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VW recalling 38,000 vehicles on fuel leaks, fire concerns

VW recalling 38,000 vehicles on fuel leaks, fire concerns

December 31st, 2014 10:37 am by Associated Press

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling about 38,000 cars, including some Chattanooga-made Passats, because a fuel leak in the engine may cause a fire.

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New Tennessee laws include insulin training for school staff

New Tennessee laws include insulin training for school staff

December 31st, 2014 10:17 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

About 208,000 Americans under age 20 are estimated to have diagnosed diabetes.

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Crime
Kingsport police seek man who stole donations for sick child

Kingsport police seek man who stole donations for sick child

December 31st, 2014 10:10 am by NET News Service

A collection jar, requesting donations for a sick child, had been placed on the counter next to the cash register.

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Tobacco auction system is all but snuffed out

Tobacco auction system is all but snuffed out

December 31st, 2014 9:23 am by Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press

This tobacco-belt tradition, once as much a part of Kentucky's fabric as bourbon or horse racing, is fading away - and it's taking the maestros like Foy with it.

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Mr. Holsclaw goes to Nashville: New rep excited about job

Mr. Holsclaw goes to Nashville: New rep excited about job

December 31st, 2014 9:00 am by John Thompson

Holsclaw, a political newcomer, won overwhelming victories in the May Republican Primary and in the August General Election to represent the 4th Legislative District, which includes all of Unicoi County and the western portion of Carter County.

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Carter's new senior representative looks for unity among locals

Carter's new senior representative looks for unity among locals

December 31st, 2014 8:54 am by John Thompson

Timothy Hill began his first term as 3rd District representative in the General Assembly in 2013 with a reputation for youthfulness. He was 31 at the time and was known as the younger brother of state Rep. Matthew Hill of the 7th District. While he still

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Bucs hoping to not see any more orange

Bucs hoping to not see any more orange

December 30th, 2014 10:14 pm by Joe Avento

Rashawn Rembert says East Tennessee State has a rivalry with Tennessee, but not for the reason you'd think. The two schools will meet on the basketball court at Thompson-Boling Arena Wednesday at 1 p.m. in a game televised by the SEC Network.

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Sports High schools
Mecklenburg, Centerville to meet in Arby's final

Mecklenburg, Centerville to meet in Arby's final

December 30th, 2014 10:13 pm by Douglas Fritz

North Mecklenburg defeated Jefferson County 53-46, while Centerville beat Dorsey 77-55 in Tuesday's semifinals at Viking Hall to reach the championship game of the Arby's Classic.

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Pioneers bow out after loss to Milton

Pioneers bow out after loss to Milton

December 30th, 2014 10:10 pm by Douglas Fritz

Chris Lewis battled inside for 21 points and eight rebounds while Q'aurte Sapp added 20 points in Milton, Ga.'s 79-63 win over David Crockett the fifth-place bracket semifinals of the Arby's Classic on Tuesday afternoon at Viking Hall.

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Dobyns-Bennett tops Boone to win JC Honda Classic

Dobyns-Bennett tops Boone to win JC Honda Classic

December 30th, 2014 10:02 pm by Ivan Sanders

Behind a gutsy performance by tournament MVP Sasha Morrisette who poured in a game-high 24 points, Dobyns-Bennett took a 51-44 slugfest over the host Daniel Boone Lady Trail Blazers to win the Johnson City Honda Trailblazer Classic.

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