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Knoxville Catholic upends Lady Rebels

Knoxville Catholic upends Lady Rebels

October 16th, 2014 11:20 pm by George Thwaites

The Fighting Irish fought back for a 24-26, 22-25, 25-18, 29-27, 15-9 comeback victory in Thursday night's TSSAA Class AA volleyball sectional at Sullivan South.

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Weekly jobless claims hit 14-year low despite global economic trouble

Weekly jobless claims hit 14-year low despite global economic trouble

October 16th, 2014 10:30 pm by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

At the depths of the downturn, in late 2008 through mid-2009, initial jobless claims were running at twice the current level. Economists had expected claims to rise slightly last week.

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Tribe volleyball storms back against Bulldogs, earns state berth

Tribe volleyball storms back against Bulldogs, earns state berth

October 16th, 2014 10:25 pm by ZACH VANCE, Times-News Correspondent

D-B rallied to defeat Bearden 20-25, 26-24, 25-22, 20-25, 15-13 in a TSSAA Class AAA sectional match Thursday night inside the Buck Van Huss Dome and earn a berth in the state tournament in Murfreesboro.

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Appalachian artistry on display during MECC's Home Craft Days Festival

Appalachian artistry on display during MECC's Home Craft Days Festival

October 16th, 2014 9:29 pm by Staff Report

Mountain Empire Community College is set for the 43rd annual Home Craft Days Festival, which begins Friday and runs through Sunday.

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Photo Gallery: South falls to Catholic in volleyball sectional

October 16th, 2014 9:24 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from the Lady Rebels' match at Sullivan South Thursday night. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Corvette Museum sinkhole repair starts next month (with video)

Corvette Museum sinkhole repair starts next month (with video)

October 16th, 2014 9:15 pm by Associated Press

The National Corvette Museum said Thursday that work will start in about three weeks to fill a massive sinkhole that opened up in February and allowed eight prized sports cars to topple inside.

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Be Prepared: Scott County Emergency Management Team ready for disaster

Be Prepared: Scott County Emergency Management Team ready for disaster

October 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Marci Gore

The exercise was held in conjunction with the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which are an annual opportunity for people in homes, schools and organizations to practice what to do during earthquakes and to improve preparedness.

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Wellmont, Mountain States working together to combat Ebola

Wellmont, Mountain States working together to combat Ebola

October 16th, 2014 8:05 pm by Staff Report

The leaders of the region's two major hospital systems issued a joint statement Thursday meant to address public concerns about the Ebola virus, saying: "Cooperation between Wellmont and Mountain States is occurring at the highest levels."

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Alexander, Ball spar in lone Tenn. Senate forum

Alexander, Ball spar in lone Tenn. Senate forum

October 16th, 2014 7:30 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Lamar Alexander, a former governor and who is seeking a third Senate term, directly went on the offensive, returning often to his familiar criticism of Gordon Ball as being "one more vote for the Obama agenda."

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Apple hypes new gadgets, but Pay is bigger bet

October 16th, 2014 6:01 pm by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

Apple showed off thinner iPads and a new iMac with a high-resolution display on Thursday, but company's bigger strategic bet is that mobile pay service Apple Pay will be the next thing you didn't know you needed.

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