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Yennie seeks policy change on unpaid time off for Sullivan teachers

Yennie seeks policy change on unpaid time off for Sullivan teachers

November 2nd, 2014 6:34 pm by Rick Wagner

Director of Schools Jubal Yennie asked the Board of Education to adopt a policy change that says teachers can't simply take unpaid time off when their personal time and sick leave run out.

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Daredevil set for Chicago skyscraper crossings

Daredevil set for Chicago skyscraper crossings

November 2nd, 2014 3:30 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, Associated Press

The great-grandson of Karl Wallenda of the famous Flying Wallendas circus family plans to perform two nail-biting walks in Chicago that will be televised Sunday to millions of viewers around the world.

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U.N. climate report offers stark warnings, hope

U.N. climate report offers stark warnings, hope

November 2nd, 2014 11:59 am by KARL RITTER, Associated Press

Climate change is happening, it's almost entirely man's fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero this century, the United Nation's panel on climate science said Sunday.

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Probe into space tourism rocket crash may take year

Probe into space tourism rocket crash may take year

November 2nd, 2014 11:40 am by BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press

Billionaire Richard Branson is promising to find out what caused the crash of his Virgin Galactic prototype space tourism rocket that killed a test pilot, but federal investigators are cautioning that it may take up to a year to learn exactly what went wr

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Halloween snow provides 'a little refresher' for Southwest Virginia road crews

Halloween snow provides 'a little refresher' for Southwest Virginia road crews

November 1st, 2014 6:19 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The season's first snow event was just a parting of the wintry curtain, a hint of things to come across Southwest Virginia.

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Fill 'er up: Gas under $3 for first time in four years

Fill 'er up: Gas under $3 for first time in four years

November 1st, 2014 5:54 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price of $2-something a gallon.

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Wintry weather forces road closures in Smokies

Wintry weather forces road closures in Smokies

November 1st, 2014 4:01 pm by Associated Press

Rangers in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park have closed roads and evacuated campsites because of heavy snowfall and icy conditions.

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Kingsport athletes helping rebuild ETSU program

Kingsport athletes helping rebuild ETSU program

November 1st, 2014 1:00 pm by Dave Ongie

Eight players from either D-B or Sullivan South have signed the dotted line to help football return to ETSU. And they are starting to get a better idea of just how important their place in the history of the school will be.

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Maine nurse free to move about after judge eases restrictions

Maine nurse free to move about after judge eases restrictions

November 1st, 2014 8:00 am by ROBERT F. BUKATY, Associated Press

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat.

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Driver sought in crash that killed 3 on Halloween

Driver sought in crash that killed 3 on Halloween

November 1st, 2014 6:05 am by ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press

Los Angeles area authorities say they're looking for a motorist who crashed into three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes, leaving them with fatal injuries and fleeing the scene.

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