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4 Tenn. high school seniors killed in car crash

4 Tenn. high school seniors killed in car crash

December 2nd, 2013 1:20 pm by Associated Press

Officials say four Tennessee high school seniors were killed in a single-car crash over the weekend, and the mother of one of the teens says the group was returning to a game of zombie tag when they died.

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Update: Domestic disturbance may have preceded fiery crash Monday morning

Update: Domestic disturbance may have preceded fiery crash Monday morning

December 2nd, 2013 11:10 am by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

More than one motorist passed by a burning car that crashed on Knob Creek Dock Road in North Johnson City Monday morning, according to two women who saw the immediate aftermath of the fiery wreck.

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Man threatens to shoot cop for traffic stop

Man threatens to shoot cop for traffic stop

December 2nd, 2013 9:33 am by Rain Smith

An officer observed a vehicle traveling with its bright lights activated, shining into the eyes of oncoming motorists. A stop found the driver’s license was suspended, while a passenger began yelling, “There was no reason to stop them.”

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Local expert weighs in on alleged 'top toys' for Christmas

Local expert weighs in on alleged 'top toys' for Christmas

December 2nd, 2013 9:22 am by Leigh Ann Laube

There’s not much on the national lists that interests Beverly Wiginton, director of the Child Study Center at East Tennessee State University. She encourages parents to look for toys that promote hands-on, active participation play.

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Rural hospitals across Tenn. face uncertain future

Rural hospitals across Tenn. face uncertain future

December 2nd, 2013 8:44 am by Staff Report

Tennessee's rural hospitals are laying off workers and reducing services as they try to cope with the funding changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act and the political battles that surround expanding TennCare.

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NTSB: 2nd data recorder found in derailed NY train

NTSB: 2nd data recorder found in derailed NY train

December 2nd, 2013 8:37 am by KILEY ARMSTRONG and VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A member of the National Transportation Board says a second data recorder has been retrieved from the train involved in a fatal New York City derailment.

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Scott County elementary school to participate in "DVDs for troops" campaign

Scott County elementary school to participate in "DVDs for troops" campaign

December 2nd, 2013 6:00 am by Wes Bunch

Students at Scott County’s Shoemaker Elementary School are hoping to bring a glimpse of home to soldiers overseas by joining in the History Channel and Charter Media’s “DVDs for Troop” campaign.

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Man dies after altercation outside Arrowhead Stadium

Man dies after altercation outside Arrowhead Stadium

December 2nd, 2013 1:43 am by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

A man died and three people were taken in for questioning after an altercation that happened Sunday in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium as the Kansas City Chiefs played the Denver Broncos.

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Best Buy, Eastman Credit Union teaming up with Kingsport City Schools

Best Buy, Eastman Credit Union teaming up with Kingsport City Schools

December 1st, 2013 10:55 pm by Rick Wagner

“The reality is that teachers and other students in our classrooms have access to laptops and tablets, but the kids who don’t have access to these devices get left behind. We wanted to help bridge that gap,” said Olan O. Jones, ECU CEO.

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Seminoles, Buckeyes lead BCS standings but are far from a lock for national title game

Seminoles, Buckeyes lead BCS standings but are far from a lock for national title game

December 1st, 2013 9:30 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Florida State and Ohio State are in position to play for the BCS national championship, though Auburn and Missouri are close enough behind in the BCS standings to put pressure on the Buckeyes.

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