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Rare disorder: Local 2-year-old will receive bone marrow transplant from sister

Rare disorder: Local 2-year-old will receive bone marrow transplant from sister

November 27th, 2013 9:16 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Mia Taylor is a pro at having her blood drawn. Once every two weeks, she sits patiently while doctors take a sample from her finger. Every four weeks, she plays quietly or watches TV while undergoing a two and a half hour blood transfusion.

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Mobile shopping transforms holiday retail season

Mobile shopping transforms holiday retail season

November 27th, 2013 8:56 am by By Heather Somerville, San Jose Mercury News (MCT)

If the crowds at the mall seem a bit thinner this holiday season, it may be because more shoppers are at home, buying gifts on an iPad.

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Winter weather advisory to expire at 10 a.m.

Winter weather advisory to expire at 10 a.m.

November 27th, 2013 8:36 am by Staff Report

The National Weather Service says snow that brought the first taste of winter to much of our region will end Wednesday morning, and have now set a winter weather advisory to expire at 10 a.m.

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Wall of storms threatens to upend holiday travel

Wall of storms threatens to upend holiday travel

November 27th, 2013 8:17 am by JASON KEYSER, Associated Press

A wall of storms packing ice, sleet and rain could upend holiday travel plans as millions of Americans take to the roads, skies and rails Wednesday for Thanksgiving.

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Sports Sports Live
Crockett, South post Hardee's quarterfinal wins

Crockett, South post Hardee's quarterfinal wins

November 27th, 2013 12:13 am by JEFF BIRCHFIELD, NET NEWS SERVICE

Dustin Day scored 24 points and Patrick Good added 22 more to lead David Crockett over Greeneville in Tuesday’s late quarterfinal of the 24th annual Hardee’s Classic basketball tournament.

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Sports
Ga. commissioners OK plan for Braves stadium

Ga. commissioners OK plan for Braves stadium

November 27th, 2013 12:02 am by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

Commissioners of a suburban Atlanta county on Tuesday approved a deal to build a new $672 million stadium for the Atlanta Braves that would move the Major League Baseball team out of downtown Atlanta.

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Local News Local Entertainment
Smoke interrupts screening of "The Hunger Games - Catching Fire" at Kingsport theater

Smoke interrupts screening of "The Hunger Games - Catching Fire" at Kingsport theater

November 26th, 2013 11:21 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The smoke was not part of the show, as one movie patron thought, but rather the result of one of the heaters turning on.

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Local News
Panel makes few changes to Godsey’s committee assignments

Panel makes few changes to Godsey’s committee assignments

November 26th, 2013 11:08 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Some Sullivan County commissioners had in recent weeks taken Mayor Steve Godsey to task, publicly, about how and when committee assignments would be made for the rest of the current commission’s term.

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Education
Rogersville Middle principal tells commissioners that maintenance issues have not been addressed

Rogersville Middle principal tells commissioners that maintenance issues have not been addressed

November 26th, 2013 11:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rogersville Middle School Principal Jim Ailshie told the Hawkins County Commission on Monday that his pupils and staff deserve educational resources and facilities equitable to the rest of the school system.

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Local News
Mount Carmel BMA approves CVVFD turkey shoots at Ruritan property

Mount Carmel BMA approves CVVFD turkey shoots at Ruritan property

November 26th, 2013 10:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Carters Valley firefighters will be allowed to hold turkey shoot fundraisers at Station 1, but it remains to be seen if Mount Carmel neighbors to the south will be willing to live with the noise.

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