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Scott County wildfire claims 115 acres

April 20th, 2014 10:18 pm by Wes Bunch

FORT BLACKMORE — Local, state and federal firefighters were kept busy Easter weekend battling a large wildfire that began in a remote area of Scott County near Fort Blackmore.

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Veto-proof margins swayed Haslam to sign annexation bill

Veto-proof margins swayed Haslam to sign annexation bill

April 20th, 2014 8:08 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam had three options when legislation banning forced annexations by municipalities arrived at his desk a few days ago.

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Community Scrapbook: Easter Joy

April 21st, 2014 9:14 am by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Community Scrapbook features reader-submitted Easter pictures.

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J.J. Kelly surplus auction holds special meaning for auctioneer

J.J. Kelly surplus auction holds special meaning for auctioneer

April 21st, 2014 8:15 am by Stephen Igo

Furnishings and equipment run the schoolhouse gamut, from commercial type kitchen equipment to a nice selection of glass-fronted cabinetry to boom boxes to science lab equipment to globes to books.

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UAW to make case Monday for Volkswagen re-vote

UAW to make case Monday for Volkswagen re-vote

April 21st, 2014 6:56 am by Staff Report

A National Labor Relations Board hearing is scheduled about the United Auto Workers' claim that Republican politicians and outside groups unfairly influenced the outcome of a union election at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee.

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Boston Marathon under tight security

Boston Marathon under tight security

April 21st, 2014 6:49 am by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer

More than 100 cameras have been installed along the route in Boston, and 50 or so "observation points" will be set up around the finish line "to monitor the crowd."

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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

April 21st, 2014 6:34 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Entertainment conglomerates that own U.S. television networks are waging a legal fight against a startup business that uses Internet-based technology to give subscribers the ability to watch programs anywhere they can take portable devices.

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Fire guts home in East Carters Valley

Fire guts home in East Carters Valley

April 20th, 2014 10:25 pm by Wes Bunch

WEBER CITY — Scott County authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a single-family home Sunday in East Carters Valley.

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Two Washington County deputies injured in car crash

Two Washington County deputies injured in car crash

April 20th, 2014 8:48 pm by NET News Service

Two sheriff's deputies are in stable condition after suffering injuries in a single-car crash this weekend.

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Downscale air show set for next weekend at Lonesome Pine Airport

Downscale air show set for next weekend at Lonesome Pine Airport

April 20th, 2014 8:24 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The rockets red glare will include other colors of the spectrum come the weekend of April 26-27 at Lonesome Pine Airport as locals stage the facility's first Aerospace Days extravaganza.

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Early voting turnout in Sullivan County opens strong

Early voting turnout in Sullivan County opens strong

April 20th, 2014 8:16 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Early voting turnout for May 6 party primaries in Sullivan County is off to a record start, Sullivan County Administrator of Elections Jason Booher said Thursday.

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