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Sullivan highway commissioner hopefuls put own money into campaigns

Sullivan highway commissioner hopefuls put own money into campaigns

May 2nd, 2014 9:44 pm by J. H. Osborne

When it comes to the three men running for the Republican nomination for Sullivan County highway commissioner, each appears to be his own biggest supporter, according to campaign financial disclosure reports for the most recent reporting period.

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Photo Gallery: SCSO officers complete K-9 training, ready to head out on patrol

Photo Gallery: SCSO officers complete K-9 training, ready to head out on patrol

May 2nd, 2014 1:38 pm by Nick Shepherd

Officers of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office just completed a strenuous training process and are ready to go on patrol — as long as their human partners are driving.

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US gains 288k jobs, most in 2 years; rate 6.3 pct.

US gains 288k jobs, most in 2 years; rate 6.3 pct.

May 2nd, 2014 12:14 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs in April, the most in two years, the strongest evidence to date that the economy is picking up after a brutal winter slowed growth.

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55 colleges face federal sex assault investigation

55 colleges face federal sex assault investigation

May 2nd, 2014 12:13 pm by COREY WILLIAMS and KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press

Some of the 55 colleges and universities facing federal investigation for their handling of sexual abuse allegations say they're cooperating with the U.S. Education Department.

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Knox deputy seeks reinstatement following alleged choking incident

Knox deputy seeks reinstatement following alleged choking incident

May 2nd, 2014 12:05 pm by Associated Press

Knox County Sheriff Jimmy Jones terminated 47-year-old Frank Phillips on Sunday. Jones says he believes Phillips used "excessive force" Saturday night while arresting a college student.

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J.C. woman charged with beating child with clothes hanger

J.C. woman charged with beating child with clothes hanger

May 2nd, 2014 7:28 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Johnson City police arrested a city woman Wednesday for disciplining her child with a plastic clothes hanger, which left bruises all over his body, a news release and court record said.

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Economy's spring thaw could boost April hiring

Economy's spring thaw could boost April hiring

May 2nd, 2014 7:12 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Consumers are ramping up spending, businesses are ordering more goods and manufacturers are expanding. The strengthening numbers show the winter's snowstorms and frigid were largely to blame for the economy's scant growth at the start of the year.

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Minnesota teen is charged with plot to go on school rampage

Minnesota teen is charged with plot to go on school rampage

May 2nd, 2014 7:07 am by By Pat Pheifer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

A teenager who idolized the Columbine shooters plotted to murder his family, then go on a rampage through school, setting off pressure cooker bombs, throwing Molotov cocktails and gunning down fleeing students, according court records.

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Rogersville presidential candidate aims to unite church and state

Rogersville presidential candidate aims to unite church and state - VIDEO

May 1st, 2014 10:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

Darrell Trigg has several changes planned for this country if elected, not the least of which is making Christianity the official religion of the United States. Nudity will be banned from the Internet and TV, as would foul language and blasphemy.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Much of Rogersville's Day of Prayer focused on ending drug epidemic

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Much of Rogersville's Day of Prayer focused on ending drug epidemic - VIDEO

May 1st, 2014 9:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County clergy prayed Thursday in downtown Rogersville on a number of predesignated topics, but more often than not the subject came back to drug addiction and the destruction of families.

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