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Wise County  School Board opens Big Stone Gap road project to proposals

Wise County School Board opens Big Stone Gap road project to proposals

November 25th, 2013 10:36 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The Wise County School Board on Monday agreed to open a process to accept proposals for consideration of a potential project to improve vehicular traffic patterns at its three-school complex in Big Stone Gap.

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Godsey, Anderson to face Republican challengers

Godsey, Anderson to face Republican challengers

November 25th, 2013 10:31 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Two of Sullivan County’s constitutional officeholders already are facing challenges from within their own party for next year’s election.

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Southwest Virginia  road crews set to battle winter storm

Southwest Virginia road crews set to battle winter storm

November 25th, 2013 9:02 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Highway maintenance crews should be on everyone’s short list of what to be thankful for this Thanksgiving week as a storm front that hammered Texas and parts of the Midwest makes its way toward the Atlantic sector of the nation.

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Man shot by Kingsport police during standoff sentenced to year in prison

Man shot by Kingsport police during standoff sentenced to year in prison

November 25th, 2013 7:51 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport man shot during a two-hour standoff with police this past summer pleaded guilty to simple assault on Monday and was sentenced to a year in prison.

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7-year-old taken from Elizabethton woman who was charged with assault, neglect/abuse

7-year-old taken from Elizabethton woman who was charged with assault, neglect/abuse

November 25th, 2013 7:38 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — A woman was arrested after she allegedly assaulted the driver of a car in which she and her son were riding on Friday afternoon.

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Wieger, Bond, Jasper, Thomas among Three Rivers football honorees

Wieger, Bond, Jasper, Thomas among Three Rivers football honorees

November 25th, 2013 7:31 pm by Staff Report

Two players from Sullivan South and one from Sullivan North earned top accolades on the 2013 Three Rivers Conference football team.

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Obama pushes back against critics of Iran deal

Obama pushes back against critics of Iran deal

November 25th, 2013 7:30 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Pushing back hard, President Barack Obama forcefully defended the temporary agreement to freeze Iran’s disputed nuclear program on Monday, declaring that the United States “cannot close the door on diplomacy.”

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Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper resigns after being disciplined

Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper resigns after being disciplined

November 25th, 2013 7:07 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Records show a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper has retired after being disciplined for not allowing the state’s only black female appellate judge into the Supreme Court building.

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Prosecutor: Sandy Hook gunman’s motive still a mystery

Prosecutor: Sandy Hook gunman’s motive still a mystery

November 25th, 2013 6:53 pm by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. — Why Adam Lanza went on his murderous shooting rampage at a Newtown elementary school is a mystery and may never be known, prosecutors said in a report Monday as they closed their yearlong investigation.

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Season over for Bulls star Rose

Season over for Bulls star Rose

November 25th, 2013 6:00 pm by ANDREW SELIGMAN, AP Sports Writer

Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the remainder of the season. The team said that Rose had successful surgery Monday morning in Chicago to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee.

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