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Alexander says he won’t shut down government to block Obamacare

Alexander says he won’t shut down government to block Obamacare

August 28th, 2013 10:06 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Instead, he said, Senate Republicans should support his and fellow Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker’s proposal to reduce entitlement spending by $1 trillion over 10 years to make Medicare solvent.

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Intended  target of sniper back in court on drug charges

Intended target of sniper back in court on drug charges

August 28th, 2013 8:31 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Joshua Lynn Hinkle, 23, 131 Dogwood Lane, Lot 5, Whitesburg, pleaded guilty Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court to a host of drug charges. Hinkle was sentenced to 11 months and 29 days of supervised probation and fined $2,010.

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Hawkins man indicted on one count of felony child abuse

Hawkins man indicted on one count of felony child abuse

August 28th, 2013 8:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Bulls Gap man accused of injuring his 5-year-old stepdaughter while disciplining her for playing with his iPod was indicted Monday by a Hawkins County grand jury. Travis Brian Hull, 23, 485 Ridge Road, is scheduled for arraignment Friday.

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Marsh Regional Blood Center in desperate need of O-negative blood

Marsh Regional Blood Center in desperate need of O-negative blood

August 28th, 2013 7:42 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — O-negative blood is extremely important for medical facilities because it can be used in any person’s body.

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Sports
Heisman winner Manziel to sit out first half of Texas A&M opener

Heisman winner Manziel to sit out first half of Texas A&M opener

August 28th, 2013 6:55 pm by KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was suspended for the first half of the Aggies' season opener against Rice on Saturday for what the school said was an "inadvertent" violation of NCAA rules by signing autographs.

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Pigeon Forge hotel loses suit over being included in website's 'dirtiest' list

Pigeon Forge hotel loses suit over being included in website's 'dirtiest' list

August 28th, 2013 5:35 pm by Staff Report

There was nothing dirty — or defamatory — about including a Tennessee hotel on an unflattering list on a travel website because it’s clear the inclusion was based on opinions, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

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Fast-food strikes set for cities nationwide

Fast-food strikes set for cities nationwide

August 28th, 2013 5:04 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Organizers say thousands of fast-food workers are set to stage walkouts in dozens of cities around the country Thursday, part of a push to get chains such as McDonald’s, Taco Bell and Wendy’s to pay workers higher wages.

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'Duck Dynasty' star to appear at Viking Hall Civic Center

'Duck Dynasty' star to appear at Viking Hall Civic Center

August 28th, 2013 4:33 pm by Staff Report

Get out your duck calls and sharpen up on your duck calling skills. Why? Willie Robertson, star of A&E’s "Duck Dynasty" is coming to Bristol!

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Community Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Flashback: Readers invited to share 'School Days' photos

August 28th, 2013 3:57 pm by Carmen Musick

Readers are invited to share school-related photos from 20 or more years ago for the September Scrapbook Flashback. The deadline to submit pictures is Friday, Sept. 6.

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Bean Station will seek referendum to annex Hawkins plant

Bean Station will seek referendum to annex Hawkins plant

August 28th, 2013 3:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Bean Station Mayor Terry Wolfe hopes to have a referendum on the May 2014 Hawkins County primary ballot seeking permission to annex a Mooresburg auto recycling plant which might eventually be shut down due to state regulations.

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