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TSA discovers handgun in passenger's carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

TSA discovers handgun in passenger's carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

January 21st, 2015 11:38 am by Staff Report

The pistol was the first firearm discovered at the security checkpoint by TSA officers at Tri-Cities this year. A total of four firearms were discovered at the checkpoint in 2014, up from one in 2013.

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Carter commissioners try hands at electronic voting

Carter commissioners try hands at electronic voting

January 21st, 2015 11:06 am by John Thompson

For the first time in its 200-year history, the Carter County Commission tried a new way of voting at Tuesday's monthly meeting. As part of a trial basis, the commission voted electronically instead of using the old-fashioned roll-call voting.

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Police charge man in two home burglaries

Police charge man in two home burglaries

January 21st, 2015 10:25 am by Staff Report

A witness gave police a detailed description of the suspect and the vehicle he was driving from one of the residences.

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Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

January 21st, 2015 9:48 am by HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press

As many as 2,000 civilians were killed and 3,700 homes and business were destroyed in the Jan. 3 attack on the town near Nigeria's border with Cameroon, said Amnesty International.

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Tennessee survives South Carolina's late rally for 66-62 win

Tennessee survives South Carolina's late rally for 66-62 win

January 20th, 2015 11:16 pm by AP

Josh Richardson and Kevin Punter had 13 points each and Derek Reese hit a foul shot with 13.8 seconds left that sealed Tennessee's 15th straight victory over South Carolina in a 66-62 win Tuesday night.

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Lady 'Toppers get key league win; 'Toppers roll past Boone

Lady 'Toppers get key league win; 'Toppers roll past Boone

January 20th, 2015 10:41 pm by Trey Williams

Hannah Rodgers scored a game-high 13 points and Kaitlyn Phillips added 10 as Science Hill's all but sealed its sixth straight Big Seven title with a 42-33 victory over Daniel Boone. The boys rolled to a 76-34 win.

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Pioneers withstand Vikings to remain in first in Big Seven

Pioneers withstand Vikings to remain in first in Big Seven

January 20th, 2015 10:38 pm by Ivan Sanders

David Crockett managed to take the best that Tennessee High had to offer and withstand a late Viking rally to take a 63-58 victory and remain in first place in the Big Seven Conference.

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Cyclones fend off Patriots to remain atop Three Rivers

Cyclones fend off Patriots to remain atop Three Rivers

January 20th, 2015 10:37 pm by Douglas Fritz

Tyler Nichols, Bo Pless and Conley Bowers helped the Cyclones hold on for a 58-54 win over Sullivan East on Tuesday night at the Patriots' gym to remain in first place in the Three Rivers Conference.

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