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House Speaker Harwell open to governor's bid

House Speaker Harwell open to governor's bid

October 27th, 2014 9:33 am by Associated Press

Republican state House Speaker Beth Harwell is open to a possible run for statewide office in Tennessee. She became the state's first female House speaker when she was elected by the chamber in 2011.

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Got (camel) milk? Former Scott County resident shares her autistic son's experience with camel milk

Got (camel) milk? Former Scott County resident shares her autistic son's experience with camel milk

October 27th, 2014 8:00 am by Marci Gore

After having consumed four ounces of camel milk only hours earlier, Adams said her son showed astonishing improvements in eye contact, communication and emotional expression. He even told his mom he loved her.

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Color coded trail markers intended to curb rash of lost Laurel Run hikers

Color coded trail markers intended to curb rash of lost Laurel Run hikers

October 27th, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Six times over the past two months rescuers and/or law enforcement have been called out to Laurel Run Park for a lost or unaccounted for hiker.

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Even though $26 million in bonds sold, Kingsport still gets assigned negative outlook by Moody's

Even though $26 million in bonds sold, Kingsport still gets assigned negative outlook by Moody's

October 26th, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Taking into account debt roll off, the two bond issuances will increase Kingsport's general fund debt from $113.7 million to $122 million and total debt from $223 million to approximately $231 million.

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The Final Shift: From job to job to job, a life lived and lost

The Final Shift: From job to job to job, a life lived and lost

October 26th, 2014 8:00 pm by ADAM GELLER, AP National Writer

Within days, Fernandes was being mourned as a tragic heroine, a victim of our times. They pointed to her as a casualty of modern economics that forced someone to work so hard for so little money.

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Police: Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Johnson City

Police: Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Johnson City

October 26th, 2014 7:11 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Johnson City police officers said a pedestrian was killed after he was struck by a passing train this afternoon near the Mountain Home Veterans Affairs facility.

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Kingsport foundation's work is of global importance in Ebola battle

Kingsport foundation's work is of global importance in Ebola battle

October 26th, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

"Yes, here we are, in little ole Kingsport. We've always just kind of flown under the radar. But what we are doing is of global significance. We're going to become very public in what we do," Welch said. "I want the community to be proud of what we do."

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Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

October 26th, 2014 4:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An East Tennessee judge has said he is ready to stop developers in the newly minted town of Rocky Top, Tennessee, from using the Rocky Top name on merchandise — at least temporarily.

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U.S. disease expert argues against Ebola quarantine

U.S. disease expert argues against Ebola quarantine

October 26th, 2014 3:15 pm by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

"The best way to protect us is to stop the epidemic in Africa, and we need those health care workers, so we do not want to put them in a position where it makes it very, very uncomfortable for them to even volunteer to go."

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City schools hoping to SCORE first place in most improved school district

City schools hoping to SCORE first place in most improved school district

October 26th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

"Being recognized as a SCORE Prize finalist for the second consecutive year speaks strongly to the great work being done by the teachers and staff throughout KCS," Superintendent Lyle Ailshie said in a news release Sept. 2

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