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Let's play two: K-Mets sweep doubleheader

Let's play two: K-Mets sweep doubleheader

July 7th, 2013 11:26 pm by George Thwaites

Kingsport Mets starter Carlos Gomez did his part in a two-hit shutout of Greeneville in the opener and Victor Cruzado went 2-for-4 with a double and a home run in the nightcap.

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NTSB: 10 killed in Alaska plane crash

NTSB: 10 killed in Alaska plane crash

July 7th, 2013 11:05 pm by MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An air taxi crashed Sunday at an Alaska airport, killing all 10 people aboard, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator said.

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Tennessee teachers trying to oust education commissioner

Tennessee teachers trying to oust education commissioner

July 7th, 2013 9:45 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — A decision by the state Board of Education to change how teachers are paid has led to a social media push to remove Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman.

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Thunder, Fury take AAU 5th-grade titles

Thunder, Fury take AAU 5th-grade titles - VIDEO

July 7th, 2013 9:32 pm by Staff Report

The AAU fifth-grade girls national basketball championships concluded Saturday at Dobyns-Bennett High School with the West Virginia Thunder-Blue and the Tennessee Fury-Navy coming away with the winners' trophies.

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Broughton seeks Board of Education vote to remove Yennie

Broughton seeks Board of Education vote to remove Yennie

July 7th, 2013 7:30 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Board of Education member Todd Broughton has requested a BOE vote on terminating Director of Schools Jubal Yennie’s employment if he declines to resign.

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Shull takes call for countywide school facilities study panel before Sullivan BOE

Shull takes call for countywide school facilities study panel before Sullivan BOE

July 7th, 2013 7:23 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Pat Shull has brought his call for a committee to look at the best use of school facilities and assets across the county and its cities before the county school board.

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Final phase of path to aquatic center to begin after Labor Day

Final phase of path to aquatic center to begin after Labor Day

July 7th, 2013 7:09 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport plans to keep its promise to build a mobility path from the Riverview community to the aquatic center, though work on the final phase of the project will likely not begin until after the end of the summer swimming season.

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Procession brings home fallen Arizona firefighters

Procession brings home fallen Arizona firefighters

July 7th, 2013 6:33 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Firefighters on Sunday began a 125-mile procession to bring the bodies of 19 colleagues who died in a wildfire a week ago from Phoenix to the mountain community where they lived.

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Temporary jobs becoming a permanent fixture in United States

Temporary jobs becoming a permanent fixture in United States

July 7th, 2013 5:45 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON — Hiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: Temporary work.

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Gov. Haslam struggles to meet Pilot recusal pledge

Gov. Haslam struggles to meet Pilot recusal pledge

July 7th, 2013 5:17 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has struggled almost from the start of his administration to fulfill a campaign pledge to avoid handling matters relating to Pilot Flying J, the family-owned truck stop chain run by his brother.

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