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Vols need big plays to accomplish big things

Vols need big plays to accomplish big things

December 1st, 2013 11:52 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

"It's expected we go to bowl games from here on out," Tennessee football coach Butch Jones said. "That's our goal." The Vols will have a better chance of that if they show the big-play ability displayed in Saturday's win over Kentucky.

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Governor: 4 dead, 63 hurt in NYC train derailment

Governor: 4 dead, 63 hurt in NYC train derailment

December 1st, 2013 11:37 am by DEEPTI HAJELA and VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed and came to rest only inches from the water Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60, authorities said.

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Suspicious minds: Poll says Americans' trust in one another draining away

Suspicious minds: Poll says Americans' trust in one another draining away

December 1st, 2013 10:00 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

You can take our word for it. Americans don't trust each other anymore. We're not talking about the loss of faith in big institutions such as the government, the church or Wall Street. We're talking about trust in the other fellow.

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Winners to be announced for first Entrepreneur Challenge

Winners to be announced for first Entrepreneur Challenge

December 1st, 2013 10:00 am by Wes Bunch

The My Southwest Virginia Opportunity Steering committee will announce the winners of its first Entrepreneur Challenge during an award ceremony next week at the Hotel Norton in Wise County.

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Lottery winner, meet the Coupon Diva, Ramsey's daughter seeks office, Elf on the Shelf, and more stories you may have missed

Lottery winner, meet the Coupon Diva, Ramsey's daughter seeks office, Elf on the Shelf, and more stories you may have missed

December 1st, 2013 9:02 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the past week's important and interesting stories you may have missed.

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Entertainment
Publicist: ‘Fast & Furious’ star dies in car crash

Publicist: ‘Fast & Furious’ star dies in car crash

November 30th, 2013 11:29 pm by Associated Press

Paul Walker, the star of the “Fast & Furious” movie series, died Saturday in a car crash that killed two people north of Los Angeles, his publicist said. He was 40.

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Shoppers and lookers fill downtown streets on Small Business Saturday

Shoppers and lookers fill downtown streets on Small Business Saturday

November 30th, 2013 11:18 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Folks from the region, including Tennessee and Kentucky, were shopping in force in downtown Kingsport on Small Business Saturday. “My mom heard about the event they have here,” Sharon Lawson of Dandridge, Tenn.

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Vols strike quickly, beat Wildcats in season finale

Vols strike quickly, beat Wildcats in season finale

November 30th, 2013 10:47 pm by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

Joshua Dobbs threw two touchdown passes and ran 40 yards for another, and Tennessee broke a four-game losing streak with a 27-14 over rival Kentucky on Saturday night.

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Scientist discusses her role in exploring red planet

Scientist discusses her role in exploring red planet

November 30th, 2013 10:46 pm by Nick Shepherd

Melissa Rice, a postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology, spoke about the Mars rover program to students, educators and the public at Northeast State Community College.

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Teen in critical condition following wreck on Lynn Garden Drive

Teen in critical condition following wreck on Lynn Garden Drive

November 30th, 2013 10:11 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — According to a news release from the Kingsport Police Department, at 4:18 p.m. Saturday officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision with injuries at Lynn Garden Drive and Echo Avenue.

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