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Gov. Haslam tells Tenn. agencies to plan for cuts

Gov. Haslam tells Tenn. agencies to plan for cuts

September 30th, 2014 8:28 am by Associated Press

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the move comes following a spending year in which revenues fell more than $300 million short of projections, leading the governor to cancel planned raises for state workers and teachers.

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Virginia police: Forensic evidence links 2 cases

Virginia police: Forensic evidence links 2 cases

September 30th, 2014 8:26 am by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found dead nearly five years ago. The other is still missing.

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Hawkins commission approves budget with 12 cent property tax hike

Hawkins commission approves budget with 12 cent property tax hike

September 30th, 2014 6:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The final vote was 12-6 thanks to three commissioners who changed their position from earlier in the meeting.

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Microsoft to offer early look at next Windows

Microsoft to offer early look at next Windows

September 29th, 2014 7:52 pm by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this week, as its new CEO seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system.

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White House intruder gets far past front door

White House intruder gets far past front door

September 29th, 2014 7:23 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, a Republican congressman said Monday.

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Cashier allegedly gave accomplices $1,244 worth of tobacco, drinks to pay off  debt

Cashier allegedly gave accomplices $1,244 worth of tobacco, drinks to pay off debt

September 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Monday RPD Detective Charlie Gibson charged store clerk Alecia Jean Graham with on one count of theft over $1,000 in connection with the incident.

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U.S. stocks head lower following drops overseas

U.S. stocks head lower following drops overseas

September 29th, 2014 5:36 pm by Associated Press

The Dow lost 41.93 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,071.22. The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 5.05 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,977.80. The Nasdaq composite slipped 6.34 points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,505.85.

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Hawkins man allegedly threatened to kill his wife and children

Hawkins man allegedly threatened to kill his wife and children

September 29th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Jerame Adam Nerren also reportedly tried to cut a "grim reaper" tattoo from his arm because "he does not like his tattoo."

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KPD: Two charged in ambush robbery

KPD: Two charged in ambush robbery

September 29th, 2014 3:29 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport couple allegedly plotted to rob the female's former boyfriend at gunpoint on Saturday, sending a series of texts that alluded to a "romantic rendezvous" but ended with the victim stripped of his clothing and iPhone.

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Consultant hopes public will respect firm's process as school facilities studies proceed

Consultant hopes public will respect firm's process as school facilities studies proceed

September 29th, 2014 2:28 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — School facilities consultant Tracy Richter said he realizes some people won't trust him up front in the school facilities study processes with Sullivan County and Kingsport.

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