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No. 4 Lady Vols outmuscle Yellow Jackets

No. 4 Lady Vols outmuscle Yellow Jackets

November 17th, 2013 10:49 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Bashaara Graves and Isabelle Harrison each pulled down 18 rebounds — career highs for both — and fourth-ranked Tennessee remained unbeaten Sunday with an 87-76 victory over Georgia Tech.

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Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, erupts again

Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, erupts again

November 17th, 2013 10:47 pm by Associated Press

Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, has erupted again, lighting up the sky over much of eastern Sicily and shooting up a towering column of ash.

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Update: Six dead after tornadoes, damaging storms sweep through Midwest

Update: Six dead after tornadoes, damaging storms sweep through Midwest

November 17th, 2013 10:12 pm by Associated Press

Dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms swept across the Midwest on Sunday, leaving at least six people dead and unleashing powerful winds that flattened entire neighborhoods, flipped over cars and uprooted trees.

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Jingle bell java:  Proceeds from Riggs Oil markets’ coffee sales will go to children’s Christmas fund

Jingle bell java: Proceeds from Riggs Oil markets’ coffee sales will go to children’s Christmas fund

November 17th, 2013 6:52 pm by Wes Bunch

Last year, Riggs Oil’s Santa Fund raised just over $30,000 to provide gifts for children in approximately 450 families in Southwest Virginia.

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Johnson claims sixth Sprint Cup championship

Johnson claims sixth Sprint Cup championship

November 17th, 2013 6:24 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Back on top with only two NASCAR greats left to catch, Jimmie Johnson won his sixth Sprint Cup Series championship in eight years Sunday and staked his claim as one of the most dominant competitors in sports history.

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Nobel author Doris Lessing dies at 94

Nobel author Doris Lessing dies at 94

November 17th, 2013 5:38 pm by DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

Doris Lessing, the Nobel prize-winning, free-thinking, world-traveling and often-polarizing author of “The Golden Notebook” and dozens of other novels that reflected her own improbable journey across the former British empire, died Sunday. She was 94.

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Martin treating Homestead as his final race

Martin treating Homestead as his final race

November 17th, 2013 3:58 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The greatest driver to never win a NASCAR championship is treating the season finale as if it’s the last race of his career. Mark Martin has no plans to race beyond Sunday’s Sprint Cup finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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UPDATE: Hawkins Boy Scout food collections reported at 11,453 pounds

November 17th, 2013 2:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

The exact weight turned in by Church Hill area scouts wasn’t going to be known until Monday morning, but its expected to be around 7,500 pounds, which combined with Rogersville collections will put the county total close to 13,000 pounds.

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Central students create hats with hair to fight 'cancer kid' stigma

Central students create hats with hair to fight 'cancer kid' stigma

November 17th, 2013 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

Sullivan Central High School graphic communications students have been making hats with hair for St. Jude patients, while the school’s cosmetology department provides the cuts and styles.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Free dental group extracts 145 teeth in Hawkins

November 17th, 2013 1:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

In August the Brentwood Baptist Medical/Dental Unit spent a day in Sneedville and a day in Rogersville, and afterwards determined there was a need to come back to Rogersville for two days focusing mainly on extractions.

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