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Governor appoints  Keith Wilson to THEC

Governor appoints Keith Wilson to THEC

August 13th, 2013 7:25 pm by Staff report

NASHVILLE — The Kingsport Times-News publisher was among eight new members appointed to the state's higher education boards by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Ganassi cutting ties with Montoya

Ganassi cutting ties with Montoya

August 13th, 2013 6:18 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Juan Pablo Montoya, one of the most decorated drivers in the world with an Indy 500 victory and wins in F1, NASCAR and the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, will not have a chance to find success in NASCAR with longtime team owner Chip Ganassi.

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Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ transport idea has sci-fi feel

Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ transport idea has sci-fi feel

August 13th, 2013 5:38 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The concept sounds like something from the comic books that billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk read religiously as a boy: a capsule that speeds along as fast as sound, carrying people between major cities.

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Caller reports her 'body parts' were stolen

Caller reports her 'body parts' were stolen

August 13th, 2013 3:30 pm by Rain Smith

An Appalachia woman told dispatchers that another female had taken her lips and several other "body parts."

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Feds, states including Tenn. challenge proposed airline merger

Feds, states including Tenn. challenge proposed airline merger

August 13th, 2013 2:12 pm by DAVID KOENIG, Associated Press; PETE YOST, Associated Press

The federal government is challenging the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, saying it would cause "substantial harm" to consumers by leading to higher fares and fees.

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Anderson County to consider inmate fees

Anderson County to consider inmate fees

August 13th, 2013 1:56 pm by Associated Press

Anderson County officials might state charging jail inmates for necessities like toothpaste and toilet paper. The county commissioners are poised to consider the idea this month as the county plans to house state and federal inmates.

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Voters mad about NSA spying face uphill battle

Voters mad about NSA spying face uphill battle

August 13th, 2013 12:44 pm by ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press

Americans are becoming increasingly concerned about government invasion of privacy while investigating terrorism, and some ordinary citizens are finding ways to push back.

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Entertainment
Ashton Kutcher talks about becoming 'Jobs'

Ashton Kutcher talks about becoming 'Jobs'

August 13th, 2013 12:36 pm by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

With "Jobs," Kutcher hopes his performance is as much a lesson about entrepreneurship to today's youth as it a profile of a man who revolutionized technology.

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Former bondsmen found guilty in Kingsport shooting incident

Former bondsmen found guilty in Kingsport shooting incident

August 13th, 2013 11:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Two former Kingsport bondsmen have been found guilty on aggravated assault charges stemming from an incident that happened two years ago, when a rubber bullet was fired at a car.

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Former Jonesborough officer gets 18 months for steroid trafficking

August 13th, 2013 9:19 am by Matthew Lane

A former Jonesborough police officer who sold more than $80,000 worth of illegal steroids over a three-year period has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for steroid trafficking.

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