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Curator oversees vintage furnishings, art collection at Inn at Wise

Curator oversees vintage furnishings, art collection at Inn at Wise

March 3rd, 2015 7:48 am by Stephen Igo

Restoring the structure to its original charm is huge, but it is what is contained within the century-plus original hotel that provides the restoration effort all the final, special touches.

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US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

March 3rd, 2015 7:42 am by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is proposing the ban of some types of 5.56 mm rounds - or .223-caliber - used in widely available and popular AR-15-style rifles because the bullets can also be used in new types of handguns.

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Tennessee lawmakers: Block FCC ruling on municipal broadband

Tennessee lawmakers: Block FCC ruling on municipal broadband

March 3rd, 2015 7:21 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and the speakers of state House and Senate had written to the FCC to urge the panel not to override a state law blocking Chattanooga's electric utility from expanding its super-fast Internet network beyond its service area.

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Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel ties

Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel ties

March 2nd, 2015 7:02 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday.

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Wise County damage assessment should be ready Tuesday

Wise County damage assessment should be ready Tuesday

March 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Coeburn and Pound water customers, and Wise County Public Service Authority customers in the South Mountain area, were still on a boil water regimen on Monday as Wise County continued to dig out from two weeks of wicked winter weather.

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Illinois lawmaker reimburses private plane expenses for football game

Illinois lawmaker reimburses private plane expenses for football game

March 2nd, 2015 6:51 pm by JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

Rep. Aaron Schock reimbursed the U.S. government for more than $1,200 in travel expenses for attending a Chicago Bears football game last November, his office said Monday. He previously had charged taxpayers for the trip.

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Woman pleads guilty to abuse of grandmother

Woman pleads guilty to abuse of grandmother

March 2nd, 2015 5:12 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County woman who was charged with elder abuse following the death of her grandmother pleaded guilty on Monday, and in conjunction with another charge, is currently set to spend three and a half years behind bars.

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ATV rider faces felony in Kingsport chase

ATV rider faces felony in Kingsport chase

March 2nd, 2015 3:23 pm by Rain Smith

At 4:45 p.m. police spotted an ATV and a dirt bike traveling East Stone Drive, with neither rider wearing a helmet. When they pulled into the Holston Medical Group the officer followed, but they eluded a stop and "weaved around multiple vehicles."

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Tennessee Senate repeals Intractable Pain Act; next stop, the House

Tennessee Senate repeals Intractable Pain Act; next stop, the House

March 2nd, 2015 9:08 am by Nick Shepherd

Sullivan County District Attorney Gen. Barry Staubus has been a vocal critic of the law, which he believes has given illegitimate pain management clinics, also called pill mills, a legal shield to avoid prosecution.

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Sullivan ready to take Eastman offer of energy saving program

Sullivan ready to take Eastman offer of energy saving program

March 2nd, 2015 8:34 am by Rick Wagner

The school system is poised to discontinue $63,000 annual payments to ESG that mean giving up a guaranteed annual savings of $381,959 for 12 years from the $5.3 million in improvements.

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