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A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

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A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

October 1st, 2014 1:56 pm by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press

Today, many of the same political leaders who initially welcomed the wind industry want to regulate it more tightly, even in red states like Oklahoma, where candidates regularly rail against government interference.

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Police investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

Police investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

October 1st, 2014 3:51 pm by Staff Report

Investigators are asking the public for tips in a string of thefts from Warriors Path State Park Golf Course in Kingsport, where three golf carts were stolen over a period of three weeks.

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Man allegedly threatens to kill Sullivan County dispatcher

Man allegedly threatens to kill Sullivan County dispatcher

October 1st, 2014 10:39 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport resident has been arrested after allegedly making multiple, non-emergency calls to 911, then threatening to kill a dispatcher for what he perceived as a failure to meet his concerns.

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Sneedville fined $100K for dumping raw sewage into Clinch River

Sneedville fined $100K for dumping raw sewage into Clinch River

October 1st, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

According to the TDEC order issued Sept. 5 by Commissioner Robert Martineau, Sneedville's sewer treatment plant is guilty of "excessive" sewer plant bypasses of treatment between January and May.

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Video of inmate's fatal beating shown at Scott sentencing hearing

Video of inmate's fatal beating shown at Scott sentencing hearing

September 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

When the video zooms in on the unconscious Kilgore, Bellamy turns around in his chair at the defendant's table and begins to sob. Anguish fills his face as he uses his free hand to wipe away the tears while the other is handcuffed to a leather belt.

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Ex-officer pleads guilty in Bean Station drugstore killings

Ex-officer pleads guilty in Bean Station drugstore killings

October 1st, 2014 1:48 pm by Associated Press

Jason Holt killed Down Home Pharmacy owner Stephen Lovell despite Lovell complying with Holt's request for oxycodone. A cutomer was also killed in the May 2013 robbery in Bean Station, where Holt had once worked as an officer.

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Photos: Bush Mill Day set to showcase renovations at 118-year-old landmark

Photos: Bush Mill Day set to showcase renovations at 118-year-old landmark

October 1st, 2014 12:32 pm by Marci Gore

The first phase of work, which was funded by about $400,000 in grants, saw the mill's foundation repaired and stabilized and its waterwheel refurbished. A new water flume, porch and handicapped-accessible walkway were also included in the project.

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Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up new charges

Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up new charges

October 1st, 2014 8:15 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

At the time of all three incidents, Larry Manis, 62, of Blountville, was a special education teacher at Jonesborough Middle School. He has since retired from the school system.

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A moving target: There's one sure thing about the Affordable Care Act — change is happening all the time

A moving target: There's one sure thing about the Affordable Care Act — change is happening all the time

October 1st, 2014 7:59 am by Hank Hayes

BRISTOL, Tenn. — There does appear to be one constant about Obamacare, and it is this: Much of the knowledge we soaked up yesterday could be toast tomorrow.

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Northeast gets NASA grant

Northeast gets NASA grant

September 30th, 2014 10:00 pm by Staff reports

Northeast State Community College has been awarded a two-year grant from NASA's Office of Education to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM.

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Government confirms first case of Ebola in U.S.

Government confirms first case of Ebola in U.S.

September 30th, 2014 8:23 pm by Associated Press

Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.

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