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Mating season brings spike in danger of  deer collisions

Mating season brings spike in danger of deer collisions

October 5th, 2013 7:55 pm by Nick Shepherd

Tennessee is in the middle of the pack when it comes to the probability of motorists hitting a deer, ranking 25th out of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Virginia ranks 12th.

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No. 6 Georgia rallies past Tennessee 34-31 in OT

No. 6 Georgia rallies past Tennessee 34-31 in OT

October 5th, 2013 7:42 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Marshall Morgan kicked a 42-yard field goal in overtime after No. 6 Georgia scored a tying touchdown with 5 seconds left in regulation as the Bulldogs beat Tennessee 34-31 on Saturday.

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Swarts, Terry take national racewalk titles

Swarts, Terry take national racewalk titles

October 5th, 2013 7:02 pm by Greg Peters

The USATF Racewalk Championships drew 54 competitors from 21 states to Kingsport on Saturday morning. David Swarts of Jackson, Mich., and Joan Terry of Orlando, Fla., came away as the day's big winners.

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School officials question whether Sullivan North ever had doors on boys bathroom stalls

School officials question whether Sullivan North ever had doors on boys bathroom stalls

October 5th, 2013 5:36 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The bathroom stall door saga in Sullivan County high schools on the western end of the county continues.

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Coal tax revenues down in Wise County

Coal tax revenues down in Wise County

October 5th, 2013 5:31 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Low expectations in Wise County’s coal tax revenues may go even lower by the end of the current fiscal year.

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Developers plan new upscale housing in Kingsport

Developers plan new upscale housing in Kingsport

October 5th, 2013 4:49 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Is Kingsport competitive enough in delivering upscale housing to white-collar workers and professionals?

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Thomas throws three TDs, Hokies beat Heels for fifth straight win

Thomas throws three TDs, Hokies beat Heels for fifth straight win

October 5th, 2013 3:42 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Logan Thomas matched his career high with three touchdown passes and Virginia Tech's defense made big plays when it needed to in a 27-17 victory against North Carolina on Saturday.

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Government workers may get paid for missed time

Government workers may get paid for missed time

October 5th, 2013 2:30 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Congress and President Barack Obama are sending this message to the 800,000 sidelined government employees: We don't know when the impasses will end but you will get reimbursed for lost pay once the government reopens.

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What a shocker: LA students get iPads, promptly crack security to play games

What a shocker: LA students get iPads, promptly crack security to play games

October 5th, 2013 1:30 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

Education officials in the nation's second-largest school district are working to reboot a $1 billion plan to put an iPad in the hands of all 650,000 students, some of whom received the tablets and promptly cracked the security settings.

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Obama to public: Don't give up on health sign-ups

Obama to public: Don't give up on health sign-ups

October 5th, 2013 12:02 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Defending the shaky rollout of his health care law, President Barack Obama said frustrated Americans "definitely shouldn't give up" on the problem-plagued program.

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