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Hawkins may partner with Kingsport to buy armory for HBDC expansion

Hawkins may partner with Kingsport to buy armory for HBDC expansion - VIDEO

November 18th, 2013 10:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Some Hawkins County leaders are on board with a plan to purchase and transform the former Kingsport National Guard Armory into a small business incubator focused on manufacturing.

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Washington County man indicted in 2010 traffic crash that killed former Sullivan commissioner

Washington County man indicted in 2010 traffic crash that killed former Sullivan commissioner

November 18th, 2013 10:12 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Washington County man was arrested last month on a vehicular homicide charge related to a 2010 head-on crash that killed a former Sullivan County commissioner.

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Officials expect more people directed to TennCare

Officials expect more people directed to TennCare

November 18th, 2013 10:03 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — While Tennessee residents have been slow to buy health insurance through a new online exchange, state officials said that the number of people being directed to the state’s expanded Medicaid program is higher than expected.

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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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