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TDOT 'a little overwhelmed' with pothole repairs

TDOT 'a little overwhelmed' with pothole repairs

March 10th, 2015 9:20 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The snow and ice may be gone, but the damage they left behind is still evident.

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Secret Service testing drones, how to disrupt their flying

Secret Service testing drones, how to disrupt their flying

March 10th, 2015 8:56 am by ALICIA A. CALDWELL and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

A U.S. official briefed on the plans said the Secret Service was testing drones for law enforcement or protection efforts and to look for ways, such as signal jamming, to thwart threats from civilian drones.

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Pack mentality: Bays Mountain ready to add to wolf population

Pack mentality: Bays Mountain ready to add to wolf population

March 10th, 2015 8:37 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - For the second year in a row, Bays Mountain Park hopes to expand its wolf population by adding a third generation of gray wolves to the habitat in an effort to better strengthen and maintain pack cohesion.

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GOP issues warning to Iran about possible nuclear deal

GOP issues warning to Iran about possible nuclear deal

March 9th, 2015 6:45 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire the day he leaves office.

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'Blood from a Turnip': Hawkins IDB probably won't sue tenant farmer for breech of contract

'Blood from a Turnip': Hawkins IDB probably won't sue tenant farmer for breech of contract

March 9th, 2015 5:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

Last year, the IDB and Phipps Bend Joint Venture approved a five-year lease contract with R&C Farms based in Grainger County for 85 acres of Phipps Bend property that can't be developed because it's in the floodplain.

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Three men arrested in 'dispute' over bicycle

Three men arrested in 'dispute' over bicycle

March 9th, 2015 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

Upon arrival to a disturbance at a Rogersville residence, police found "several people shouting towards one another" - and a juvenile male bleeding from the nose.

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Gas line break forced  brief closing of Industry Drive

Gas line break forced brief closing of Industry Drive

March 9th, 2015 3:04 pm by David Grace

A gas line break forced a brief closure of Industry Drive Monday at 2 p.m. Officials on the scene indicated the break was due to construction along the roadway.

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SW Va. officials leery of rainy forecast

SW Va. officials leery of rainy forecast

March 9th, 2015 11:22 am by Stephen Igo

Damage assessments from snows and flooding are still being compiled. And a large slide late Friday will keep U.S. Route 23 Business just west of Norton blocked for some time to come.

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Kingsport 'Regulars' do extraordinary work building homes for low-income families

Kingsport 'Regulars' do extraordinary work building homes for low-income families

March 9th, 2015 8:33 am by Nick Shepherd

The group is called the Regulars because out of all the volunteers, there are about 50 or so retired men who regularly volunteer to build houses. The Regulars have built 50 houses over the years and recycled 10 homes for reuse.

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2016 presidential hopefuls not worried by failure to launch

2016 presidential hopefuls not worried by failure to launch

March 9th, 2015 8:30 am by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

Most U.S. presidential candidates really don't want to spend nearly two years bowing and scraping to voters and campaign donors. Most voters sure don't want to hear about the presidential race for anywhere near that long.

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