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UPDATE: Haslam wraps up hearings with Transportation Department

UPDATE: Haslam wraps up hearings with Transportation Department

November 25th, 2013 9:38 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam is wrapping up his annual budget hearings as he prepares to assemble his annual spending proposal.

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The magic of Elf on the shelf

The magic of Elf on the shelf

November 25th, 2013 9:20 am by Marci Gore

On top of an old school desk, Fred was found kneeling, as if in prayer, in the center of 20 red apples. The 20 red apples represented the children while the six gold ones represented the teachers who were all killed at Sandy Hook.

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Big improvements coming to I-26/Highway 75 interchange

Big improvements coming to I-26/Highway 75 interchange

November 25th, 2013 12:48 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

Elizabethton’s Summers-Taylor has secured a nearly $14 million contract with TDOT to complete a project aimed at keeping infrastructure improvements in step with growth at the Interstate 26/Tenn. Highway 75 interchange in Gray.

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AEP seeking rate increase in Kingsport, Sullivan County

AEP seeking rate increase in Kingsport, Sullivan County

November 24th, 2013 7:53 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — AEP hopes to improve the reliability of its service in Kingsport and Sullivan County by tripling the amount of money it spends on trimming trees and by improving the capacity and flexibility of its distribution system and substations.

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Defense bill caught in Congress’ political divide

Defense bill caught in Congress’ political divide

November 24th, 2013 6:17 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — For 51 years of war and peace, Republicans and Democrats rallied around a bill to pay the troops, buy ships and aircraft and set military policy.

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Wintry storm threatens Thanksgiving travel

Wintry storm threatens Thanksgiving travel

November 24th, 2013 6:05 pm by RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI, Associated Press

A large storm already blamed for at least eight deaths in the West slogged through Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and other parts of the Southwest on Sunday, leading to hundreds of flight cancellations.

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Authorities identify man killed when truck runs into Boone Lake

Authorities identify man killed when truck runs into Boone Lake

November 24th, 2013 5:30 pm by Staff Report

PINEY FLATS — A man who was killed when his pickup ran into Boone Lake on Saturday has been identified.

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Congress plans tough Iran sanctions if deal fails

Congress plans tough Iran sanctions if deal fails

November 24th, 2013 3:48 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Lawmakers from both parties said Sunday they are skeptical that Iran will stick to a new nuclear deal and want Congress to prepare beefed up economic penalties to hit Tehran if the accord falls apart.

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Secrecy shrouds Sandy Hook shooting investigation

Secrecy shrouds Sandy Hook shooting investigation

November 24th, 2013 2:13 pm by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

A prosecutor is planning to release a report Monday on the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, but the public will have to wait longer for the state police's full accounting of the crime.

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Gun sales near school approved, riderless horse runs through Stone Drive traffic, Scott County's bicentennial, and other stories you might have missed

Gun sales near school approved, riderless horse runs through Stone Drive traffic, Scott County's bicentennial, and other stories you might have missed

November 24th, 2013 9:43 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the past week's important and interesting stories you may have missed.

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