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TDOT closes I-26 after detonating old section of bridge on Bobby Hicks Highway in Gray - VIDEO

November 9th, 2014 1:40 am by Max Hrenda

The old Bobby Hicks Highway bridge that stretched across Interstate 26 is no more, but the Tennessee Department of Transportation and Summers-Taylor Inc. construction crews made sure it went out with a bang.

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Medical marijuana proponents hold 2nd rally to promote cause, ease 'reefer madness'

Medical marijuana proponents hold 2nd rally to promote cause, ease 'reefer madness' - VIDEO

November 9th, 2014 12:50 am by Max Hrenda

Nine months after a local rally drew hundreds of supporters, organizers hoped to renew a blunt, but kind, call for a change in the state's drug law.

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Well-armed women make history with Piney Flats gun club

Well-armed women make history with Piney Flats gun club - VIDEO

November 9th, 2014 12:25 am by Tony Casey

If ever faced with a dangerous "fight or flight" situation, Kimberly Henderson-Clemens wants members of The Well Armed Woman Piney Flats Shooting Chapter to be able to react properly with a firearm.

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Plans for Erwin Catholic center moving forward

Plans for Erwin Catholic center moving forward

November 9th, 2014 12:15 am by Brad Hicks

The nearly 14 acres of land behind the Evergreen Cemetery along Mohawk Drive sits vacant, save for a sign bearing the words "St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Mission."

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Elliott becomes NASCAR's youngest champ at 18

Elliott becomes NASCAR's youngest champ at 18

November 8th, 2014 11:02 pm by AP

18-year-old rookie Chase Elliott became the youngest driver to win a title in any of NASCAR's three national series after Saturday night's Nationwide race.

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Rematch with D-B up next for 'Toppers

Rematch with D-B up next for 'Toppers

November 8th, 2014 10:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While Dobyns-Bennett football coach Graham Clark is known for starting off an interview with a joke, it was Science Hill coach Stacy Carter who was in a joking mood on Saturday morning. "Dobyns-Bennett? That's who we play next?," Carter jokingly asked.

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Lady Bucs rally from 30 points down to beat King

Lady Bucs rally from 30 points down to beat King

November 8th, 2014 10:56 pm by Joe Avento

The East Tennessee State women's basketball team overcame a 30-point second-half deficit Saturday night to beat King University, 73-71, at Brooks Gym in a game that will be remembered for a long time by both teams.

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5th teen dies following Washington school shooting

5th teen dies following Washington school shooting

November 8th, 2014 2:59 pm by Associated Press

A fifth teenager has died as a result of a Washington state high school shooting two weeks ago that began when a student opened fire in the cafeteria.

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Corker hits fellow Republicans over immigration

Corker hits fellow Republicans over immigration

November 8th, 2014 2:51 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday criticized members of his own party for launching political attacks against those trying to overhaul immigration laws.

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East Tennessee drug offenders coming home early

East Tennessee drug offenders coming home early

November 8th, 2014 1:52 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knox News Sentinel

As many as 179 convicted East Tennessee drug offenders - most of them dealers - will walk out of federal prison and back into the community on Nov. 1, 2015.

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