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Johnson City woman has little brother competing on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Johnson City woman has little brother competing on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

December 8th, 2013 9:35 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

Sitting through the long pauses and the dramatic thumping music during the results show for “The Voice” can make anyone anxious over which performers America chose to move on in the competition and the ones they chose to discard.

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Johnson City mayor hopes to keep guns out of city parks

Johnson City mayor hopes to keep guns out of city parks

December 8th, 2013 9:25 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin hopes the city will not be following an action neighboring Bristol took last week in repealing the ban on guns in its local parks.

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Florida State-Auburn championship matchup to close out BCS era

Florida State-Auburn championship matchup to close out BCS era

December 8th, 2013 8:46 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Auburn will play in the final BCS championship game on Jan. 6 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.

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Hawkins BOE won’t budge on disputed $90,349 Rogersville City School bus bill

Hawkins BOE won’t budge on disputed $90,349 Rogersville City School bus bill

December 8th, 2013 7:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — After months of discussion and negotiation Hawkins County Schools and Rogersville City School are back where they started with regard to a disputed school transportation bill from the 2012-13 school year.

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Rules evolving for  parking in downtown  Kingsport

Rules evolving for parking in downtown Kingsport

December 8th, 2013 7:26 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport is continuing to tweak its downtown parking regulations with the latest round of changes dealing with overnight parking for residents and businesses and temporary parking for visitors and contractors.

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Sullivan County archives in need of space

Sullivan County archives in need of space

December 8th, 2013 7:23 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — County Commissioner Eddie Williams wants to do something about the lack of space — and especially space convenient to the county archives office — for storage of documents that should be available for public review.

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Sullivan County BOE members question lack of policy for naming facilities

Sullivan County BOE members question lack of policy for naming facilities

December 8th, 2013 7:12 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The football field at Sullivan South is a step closer to being named for the school’s first football coach. But the process of naming the field has brought to light concerns about the school system’s policy for naming facilities.

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Hokies, Bruins to meet in Sun Bowl

Hokies, Bruins to meet in Sun Bowl

December 8th, 2013 6:53 pm by Associated Press

Virginia Tech and UCLA have accepted bids to meet for the first time in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 31.

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Sleet, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of United States

Sleet, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of United States

December 8th, 2013 5:18 pm by STEVE SZKOTAK, Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. — A winter storm delivered a sloppy smorgasbord of snow, freezing rain and sleet to the southern Mid-Atlantic region and other states Sunday, with parts of Pennsylvania seeing more than 3 inches of accumulation.

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No. 3 Lady Vols pull away, beat Texas

No. 3 Lady Vols pull away, beat Texas

December 8th, 2013 4:20 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Isabelle Harrison had 18 points and eight rebounds for the No. 3 Tennessee women, who needed another second-half run to beat Texas 75-61 on Sunday.

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