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Cost of lighting up holidays rises a" a little

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

The cost is a little more this year, but your expense to run Christmas lights this holiday season is still a bargain in the Tri-Cities.

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Bredesen: States not asking for federal handout

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen insisted the nationas budget-weary governors awere not asking for a handouta from President-elect Barack Obama on Tuesday.

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Three accused of attempt to smuggle drugs, candy, tobacco into Hawkins jail

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE a" An observant Mount Carmel Police Department officer helped Hawkins County deputies nab three suspects accused of stashing a large quantity of tobacco and two pills in a jail air vent that leads into aEa block Monday night.

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Cooper stripped of job running Surgoinsville Water Utility operations

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE a" Hanes Cooper will no longer oversee the day-to-day operations of the Surgoinsville Water Utility, although he will remain on the board of directors afor the time being,a board Chairman Lynn Norris said Tuesday.

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School consolidation foes in Wise vow to fight

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by Steve Igo

POUND a" Attempts by school consolidation foes to slam dunk a community forum at Pound High School were blocked on Tuesday. Wise County Schools Superintendent Jeff Perry kept steering the discussion back to the goal of the ongoing series of forums seeking

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Kingsport BMA encouraging teachers to reject bargaining plan

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT a" The Board of Mayor and Aldermen is encouraging all eligible school employees to vote aNoa in the upcoming recognition election that will determine whether the Kingsport Education Association will be the employeesa collective bargaining repres

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Hawkins authorities seek help in identifying owner of meth lab

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

MOORESBURG a" Hawkins County authorities are hoping someone will help them identify the owner of a meth lab that was found in the midst of a cook on Saturday in the home of a man already in jail on pending meth manufacturing charges.

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KEDB approves purchase of Fritz property for River Walk

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT a" The Kingsport Economic Development Board will end 2008 having purchased another piece of property for the cityas River Walk project.

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Eastman officials expected to widely miss 4th quarter earning projection

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK a" Shares of Eastman Chemical Co. dropped Tuesday after the chemicals maker said it expects its fourthquarter earnings to widely miss guidance due to the economic tumult.

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Washington County, Va., school put on lockdown

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by NET News Service

A Washington County, Va., school was placed on lockdown around noon Tuesday after three unknown men entered the school and were subsequently asked to leave.

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