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UAW says Volkswagen signups in Tenn. hit 670

UAW says Volkswagen signups in Tenn. hit 670

August 21st, 2014 9:30 pm by Associated Press

A United Auto Workers leader says a new local in Chattanooga has signed up the equivalent of what would have been a winning margin for the union vote at Volkswagen's plant in Tennessee.

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Kingsport's capital improvement plan targets streets, safety

Kingsport's capital improvement plan targets streets, safety

August 21st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's CIP is a five-year outline for capital projects and equipment purchases for the city, the school system and the water and sewer department.

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National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson; Holder may widen probe

National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson; Holder may widen probe

August 21st, 2014 6:30 pm by By Richard A. Serrano and Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The troops were deployed in Ferguson beginning on Monday, but their role was low-key, protecting the police command center and monitoring the protests in the St. Louis suburb each night

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Teen accused of fleeing accident allegedly admits to huffing aerosol

Teen accused of fleeing accident allegedly admits to huffing aerosol

August 21st, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man allegedly admitted to inhaling aerosol "air cleaner" prior to a single vehicle wreck in which he struck a telephone pole with a pickup Wednesday.

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Baby giraffe dies at Limestone zoo

Baby giraffe dies at Limestone zoo

August 21st, 2014 4:15 pm by NET News Service

A reticulated baby giraffe that was born earlier this month at Bright's Zoo has died, according to Zoo Director David Bright.

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Charity official charged with embezzlement of Bristol library funds

Charity official charged with embezzlement of Bristol library funds

August 21st, 2014 1:01 pm by Rain Smith

An official with a local, multi-million dollar charity has been charged with felony embezzlement, stemming from the alleged theft of $20,000 while previously employed by the Bristol Public Library.

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PHOTO GALLERY : Wednesday's action at BMS

August 21st, 2014 7:25 am by Jonathan McCoy

Check out the sights of on-track action from Wednesday at Bristol Motor Speedway, featuring the NASCAR Modified and Truck Series. Thursday's truck race was postponed due to rain and rescheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday.

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TVA board to vote on replacing coal plant with natural gas

TVA board to vote on replacing coal plant with natural gas

August 21st, 2014 7:22 am by Associated Press

TVA committed to install emission controls or retire the Memphis plant's coal units by December 2018 under a 2011 agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce emissions across its coal-fired generating fleet.

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