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Boone will remain low for a year - or more TVA: Work to fix seepage issue at dam set to begin in spring

Boone will remain low for a year - or more TVA: Work to fix seepage issue at dam set to begin in spring

February 27th, 2015 9:00 am by J. H. Osborne

But, barring a drought, water flow out of the lake will not drop below TVA's established minimum - meaning businesses and activities downstream should see no threat of not having enough water.

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Board chairman: Senior Center takeover by Mount Carmel a political attack by mayor

Board chairman: Senior Center takeover by Mount Carmel a political attack by mayor

February 27th, 2015 8:44 am by Jeff Bobo

Blevins said he believes the town takeover of the Senior Center Tuesday was orchestrated by Mayor Frost in an attempt to force Alderman Wanda Davidson to either resign from the BMA or resign from the Senior Center director position

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Possible GOP candidates for president headed to Tennessee

Possible GOP candidates for president headed to Tennessee

February 27th, 2015 8:40 am by Associated Press

Tennessee has kicked off a flurry of visits from potential Republican presidential candidates. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee spoke at the National Religious Broadcasters meeting in Nashville this week

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Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

February 27th, 2015 8:39 am by VADIM GHIRDA, Associated Press; PETER LEONARD, Associated Press

Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although officials in Kiev accused rebels of falling short of requirements.

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Flooding could become next big concern for SW Virginia

Flooding could become next big concern for SW Virginia

February 26th, 2015 11:39 pm by Stephen Igo

Winter weather damage over the past two weeks tops $8 million, Wise County officials reported on Thursday, and damage assessments are still underway.

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Ramsey questions GM incentives amid VW union talks

Ramsey questions GM incentives amid VW union talks

February 26th, 2015 10:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says it may have been a "mistake" for Tennessee to subsidize the development of the General Motors plant outside Nashville that started its life as a Saturn factory.

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Sex offender who brought child to school sentenced to one year

Sex offender who brought child to school sentenced to one year

February 26th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On the morning of Dec. 4, 2014 Hawkins County Sheriff's Office school resource officer (SRO) Michael Hensley observed a blue 2006 Ford F150 driven by Haycraft pull into the Surgoinsville Elementary School parking lot and drop off a child.

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'The hits just keep coming': Gate City town manager says the weather has wreaked havoc on services

'The hits just keep coming': Gate City town manager says the weather has wreaked havoc on services

February 26th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

Jones said with snowfall after snowfall, the town's post-snow efforts have primarily focused on clearing the roads for residents, emergency responders and businesses.

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FCC allows city-owned Internet providers to expand

FCC allows city-owned Internet providers to expand

February 26th, 2015 7:00 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, AP Business Writer

The cities, including Chattanooga, built networks offering super-fast speeds at low cost when telecommunications companies decided not to expand fast service in their area.

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Tri-Cities crack kingpin sentenced

Tri-Cities crack kingpin sentenced

February 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

According to court records, Michelle Lane managed a large-scale crack cocaine conspiracy from January 2011 to August 2014. In so doing, prosecutors say Lane was responsible for distributing multi-kilogram quantities of crack cocaine in the Tri-Cities area

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