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Part of Fort Henry Drive will be shut down Sunday for Komen Race for the Cure event

Part of Fort Henry Drive will be shut down Sunday for Komen Race for the Cure event

October 3rd, 2014 7:30 pm by Staff reports

Beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until Sunday evening following the race events, Fort Henry Drive from Midland Drive to Eastman Road will be closed.

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New contests put Hawkins schools in competition to save energy

New contests put Hawkins schools in competition to save energy - VIDEO

October 3rd, 2014 6:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

A "large gaudy" trophy would be placed in a prominent location in the office of the school that wins its respective monthly competition.

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Dow jumps 208 points on job gains; gold, bonds fall

Dow jumps 208 points on job gains; gold, bonds fall

October 3rd, 2014 5:55 pm by Associated Press

Investors think the U.S. economy is at a perfect temperature for stocks: not too hot, not too cold.

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Video: Islamic State group beheads British hostage

Video: Islamic State group beheads British hostage

October 3rd, 2014 5:50 pm by Associated Press

"Obama, you have started your aerial bombardment of Shams (Syria), which keeps on striking our people, so it is only right that we continue to strike the neck of your people," a masked militant in the video said.

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Water plant downriver from Sneedville sewage dump wasn't notified by state

Water plant downriver from Sneedville sewage dump wasn't notified by state

October 3rd, 2014 5:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Claiborne Utilities District General Manager George Coots said the first he heard of the Sneedville raw sewage dumps was when the Times-News contacted him for comment Friday morning.

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Man fires muzzleloader on hunter

Man fires muzzleloader on hunter

October 3rd, 2014 1:04 pm by Rain Smith

A man told police that he was leaving a property on Bristol Caverns Highway — where he had been given permission to hunt — when an individual yelled and accused him of not having a hunting license.

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Kingsport ambush suspect allegedly assaults police

Kingsport ambush suspect allegedly assaults police

October 3rd, 2014 10:20 am by Rain Smith

A suspect in last week's ambush robbery at a Kingsport apartment complex — where the victim was reportedly held at gunpoint and made to strip off his clothing — has been arrested after allegedly wielding a knife on police outside of a hospital.

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Colorado school board keeps eye on history changes after student protests across the state

Colorado school board keeps eye on history changes after student protests across the state

October 3rd, 2014 9:51 am by COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press

The plan called for a review to make sure materials "promote citizenship, patriotism, essentials and benefits of the free-market system, respect for authority and respect for individual rights."

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Local hospitals set for Ebola

Local hospitals set for Ebola

October 3rd, 2014 9:38 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University's Dr. Wael Shams said he believes there will be more confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in the United States, but this country is better prepared for the virus than any other place on the planet.

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Hawkins BOE approves new $669,480 wastewater plant for Cherokee

Hawkins BOE approves new $669,480 wastewater plant for Cherokee

October 3rd, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

School maintenance director Shannon Glass told the board the old plant is currently functioning, albeit "in a state of disrepair."

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