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I-26 welcome center building construction could begin in September

I-26 welcome center building construction could begin in September

July 28th, 2013 7:46 pm by Matthew Lane

Tennessee Department of Transportation spokesman Mark Nagi said construction of the building could begin in mid- to late September and take seven to eight months to complete.

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Altercation fueled by alcohol and news of pregnancy results in two arrests

Altercation fueled by alcohol and news of pregnancy results in two arrests

July 28th, 2013 7:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Deputy David Benton received radio dispatch reports that a male was choking a female outside the residence, followed shortly by a report that the male was attempting to leave the scene while dragging the female down the driveway.

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Sullivan schools exceed state targets in 7 of 11 areas

Sullivan schools exceed state targets in 7 of 11 areas

July 28th, 2013 7:12 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County’s public school system has achieved the majority of Annual Measurable Objectives, or AMOs, set by the Tennessee Department of Education for the 2012-13 school year, the school system announced Thursday.

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Former Vol QB Ainge arrested on DUI charge

Former Vol QB Ainge arrested on DUI charge

July 28th, 2013 6:58 pm by GOVOLSXTRA

Former University of Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge was arrested Sunday morning on a drunken driving charge in Knoxvillle.

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State test results show Kingsport schools made significant gains in math,  science

State test results show Kingsport schools made significant gains in math, science

July 28th, 2013 6:52 pm by Rick Wagner

Students in Kingsport City Schools showed significant achievement gains in math and science, school officials said Friday.

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Hoosier Newman wins at the Brickyard

Hoosier Newman wins at the Brickyard

July 28th, 2013 4:11 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman bested Jimmie Johnson again Sunday and fulfilled the childhood dream of so many who grew up in Indiana — winning at storied Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Hawkins schools meet nine of 11 state targets in 2013 TCAP scores

Hawkins schools meet nine of 11 state targets in 2013 TCAP scores

July 28th, 2013 4:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

By placing more emphasis on math this past school year the Hawkins County School system as a whole met all state targets for math achievement in the 2013 TCAP scores.

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Hawkins County schedules 'back to school' programs at schools across the county

Hawkins County schedules 'back to school' programs at schools across the county

July 28th, 2013 3:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

As the beginning of the 2013-14 school year approaches, Hawkins County Schools have scheduled several "back to school" events allowing parents to tour their child's school and meet faculty and staff.

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Kenner House roof and chimney repairs to begin by Aug. 20

Kenner House roof and chimney repairs to begin by Aug. 20

July 28th, 2013 2:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

To meet the guidelines of the grant, work on the 178-year-old Kenner House in Rogersville must start by Aug. 20 and be completed by Sept. 30.

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Sports
Jeter announces return to Yankees by homering on first pitch

Jeter announces return to Yankees by homering on first pitch

July 28th, 2013 2:13 pm by HOWIE RUMBERG, AP Sports Writer

Derek Jeter returned to New York's lineup with his customary flair, homering on the first pitch he saw Sunday in the Yankees' game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

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