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Nevada mustangs rescued from slaughter coming  to sanctuary in Hawkins

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Nevada mustangs rescued from slaughter coming to sanctuary in Hawkins

November 27th, 2014 11:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

Free roaming mustangs may be "living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West" — but they're also being rounded up and auctioned to foreign slaughterhouses to make room for more cattle grazing.

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State moves to take over Hawkins  cemetery

State moves to take over Hawkins cemetery

November 28th, 2014 1:49 am by Jeff Bobo

A temporary restraining order was also filed Monday against cemetery owner Vickie L. Ringley, whose state license to operate the cemetery has been suspended since February.

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School parking lot wreck allegedly caused by mother on pills, alcohol

School parking lot wreck allegedly caused by mother on pills, alcohol

November 28th, 2014 12:39 am by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville Police Department Chief Doug Nelson said the 2000 Buick Century driven by Tammie Darla Marshall, 41, of Johnson City, was in line to pick up her son around 3 p.m. on Nov. 21 when the parking lot collision occurred.

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BOE set to turn Kingsley over to county as surplus

BOE set to turn Kingsley over to county as surplus

November 28th, 2014 12:30 am by Rick Wagner

The county Board of Education earlier this year delayed turning over the building in order to give a group seeking to put a community center in the building time to come up with a plan to start and operate a facility there.

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Sullivan school employees, county on track to cut costs with insurance option

Sullivan school employees, county on track to cut costs with insurance option

November 27th, 2014 9:01 pm by Rick Wagner

About 10 percent of the Sullivan County school system employees enrolled in the Limited PPO health insurance offering from Tennessee for the coming year.

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Hawkins kicks off full slate of Christmas parades, programs

Hawkins kicks off full slate of Christmas parades, programs

November 27th, 2014 8:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's Christmas parade season kicks gets underway Saturday in Surgoinsville, but it really kicks into full gear the first weekend in December.

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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

November 27th, 2014 8:52 pm by Associated Press

Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians. When their 12-year-old son Ryan said he was gay, they told him they loved him, but he had to change.

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Richardson, Moore help Tennessee beat Santa Clara, 64-57

Richardson, Moore help Tennessee beat Santa Clara, 64-57

November 27th, 2014 5:14 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee got 18 points apiece from Josh Richardson and Armani Moore, and took control with impressive defensive play to start the second half en route to a win over Santa Clara Thursday in the opening round of the Orlando Classic.

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Nation celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

Nation celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

November 27th, 2014 5:05 pm by Associated Press

Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are overcoming some nasty weather and power outages.

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Rogersville barn fire destroys large amount of equipment and hay

Rogersville barn fire destroys large amount of equipment and hay

November 27th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An old vehicle which had been jump started a short time earlier and allowed to run for a while is being blamed for sparking a massive barn fire last Saturday afternoon which destroyed several vehicles and a large amount of hay and equipment.

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Tri-Cities labor market still waiting for boost from national economy

Tri-Cities labor market still waiting for boost from national economy

November 27th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tri-Cities employment moved slightly lower in this year's third quarter as "discouraged job seekers" continued to leave the labor force, according to a report released Wednesday by the ETSU Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

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