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Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds

October 25th, 2014 2:00 pm by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Lawn signs touting local and statewide candidates are in full bloom along highways, street corners and other public spaces. It's the sign of the season. And despite legal restrictions, the markers can sprout invasively.

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UPDATE: Meeting time set. Proposed switch keeps equal access to Wellmont and MSHA

UPDATE: Meeting time set. Proposed switch keeps equal access to Wellmont and MSHA

October 25th, 2014 10:00 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission will meet in called session Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. to consider switching third-party administrators for the county's self-funded healthcare insurance plan.

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Judge denies leniency for man who stole aunt's life saving

Judge denies leniency for man who stole aunt's life saving

October 24th, 2014 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

"She worked 39 years for what she had, and you took it just like that." -- Judge John Dugger

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UPDATE: Victims' names released in fatal Hawkins roll-over wreck

UPDATE: Victims' names released in fatal Hawkins roll-over wreck

October 24th, 2014 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

The driver was killed and his passenger is in good condition following a single vehicle roll-over accident on Rt. 113 near the Hamlben County line Friday afternoon.

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Democrat Ball believes he can beat Alexander, claiming the senator is 'out of touch'

Democrat Ball believes he can beat Alexander, claiming the senator is 'out of touch'

October 25th, 2014 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"He's lived on the public payroll for 40 years and done absolutely nothing," Ball, a Knoxville attorney, said in an interview of Alexander, who has served as governor, U.S. Department of Education secretary and now is seeking a third term in the U.S. Sena

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School's fall festival to raise money for one of their students

School's fall festival to raise money for one of their students

October 25th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

"They don't really have a diagnosis for her," Roller said. In addition, donated bracelets from a cancer survivor that carry the message "Caring for Kelsey" will be sold, with all proceeds going to her expenses.

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Murray: Work with Witten big contributor to success

Murray: Work with Witten big contributor to success

October 25th, 2014 2:00 pm by Charean Williams, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (MCT)

Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray started working out with tight end Jason Witten at Valley Ranch in March. For two months, the two encouraged and prodded each other as they ran and lifted in preparation for the season.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

October 25th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's top crime stories include a woman getting her second child neglect charge in 11 days, Blountville shoppers brawling with EMS, a teen charged in a paintball incident, among others

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Washington school gunman was homecoming prince

Washington school gunman was homecoming prince

October 25th, 2014 8:00 am by MARTHA BELLISLE and NIGEL DUARA, Associated Press

Jaylen Fryberg, a popular freshman who was on the homecoming court a week ago, opened fire in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria Friday, a government official with direct knowledge of the shooting confirmed.

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Cougars claw past Volunteer

Cougars claw past Volunteer

October 25th, 2014 1:01 am by Zach Vance

Sullivan Central quarterback Trey Pope came through with big plays when it mattered most as the Cougars held off the Falcons on Senior Night.

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Greenwave rolls over Twin Springs like a tsunami in Cumberland District clash

Greenwave rolls over Twin Springs like a tsunami in Cumberland District clash

October 25th, 2014 12:54 am by George Thwaites

Dakota Dahley rushes for 168 yards in only four carries as Clintwood beats Titans 48-8 in probable last gridiron meeting between the two Southwest Virginia programs.

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