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Niners right ship, rough up Rams

Niners right ship, rough up Rams

September 27th, 2013 12:23 am by R.B. FALLSTROM, AP Sports Writer

Colin Kaepernick threw two touchdown passes, Frank Gore had his first 100-yard game of the season and the San Francisco 49ers’ defense stepped up without some of their stars in a 35-11 rout over the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night.

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13 NET Trans employees offered severance packages

13 NET Trans employees offered severance packages

September 26th, 2013 11:46 pm by gary b. gray, NET News Service

The First Tennessee Human Resource Agency has offered exit incentive packages to 13 NET Trans administrators and two mechanics, including its director, Tim Jaynes.

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QB Thomas, Hokies' defense take sting out of Yellow Jackets

QB Thomas, Hokies' defense take sting out of Yellow Jackets

September 26th, 2013 10:59 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

Logan Thomas passed and ran for touchdowns in the first half, Virginia Tech’s defense shut down Georgia Tech’s running game and the Hokies beat the Yellow Jackets 17-10 on Thursday night.

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‘Punt:’ Hawkins BOE scraps new salary scale, implements old pay with 1.5% hike

‘Punt:’ Hawkins BOE scraps new salary scale, implements old pay with 1.5% hike

September 26th, 2013 10:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The good news is that everyone who works for the Hawkins County School system is going to get a 1.5 percent raise in 2013-14.

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Exit Sandman: Rivera bids goodbye to Bronx

Exit Sandman: Rivera bids goodbye to Bronx

September 26th, 2013 10:53 pm by RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

Mariano Rivera, baseball's most acclaimed relief pitcher, made an emotional exit in his final appearance wearing pinstripes at Yankee Stadium in New York on Thursday night.

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EA Sports settles college athlete likeness cases

EA Sports settles college athlete likeness cases

September 26th, 2013 10:14 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

The NCAA is now on its own in the legal battle over whether athletes should share in the money made from the use of their likenesses.

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County, city leaders gather to study maximization of education resources

County, city leaders gather to study maximization of education resources

September 26th, 2013 10:10 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — A group of elected and appointed officials is on board for a fact-finding mission on public K-12 education in Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol, Tenn., a task that will be followed by recommendations for change.

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Name change, open house set for Carters Valley landfill

Name change, open house set for Carters Valley landfill

September 26th, 2013 10:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

CARTERS VALLEY — The public is invited to attend an open house and meet the new facility manager on Oct. 9 at the Allied Waste landfill on Carters Valley Road in Hawkins County.

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Supermarket wine bill could be revived in House

Supermarket wine bill could be revived in House

September 26th, 2013 6:40 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The Tennessee House chairman who cast a deciding vote against a bill seeking to allow supermarket wine sales in the state said Thursday that he's willing to reconsider the measure next session.

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Obama mocks GOP for 'crazy' Obamacare predictions

Obama mocks GOP for 'crazy' Obamacare predictions

September 26th, 2013 6:30 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

With polls showing many Americans still skeptical of the law known as "Obamacare," the president went back to the basics of explaining how nearly 50 million uninsured Americans will be able to buy coverage in new government-run exchanges.

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