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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

August 31st, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include a reality star visiting the region, a Scott County teen having her wish come true, a former alderman opening up and snakes found in a local school, among others

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Hawkins County third grader raises funds to ensure classmates always get hot lunch

Hawkins County third grader raises funds to ensure classmates always get hot lunch

August 31st, 2014 10:00 am by Jeff Bobo

When the Church Hill Elementary third-grader opened a lemonade stand this past July in the parking lot of her apartment complex, she had already decided she would put the proceeds to good use for her fellow classmates at lunchtime.

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Wise airshow will feature Red Tail Squadron

Wise airshow will feature Red Tail Squadron

August 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

One of the original Berlin Airlift 'Candy Bombers' will return to Lonesome Pine Airport for this year's Let Freedom Ring vintage combat aircraft show and educational event, along with a classic WW II P-51 Mustang fighter plane.

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Average full-time workweek is 47 hours, Gallup says

Average full-time workweek is 47 hours, Gallup says

August 30th, 2014 6:00 pm by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Just 42 percent of full-time employees work 40 hours a week, the traditional total based on five 9 a.m.-to-5 p.m. workdays, Gallup said of findings it released ahead of the Labor Day weekend.

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Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

August 30th, 2014 5:19 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in."

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EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

August 30th, 2014 5:12 pm by JUERGEN BAETZ, Associated Press

BRUSSELS — The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return.

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Gov. Haslam's Medicaid talk draws GOP criticism

Gov. Haslam's Medicaid talk draws GOP criticism

August 30th, 2014 4:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

"It seems the governor is not very serious about whatever he has in mind regarding Medicaid expansion, because he hasn't conferred with the General Assembly," Norris said.

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Agreement reached with BAE, TDEC regarding discharge into Holston

Agreement reached with BAE, TDEC regarding discharge into Holston

August 30th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

BAE, which runs the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, had been ruled out of compliance by TDEC with its discharge permit related to RDX explosives production at the site.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

August 30th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a man pulling a gun in a restaurant, a $1,000 reward for a gun pointed at an officer, a wanted Blountville man escaping police and a woman suspected of TennCare fraud, among others

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City offices closed for Labor Day holiday

City offices closed for Labor Day holiday

August 30th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff reports

A listing of all the offices and public areas which will be closed or partially opened during the Labor Day holiday.

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