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White students to no longer be majority at school

White students to no longer be majority at school

August 9th, 2014 2:17 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press; JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

For the first time, U.S. public schools are projected to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fueled by growth in the number of Hispanic children.

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City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles

City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles

August 9th, 2014 12:53 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

On Friday evening, the Umoja Unity Festival opened its 18th year of celebrating the diversity, culture and unification of Northeast Tennessee.

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Baby found abandoned next to trash in Memphis

Baby found abandoned next to trash in Memphis

August 9th, 2014 12:49 pm by Associated Press

Police say the baby appears less than a week old and had no apparent injuries but was taken to LeBonheur Children's Hospital. The Tennessee Department of Children Services will determine placement.

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As bombs fall over Iraq, old emotions rise in US

As bombs fall over Iraq, old emotions rise in US

August 9th, 2014 12:48 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer

In interviews across the country, from the 9/11 memorial in New York to the Iowa State Fair and an Arizona war monument, Americans voiced conflicted feelings as airstrikes began Friday

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PHOTOS: Lynn View Pee-Wee teams playing championship games tonight

PHOTOS: Lynn View Pee-Wee teams playing championship games tonight

August 9th, 2014 12:36 pm by Nick Shepherd

As everyone gears up for the start of football, whether high school, college or the pros, some area youngsters are winding down their football season, which culminates in the peewee championship game tonight.

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Walmart fender bender results in arrest for drug possession, DUI 3rd offense

Walmart fender bender results in arrest for drug possession, DUI 3rd offense

August 8th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville woman who was charged with drug possession and DUI third offense late last month following a fender bender at Walmart won't have to stand trial until February thanks to a crime lab backlog.

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Cool summer sets expectations for a record harvest

Cool summer sets expectations for a record harvest

August 8th, 2014 9:00 pm by DAVID PITT, Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture already has predicted a record soybean crop of 3.8 billion bushels. And the corn crop, it said in July, would be large but not bigger than last year's record of 13.9 billion bushels.

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Biker leads police on 100 mph pursuit for nearly full length of Hawkins County

Biker leads police on 100 mph pursuit for nearly full length of Hawkins County

August 8th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was allegedly clocked in excess of 100 mph by two different police agencies early Sunday led police on a chase nearly the full length of Hawkins County from Mount Carmel to Bean Station.

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59 complaints filed over Greene County meeting

59 complaints filed over Greene County meeting

August 8th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Office of Open Records counsel Elisha Hodge told the Associated Press that it's the most complaints she's ever gotten about a single meeting.

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Traffic stop results in arrest for possession of pills, syringe

Traffic stop results in arrest for possession of pills, syringe

August 8th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was stopped by police early Friday morning after nearly causing a vehicular accident in Allandale was allegedly found to be in possession of a syringe and 10 oxycodone pills.

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