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Australia says nothing spotted in search for plane

Australia says nothing spotted in search for plane

March 21st, 2014 8:20 am by KRISTEN GELINEAU and SCOTT MCDONALD, Associated Press

An international effort to solve the nearly 2-week-old mystery of what happened to Flight 370 and the 239 people on board is looking for two large floating objects detected by a satellite off the southwest coast of Australia.

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Putin completes annexation of Crimea

Putin completes annexation of Crimea

March 21st, 2014 8:14 am by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

Putin hailed the incorporation of Crimea into Russia as a "remarkable event" before he signed the bills into law in the Kremlin on Friday.

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Sports Vols Sports
UT, UMass set for second-round NCAA clash

UT, UMass set for second-round NCAA clash

March 21st, 2014 1:10 am by AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer

Derek Kellogg was a player during Massachusetts' 1990s surge and now has the Minutemen back in the NCAA tournament as a coach after 16 years. He's hoping Friday's game against Tennessee is the start of another long run of tournament trips.

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Local News Education
Kingsport's Ailshie awarded raise, 4-year contract extension

Kingsport's Ailshie awarded raise, 4-year contract extension

March 20th, 2014 11:52 pm by Rick Wagner

The base pay raise pushes Ailshie's annual pay, already the highest among Northeast Tennessee school systems, from $159,000 to $161.385 retroactive to March 5 and then to $167,840 effective July 1, not counting other allowances and benefits.

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Crime Local News
Fight video prompts mother's arrest in Unicoi County

Fight video prompts mother's arrest in Unicoi County

March 20th, 2014 11:00 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

A social media video of two Unicoi County girls fighting was recently brought to police attention, and the mother of one of the girls, who police said witnessed the scuffle, is now facing charges for not intervening.

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Business & Technology
Wellmont launches Epic electronic health record system

Wellmont launches Epic electronic health record system

March 20th, 2014 10:49 pm by Hank Hayes

The 18-month Epic project replaces multiple computer medical record and financial systems that were not fully integrated or able to communicate with each other.

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Local News
Jackson resumes role as Mount Carmel police chief

Jackson resumes role as Mount Carmel police chief

March 20th, 2014 10:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

Former Mount Carmel Police Department Chief Jeff Jackson was appointed as acting police chief Thursday by Mayor Larry Frost, replacing Chief Mike Campbell.

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News Regional & National
Anti-gay crusader Rev. Fred Phelps dead at 84

Anti-gay crusader Rev. Fred Phelps dead at 84

March 20th, 2014 6:50 pm by Associated Press

Phelps did not care what you thought of his Westboro Baptist Church, nor did he care if you heard its message that society's tolerance for gay people is the root of all earthly evil.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Tennessee governor signs supermarket wine bill

Tennessee governor signs supermarket wine bill

March 20th, 2014 6:32 pm by Associated Press

The earliest wine can be sold in supermarkets and convenience stores is the summer of 2016 — or a year later if they are located near an existing liquor store. Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey told reporters that lawmakers may consider moving the date up.

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Sports Sports Live
Boone names Chris Brown boys head basketball coach

Boone names Chris Brown boys head basketball coach

March 20th, 2014 4:15 pm by Pat Kenney

Chris Brown, who formerly coached at Volunteer, replaces Ryan Arnold, who resigned several weeks ago.

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