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Four sentenced in extensive gravel conspiracy

Four sentenced in extensive gravel conspiracy

August 24th, 2015 3:18 pm by Matthew Lane

The Northeast Tennessee residents who admitted to dealing in more than 37,000 grams of "gravel" have been sentenced on federal drug charges, with prison stints ranging from 78 months to 235 months.

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Jesse Jackson set to speak at Tri-Cities African-American school reunion

Jesse Jackson set to speak at Tri-Cities African-American school reunion

August 24th, 2015 2:41 pm by NET News Service

Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson will be among the featured speakers at the Great Golden Gathering, a reunion of alumni from the area's African-American high schools, this weekend.

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News Local News Education
Wise schools 'guardedly optimistic' on early enrollment

Wise schools 'guardedly optimistic' on early enrollment

August 24th, 2015 2:15 pm by Stephen Igo

The current fiscal year budget was built on a projected 5,760 students for 2015-16, so starting the school year decently above that projection means more state basic aid dollars than expected for budget purposes.

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Police: Louisiana trooper dies after being shot in head

Police: Louisiana trooper dies after being shot in head

August 24th, 2015 1:31 pm by JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press

A Louisiana trooper died Monday, a day after an apparently stranded motorist shot him in the head and then stood over him to tell him he was going to die soon, state police said.

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Opinion
Letters: City leaders let us down again

Letters: City leaders let us down again

August 24th, 2015 11:23 am by Letters to the Editor

The Bass Pro shop could have been at Tri-Cities Crossing. Instead of them, or anyone, there are a few pieces of equipment and lots of dirt and grass and a nice lighted sign saying contact us if interested in using this space.

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Community Sunday Stories TriCityMom Outdoors
Steele Creek Park looks to grow while keeping it green

Steele Creek Park looks to grow while keeping it green

August 24th, 2015 10:30 am by Chelsey Bishop

The park is partnering with the Junior League of Bristol to build a small playground, splash pad, shelter, bathrooms and additional parking.

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Community TriCityMom Food
Share your favorite football party and tailgating recipes

Share your favorite football party and tailgating recipes

August 24th, 2015 10:30 am by Staff Report

We want to feature your best tailgating food recipes! Share your favorite recipes that you use for hosting a football party at your house, or tailgating at the game. Wings, dips, sauces or football themed desserts, we want all your recipes!

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Town of Dungannon gets $700K for economic revitalization

Town of Dungannon gets $700K for economic revitalization

August 24th, 2015 10:00 am by Marci Gore

Debra Horne is the mayor of Dungannon and says she loves the little town and wants to see it grow. Last week, she found out that her town is one step closer to making that growth happen.

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Community Upcoming Events
Bluegrass at Allandale coming in September

Bluegrass at Allandale coming in September

August 24th, 2015 9:30 am by Community Contributor

Appalachian music will once again enhance late summer evenings on Thursdays as a continuation of the downtown concert series.

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News Entertainment Regional & National
In wake of violence at movie theaters, are metal detectors next?

In wake of violence at movie theaters, are metal detectors next?

August 24th, 2015 9:00 am by By Tracy Swartz, Chicago Tribune (TNS)

At least one major movie chain, Regal Entertainment Group, has been checking patrons' bags recently before they enter theaters.

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