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New book chronicles multitude of stories of Santa Train's fabled engine

New book chronicles multitude of stories of Santa Train's fabled engine

August 22nd, 2014 12:54 pm by J. H. Osborne

This tidbit of regional history is the focus of one of the chapters of a new book — "The Clinchfield No. 1: Tennessee's Legendary Steam Engine" — by author's Mark A. Stevens and A.J. "Alf" Peoples.

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Ferguson fallout: A call for police 'body cams'

Ferguson fallout: A call for police 'body cams'

August 22nd, 2014 9:39 am by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer

"This is a technology that has a very real potential to serve as a check and balance on police power," says Jay Stanley, senior policy analyst at the American Civil Liberties Union.

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North ACTs make remarkable leap

North ACTs make remarkable leap

August 22nd, 2014 9:34 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's Sullivan North High School increased its ACT scores for 2014 by 1.3, markedly better than what ACT officials called a "noteworthy" statewide increase of .3

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Pain clinic co-owner sentenced to 39 years

Pain clinic co-owner sentenced to 39 years

August 22nd, 2014 9:32 am by Associated Press

A 63-year-old Maryville woman has been sentenced to serve more than 39 years in prison for drug and money laundering offenses connected with the Breakthrough Pain Therapy Center, which she co-owned with her husband.

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Thief returns stolen TV, fights police

Thief returns stolen TV, fights police

August 22nd, 2014 9:00 am by Rain Smith

As police were investigating a home burglary, the victim received a phone call from the suspect, stating she'd drop off the stolen TV at a laundromat.

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Sen. Corker criticizes 'generational theft' during Kingsport visit

Sen. Corker criticizes 'generational theft' during Kingsport visit

August 21st, 2014 11:00 pm by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Republican, in a breakfast talk to about 150 business leaders and elected officials at the MeadowView Marriott, insisted Congress is still "shying away" from the nation's fiscal challenges.

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UAW says Volkswagen signups in Tenn. hit 670

UAW says Volkswagen signups in Tenn. hit 670

August 21st, 2014 9:30 pm by Associated Press

A United Auto Workers leader says a new local in Chattanooga has signed up the equivalent of what would have been a winning margin for the union vote at Volkswagen's plant in Tennessee.

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Kingsport's capital improvement plan targets streets, safety

Kingsport's capital improvement plan targets streets, safety

August 21st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's CIP is a five-year outline for capital projects and equipment purchases for the city, the school system and the water and sewer department.

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National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson; Holder may widen probe

National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson; Holder may widen probe

August 21st, 2014 6:30 pm by By Richard A. Serrano and Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The troops were deployed in Ferguson beginning on Monday, but their role was low-key, protecting the police command center and monitoring the protests in the St. Louis suburb each night

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