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Update: Heritage Glass will invest $15.8M to begin new manufacturing operations

Update: Heritage Glass will invest $15.8M to begin new manufacturing operations

April 29th, 2014 9:31 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee, Kingsport and Heritage Glass officials on Tuesday closed a deal — featuring a financial package with a number of moving parts — to revive AGC's former Blue Ridge glass manufacturing facilities off Lincoln Street.

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US electricity prices may be going up for good

US electricity prices may be going up for good

April 29th, 2014 8:15 am by By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

There is a growing fragility in the U.S. electricity system, experts warn, the result of the shutdown of coal-fired plants, reductions in nuclear power, a shift to more expensive renewable energy and natural gas pipeline constraints.

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Update: Tornadoes tear through South, add to US death toll

Update: Tornadoes tear through South, add to US death toll

April 29th, 2014 8:11 am by ADRIAN SAINZ and JEFF AMY, Associated Press

A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday morning.

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Roe asks USDA why it axed Phipps Bend produce plan

Roe asks USDA why it axed Phipps Bend produce plan

April 28th, 2014 10:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Congressman Phil Roe wants to know why the U.S. Department of Agriculture has put a halt to a Grainger County produce grower's plan to utilize floodplain property for farming at the Phipps Bend Industrial Park.

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UPDATE: At least nine dead as tornadoes slam South

UPDATE: At least nine dead as tornadoes slam South

April 28th, 2014 9:10 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Tornadoes flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and bent telephone poles into 45-degree angles as they barreled through the South on Monday.

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Highway patrol: Object damaged tire in bus crash that killed eight near Knoxville

Highway patrol: Object damaged tire in bus crash that killed eight near Knoxville

April 28th, 2014 6:34 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee Highway Patrol says a blown tire on a North Carolina church bus was the cause of a fiery crash that killed eight people in three vehicles last October.

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PHOTOS: Possible tornado cited in Scott County storm damage

PHOTOS: Possible tornado cited in Scott County storm damage

April 28th, 2014 5:22 pm by Wes Bunch

A line of strong storms tore through Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee on Monday afternoon with high winds and heavy rain that downed trees and power lines in several counties.

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Rep. Michael Grimm surrenders to authorities in fraud case

Rep. Michael Grimm surrenders to authorities in fraud case

April 28th, 2014 3:42 pm by By Michael Memoli and Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

New York Rep. Michael Grimm, facing indictment on charges in connection with allegedly fraudulent business practices, surrendered to federal law enforcement Monday.

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Sullivan County woman pleads guilty to murdering neighbor

Sullivan County woman pleads guilty to murdering neighbor

April 28th, 2014 3:37 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who reportedly killed her elderly, disabled Bristol neighbor three years ago to steal his cash and credit card — leaving his body to be devoured by dogs within the home — has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.

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Man blames hit-n-run on groceries in vehicle

Man blames hit-n-run on groceries in vehicle

April 28th, 2014 3:15 pm by Rain Smith

When located by a Kingsport officer, the DUI suspect, "stated he left the scene because he had groceries in the trunk."

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