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Lost for 26 years, original RHS 'Warrior' discovered and restored - VIDEO

March 26th, 2015 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Sometime during the 1962-63 school year at Rogersville High School a 17-year-old Jim Caswell was allowed to skip one period of class every day for a couple of weeks while he painted the team mascot "Warrior" at center court of the gym.

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Former BVU officials admit to taking kickbacks

Former BVU officials admit to taking kickbacks

March 26th, 2015 3:53 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two former vice presidents of the Bristol Virginia Utilities Board pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday for taking thousands of dollars in kickbacks from an unnamed company, whose contract has since been terminated.

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Insure Tennessee plan moves forward

Insure Tennessee plan moves forward

March 27th, 2015 7:30 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

State Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, changed his tune Wednesday and voted for the implementation of Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee program - after voting against the move last month.

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Feds: Guardsman, cousin plotted to attack Illinois military base, fight for ISIS

Feds: Guardsman, cousin plotted to attack Illinois military base, fight for ISIS

March 27th, 2015 6:58 am by By Jason Meisner, Erika Wurst and Geoff Ziezulewicz, Chicago Tribune (TNS)

Cousins Hasan and Jonas Edmonds had been aspiring terrorists for months when they arrived at the Joliet Armory on Tuesday to scout out a brazen attack, federal authorities say.

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Kentucky, Wisconsin, Notre Dame advance to Elite Eight

Kentucky, Wisconsin, Notre Dame advance to Elite Eight

March 27th, 2015 12:38 am by Staff Report

Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison added 13 and the unbeaten Wildcats, chasing history and a ninth national title, rolled to a 78-39 victory over the Mountaineers on Thursday night.

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Tennessee offensive lineman arrested on felony theft charge

Tennessee offensive lineman arrested on felony theft charge

March 26th, 2015 6:50 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE - Tennessee offensive tackle Coleman Thomas has been arrested on a felony theft charge and removed from all team activities.

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New York City fire, building collapse injure several people

New York City fire, building collapse injure several people

March 26th, 2015 5:58 pm by Associated Press

An apartment building collapsed in a fiery burst of rubble, and flames spread to two nearby buildings, injuring at least a dozen people and scattering debris across surrounding streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village.

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Kingsport fuels growth in Sullivan tax revenues

Kingsport fuels growth in Sullivan tax revenues

March 26th, 2015 5:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

The bulk of the growth since the fiscal year began, as well as for the monthly revenue generated during January, came from businesses inside the city of Kingsport.

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Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says

Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says

March 26th, 2015 3:29 pm by LORI HINNANT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door, the co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself inside the cockpit and deliberately rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps as passengers screamed in terror, a prosecutor said Thursday.

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Attorney: Moving citizens comments to end of BMA meeting not a code violation

Attorney: Moving citizens comments to end of BMA meeting not a code violation

March 26th, 2015 3:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

It may not be popular, but Mount Carmel City Attorney Chris Raines told the Times-News Wednesday that Mayor Larry Frost's decision to move citizens comments to the end of board meetings doesn't violate city code.

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Sign-up for Tennessee Reconnect grant scheduled for this weekend

Sign-up for Tennessee Reconnect grant scheduled for this weekend

March 26th, 2015 1:53 pm by Rick Wagner

Program for most students 24 and older will be at Centers of Applied Technology this fall and at community colleges in the fall of 2016.

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