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GM recalls 1.18M SUVs for air bag issue

GM recalls 1.18M SUVs for air bag issue

March 18th, 2014 1:20 am by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer

General Motors issued a new recall of 1.5 million vehicles Monday, part of an effort to assure buyers that it's moving faster to fix safety defects in its cars and trucks.

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Scientists may have found evidence of universe's early growth spurt

Scientists may have found evidence of universe's early growth spurt

March 17th, 2014 11:20 pm by MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

Researchers say they have spotted evidence that a split-second after the Big Bang, the newly formed universe ballooned out at a pace so astonishing that it left behind ripples in the fabric of the cosmos.

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Common Core data bill passes Tennessee Senate 31-2

Common Core data bill passes Tennessee Senate 31-2

March 17th, 2014 10:55 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would require any data collected under Tennessee's Common Core standards only be used to track the academic progress and needs of students was approved by the Senate on Monday.

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Gentry's arm, D-B bats overwhelm Boone

Gentry's arm, D-B bats overwhelm Boone

March 17th, 2014 10:50 pm by George Thwaites

Logan Gentry tossed an efficient two-hitter and D-B picked up a 10-0 Big 7 Conference win over Daniel Boone in five innings Monday at J. Fred Johnson Stadium.

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Manning chosen interim highway chief in Sullivan County

Manning chosen interim highway chief in Sullivan County

March 17th, 2014 10:43 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Manning's appointment came after the commission met behind closed doors with County Attorney Dan Street, after ordering the public and the media to leave the room.

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Stanley Valley fire station renovated with inmate labor, county funding

Stanley Valley fire station renovated with inmate labor, county funding

March 17th, 2014 10:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Jail inmates are providing the labor for a renovation project at the Stanley Valley Volunteer Fire Department station, and on Friday the County Commission's Public Buildings Committee agreed to pay for the materials.

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Lady Vols earn No. 1 seed for NCAAs

Lady Vols earn No. 1 seed for NCAAs

March 17th, 2014 9:31 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee women's basketball team earned the No. 1 seed in the Louisville Regional, and the Lady Vols will open the NCAA tournament at home against Northwestern State.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Daniel Boone at D-B baseball

March 17th, 2014 8:52 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday's Daniel Boone at Dobyns-Bennett baseball game at J. Fred Johnson Stadium in Kingsport.

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Tweak to North Carolina law protected Duke Energy's coal ash pits

Tweak to North Carolina law protected Duke Energy's coal ash pits

March 17th, 2014 8:01 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Duke Energy was in a bind. North Carolina regulators had for years allowed the nation's largest power company to pollute the ground near its plants without penalty.

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General chokes up as he details affair during plea

General chokes up as he details affair during plea

March 17th, 2014 7:51 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

An Army general who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates appeared to choke up Monday as he told a judge that he'd failed the female captain who had leveled the most serious accusations against him.

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