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Tennessee High at Dobyns-Bennett photo gallery

October 11th, 2013 9:10 pm by Jonathan McCoy

Pictures from Friday's Tennessee High at Dobyns-Bennett football game in Kingsport.

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Ashley Judd to play lead in Trigiani’s ‘Big Stone Gap’ film

Ashley Judd to play lead in Trigiani’s ‘Big Stone Gap’ film

October 11th, 2013 8:22 pm by Staff report

The author, a native of Big Stone Gap now living in New York City, has returned to her hometown to direct the film. Monday morning, Trigiani is to discuss the project on the campus of Mountain Empire Community College.

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Va., Tenn. health commissioners announce ‘Keep Flu Out’ campaign

Va., Tenn. health commissioners announce ‘Keep Flu Out’ campaign

October 11th, 2013 7:53 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Virginia Health Commissioner Cynthia Romero said, “The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) has informed us that at any one given time during the flu season, anywhere from 5 to 20 percent of our population can be infected with the flu."

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Vols: Record doesn't reflect marked improvement this season

Vols: Record doesn't reflect marked improvement this season

October 11th, 2013 7:19 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee has reached the midway point of football season with the same 3-3 record it had at this time last year. The Volunteers believe the similarities end there.

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Vikings RB Adrian Peterson mourning death of 2-year-old son

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson mourning death of 2-year-old son

October 11th, 2013 6:54 pm by DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Pro Football Writer

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson mourned the death of his young son Friday, while words of support poured in from all corners of the sports world.

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New GOP shutdown/debt plan, but no agreement yet

New GOP shutdown/debt plan, but no agreement yet

October 11th, 2013 1:18 pm by ALAN FRAM and DAVID ESPO, Associated Press

House Republicans are offering to pass legislation to avert a default and end the 11-day partial government shutdown as part of a framework that would include cuts in benefit programs, officials said Friday.

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Ex-cop waved off bystanders before shooting

Ex-cop waved off bystanders before shooting

October 11th, 2013 1:03 pm by VICKI SMITH, Associated Press

The ex-police officer who opened fire on a federal courthouse in West Virginia was a trained shooter who knew how to kill, yet federal officials said Thursday that he waved people away moments before he started spraying bullets into the glass facade.

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Teen drives down embankment while looking at phone

Teen drives down embankment while looking at phone

October 11th, 2013 12:54 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before 10 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a single-car crash on Fort Henry Drive, near Colonial Heights Road. A Volkswagen Jetta was found approximately 30 feet down an embankment, where it had then hit a tree.

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Folks You Should Know: Walter Manis earns his name as Scott County's 'Punkin Man'

Folks You Should Know: Walter Manis earns his name as Scott County's 'Punkin Man'

October 11th, 2013 10:30 am by Katina Rose

During the months of August, September and October, Walter is surrounded by pumpkins and fall activities all day, seven days a week, but he wouldn’t think about spending his days any other way.

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Update: Rogersville man charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting at police

Update: Rogersville man charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting at police

October 11th, 2013 8:38 am by Rain Smith

A Rogersville man who exchanged gunfire with police on Thursday night first went to a neighbor's home while he was armed and drinking, according to investigators, and may have shot at individuals on a hay ride.

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