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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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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

September 1st, 2014 12:21 am by Associated Press

HAMPTON, Ga. — Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.

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Worley, defense spark Vols to opening win

Worley, defense spark Vols to opening win

August 31st, 2014 10:40 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Justin Worley threw for 273 yards and three touchdowns to help Tennessee beat Utah State 38-7 on Sunday night in a game matching two quarterbacks returning from injuries that ended their 2013 seasons prematurely.

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Mount Carmel budget amendment increases spending by $156,236

Mount Carmel budget amendment increases spending by $156,236

August 31st, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A budget amendment approved Tuesday by the Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen will cover previously approved paving projects, as well as the purchase of a new mower which wasn't previously approved.

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