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TVA officials hail response  to ‘flood that never was’

TVA officials hail response to ‘flood that never was’

May 12th, 2013 8:00 am by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Valley Authority is calling this year’s record rainfall “the flood that never was.” Last January, in particular, was the largest rainfall event in the last 60 years, TVA officials said.

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12-year-old boy arrested in fatal stabbing of 8-year-old sister in California

12-year-old boy arrested in fatal stabbing of 8-year-old sister in California

May 12th, 2013 12:35 am by Associated Press

VALLEY SPRINGS, Calif. — Authorities on Saturday arrested the 12-year-old brother of an 8-year-old girl who was mysteriously stabbed at her home in a rural Northern California community last month.

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Local man going for another  world  record for longest  scuba dive

Local man going for another world record for longest scuba dive - VIDEO

May 11th, 2013 11:35 pm by Nick Shepherd

There are 432,000 seconds in five days and one local man is going to spend every single one of them underwater.

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Love of a Mother:  Mom uses art lessons to prepare young son for school

Love of a Mother: Mom uses art lessons to prepare young son for school

May 11th, 2013 11:30 pm by Marci Gore

When he’s at home, Luka Petrovic mostly hears his Bosnian parents’ native tongue, making this the language the 3-year-old is far more comfortable and familiar with.

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Watkins' big day launches Lady Indians to Class AAA sectional track title

Watkins' big day launches Lady Indians to Class AAA sectional track title

May 11th, 2013 11:00 pm by Staff Report

Dobyns-Bennett’s Adriana Watkins won two events and contributed to a winning relay to lead the Lady Indians’ track squad to victory at the TSSAA Class AAA Section 1 Finals at Hardin Valley on Saturday.

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UPDATE: Kenseth passes Busch for first Darlington victory

UPDATE: Kenseth passes Busch for first Darlington victory

May 11th, 2013 10:54 pm by Associated Press

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Matt Kenseth passed his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch with 13 laps to go to win his first Southern 500 on Saturday night.

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Work on first round of upgrades at Rock Springs Park continues premium content

May 11th, 2013 10:48 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport has started the first phase of improvements to Rock Springs Park — a small parking lot at the new entrance, a new playground with sidewalk access and some perimeter fencing.

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Virginia  woman has no regrets over role in burial of Boston bombing suspect

Virginia woman has no regrets over role in burial of Boston bombing suspect

May 11th, 2013 10:39 pm by Associated Press

DOSWELL, Va. — The Virginia woman whose actions led to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev being buried about 30 miles north of her Richmond home said she has no regrets.

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Scott County School Board OKs budget that avoids teacher layoffs, includes raise

Scott County School Board OKs budget that avoids teacher layoffs, includes raise

May 11th, 2013 9:59 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The Scott County School Board passed an amended fiscal year 2013-14 budget that avoids teacher layoffs while giving employees their first salary increase in more than five years.

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Music by Diamond Rio, extensive craft beer selection mark sixth year for Racks by the Tracks

Music by Diamond Rio, extensive craft beer selection mark sixth year for Racks by the Tracks

May 11th, 2013 8:57 pm by Jessica Fischer

Looking back, Racks by the Tracks founder Kanishka Biddanda realizes just how far his “little” festival has come.

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