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FCC allows city-owned Internet providers to expand

FCC allows city-owned Internet providers to expand

February 26th, 2015 7:00 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, AP Business Writer

The cities, including Chattanooga, built networks offering super-fast speeds at low cost when telecommunications companies decided not to expand fast service in their area.

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Tri-Cities crack kingpin sentenced

Tri-Cities crack kingpin sentenced

February 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

According to court records, Michelle Lane managed a large-scale crack cocaine conspiracy from January 2011 to August 2014. In so doing, prosecutors say Lane was responsible for distributing multi-kilogram quantities of crack cocaine in the Tri-Cities area

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Tenn. Black Caucus seeks apology from GOP lawmaker

Tenn. Black Caucus seeks apology from GOP lawmaker

February 26th, 2015 5:00 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Legislative Black Caucus wants a Republican state lawmaker, Rep. Sheila Butt, accused of a racist Facebook post stripped of her leadership position.

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Casualty of sneak snowball attack calls cops

Casualty of sneak snowball attack calls cops

February 26th, 2015 3:43 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly after 11 p.m. a man called police to a road in Piney Flats. Upon arrival, the complainant relayed walking down the street when suddenly, "a snowball hit him in the head."

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Teen leads 130 mph Hawkins County chase

Teen leads 130 mph Hawkins County chase

February 26th, 2015 2:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A Hamblen County teen who allegedly struck two vehicles to escape a traffic stop and then led police on a 130 mph chase from Rogersville to Surgoinsville is facing a long list of charges.

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Sullivan County kidnapping leads to dramatic arrest in Johnson City

Sullivan County kidnapping leads to dramatic arrest in Johnson City

February 26th, 2015 12:58 pm by Rain Smith and Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Piney Flats man who allegedly kidnapped and assaulted his sister for several hours - placing a gun to her head and threatening to shoot - was later arrested in Johnson City, where he forced police to bust out windows of a car that contained a child.

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Unusual Beauty: Historic downtown Rogersville covered with snow

February 26th, 2015 12:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rev. Sheldon Livesay took these photos in downtown Rogersville as the streets were deserted early Thursday morning. "Rogersville was immobilized by the snow and the beauty of it at the same time," Livesay said.

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Community Scrapbook: Winter Wonderland

February 26th, 2015 12:15 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have been turned into a winter wonderland yet again. Share photos of what you're seeing where are you via email at sundayscrapbook@timesnews.net.

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Same old snowy grind in SWVA

Same old snowy grind in SWVA

February 26th, 2015 11:28 am by Stephen Igo

WISE -- A warmup is on the way, but rain may also be in the future. That will bring the next worry: flooding.

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Photos: Adoptable animals from the Scott County Animal Control

February 26th, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

These dogs are all available for adoption immediately and are ready for new homes as soon as possible. If interested do not wait to call or go by the shelter.

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