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Economy is expected to improve as year progresses

Economy is expected to improve as year progresses

April 30th, 2014 7:10 am by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

Economists think the first-quarter slump, caused in large part by the severe winter, will give way to stronger growth that should endure through the rest of the year.

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Sullivan County officials set to receive raises of more than 3 percent

Sullivan County officials set to receive raises of more than 3 percent

April 29th, 2014 11:37 pm by J. H. Osborne

As Sullivan County officials begin development of a budget for the fiscal year that begins in two months, one thing they'll be looking for is funding for their own pay raises.

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Man dies of heart attack after botched execution

Man dies of heart attack after botched execution

April 29th, 2014 8:59 pm by Associated Press

The four-time felon was convicted of shooting 19-year-old Stephanie Neiman with a sawed-off shotgun and watching as two accomplices buried her alive in rural Kay County in 1999.

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Court upholds EPA rule on cross-state pollution

Court upholds EPA rule on cross-state pollution

April 29th, 2014 6:57 pm by Associated Press

The 6-2 ruling was an important victory for the Obama administration in controlling emissions from power plants in 27 Midwestern and Appalachian states that contribute to soot and smog along the East Coast.

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Justices wary of unlimited cellphone searches

Justices wary of unlimited cellphone searches

April 29th, 2014 2:57 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

A key question in two cases argued Tuesday is whether Americans' cellphones, with vast quantities of sensitive records, photographs and communications, are a private realm much like their homes.

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Cleanup under way from storms around Wise

Cleanup under way from storms around Wise

April 29th, 2014 1:42 pm by Stephen Igo

Police officers were conducting an interview inside a residence when the roof was blown away, while trees toppled onto a Christian camp's cabin that was housing a family displaced by fire.

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Tennessee tornado leaves 2 dead, 6 injured

Tennessee tornado leaves 2 dead, 6 injured

April 29th, 2014 1:27 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee emergency management official says two people have died and six were injured when a tornado touched down in Lincoln County.

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Gunman wounds six at FedEx sorting center, commits suicide

Gunman wounds six at FedEx sorting center, commits suicide

April 29th, 2014 12:54 pm by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

In addition to a shotgun, the gunman also had an undisclosed number of Molotov cocktails, but he did not use them in the attack, police said. The suspect, identified by police as 19-year-old Geddy Kramer of Acworth, was found dead inside.

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Judge, commissioner clash over Hawkins litter project

Judge, commissioner clash over Hawkins litter project

April 29th, 2014 11:33 am by Jeff Bobo

What started as a positive report to the commission evolved into a heated debate between Hawkins County Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross and Commissioner Charlie Freeman, debating the merits of privatized probation in the county.

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Update: Heritage Glass will invest $15.8M to begin new manufacturing operations

Update: Heritage Glass will invest $15.8M to begin new manufacturing operations

April 29th, 2014 9:31 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee, Kingsport and Heritage Glass officials on Tuesday closed a deal — featuring a financial package with a number of moving parts — to revive AGC's former Blue Ridge glass manufacturing facilities off Lincoln Street.

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