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Paying the piper: Just fixing what's broken at Sullivan high schools would cost more than $22 million

Paying the piper: Just fixing what's broken at Sullivan high schools would cost more than $22 million

December 27th, 2014 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Data indicates the Sullivan County school system should have 10 or 11 elementary schools instead of 12, four to five middle schools instead of eight and no more than three high schools instead of four.

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Police outside cop funeral turn backs on NYC mayor

Police outside cop funeral turn backs on NYC mayor

December 27th, 2014 2:30 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE and MIKE BALSAMO, Associated Press

Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto New York City streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos as a devoted family man, aspiring chaplain and hero.

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Cherokee, Sullivan North named to elite 50 for hospitality programs

Cherokee, Sullivan North named to elite 50 for hospitality programs

December 27th, 2014 1:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The list is comprised of United States high schools and tech centers that excel in the areas of culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, and/or hospitality management.

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Weber City fire injures one, displaces two households

Weber City fire injures one, displaces two households

December 27th, 2014 12:07 pm by Marci Gore

Firefighters could not immediately determine the cause of the fire, but state fire investigators were on the scene late Saturday morning.

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VHS cosmetology students now eligible for annual scholarship

VHS cosmetology students now eligible for annual scholarship

December 27th, 2014 10:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Next year there are expected to be eight seniors potentially competing for the scholarship at Volunteer High School.

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New Mount Carmel library policy will kick in when winter weather hits

New Mount Carmel library policy will kick in when winter weather hits

December 26th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

With the winter months upon us, the Mount Carmel Public Library will be enforcing a new policy which calls for the library to be closed when Hawkins County schools are closed due to inclement weather.

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Presidential honor roll: E&H lauded for service, engagement

Presidential honor roll: E&H lauded for service, engagement

December 26th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Emory & Henry is the only college or university in Virginia to ever win the President's Award and one of only a few institutions nationwide to win the award or be named a finalist in two consecutive years.

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Church Hill plumber allegedly steals water from utility district

Church Hill plumber allegedly steals water from utility district

December 26th, 2014 11:23 am by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill plumber is charged with felony theft for allegedly reconnecting his disconnected water service a second time after having already been warned not to by the utility district.

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Abortion amendment voted top Tenn. story of 2014

Abortion amendment voted top Tenn. story of 2014

December 26th, 2014 8:27 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Opponents of abortion had a huge victory in November. By changing the state constitution, they overturned a court ruling that fourteen years ago had nullified mandatory counselling and waiting periods and strict clinic regulations.

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Capacity crowds pack screenings of 'The Interview'

Capacity crowds pack screenings of 'The Interview'

December 26th, 2014 8:22 am by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.

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