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Rogersville, Hawkins school boards trying to resolve bus bill dispute

Rogersville, Hawkins school boards trying to resolve bus bill dispute

November 13th, 2013 10:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rogersville City School doesn’t plan on paying a pupil transportation bill from the Hawkins County school system until something is done about a surprise $12,000 increase.

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Rogersville leaders resist dropping stand-alone election

Rogersville leaders resist dropping stand-alone election

November 13th, 2013 9:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Merging the city election with a state or federal election would save money, and most likely increase voter turnout drastically, but some Rogersville officials said Tuesday they prefer to keep the traditional “stand-alone” election.

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Sports
Florida State QB Winston involved in sexual assault investigation

Florida State QB Winston involved in sexual assault investigation

November 13th, 2013 8:26 pm by GARY FINEOUT and KAREEM COPELAND, Associated Press

Florida State QB Jameis Winston is under investigation in an alleged sexual assault reported nearly a year ago. The school and Winston's attorney confirmed Wednesday that the Tallahassee Police Department is conducting an investigation.

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Business & Technology
Beyond Twitter: The next wave of tech IPOs brews

Beyond Twitter: The next wave of tech IPOs brews

November 13th, 2013 5:44 pm by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter’s scintillating stock market debut punctuated a procession of highly anticipated coming-out parties, providing a springboard for a new generation of rapidly growing startups to make the leap to Wall Street.

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Sports
Virginia Tech kicks PK Journell off team

Virginia Tech kicks PK Journell off team

November 13th, 2013 5:03 pm by Staff Report

Virginia Tech senior placekicker Cody Journell has been dismissed from the Virginia Tech football team for a violation of team policies, coach Frank Beamer announced Wednesday in a release from the school.

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Cash Express offering $5,000 for information about robbery

Cash Express offering $5,000 for information about robbery

November 13th, 2013 4:26 pm by Staff report

Cash Express is offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the suspects involved in a Nov. 1 robbery of a Kingsport store.

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Tenn. teacher, coach charged with vandalism

Tenn. teacher, coach charged with vandalism

November 13th, 2013 3:40 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say a teacher and assistant football coach at Marion County High School has been accused of vandalizing the team's field house - possibly in an attempt to inspire their team.

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Doctors are told to get serious about obesity

Doctors are told to get serious about obesity

November 13th, 2013 3:34 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

ATLANTA (AP) — The medical profession has issued new guidelines for fighting the nation's obesity epidemic, and they urge physicians to be a lot more aggressive about helping patients drop those extra pounds.

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Police call blast at Oregon DA's office domestic terrorism

Police call blast at Oregon DA's office domestic terrorism

November 13th, 2013 3:09 pm by Associated Press

Police said the explosive device included a propane tank that was burning in front of the building after the explosion was reported about 4:30 a.m. Officials said the tank didn't fully detonate, but if it had, it could have brought the building down.

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Men allegedly kidnap, assault elderly uncle

Men allegedly kidnap, assault elderly uncle

November 13th, 2013 2:44 pm by Rain Smith

Two Kingsport brothers are charged with kidnapping their 75-year-old uncle at gunpoint, hitting him in the head with a revolver and threatening to kill him.

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