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Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

October 1st, 2013 6:20 am by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

The impact of the shutdown was mixed — immediate and far-reaching for some, annoying but minimal for others.

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Shutdown orders issued as Congress misses deadline

Shutdown orders issued as Congress misses deadline

October 1st, 2013 12:09 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — For the first time in nearly two decades, the federal government staggered into a partial shutdown Monday at midnight.

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Sports
UPDATE: Price pitches Rays past Rangers, into  playoffs

UPDATE: Price pitches Rays past Rangers, into playoffs

September 30th, 2013 11:12 pm by STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas — David Price threw a complete game, Evan Longoria had a two-run homer among his three hits and the Tampa Bay Rays are in the playoffs again after a 5-2 win over Texas in the AL wild-card tiebreaker Monday night.

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Committee looks ahead to coming need for new jail for Sullivan County

Committee looks ahead to coming need for new jail for Sullivan County

September 30th, 2013 10:49 pm by J. H. Osborne

In the first meeting of the Sullivan County Commission’s new Sheriff’s Office Liaison Committee on Monday, several members indicated they think it’s time for the county to begin developing a long-term plan to build a new county jail.

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Community Local News Education
Ribbon cut for Eastside High School

Ribbon cut for Eastside High School

September 30th, 2013 10:43 pm by Stephen Igo

COEBURN — Students and teachers have been settling into their refurbished surroundings since mid-August, but formal ribbon-cutting ceremonies supplied the finishing touch to Eastside High School in Coeburn on Monday.

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Courthouse spruce spared by vote of Rogersville Tree Board

Courthouse spruce spared by vote of Rogersville Tree Board

September 30th, 2013 9:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — If the Norway spruce is blocking your frontal view of the Hawkins County Courthouse, some Rogersville Tree Board members suggest that you take a few steps to your left, or to your right.

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Crime Local News
Sisters allegedly break into mom’s house and make threats to kill her

Sisters allegedly break into mom’s house and make threats to kill her

September 30th, 2013 9:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Two sisters were charged with aggravated burglary last week after allegedly breaking into their mother’s home and threatening to kill her as she hid in the bathroom.

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Increased patrol of Cherokee Lake access road results in meth arrest

Increased patrol of Cherokee Lake access road results in meth arrest

September 30th, 2013 9:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOORESBURG — In response to complaints of drug activity near a Cherokee Lake access road in Mooresburg, Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies recently stepped up patrols in that area, resulting in a meth arrest Saturday afternoon.

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Roe discusses impact  shutdown would have

Roe discusses impact shutdown would have

September 30th, 2013 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Both U.S. Reps. Phil Roe and Morgan Griffith remained supportive Monday of a House GOP resolution to continue federal government funding through mid-December and delay Obamacare for one year.

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Stall doors reinstalled in most Sullivan South boys bathrooms

Stall doors reinstalled in most Sullivan South boys bathrooms

September 30th, 2013 7:48 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — A lack of doors on boys bathroom stalls has raised concerns among some parents at Sullivan South High School.

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