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Haslam wants free tuition for high school seniors

Haslam wants free tuition for high school seniors

February 3rd, 2014 10:31 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —Gov. Bill Haslam made the announcement during his State of the State address, which included details of his $32.6 billion state spending proposal and a rundown of some of his top legislative priorities for the year.

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Sullivan schools consider options on owning, contracting for bus service

Sullivan schools consider options on owning, contracting for bus service

February 3rd, 2014 10:13 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school system leaders heard a lot about school bus contracts Monday, later voting on one bus contract issue but leaving another for a later meeting.

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Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda’s a culprit

Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda’s a culprit

February 3rd, 2014 9:06 pm by Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — For someone who normally eats 2,000 calories daily, even consuming two 12-ounce cans of soda substantially increases the risk. For most American adults, sodas and other sugary drinks are the main source of added sugar.

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PHOTO GALLERY: University High at North girls basketball

February 3rd, 2014 8:54 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday's University High at Sullivan North girls basketball game in Kingsport

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Hawkins County clerk of courts arrested on contempt charge

Hawkins County clerk of courts arrested on contempt charge

February 3rd, 2014 8:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The charge was preceded by a verbal altercation that allegedly occurred between Sarah Davis and Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross on Jan. 30.

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Local News Business & Technology
Trouble with transformer blamed for repeat of power outage

Trouble with transformer blamed for repeat of power outage

February 3rd, 2014 8:12 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The same group of Appalachian Power customers who lost electricity from Thursday night to midday Friday lost power again Sunday night.

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Car-to-car talk: Hey, look out for that collision!

Car-to-car talk: Hey, look out for that collision!

February 3rd, 2014 8:07 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Your car might see a deadly crash coming even if you don’t, the government says, indicating it will require automakers to equip new vehicles with technology that lets cars warn each other if they’re plunging toward peril.

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UT, Virginia, UK boast recruiting successes despite records

UT, Virginia, UK boast recruiting successes despite records

February 3rd, 2014 6:25 pm by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia have not had a lot of success recently — absent from bowls the past two years and going a combined 9-27 last season — but enter national signing day having landed some of the schools’ best recruiting classes ever.

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Escaped Lee felon caught in Big Stone Gap

Escaped Lee felon caught in Big Stone Gap

February 3rd, 2014 5:11 pm by Wes Bunch

BIG STONE GAP — Jeremy Lynn Mitchell, 37, of Big Stone Gap, was reportedly located at about 4 p.m. Monday hiding in a residence in Big Stone Gap, according to a statement released by the Wise County Sheriff’s Office.

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Burglars broke $18,000 robotic sewer camera, stole monitor

Burglars broke $18,000 robotic sewer camera, stole monitor

February 3rd, 2014 4:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is looking for burglars who damaged an $18,000 sewer video camera last week that was stored in a truck parked at the Rogersville Sewer Treatment Plant.

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