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No leak found in U.S. side of International Space Station; work returns to normal

No leak found in U.S. side of International Space Station; work returns to normal

January 14th, 2015 11:42 am by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA evacuated astronauts from its side of the International Space Station on Wednesday after an alarm indicated a possible toxic leak. Officials later said a false sensor reading or computer problem likely set off the alarm, rather than an actual leak of

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GOP leader says Tennessee lawmakers will approve VW incentives

GOP leader says Tennessee lawmakers will approve VW incentives

January 14th, 2015 10:12 am by Associated Press

A top Republican in the Tennessee General Assembly says he expects his colleagues to approve the state share of a $300 million incentive package for Volkswagen despite misgivings about the role of the United Auto Workers union at the German automaker's pl

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Morristown man wins big in state lottery

Morristown man wins big in state lottery

January 14th, 2015 10:06 am by Associated Press

A Morristown man is the Tennessee Lottery's newest million-dollar winner.

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Model Americans: Elizabethton Elks Lodge donates small-scale kits to make large impact for veterans

Model Americans: Elizabethton Elks Lodge donates small-scale kits to make large impact for veterans

January 14th, 2015 9:57 am by John Thompson

On Tuesday morning, Elizabethton Elks Lodge 1847 members brought more than 118 scale model kits, paints and glue to the VA's crafts room to help keep veterans occupied during their stays.

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Re-order in the court: Carter County General Sessions reopens after renovation

Re-order in the court: Carter County General Sessions reopens after renovation

January 14th, 2015 9:39 am by John Thompson

After being closed for several weeks for extensive cleaning and renovation, the Carter County General Sessions Courtroom has reopened.

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Johnson City man accused of selling daughters to sex ring found incompetent for trial

Johnson City man accused of selling daughters to sex ring found incompetent for trial

January 14th, 2015 9:23 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Ronnie McCall and his wife, Connie, were indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville in October 2013.

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Unicoi commission looks at effects of insurer change

Unicoi commission looks at effects of insurer change

January 14th, 2015 9:09 am by Brad Hicks

This past June, the Unicoi County Commission chose BlueCross BlueShield to serve as the medical insurance provider for county employees for the 2014-15 fiscal year and, according to the county's insurance broker, things are going well under the new provid

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Vols hang on for win over Arkansas

Vols hang on for win over Arkansas

January 13th, 2015 10:39 pm by AP

Josh Richardson scored 20 points and Tennessee withstood a furious Arkansas comeback to hang on for a 74-69 victory over the 19th-ranked Razorbacks on Tuesday night.

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Buffs cyclers runner-up at national race

Buffs cyclers runner-up at national race

January 13th, 2015 10:38 pm by Tony Casey

A second place result each for the men and women and a third place finish in the relay gave Milligan a collective runner-up finish at the 2015 cyclocross national championships Jan. 9-10.

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Crockett whips Boone

Crockett whips Boone

January 13th, 2015 10:37 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Up by just five points at the end of the first quarter, David Crockett pulled away over the next three quarters for a 75-39 win over rival Daniel Boone on Tuesday night at Bobby Snyder Gym.

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