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Off the Wall News: Man says wife's ashes lost in the mail

Off the Wall News: Man says wife's ashes lost in the mail

November 13th, 2014 1:38 pm by Associated Press

Eighty-year-old Barbara Kirkendall died Nov. 5 at a Cleveland hospital.

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Tony Casey

Holston Mountain fire tower: A view to a kill

November 13th, 2014 1:04 pm by Tony Casey

The first time I reached the top of Buffalo and Bays Mountain's respective towers, I was as uneasy as I was floored by the 360-degree views that awaited me. Holston Mountain, the third and final of the more local towers, did not offer the same opportunity

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Bristol man charged with sexually assaulting dog

Bristol man charged with sexually assaulting dog

November 13th, 2014 11:01 am by Staff Report

After an investigation into reports of sexual assault of a dog, the Washington County (Virginia) Sheriff's Office charged a Bristol, Tennessee, man with crimes against nature.

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Loving those low gas prices? They might be around awhile

Loving those low gas prices? They might be around awhile

November 13th, 2014 10:41 am by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

In a dramatic shift from previous forecasts, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday that the average price of gasoline in the U.S. will be below $2.94 a gallon in 2015. That a 44-cent drop from an outlook issued just a month ago.

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Middle Tenn. sheriff pays ransom for files held hostage by malware

Middle Tenn. sheriff pays ransom for files held hostage by malware

November 13th, 2014 10:34 am by Associated Press

The Dickson County Sheriff's Office in Middle Tennessee ended up paying a $500 ransom after a malicious computer program blocked access to their investigators' files.

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Elizabethton Fire Department joins with church to give away more smoke alarms

Elizabethton Fire Department joins with church to give away more smoke alarms

November 13th, 2014 10:25 am by Staff Report

Elizabethton's free smoke alarms come from the Get Alarmed Program of the Tennessee Fire Marshal's Office.

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Nashville hearing to get input on industrial hemp

Nashville hearing to get input on industrial hemp

November 13th, 2014 10:21 am by Associated Press

Tennessee's Department of Agriculture plans to hold a public hearing to gather input on the permitting and regulation of industrial hemp.

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Sports High schools
Science Hill's McGue finalist for Mr. Football award

Science Hill's McGue finalist for Mr. Football award

November 12th, 2014 10:32 pm by Douglas Fritz

"It's a rare honor," Science Hill head coach Stacy Carter said of McGue, who was chosen Wednesday as a Tennessee Titans Mr. Football finalist, a program that honors the top players in the state. "It's a big deal. To even be considered for this is a big de

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Sports High schools
Crockett ready to get season started in 25th Hardee's Classic

Crockett ready to get season started in 25th Hardee's Classic

November 12th, 2014 10:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Hardee's Classic high school basketball tournament celebrates its silver anniversary this season with no team ready to get started more than host David Crockett.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR's Final Four lacking in star-power, but has intrigue

NASCAR's Final Four lacking in star-power, but has intrigue

November 12th, 2014 10:29 pm by AP

There's no Jeff, Jimmie or Junior. Bad Brad missed the cut and Smoke never contended. NASCAR's biggest stars are all absent from this final field of four racing for the Sprint Cup championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday.

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