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Education
Fire marshal calls for safety study due to Volunteer High vocational building violations

Fire marshal calls for safety study due to Volunteer High vocational building violations

November 28th, 2013 11:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Volunteer High School’s vocational building recently received bad marks during a fire marshal inspection due to some walls and doors that were installed after the facility was originally constructed in 1980.

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Local News
Ramsey's daughter plans run for Sullivan register of deeds

Ramsey's daughter plans run for Sullivan register of deeds

November 28th, 2013 11:10 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — A petition to run in the Republican party primary, seeking the GOP nomination for Sullivan County register of deeds, has been issued for Sheena Ramsey Tinsley. Bart Long told the Times-News he will not seek re-election next August.

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Crime Local News
Jewel heist suspect returned from Virginia jail to Hawkins

Jewel heist suspect returned from Virginia jail to Hawkins

November 28th, 2013 10:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Virginia man charged with a Hawkins County home burglary that occurred last year was identified after the victim reportedly found her jewelry in a Morristown pawn shop four months later.

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News Regional & National
Balloons steal show at NYC parade after wind fears

Balloons steal show at NYC parade after wind fears

November 28th, 2013 6:32 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — “The balloons are the best part,” 11-year-old Matthew Ragbe said as he watched them leave their launch pads on 77th Street and turn the corner to face the crowds of parade-goers, many of whom waited hours to secure a good viewing spot.

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Entertainment
‘A Christmas Story’ at 30: Movie has become part of the family

‘A Christmas Story’ at 30: Movie has become part of the family

November 28th, 2013 5:10 pm by THOMAS J. SHEERAN, Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) — Even after three decades, the triple-dog dare doesn’t get old. The film “A Christmas Story” opened 30 years ago to mixed reviews but has shown its staying power as a holiday family favorite.

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Sports
Lions score 37 straight in 40-10 rout over Packers

Lions score 37 straight in 40-10 rout over Packers

November 28th, 2013 4:57 pm by Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions were dominant after a shaky start and snapped a few losing streaks. The Lions (7-5) had lost their last two games, five consecutive against Green Bay and a franchise record nine straight in their annual Thanksgiving game.

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Crime Local News
Alleged shoplifter says she was hiding presents from niece

Alleged shoplifter says she was hiding presents from niece

November 28th, 2013 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Among the items allegedly recovered from April Rebekah Willis' purse were dryer sheets, lighters, a shower curtain, adult size socks, finger nail files and bandannas.

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Local Entertainment
‘Miracle’ comes true for Theatre Bristol

‘Miracle’ comes true for Theatre Bristol

November 28th, 2013 2:00 pm by Jessica Fischer

It’s no secret that Theatre Bristol has struggled in recent years to continue the mission of providing quality, family friendly entertainment. That’s precisely why the upcoming production of “Miracle on 34th Street” is considered a miracle in itself.

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News Community Local News
disABILITY Center puts focus on independent living

disABILITY Center puts focus on independent living

November 28th, 2013 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

A new center aimed at helping people with disabilities live an independent life has opened and is trying to raise awareness about individuals with disabilities throughout the region.

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Business & Technology
Tech-savvy shoppers seek  out Black Friday bargains

Tech-savvy shoppers seek out Black Friday bargains

November 27th, 2013 10:30 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Black Friday has gone high-tech. More shoppers are seeking deals online and using devices to track specials offered online and in stores. The online shopping trend also takes a chunk out of holiday shopping from brick- and-mortar retailers.

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