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Wise County native advances to Hollywood round of 'American Idol'

January 29th, 2015 9:00 pm by Marci Gore

Trevor Hager, a native of Wise. and graduate of J.J. Kelly High School, grew up watching his father and grandfather play music. Being a third generation pastor's kid, Trevor says, early on, he was involved in music at church.

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Eastman 2014 report: Five years of earnings growth

Eastman 2014 report: Five years of earnings growth

January 29th, 2015 6:13 pm by Hank Hayes

Sales revenue was $9.5 billion, a 2 percent increase compared with full year 2013. Earnings, excluding non-core or non-recurring items, were $1.64 per diluted share for fourth-quarter 2014 versus $1.35 per diluted share for fourth-quarter 2013.

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Pickup crashes into rear of parked flatbed on 11-W near Rogersville

Pickup crashes into rear of parked flatbed on 11-W near Rogersville - VIDEO

January 29th, 2015 11:03 am by Jeff Bobo

It appeared that the driver lost control of his pickup and slid sideways into the rear of a flatbed tractor trailer that was parked on the right shoulder of the highway.

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UPDATE: No explosives found at Sullivan North

UPDATE: No explosives found at Sullivan North

January 29th, 2015 9:58 am by Rain Smith

Though a suspicious package found in Sullivan North High School did not contain explosives, police are still investigating both its origin and the source of a written bomb threat located earlier in the morning.

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No. 6 Lady Vols edge No. 10 Kentucky

No. 6 Lady Vols edge No. 10 Kentucky

January 30th, 2015 12:08 am by Associated Press

Initially slowed by Kentucky's aggressive defense, Tennessee's duo of Isabelle Harrison and Cierra Burdick used their athleticism to take control inside.

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As Romney weighs '16 bid, his past donors commit to Jeb Bush

As Romney weighs '16 bid, his past donors commit to Jeb Bush

January 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press; STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Mitt Romney, closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have already committed to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

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Police: Son's claim that pot dealer took his father's guns bogus

Police: Son's claim that pot dealer took his father's guns bogus

January 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen who reportedly told police his father's guns were stolen by armed would-be marijuana dealers who robbed him under the pretense of delivering drugs was charged Monday with theft and filing a false report.

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D-B wins Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl

D-B wins Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl

January 29th, 2015 6:40 pm by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett High School of Kingsport bested Sullivan South High School of Colonial Heights in Wednesday's Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl, with teams from Science Hill High of Johnson City finishing third and fourth.

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Broken sprinkler head temporarily floods D-B science pod; no Friday schedule change expected

Broken sprinkler head temporarily floods D-B science pod; no Friday schedule change expected

January 29th, 2015 5:37 pm by Rick Wagner

A contractor employee accidentally knocked off a sprinker head.

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Man allegedly steals cash, checks, meds at gas station

Man allegedly steals cash, checks, meds at gas station

January 29th, 2015 3:00 pm by Staff Report

Police are seeking information on the man pictured, saying that he recently swiped a purse out of a woman's vehicle while she was briefly in a store with her grandchildren.

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Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in No. 24 next season

Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in No. 24 next season

January 29th, 2015 1:44 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Chase Elliott will replace Jeff Gordon in the No. 24 Chevrolet when the four-time NASCAR champion gives up his seat at the end of this season.

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