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NWS says strong storm system to impact the region this week

NWS says strong storm system to impact the region this week

November 25th, 2013 2:48 pm by Staff reports

The Tri Cities may get some snow this week from a strong storm system that is expected to move into the region by early Tuesday.

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Theft suspect nabbed after two high speed chases, crash

Theft suspect nabbed after two high speed chases, crash

November 25th, 2013 2:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man allegedly eluded police in two separate high speed chases Friday morning after officers terminated pursuit due to danger to the public.

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News Regional & National
Judge OKs $84.9M payout in truck stop scandal

Judge OKs $84.9M payout in truck stop scandal

November 25th, 2013 2:02 pm by CHUCK BARTELS, AP Business Writer

A federal judge in Arkansas approved a settlement Monday that pays $84.9 million to 5,500 trucking companies who were cheated out of promised rebates by Pilot Flying J, the nation's largest diesel retailer.

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Crime Local News
Police: Job applicant at temp agency passed out on drugs while typing application

Police: Job applicant at temp agency passed out on drugs while typing application

November 25th, 2013 12:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly after 10 a.m. Friday Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Stacy Vaughan was dispatched to the “@work” temporary employment office on Rt. 66 in Rogersville on a complaint of a possible intoxicated male.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Have a jolly dolly Christmas

Have a jolly dolly Christmas

November 25th, 2013 11:28 am by J. H. Osborne

There’s a new holiday experience for you and yours this year at Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas festival, which continues through Jan.4.

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Local News
Body found at the Intersection of I-26 and Wilcox Drive

Body found at the Intersection of I-26 and Wilcox Drive

November 25th, 2013 11:21 am by Nick Shepherd

A body has been discovered at the intersection of I-26 and Wilcox Drive.

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Community Sunday Stories TriCityMom
Ford Speedway In Lights brightens more lives than just those who see it during the holidays

Ford Speedway In Lights brightens more lives than just those who see it during the holidays

November 25th, 2013 10:56 am by Katina Rose

A lot of people may not realize how a traditional trip to Speedway In Lights with family and friends is actually benefiting children in the local area.

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Kingsport’s decision to pull out of IA is disappointing

Kingsport’s decision to pull out of IA is disappointing

November 25th, 2013 10:04 am by Editorial staff

The Kingsport Board of Education voted to end its joint agreement with Sullivan County to operate IA. The school, in the middle of its second year, has received accolades from the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network and has been lauded by Gov. Bill Haslam.

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News Regional & National
Scientists seek a newer, cheaper solar panel

Scientists seek a newer, cheaper solar panel

November 25th, 2013 9:45 am by By Tom Avril, The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT)

In a new study published online by the journal Nature, the scientists reported they had created a new class of ceramic material that could accomplish both tasks cheaply and efficiently.

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Entertainment
‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ takes in estimated $161.1 million

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ takes in estimated $161.1 million

November 25th, 2013 9:43 am by By Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Movie theaters got scorched this weekend as “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” blazed its way to the top of the box office, and recording the highest-grossing November opening of all time.

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