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Scientists seek a newer, cheaper solar panel

Scientists seek a newer, cheaper solar panel

November 25th, 2013 9:45 am by By Tom Avril, The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT)

In a new study published online by the journal Nature, the scientists reported they had created a new class of ceramic material that could accomplish both tasks cheaply and efficiently.

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‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ takes in estimated $161.1 million

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ takes in estimated $161.1 million

November 25th, 2013 9:43 am by By Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Movie theaters got scorched this weekend as “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” blazed its way to the top of the box office, and recording the highest-grossing November opening of all time.

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A cure for the holiday hangover is keeping spending under control

A cure for the holiday hangover is keeping spending under control

November 25th, 2013 9:41 am by By Claudia Buck, The Sacramento Bee (MCT)

The best-organized shoppers, of course, pick up gifts all year long so they’re not plunged into last-minute, frenzied shopping outings. But let’s assume you’re not one of those.

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Easing of Iran sanctions could start in December

Easing of Iran sanctions could start in December

November 25th, 2013 9:40 am by BRIAN MURPHY, Associated Press; LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

EU sanctions against Iran could be eased as soon as December, officials said Monday, after a deal that gives Tehran six months to increase access to its nuclear sites in exchange for keeping the core components of its uranium program.

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UPDATE: Haslam wraps up hearings with Transportation Department

UPDATE: Haslam wraps up hearings with Transportation Department

November 25th, 2013 9:38 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam is wrapping up his annual budget hearings as he prepares to assemble his annual spending proposal.

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The magic of Elf on the shelf

The magic of Elf on the shelf

November 25th, 2013 9:20 am by Marci Gore

On top of an old school desk, Fred was found kneeling, as if in prayer, in the center of 20 red apples. The 20 red apples represented the children while the six gold ones represented the teachers who were all killed at Sandy Hook.

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Big improvements coming to I-26/Highway 75 interchange

Big improvements coming to I-26/Highway 75 interchange

November 25th, 2013 12:48 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

Elizabethton’s Summers-Taylor has secured a nearly $14 million contract with TDOT to complete a project aimed at keeping infrastructure improvements in step with growth at the Interstate 26/Tenn. Highway 75 interchange in Gray.

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Taylor Swift wins AMA artist of the year

Taylor Swift wins AMA artist of the year

November 24th, 2013 11:50 pm by CHRIS TALBOTT, AP Music Writer

Taylor Swift’s fans have done it again, voting her the American Music Awards artist of the year for a third time. Swift won Sunday night’s top honor, giving her a leading four trophies as fans celebrated the women of pop music.

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Kingsport Christmas tree lighting scheduled for Dec. 7

Kingsport Christmas tree lighting scheduled for Dec. 7

November 24th, 2013 9:30 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — The annual downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration will take place at Church Circle on Saturday, Dec. 7, with festivities beginning at 5 p.m.

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Local woman places second at international equestrian competition

Local woman places second at international equestrian competition

November 24th, 2013 8:12 pm by Nick Shepherd

One local woman’s love of horseback riding has taken her around the world, let her compete in international competitions and made her a head coach for Team USA.

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