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VDOT ready for first wintry blast

VDOT ready for first wintry blast

October 31st, 2014 11:40 am by Stephen Igo

Black ice may be more of a problem to watch out for than snow, Wise Residency administrator says.

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U-gall: Moving help arrested after returning stolen items

U-gall: Moving help arrested after returning stolen items

October 31st, 2014 10:27 am by Rain Smith

Individuals who allegedly "helped" a Kingsport couple move by stealing $4,000 in electronics and makeup have been arrested, thanks to an apparent attempt to reconcile by returning a portion of the snatched goods.

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Gas almost under $3 nationwide: What to know

Gas almost under $3 nationwide: What to know

October 31st, 2014 7:32 am by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

The national average price of gasoline has fallen 33 cents in October, landing Friday at $3.00, according to AAA, and will soon dip under $3 for the first time in four years.

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Captured: manhunt ends for trooper ambush suspect

Captured: manhunt ends for trooper ambush suspect

October 31st, 2014 7:26 am by MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

For 48 tense days, hundreds of law enforcement officials fanned out across the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania in a grueling manhunt for the 31-year-old survivalist armed with high-powered weaponry and explosives.

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From fires and 'souling' to trick-or-treat, Halloween has long roots

From fires and 'souling' to trick-or-treat, Halloween has long roots

October 31st, 2014 7:12 am by Nick Shepherd

Just a few generations ago, trick-or-treating was unheard of as mischief was the order of the day. Children in Appalachia would overturn outhouses while youth in Colorado would remove gates from ranchers' farms.

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Yennie predicts Common Core will be defunct in Tennessee by January

Yennie predicts Common Core will be defunct in Tennessee by January

October 31st, 2014 12:43 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Board of Education member Michael Hughes predicted a mass exodus from public schools in Northeast Tennessee and statewide if parental concerns about Common Core, Islam in middle school curriculum and similar issues aren't addressed soon.

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Eastman revenue up in third quarter

Eastman revenue up in third quarter

October 31st, 2014 12:10 am by Hank Hayes

Sales revenue was $2.4 billion, a three percent increase over last year's third quarter. Eastman announced earnings, excluding non-core or non-recurring items, of $1.89 per diluted share for the third quarter versus $1.68 per diluted share for 2013.

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Local officer honored for domestic violence work

Local officer honored for domestic violence work

October 30th, 2014 11:50 pm by Nick Shepherd

Every year a Bristol police officer who died during a domestic dispute is remembered when a law enforcement officer from Sullivan County receives an award for exceptional work regarding domestic violence cases.

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Seepage at bottom of dam causes early lowering of Boone Lake

Seepage at bottom of dam causes early lowering of Boone Lake

October 30th, 2014 10:34 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

John McCormick, TVA vice president of river operations, assures the dam is structurally sound, but said the TVA is "exercising an abundance of caution."

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TCRA to add security checkpoint lane

TCRA to add security checkpoint lane

October 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

After experiencing flight delays during peak travel periods last June, Airport Authority commissioners unanimously moved Thursday to add a second lane at the Tri-Cities Regional Airport passenger security checkpoint.

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