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Hamels, three Phillies relievers combine to no-hit Braves

Hamels, three Phillies relievers combine to no-hit Braves

September 1st, 2014 6:45 pm by GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press

Philadelphia starter Cole Hamels and three Phillies relievers combined on the season's fourth no-hitter, blanking the Atlanta Braves 7-0 Monday and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate.

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US eating habits improve a bit, except among poor

US eating habits improve a bit, except among poor

September 1st, 2014 6:18 pm by Associated Press

The widening rich-poor diet gap is disconcerting and "will have important public health implications," said Dr. Frank Hu. Diet-linked chronic diseases such as diabetes have become more common in Americans in general, and especially in the poor, he noted.

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Grant awarded to group in Scott County to provide books to preschoolers

Grant awarded to group in Scott County to provide books to preschoolers

September 1st, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Appalachian Community Action and Development Agency recently announced that its "Hungry for Reading" program was awarded a grant from Target Corporation.

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Entertainment
Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

September 1st, 2014 5:50 pm by Associated Press

The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.

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"Gap" health insurance plan to soon be implemented in Sullivan County

"Gap" health insurance plan to soon be implemented in Sullivan County

September 1st, 2014 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

During a Board of Education work session Thursday evening, Director of Schools Jubal Yennie explained to the board the gap insurance that Five Points, an insurance broker, will tell teachers about in mandatory meetings in late September.

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Farmers affected by tornadoes can get federal assistance to help repair damage

Farmers affected by tornadoes can get federal assistance to help repair damage

September 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The federal program, called the Emergency Conservation Program, assists farmers and ranchers to repair damage to farmlands caused by natural disasters and to help put in place methods for water conservation during severe droughts.

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UT defense wants to build on early momentum

UT defense wants to build on early momentum

September 1st, 2014 1:13 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee is accustomed to kicking off the year with a dominant defensive performance. This time, the Volunteers want to keep that momentum going the rest of the season.

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Regional & National
Improvement project complete at Morristown airport

Improvement project complete at Morristown airport

September 1st, 2014 1:00 pm by Associated Press

A two-year project to make improvements at the Morristown Regional Airport has been completed.

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Scott County SOL scores better, but still need improvement

Scott County SOL scores better, but still need improvement

September 1st, 2014 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

Although the figures for the 2013-14 Standards of Learning scores for schools in Scott County showed some minor improvements over the previous year's scores, officials say there is still room for improvement.

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Hawkins to apply for grant that would help pay for railroad spur at Barrette

Hawkins to apply for grant that would help pay for railroad spur at Barrette

September 1st, 2014 10:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Mayor Melville Bailey told the Hawkins County Commission Monday that there "has been talk" of Barrette wanting to move from its Bulls Gap location which employs approximately 650 people.

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