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Too hot for teachers? Union High pep rally irksome for many

October 23rd, 2014 2:23 pm by Stephen Igo

At issue is a video posted on YouTube — but since taken down — portraying teachers engaged in a skit during the rally. Many Facebook commenters who saw the video were appalled at what they felt was a de facto lap dance by teachers in front of students.

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Armed Kingsport shoplifter assaults employees, flees police

Armed Kingsport shoplifter assaults employees, flees police

October 23rd, 2014 11:45 am by Rain Smith

An attempt to swipe $72 in Walmart merchandise escalated to felony charges, according to Kingsport police, as the suspect pulled a knife on store employees and was Tasered by a responding officer, then briefly escaped across a parking lot while handcuffed

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This time it's for real: 'The River' is swallowing chunks of park where Gibson/Spacek movie was filmed

This time it's for real: 'The River' is swallowing chunks of park where Gibson/Spacek movie was filmed

October 23rd, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

"Thirty years ago we were acting, trying to save the farm, and now it's becoming a true story." -- Shane Bailey

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Photos: Dolly's dream house tops out

Photos: Dolly's dream house tops out

October 23rd, 2014 1:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

PIGEON FORGE — Reservations for Dollywood's first ever on-site hotel, the 307-room DreamMore Resort, will begin being offered in mid-January. Wednesday marked a special day, as construction crews placed the final spire atop the entrance tower.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 10.23.14 - VIDEO

October 23rd, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Skeeter, Shelly Ray, Molly Hatchet, Angus, Marla, and Cassie. Also, look through photos of new shelter animals that have come in this week!

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Haunts & Happenings: Fun for all ages

Haunts & Happenings: Fun for all ages

October 23rd, 2014 10:15 am by Carmen Musick

From haunted attractions that dial up the fear factor to the frolicking fun of hay rides and seasonal shows, the area is rich with choices this month.

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Latest White House fence jumper assaults police dogs

Latest White House fence jumper assaults police dogs

October 23rd, 2014 8:34 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland, is in custody of the U.S. Marshals Service for previous outstanding warrants, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.

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Fire destroys SW Va. funeral home

Fire destroys SW Va. funeral home

October 23rd, 2014 8:28 am by Stephen Igo

St. Paul Volunteer Fire Department Chief Earl Carter said a motorist passing the site first reported the Holding Funeral Home blaze at around 3 a.m., and the structure was fully involved when his department got to the scene.

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Hawkins leaders support local farmer's effort to start a county fair

Hawkins leaders support local farmer's effort to start a county fair

October 23rd, 2014 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County farmer Edwin Cope believes the ideal location for a county fair would be about 100 acres on a hill at the Phipps Bend Industrial Park which isn't suitable for any other development.

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Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

October 23rd, 2014 12:23 am by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants' brilliant bullpen and even the World Series.

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D-B volleyball survives first day at TSSAA state tournament

D-B volleyball survives first day at TSSAA state tournament

October 23rd, 2014 12:15 am by Corby A. Yarbrough

A 5-game win against Blackman keeps the Tribe alive after being placed in an elimination match via an opening-round loss to defending Class AAA champ Brentwood.

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