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UPDATE: TCRA website reporting no delays after plane veers off runway

UPDATE: TCRA website reporting no delays after plane veers off runway

November 5th, 2013 11:59 am by Staff Report

Airline officials made an announcement at approximately 12:30 p.m. over the intercom system, saying that the airport will be closed for at least two hours. As of 2:30 p.m. the airport's Web site was reporting all flights were running on time.

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Bluff City has emergency water situation

November 5th, 2013 11:15 am by Staff reports

The city of Bluff City has an emergency water situation and is asking the public to help reserve water. Officials are working on the matter, the release said.

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Today, McMansions; tomorrow, prime rib biscuits; the day after, Hooters

Today, McMansions; tomorrow, prime rib biscuits; the day after, Hooters

November 5th, 2013 9:19 am by Roger Davis

One alderman wants to take Kingsport to the “next level.” Whatever that actually means, you can be sure it will be expensive. I’m thinking a spaceport or a skyscraper since we’ve already subsidized everything else.

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Authorities: Suspect in NJ mall shooting is dead

Authorities: Suspect in NJ mall shooting is dead

November 5th, 2013 8:25 am by SAMANTHA HENRY, Associated Press

A 20-year-old man fired multiple shots inside New Jersey's largest shopping mall, trapping customers and employees for hours as police scoured stores for the gunman, who was found dead early Tuesday of a self-inflicted wound.

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Ramsey calls Medicaid talks waste of time

Ramsey calls Medicaid talks waste of time

November 5th, 2013 8:21 am by Associated Press

State Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says he would be against an effort to expand Medicaid even if fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam successfully negotiated a special deal for Tennessee.

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Kids Count report: Low-income children falling behind by age 8

Kids Count report: Low-income children falling behind by age 8

November 5th, 2013 7:21 am by Nick Shepherd

Child development is most vital during the early years, usually until the age of 8, but the federal government isn’t doing enough to ensure the developmental well-being of low-income children, according to a report.

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Couple suing Mount Carmel over police crash

Couple suing Mount Carmel over police crash

November 5th, 2013 6:42 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Mount Carmel couple rear-ended by a Mount Carmel police officer who was responding to an emergency call in Church Hill last year has filed a $150,000 lawsuit against the city seeking compensation for damages.

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Packers lose Rodgers to injury, game to Bears

Packers lose Rodgers to injury, game to Bears

November 5th, 2013 12:43 am by NANCY ARMOUR, AP National Writer

Chicago has a better insurance policy than Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay. Josh McCown, playing in place of the injured Jay Cutler, threw for two TDs in the Bears' 27-20 win Monday night that ended a six-game skid to their NFC North rivals.

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Kingsport BMA, Food City reach agreement on road improvements

Kingsport BMA, Food City reach agreement on road improvements

November 4th, 2013 11:34 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Kingsport and Food City have reached an agreement over road improvements near the company’s downtown location, which has now resulted in a firmer construction schedule for the carousel project, officials said Monday.

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Sullivan County Board of Education gives green light to consultant search

Sullivan County Board of Education gives green light to consultant search

November 4th, 2013 11:27 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County’s school board has unanimously approved a request for qualifications seeking planning consultants to do a comprehensive facilities plan for the 10,500-student school system.

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