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Haslam wants free tuition for high school seniors

Haslam wants free tuition for high school seniors

February 3rd, 2014 10:31 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —Gov. Bill Haslam made the announcement during his State of the State address, which included details of his $32.6 billion state spending proposal and a rundown of some of his top legislative priorities for the year.

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Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda’s a culprit

Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda’s a culprit

February 3rd, 2014 9:06 pm by Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — For someone who normally eats 2,000 calories daily, even consuming two 12-ounce cans of soda substantially increases the risk. For most American adults, sodas and other sugary drinks are the main source of added sugar.

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Hawkins County clerk of courts arrested on contempt charge

Hawkins County clerk of courts arrested on contempt charge

February 3rd, 2014 8:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The charge was preceded by a verbal altercation that allegedly occurred between Sarah Davis and Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross on Jan. 30.

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Al-Qaida breaks with Syria group in mounting feud

Al-Qaida breaks with Syria group in mounting feud

February 3rd, 2014 6:16 pm by Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — The announcement Monday appeared to be a move by al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri to reassert the terror network’s prominence in the jihad movement across the Middle East amid the mushrooming of extremist groups.

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Burglars broke $18,000 robotic sewer camera, stole monitor

Burglars broke $18,000 robotic sewer camera, stole monitor

February 3rd, 2014 4:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is looking for burglars who damaged an $18,000 sewer video camera last week that was stored in a truck parked at the Rogersville Sewer Treatment Plant.

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Kingsport police warning against local phone scam

Kingsport police warning against local phone scam

February 3rd, 2014 2:50 pm by Nick Shepherd

Kingsport police are issuing a warning about a phone scam in which people are told they have received a red light citation and can pay with a credit card over the phone.

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Funeral and casket outlets are heading to the mall

Funeral and casket outlets are heading to the mall

February 3rd, 2014 2:45 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

We eat there, buy our clothes there and some people suspect teenagers may actually live there. So perhaps it was just a matter of time until funeral homes began moving into the local shopping mall.

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Convicted murderer escapes from Michigan prison

Convicted murderer escapes from Michigan prison

February 3rd, 2014 2:40 pm by Associated Press

A man convicted in four murders two decades ago is at large after he escaped from a Michigan prison disguised as a prison worker and abducted a woman who fled his grips when he stopped for gas in Indiana, authorities said Monday.

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Former employee charged with vandalizing business

Former employee charged with vandalizing business

February 3rd, 2014 11:20 am by Nick Shepherd

A former employee of a Sullivan County restaurant has been charged with burglary and vandalism of the restaurant after she broke the glass in a door, according to a press release.

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Willing to say 'YES": Women's hall of fame honors ETSU Vice President

Willing to say 'YES": Women's hall of fame honors ETSU Vice President

February 3rd, 2014 10:19 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Dr. Wilsie Bishop has never been one to shy away from a challenge. Perhaps that’s due to her upbringing on a 400-acre farm in central Virginia — a farm managed by her mother.

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