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South Side named School of Excellence by National PTA

South Side named School of Excellence by National PTA

August 6th, 2014 11:50 am by Nathan Baker

"We felt like as a PTA, it was something important we could do to help students learn and to make South Side a better school for all kids, not just those whose parents are always involved" - Former South Side PTA President Fay Bembrey.

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Puppies, kitten among animals rescued from NE Tennessee home of dead man

Puppies, kitten among animals rescued from NE Tennessee home of dead man

August 6th, 2014 11:40 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The animals were left with no one to care for them for two weeks.

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TVA eliminates 2,000 jobs as part of $500 million cost-cutting campaign

TVA eliminates 2,000 jobs as part of $500 million cost-cutting campaign

August 6th, 2014 11:33 am by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Most of the staff reductions are being made by not filling vacant jobs and through retirements and resignations by the end of next month.

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5 things to know for Election Day in Tennessee

5 things to know for Election Day in Tennessee

August 6th, 2014 9:32 am by Associated Press

Early voting brought out record numbers. More than 550,000 ballots were cast from July 18 through Aug. 2.

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Land on a comet? Chaser probe reaches target after 10-year chase

Land on a comet? Chaser probe reaches target after 10-year chase

August 6th, 2014 9:27 am by FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

If all goes according to plan, Rosetta will attempt the unprecedented feat of dropping a lander onto a comet in November.

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Ex-Congressman Bill Jenkins slams effort to oust Tennessee Supreme Court chief justice

Ex-Congressman Bill Jenkins slams effort to oust Tennessee Supreme Court chief justice

August 6th, 2014 8:55 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

"I think I have a good idea of what a judge ought to be" - Bill Jenkins.

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Kingsport legislator Shipley touts bill that would allow property to be de-annexed from 'greedy' cities

Kingsport legislator Shipley touts bill that would allow property to be de-annexed from 'greedy' cities

August 6th, 2014 8:48 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Shipley plans to co-sponsor a bill in next year's Tennessee General Assembly that will allow people to remove their property from past annexations.

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Cards finally get to Twins' Rodriguez

Cards finally get to Twins' Rodriguez

August 5th, 2014 10:57 pm by Joe Avento

The Johnson City Cardinals scored the first earned run of the season off of Dereck Rodriguez on a sacrifice fly by Blake Drake in the 10th inning Tuesday night, and it was the difference in a 3-2 victory over the Elizabethton Twins at Joe O'Brien Field.

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UPDATE: Police identify woman killed in Rogersville wreck

UPDATE: Police identify woman killed in Rogersville wreck

August 5th, 2014 10:25 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

HCSO Deputy Mike Lipe, who happened to pass by shortly after the wreck, and several witnesses reportedly removed the infant and a male passenger from the vehicle while it was smoking.

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'Any day now': Bright's Zoo preparing for long-necked bundle of joy

'Any day now': Bright's Zoo preparing for long-necked bundle of joy - VIDEO

August 5th, 2014 9:55 pm by Max Hrenda

One of the animals at Washington County's only zoo is expecting a baby any day, but zookeepers said it would be a "stretch" to determine when that day would arrive.

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