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Chewed out: Great American Spit Out aims to curb smokeless tobacco numbers

Chewed out: Great American Spit Out aims to curb smokeless tobacco numbers

February 18th, 2015 8:58 pm by Tony Casey

Anti-tobacco advocates believe Thursday - the national Great American Spit Out - is the perfect day for smokeless tobacco users of all ages to quit for good, and a collective move in this direction might help Tennessee's rate of use, which is near the top

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Carter County agencies to take snow day in wake of freezing temperatures

Carter County agencies to take snow day in wake of freezing temperatures

February 18th, 2015 8:51 pm by John Thompson

With the coldest night of the year and fresh snow on the ground, most of Carter County government took a snow day today.

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Double duty: ETSU's Owenby embarks on busy career

Double duty: ETSU's Owenby embarks on busy career

February 18th, 2015 8:48 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU freshman Hagen Owenby is the starting catcher on the Bucs baseball team. He's also a quarterback on the school's football team.

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Wilkins was players' coach to the end

Wilkins was players' coach to the end

February 18th, 2015 8:46 pm by Trey Williams

Top-seeded Dobyns-Bennett's loss in its opening game of the district basketball tournament last week reminded some of those in attendance of the late Bill Wilkins' 1959-60 team at Science Hill, but Wilkins died knowing he'd won the hearts of his players.

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Tennessee tax collections run $344M ahead of estimates

Tennessee tax collections run $344M ahead of estimates

February 18th, 2015 8:33 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Holiday sales and lower gas prices are the latest boosts to a Tennessee economy that's provided nearly $344 million more in state tax collections than expected midway through the financial year.

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Reader video: Inner-tubing in the snow

Reader video: Inner-tubing in the snow - VIDEO

February 18th, 2015 8:23 pm by Charis Endicott

Via Facebook, Charis Endicott sent us this video her brother took of her inner-tubing down a steep hill.

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Reader video: Snow in Kingsport

Reader video: Snow in Kingsport - VIDEO

February 18th, 2015 5:41 pm by Cindy Hagemann

Send us your video.

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Truck blocking McKinley Road

Truck blocking McKinley Road

February 18th, 2015 4:45 pm by Staff Report

A FedEx tractor-trailer tuck blocked all of McKinley Road Wednesday afternoon.

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Reader photo: Snow kiss

February 18th, 2015 3:58 pm by Contributed to the Press

Becky Haas was shoveling her driveway when her dog sneaked a kiss.

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6 sent to hospital after letter with 'unknown substance' opened at Sevier courthouse

6 sent to hospital after letter with 'unknown substance' opened at Sevier courthouse

February 18th, 2015 3:41 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Representatives of the FBI, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, as well as local emergency responders, converged on the Sevier County Courthouse.

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