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NBC reporter slammed after Bode Miller interview

NBC reporter slammed after Bode Miller interview

February 17th, 2014 3:21 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

The winter Olympics are taking place in Sochi, Russia, in case you haven't heard. American skier Bode Miller received a bronze metal in Sunday's Super-G competition. After he won, he was interviewed by an NBC reporter

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I-81 crash leads to manhunt

I-81 crash leads to manhunt

February 17th, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

State and local police were searching the area of Tri-Cities Crossing on Monday morning after a motorist fled their crashed vehicle on Interstate 81.

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Jonesborough's Dusty Saylor named Outstanding Farmer of the Year

Jonesborough's Dusty Saylor named Outstanding Farmer of the Year

February 17th, 2014 2:09 pm by Amanda Marsh

Saylor's commitment to feeding families locally-grown foods is just one of the many reasons he was selected as the Outstanding Farmer of the Year at the 2014 Farm Expo in January.

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Tenn. wedding services bill sparks opposition

Tenn. wedding services bill sparks opposition

February 17th, 2014 12:13 pm by Staff Report

Two Tennessee lawmakers have proposed a bill that would protect wedding-related businesses from lawsuits if they refuse to provide services based on religious beliefs.

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Editorial: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

Editorial: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

February 17th, 2014 9:57 am by Staff Report

The fiasco surrounding a successor to former Highway Commissioner Terry Shaffer brings - yet again - embarrassment to the county, and - yet again - demonstrates County Mayor Steve Godsey's incompetence.

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Runners, walkers invited to 'Paint the Town'

Runners, walkers invited to 'Paint the Town'

February 17th, 2014 9:57 am by Jessica Fischer

With the economy still struggling to recover and non-profits left fighting for limited financial resources, it pays to be creative.

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Bulls thunder into Freedom Hall

Bulls thunder into Freedom Hall

February 17th, 2014 9:36 am by Entertainment Staff

The rules are simple. Place a wiry 150-pound cowboy on the back of a snorting 2,000-pound bull and see if he can ride the beast for an eternal eight seconds with one hand strapped to the bull's massive backside.

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The PEAK connection: New group bringing young professionals together

The PEAK connection: New group bringing young professionals together

February 17th, 2014 8:42 am by Marci Gore

Seth Jervis, a 29-year-old real estate agent, says he, along with some colleagues, realized Kingsport lacked an organization that would help the young professionals in the area connect to one another.

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What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA

What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA

February 17th, 2014 8:36 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Politically speaking, the tea-party supporter in rural North Carolina and the Massachusetts liberal live a world apart. Who or what could get them thinking the same? Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency.

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After UAW defeat, can GOP fulfill promise of Tenn. jobs?

After UAW defeat, can GOP fulfill promise of Tenn. jobs?

February 17th, 2014 8:26 am by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

Now that workers have rejected the UAW in a close vote, attention turns to whether the GOP can fulfill its promises that keeping the union out means more jobs will come rolling in.

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