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Hawkins Ethics Committee dismisses Alvis’ complaint against county mayor’s secretary

Hawkins Ethics Committee dismisses Alvis’ complaint against county mayor’s secretary - VIDEO

November 18th, 2013 9:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A complaint filed against the Hawkins County mayor’s executive secretary by a county commissioner was dismissed following a hearing Monday morning by the Ethics Committee of the Hawkins County Commission.

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Sullivan County commissioners approve asking state to consider  new road across Bristol

Sullivan County commissioners approve asking state to consider new road across Bristol

November 18th, 2013 9:08 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — It’s official. Sullivan County commissioners want the state to study building a new road across southwest Bristol. The Sullivan County Commission voted in favor of the proposal Monday, on a voice vote, with no nays.

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UPDATE: Daniel Boone freshman found with map, ‘troublesome’ items in bomb threat

UPDATE: Daniel Boone freshman found with map, ‘troublesome’ items in bomb threat

November 18th, 2013 5:48 pm by Kristen Swing, NET News Service

A map and several other items found inside a high school freshman’s backpack Monday morning may result in charges for the 15-year-old.

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Cheating students more likely to want government jobs, study finds

Cheating students more likely to want government jobs, study finds

November 18th, 2013 4:51 pm by By Emily Alpert Reyes, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

College students who cheated on a simple task were more likely to want government jobs, researchers from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania found in a study of hundreds of students in Bangalore, India.

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UPDATE: George Zimmerman charged with assault, battery

UPDATE: George Zimmerman charged with assault, battery

November 18th, 2013 4:49 pm by MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

The man acquitted of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin was arrested Monday after deputies responded to a disturbance call at a house in Florida, authorities said.

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Coffee fuels assault with scissors

Coffee fuels assault with scissors

November 18th, 2013 4:31 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats woman, 24, told police that she had been arguing with her father, "over coffee....where it was and why it was moved."

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Oregon health exchange represents biggest woe

Oregon health exchange represents biggest woe

November 18th, 2013 1:14 pm by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press

With all the problems facing the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, nowhere is the situation worse or more surprising than in Oregon

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Bomb threat forces early dismissal at Daniel Boone

November 18th, 2013 12:05 pm by NET News Service

According to Washington County Director of Schools Ron Dykes, the bomb threat was discovered on the wall of a restroom at the high school "fairly early this morning."

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Update: Horse captured after running through I-26, Stone Drive traffic

Update: Horse captured after running through I-26, Stone Drive traffic

November 18th, 2013 10:49 am by Rain Smith

Many Kingsport motorists encountered a bizarre sight on Monday morning — a horse galloping through traffic on both Interstate 26 and Stone Drive.

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Santa Train rolls into Kingsport Saturday

Santa Train rolls into Kingsport Saturday

November 18th, 2013 10:02 am by J. H. Osborne

Each year, thousands of people — including families for whom a visit to the train is a multi-generational tradition — turn out at stops along the way, regardless of the weather.

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