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Yennie predicts Common Core will be defunct in Tennessee by January

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Yennie predicts Common Core will be defunct in Tennessee by January

October 31st, 2014 12:43 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Board of Education member Michael Hughes predicted a mass exodus from public schools in Northeast Tennessee and statewide if parental concerns about Common Core, Islam in middle school curriculum and similar issues aren't addressed soon.

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Domestic complaint leads to meth lab components, drugs and cash

Domestic complaint leads to meth lab components, drugs and cash

October 31st, 2014 1:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

When Hawkins County deputies arrived at 114 Looney Street, they allegedly observed items associated with meth manufacturing.Officers then requested the Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit respond to the scene.

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U-gall: Moving help arrested after returning stolen items

U-gall: Moving help arrested after returning stolen items

October 31st, 2014 10:27 am by Rain Smith

Individuals who allegedly "helped" a Kingsport couple move by stealing $4,000 in electronics and makeup have been arrested, thanks to an apparent attempt to reconcile by returning a portion of the snatched goods.

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Detectives probe fraud suspect's Kingsport connection

Detectives probe fraud suspect's Kingsport connection

October 31st, 2014 2:32 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for an individual who stole a Knoxville man's identity to obtain a credit card, then made purchases throughout Northeast Tennessee and online — having the latter sent to a vacant home in Kingsport.

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Winter blast should boost area bass fishing — but you might want to hold off a few days

Winter blast should boost area bass fishing — but you might want to hold off a few days

October 31st, 2014 2:00 pm by George Thwaites

Bass fishing should improve after cold snap pushes down water temps. Stripers are active on Boone. Walleye have been happening on South Holston and Watauga.

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Tribe, Hilltoppers meet with Big 7 title on the line

Tribe, Hilltoppers meet with Big 7 title on the line

October 31st, 2014 12:00 pm by Dave Ongie

Change is afoot, but for now Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett find themselves in a familiar scenario: battling for the league title on the final night of the regular season.

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VDOT ready for first wintry blast

VDOT ready for first wintry blast

October 31st, 2014 11:40 am by Stephen Igo

Black ice may be more of a problem to watch out for than snow, Wise Residency administrator says.

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Sullivan South tops field at 30th Annual Appalachian Classic

Sullivan South tops field at 30th Annual Appalachian Classic

October 31st, 2014 11:30 am by Staff Report

The Sullivan Central High School Marching Band hosted the 30th Appalachian Classic Band Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18, featuring performances by several local marching bands.

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D-B's Taylor Henry named All-Big 7 volleyball Player of the Year

D-B's Taylor Henry named All-Big 7 volleyball Player of the Year

October 31st, 2014 11:00 am by staff

Science Hill's Keisha Gregory, Tennessee High's Brandi Wood, Volunteer's Katie McCann and Tennessee High coach Mary C. Johnson also singled out for recognition in recent conference coaches' balloting.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 10.31.14 - VIDEO

October 31st, 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: Church, Magnus, Bella, Gabana, King, and Macy. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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Captured: manhunt ends for trooper ambush suspect

Captured: manhunt ends for trooper ambush suspect

October 31st, 2014 7:26 am by MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

For 48 tense days, hundreds of law enforcement officials fanned out across the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania in a grueling manhunt for the 31-year-old survivalist armed with high-powered weaponry and explosives.

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