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Thomas, Hokies look for turnover turnaround at No. 14 Miami

Thomas, Hokies look for turnover turnaround at No. 14 Miami

November 7th, 2013 1:41 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Receiver Joshua Stanford believes Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas is taking too much heat. Thomas has turned over the ball four times in each of the Hokies' last two games, a home loss against Duke and a road setback at Boston College.

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News Crime Local News
HCSO: Drunk driver allegedly tries to run over neighbor, makes death threats

HCSO: Drunk driver allegedly tries to run over neighbor, makes death threats

November 7th, 2013 12:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman was arrested on a DUI charge Tuesday evening after allegedly trying to run over her neighbor.

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Local volunteers ready to rescue pets

Local volunteers ready to rescue pets

November 7th, 2013 8:17 am by Leigh Ann Laube

The Sullivan County Disaster Animal Response Team has approximately 30 trained volunteers ready to respond to a natural or manmade disaster, including disease outbreaks.

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News Regional & National
Obama says Perry’s opposition to Medicaid expansion is ‘bullheadedness’

Obama says Perry’s opposition to Medicaid expansion is ‘bullheadedness’

November 7th, 2013 6:55 am by By Anna M. Tinsley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (MCT)

President Barack Obama traveled to North Texas Wednesday to thank those working to help Texans sign up for coverage through the nation’s new health care plan — and to call on Republican Gov. Rick Perry to do more to help those without insurance.

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Business & Technology
Twitter set for public stock debut on NYSE

Twitter set for public stock debut on NYSE

November 7th, 2013 6:50 am by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer

Twitter set a price of $26 per share for its initial public offering on Wednesday evening and will begin trading Thursday under the ticker symbol "TWTR" in the most highly anticipated IPO since Facebook's 2012 debut.

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Former Democratic senator facing fraud, theft charges

Former Democratic senator facing fraud, theft charges

November 7th, 2013 6:46 am by Associated Press

Former Democratic state Sen. Eric Stewart allegedly sold a worker's comp policy to a couple and used the $750 for his personal use rather than for the policy.

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Local News
Hawkins keeps searching for health insurance alternatives

Hawkins keeps searching for health insurance alternatives

November 6th, 2013 11:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Next month the Hawkins County Commission’s Insurance Committee will begin narrowing the list of broker/consultant applicants as part of as plan to increase options and decrease costs for county employee health insurance.

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Crime Local News
Sullivan considers use of ankle-bracelets to monitor some inmates

Sullivan considers use of ankle-bracelets to monitor some inmates

November 6th, 2013 11:27 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The move is seen as a way to improve efficiencies in jail spending and stave off future expansions by reducing the inmate population at the oft-overcrowded county jail.

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Education TriCityMom
11th-graders get dose of sticker shock thanks to Real Life 101

11th-graders get dose of sticker shock thanks to Real Life 101

November 6th, 2013 10:58 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — As adults know, a home, insurance, food, cell phone, Internet service, cable TV or satellite and a vehicle all cost money. But some high school students are getting sticker shock this week on the high price of adult living.

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Regional & National
Court hears Texas dispute over Confederate flag license plate

Court hears Texas dispute over Confederate flag license plate

November 6th, 2013 10:52 pm by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans sued members of the state Department of Motor Vehicles Board in 2011 after they denied its application for a specialty plate.

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