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Unlikely marriage of coal burners, oil producers hits political sweet spot

Unlikely marriage of coal burners, oil producers hits political sweet spot

December 22nd, 2013 4:08 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

DE KALB, Miss. — America’s newest and cleanest coal-fired power plant comes with a catch: The heat-trapping carbon dioxide removed from its smokestack pollution will help force more oil out of the ground.

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Authorities say suspect charged in beating, robbery met victim on dating website

Authorities say suspect charged in beating, robbery met victim on dating website

December 22nd, 2013 3:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

The suspect, Christopher A. Fralix, 25, of East Sevier Avenue in Kingsport, already has an extensive record in Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.

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Vietnam vets 'teach' Scott students what no textbook has to offer

Vietnam vets 'teach' Scott students what no textbook has to offer

December 22nd, 2013 2:00 pm by Wes Bunch

Several local Vietnam veterans were invited to speak to students at the Scott County Career and Technical Center in Gate City about their experiences in the military.

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Hawkins student shields children from gunfire, city leader steps down

Hawkins student shields children from gunfire, city leader steps down

December 22nd, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of just a few of the interesting and important stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net.

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With Christmas approaching, Rescue Fund  at 75% of goal

With Christmas approaching, Rescue Fund at 75% of goal

December 22nd, 2013 12:21 am by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — Over the past several weeks, the Times-News has shared the stories of some of the more than 2,000 families receiving food vouchers from the Rescue Fund this year. Many of them trace hardship to medical problems and/or recent unemployment.

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FBI raid of Haslam-owned Pilot voted top Tenn. story of 2013

FBI raid of Haslam-owned Pilot voted top Tenn. story of 2013

December 22nd, 2013 12:00 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — When federal agents stormed the Knoxville headquarters of Pilot Flying J in April, it sent shockwaves through business, sports and political worlds.

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Community Education TriCityMom
Jefferson students collecting  money to help build well in Africa

Jefferson students collecting money to help build well in Africa

December 21st, 2013 11:50 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Students at Jefferson Elementary School in Kingsport want to change the world. Every 19 seconds, a child dies from lack of clean drinking water or from developing diseases associated with drinking dirty water.

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Local News
Six pick up petitions to seek GOP nod for Sullivan highway chief

Six pick up petitions to seek GOP nod for Sullivan highway chief

December 21st, 2013 11:41 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — One of the six is a sitting county commissioner. No one has picked up a petition to run for the Democratic Party nomination. And no one has picked up to run for the $101,000 per year job as an independent.

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Sullivan County authorities investigating fatal shooting in Bloomingdale

Sullivan County authorities investigating fatal shooting in Bloomingdale

December 21st, 2013 10:43 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday evening in Bloomingdale.

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Gate City Middle students raise money to aid typhoon victims

Gate City Middle students raise money to aid typhoon victims

December 21st, 2013 9:01 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The category 5 storm packed winds of 195 mph when it hit the coast of the Philippines in early November. The storm, which was the deadliest ever to hit the island nation, caused approximately $5.8 billion in damage and killed 6,128 people.

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