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TDOT closes I-26 after detonating old section of bridge on Bobby Hicks Highway in Gray

TDOT closes I-26 after detonating old section of bridge on Bobby Hicks Highway in Gray

November 9th, 2014 8:02 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

The old Bobby Hicks Highway bridge that stretched across Interstate 26 is no more, but the Tennessee Department of Transportation and Summers-Taylor Inc. construction crews made sure it went out with a bang.

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Well-armed women make history with Piney Flats gun club

Well-armed women make history with Piney Flats gun club

November 9th, 2014 7:57 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

If ever faced with a dangerous "fight or flight" situation, Kimberly Henderson-Clemens wants members of The Well Armed Woman Piney Flats Shooting Chapter to be able to react properly with a firearm.

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Iraqi officials say Islamic State leader wounded in airstrike

Iraqi officials say Islamic State leader wounded in airstrike

November 9th, 2014 6:10 pm by QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA, Associated Press

BAGHDAD — Iraqi officials said Sunday that the head of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was wounded in an airstrike in western Anbar province.

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Massachusetts town weighs nation's first tobacco ban

Massachusetts town weighs nation's first tobacco ban

November 9th, 2014 5:36 pm by AMY CRAWFORD, Associated Press

The cartons of Marlboros, cans of Skoal and packs of Swisher Sweets are hard to miss stacked near the entrance of Vincent's Country Store, but maybe not for much longer.

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Greeneville lawyer censured by state Supreme Court

Greeneville lawyer censured by state Supreme Court

November 9th, 2014 5:24 pm by Associated Press

GREENEVILLE — A Greeneville lawyer has been censured by Tennessee's Supreme Court.

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A real turnoff: City schools' new energy program aims to save money by changing behavior

A real turnoff: City schools' new energy program aims to save money by changing behavior

November 9th, 2014 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools soon will have a new utilities policy that calls for turning off lights in unused rooms and unplugging water coolers, refrigerators, computers and vending machines during fall, spring or summer breaks unless they are needed.

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9th-grader wins contest to design Battle of Kingsport medal

9th-grader wins contest to design Battle of Kingsport medal

November 9th, 2014 2:00 pm by Ned Jilton

Benjamin Swanson's design is in three parts, with Rotherwood depicted in one section, the Confederate flag in the second and a soldier representing Richard C. Morgan — who was in charge of the Confederates — in the third.

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Setting a course for life: For Bob York, golf is all about the kids

Setting a course for life: For Bob York, golf is all about the kids

November 9th, 2014 12:00 pm by Pat Kenney

Eleven years ago, York noticed middle school golf scores in the newspaper, but never saw anything from Colonial Heights Middle School.

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'Say Yes to the Dress,' Sullivan South student's first novel, Natural Tunnel's Christmas and more stories you may have missed

'Say Yes to the Dress,' Sullivan South student's first novel, Natural Tunnel's Christmas and more stories you may have missed

November 9th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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The future is now: Robotics, 3-D printing inspire D-B sophomores' career plans

The future is now: Robotics, 3-D printing inspire D-B sophomores' career plans

November 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Rick Wagner

Two self-professed future engineers are among students getting in some time with a 3-D printer at Dobyns-Bennett High School this year. Their creations include a train, chain and square puzzle, as well as small robots.

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