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Surgoinsville community center renovations nearly complete

Surgoinsville community center renovations nearly complete

April 17th, 2014 6:30 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — The former Surgoinsville Ruritan Club building has a new roof and is almost ready to be used as a municipal community center and senior center.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Original Kingswood  student volunteering at school 70 years later

PHOTO GALLERY: Original Kingswood student volunteering at school 70 years later

April 17th, 2014 6:01 am by Jeff Bobo

BEAN STATION — Currently, the campus is licensed by DCS to house 40 children, and has switched its focus from serving alternative school students back to the original mission of reaching out to neglected children.

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Sullivan County Commission 'work session' to take look at budget

Sullivan County Commission 'work session' to take look at budget

April 16th, 2014 10:20 pm by J. H. Osborne

A new monthly "work session" for the Sullivan County Commission Thursday evening will include a "budget workshop," during which some county departments' annual funding requests will be presented.

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UPDATE: House rejects Senate version of anti-meth bill

UPDATE: House rejects Senate version of anti-meth bill

April 16th, 2014 2:49 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The House has refused to go along with the Senate version of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to set tighter annual limits on the amount of cold and allergy medicines used to make meth that can be bought without a prescription.

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Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbings

Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbings

April 16th, 2014 1:17 pm by JOE MANDAK, Associated Press

Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives.

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Senate wants schools to recite Tenn. flag salute

Senate wants schools to recite Tenn. flag salute

April 16th, 2014 12:33 pm by Associated Press

The recitation of a little-known "Salute to the Flag of Tennessee" in the state Senate is often met with confusion with visitors to the upper chamber of the General Assembly. Now, lawmakers want to have schoolchildren follow suit.

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Attempted murder charge filed in Washington County standoff

Attempted murder charge filed in Washington County standoff

April 16th, 2014 10:51 am by NET News Service

A Limestone man held Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies at bay in a three-hour standoff last night after a 911 call from his girlfriend, Sheriff Ed Graybeal reported this morning in a news release.

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6 women charged with filing 800 false tax returns

6 women charged with filing 800 false tax returns

April 16th, 2014 7:55 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say six women have been charged with filing more than 800 false income tax returns and claiming more than $1.3 million in refunds.

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292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

April 16th, 2014 7:49 am by HYUNG-JIN KIM and YOUKYUNG LEE, Associated Press

A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday.

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End of NYPD Muslim surveillance program applauded

End of NYPD Muslim surveillance program applauded

April 16th, 2014 7:46 am by JAKE PEARSON and TOM HAYS, Associated Press

Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism threats.

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