has 1 of 2 winning lottery tickets

Ga. woman has 1 of 2 winning lottery tickets

December 18th, 2013 6:27 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) — Lottery officials in Georgia identified the winner as Ira Curry, of Stone Mountain, which is east of Atlanta. Curry will take a lump sum of $123 million after taxes, Georgia Lottery chief executive Debbie Alford said.

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Mayor: J. Fred Johnson Stadium renovations, expansion result of community support

Mayor: J. Fred Johnson Stadium renovations, expansion result of community support

December 18th, 2013 5:28 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — "Fifteen months ago, renovating this stadium was not on our radar," Mayor Dennis Phillips said. When the public train comes rolling down the track, don’t stand in front of it. This is something the public stood behind and wanted to happen."

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