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Rockies, Upper Midwest get blast of wintry weather

Rockies, Upper Midwest get blast of wintry weather

November 10th, 2014 8:14 pm by JAMES NORD, Associated Press

PIERRE, S.D. — A blast of wintry weather blew into parts of the Rockies and Upper Midwest on Monday, bringing a foot of snow in some areas, along with plunging temperatures.

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Obama calls for tougher Internet regulation

Obama calls for tougher Internet regulation

November 10th, 2014 8:09 pm by ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday embraced a radical change in how the government treats Internet service.

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34-foot Fraser fir raised in Biltmore's Banquet Hall

34-foot Fraser fir raised in Biltmore's Banquet Hall

November 10th, 2014 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

The 250-room chateau is decked out in all its Christmas splendor through Jan. 11, and at the heart of it all is a tradition dating back to 1895.

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Radio upgrades in Hawkins to cost $40K more than anticipated

Radio upgrades in Hawkins to cost $40K more than anticipated

November 10th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A spotlight was shined on Hawkins County's emergency radio problems this past June after deputies pursuing an armed suspect were out of radio contact with Hawkins County Central Dispatch for 11 minutes.

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Sevier Middle School newspaper captures two national awards

Sevier Middle School newspaper captures two national awards

November 10th, 2014 4:45 pm by Rick Wagner

The paper was among five finalists for the Pacemaker awards, joining a school from London, two from California and one from Florida.

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Wellmont: Potential partners whittled to two

Wellmont: Potential partners whittled to two

November 10th, 2014 3:48 pm by Staff Report

Names of the remaining health systems the board is considering reportedly cannot be disclosed due to confidentiality agreements signed by both sides early in the process.

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Alleged shoplifter unwittingly accepts ride to jail from off-duty cop

Alleged shoplifter unwittingly accepts ride to jail from off-duty cop

November 10th, 2014 3:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The old adage "never accept rides from strangers" hold true, even if you're on the run from the law.

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Policy change saves honor roll lunch for Hawkins students

Policy change saves honor roll lunch for Hawkins students

November 10th, 2014 2:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

Honor roll students at Hawkins Elementary School won't lose their reward lunch at Hardee's every nine weeks thanks to a decision by the Board of Education giving Director of Schools Steve Starnes authority to bend the rules at his discretion.

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Honor Thy Mother: Carter Family Fold's annual gospel concert pays tribute to Janette Carter

Honor Thy Mother: Carter Family Fold's annual gospel concert pays tribute to Janette Carter

November 10th, 2014 2:03 pm by Marci Gore

Despite the fact that Janette Carter didn't finish high school, she founded one of the first rural arts organizations in the United States, established a museum and preserved the musical legacy of the Carter Family — the first family of country music.

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Rider steps down as Volunteer football coach

Rider steps down as Volunteer football coach

November 10th, 2014 1:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — On the heels of a 2-8 record and his seventh consecutive losing season, Volunteer High School head football coach Scott Rider tendered his resignation from the team Monday morning.

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