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Peter Mayer Group follows the star to Bristol’s Paramount

Peter Mayer Group follows the star to Bristol’s Paramount

December 18th, 2013 8:42 am by Entertainment Staff

He’s perhaps best known as vocalist and lead guitarist for Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefers, but Peter Mayer has quietly and steadily built a fervent following across the country as the frontman of his own band.

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Gunman kills himself, 1 other at Reno hospital

Gunman kills himself, 1 other at Reno hospital

December 18th, 2013 7:42 am by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press

A suicidal gunman opened fire at a Reno hospital campus Tuesday, killing one person, critically wounding two others and sending police on a door-to-door search within the facility amid the chaos.

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2 winners in $636M Mega Millions drawing

2 winners in $636M Mega Millions drawing

December 18th, 2013 7:38 am by Associated Press

The winners can choose to be paid over time or in a cash lump sum. Based on the $636 million figure, the winners would receive $318 million each over time or $170 million each in cash.

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Tribe gives away Big 7 game with Vikings

Tribe gives away Big 7 game with Vikings

December 17th, 2013 11:48 pm by Dave Ongie

Dobyns-Bennett turned over the ball 19 times — 12 in the second half — and blew a 17-point third-quarter lead en route to a disappointing 58-56 loss to Tennessee High in a key Big 7 Conference game.

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Local News
Church Hill OKs delay for Surgoinsville sewer treatment rate hike

Church Hill OKs delay for Surgoinsville sewer treatment rate hike

December 17th, 2013 11:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Surgonsville’s sewer system is at least a year away from going online and it’s already facing its first rate increase. This past January, Church Hill increased its local user sewer rate from $3.58 to $4.40 per 1,000 gallons.

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Lee sweeps past youthful Twin Springs

Lee sweeps past youthful Twin Springs

December 17th, 2013 10:47 pm by Greg Peters

Lee High took advantage of Twin Springs’ youth en route to a non-district basketball sweep Tuesday. Strong opening quarters by both the girls and boys played a big part in both Generals wins.

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No. 3 Lady Vols trounce Tennessee State

No. 3 Lady Vols trounce Tennessee State

December 17th, 2013 10:21 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Bashaara Graves scored 17 points to lead five Lady Vols in double figures and the No. 3 Tennessee women’s basketball team trounced Tennessee State 94-43 to continue its fastest start since its 2007-08 national championship season.

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Business & Technology
Tri-Cities  jobs decline for 6th straight quarter

Tri-Cities jobs decline for 6th straight quarter

December 17th, 2013 9:53 pm by Hank Hayes

Regional job levels were lower by 1.1 percent to 225,769 while the unemployment rate for the Tri-Cities Consolidated Statistical Area was 7.7 percent, compared to 7.4 percent in the third quarter of 2012.

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Kingsport city manager stepping down next July

Kingsport city manager stepping down next July

December 17th, 2013 8:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — John Campbell made the announcement at the end of Tuesday's regular Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.

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Judge tosses out charges against Wise coal company, foreman

Judge tosses out charges against Wise coal company, foreman

December 17th, 2013 6:47 pm by Staff report

ABINGDON — Judge James P. Jones threw out a total of 13 charges — including 12 felonies and one misdemeanor — that were returned by a federal grand jury earlier this year against Hills Coal Company of Appalachia and foreman David Grigsby.

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