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Drifting Theatre to debut new original play in Kingsport

Drifting Theatre to debut new original play in Kingsport

November 13th, 2013 8:38 am by Jessica Fischer

Fans of Shakespeare will recognize some familiar names in “Human,” which incorporates classic characters from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

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Prairies vanish in the US push for green energy

Prairies vanish in the US push for green energy

November 13th, 2013 8:24 am by CHET BROKAW and JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

What the green-energy program has made profitable is far from green. A policy intended to reduce global warming is encouraging a farming practice that actually could worsen it.

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News Regional & National
Looting, gunfire break out in typhoon-hit city

Looting, gunfire break out in typhoon-hit city

November 13th, 2013 8:19 am by JIM GOMEZ and KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

The incidents in or close to the storm-ravaged city hosting international relief efforts add to concerns about the slow pace of aid distribution and that parts of the disaster zone are descending into chaos.

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Sports Vols Sports
Musketeers trump cold-shooting Vols

Musketeers trump cold-shooting Vols

November 13th, 2013 12:43 am by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

Semaj Christon scored 18 points and short-handed Xavier never trailed, using all of its depth to beat cold-shooting Tennessee 67-63 on Tuesday night. Jordan McRae led Tennessee with 23 points.

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Local News
Attorney: Rogersville BMA has no authority to restrict liquor  by the drink sales

Attorney: Rogersville BMA has no authority to restrict liquor by the drink sales

November 12th, 2013 11:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Cocktails and narcotics being sold legally dominated Tuesday’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting. Last month the BMA was asked to reduce or eliminate a 250-foot setback restriction for alcohol sales from schools, parks and churches.

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Local News Education
Grand openings set for new Wise schools

Grand openings set for new Wise schools

November 12th, 2013 10:42 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The ceremony formally opening the doors to students and staff for the first time at Union High School in Big Stone Gap will be at 5 p.m. on Jan. 6. The ceremony for Central High School in Wise will be at 5 p.m. on Jan. 8.

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Sports Sports Live
Gate City smashes its way into regional semis

Gate City smashes its way into regional semis

November 12th, 2013 10:01 pm by Pat Kenney

Relentless from start to finish, Gate City swept visiting Grayson County 25-14, 25-17, 25-15 in the VHSL Region 2A West volleyball quarterfinals on Tuesday.

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Crime Local News
Tazewell robbery suspect facing additional charges after being arrested in Rogersville

Tazewell robbery suspect facing additional charges after being arrested in Rogersville

November 12th, 2013 9:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rogersville police and the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the quality Inn motel on Highway 11-W in Rogersville around 2 a.m. Monday on a complaint of possible drug activity.

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Business & Technology
Agreement keeps merged US Airways, American at 5 Tenn. airports

Agreement keeps merged US Airways, American at 5 Tenn. airports

November 12th, 2013 9:18 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department announced it reached an agreement to allow the two entities to become the world’s largest airline after agreeing to scale back its presence at Reagan National in Washington and in other big cities.

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Sports
Hokies come back, beat Mountaineers 87-82

Hokies come back, beat Mountaineers 87-82

November 12th, 2013 6:42 pm by Associated Press

On the day Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver announced his retirement effective at the end of the year, he received a rather sweet retirement gift courtesy of one of the Hokies’ teams: a men's basketball victory over West Virginia.

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