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Manning throws record-tying 7 TDs in Broncos' rout of Ravens

Manning throws record-tying 7 TDs in Broncos' rout of Ravens

September 6th, 2013 2:05 am by ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer

Peyton Manning directed Denver to a 49-27 victory over Super Bowl champion Baltimore on Thursday night in the NFL opener, a much-anticipated rematch against the team that ended the Broncos' playoff run in January.

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Scott  votes to support company’s expansion

Scott votes to support company’s expansion

September 5th, 2013 11:50 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Scott County could soon see some new jobs if a vote taken this week by supervisors is any indication. Supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a resolution that helps set the path for an unnamed company to expand.

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Sullivan BOE set to oppose teacher license policy

Sullivan BOE set to oppose teacher license policy

September 5th, 2013 11:40 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County’s school board is poised to go on record opposing the state's recent teacher licensure vote. “If a doctor can’t cure me, he doesn’t lose his license,” Sullivan County BOE member Robyn Ivester of Piney Flats said.

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MOU x 2: Kingsport BOE approves  dual enrollment with King, J. Fred renovation

MOU x 2: Kingsport BOE approves dual enrollment with King, J. Fred renovation

September 5th, 2013 11:31 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The King dual enrollment program, approved 5-0, will allow junior and senior students with a weighted grade point average of 3.0 to earn college credits while attending Dobyns-Bennett High School.

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Michigan woman accused of trying to kill autistic daughter

Michigan woman accused of trying to kill autistic daughter

September 5th, 2013 9:57 pm by Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan mother — who had chronicled the challenges her family faced caring for their autistic 14-year-old daughter — has been charged with attempted murder in what police believe was a failed attempt at killing herself and the girl.

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Bloomingdale commissioners want to reject bids for Cedar Grove and start over

Bloomingdale commissioners want to reject bids for Cedar Grove and start over

September 5th, 2013 9:37 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Commissioners John Crawford and Bill Kilgore said they’ve met with residents of the area as well as with members — and former members — of both churches that have sought to buy the property.

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Community

Vince Staten: Back in the day, college team jersey number was ... just a number premium content

September 5th, 2013 9:28 pm by VINCE STATEN

A football game is a gathering of strangers, all squeezed together for a common goal: to watch their team win.

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Editorial: Business owner’s faith does not trump customer’s rights

Editorial: Business owner’s faith does not trump customer’s rights

September 5th, 2013 5:27 pm by Staff Report

A family-owned Christian bakery in Oregon has closed because of a boycott and campaign of harassment after the business refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.

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Security guard caught drinking on job with grandson, 14

Security guard caught drinking on job with grandson, 14

September 5th, 2013 3:32 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a suspicious vehicle on a car lot, finding a man with his 14-year-old grandson. The man — who had moonshine, beer and liquor in his camper — said he was acting as security.

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Vols say their rushing attack still needs boost

Vols say their rushing attack still needs boost

September 5th, 2013 3:09 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee isn't treating its top rushing performance in three years as cause for celebration. The Volunteers instead are wondering how they can do better.

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