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SHHS Sparkle Squad stirs up school spirit from home, visiting fans alike

SHHS Sparkle Squad stirs up school spirit from home, visiting fans alike

February 16th, 2014 9:27 pm by Tony Casey

It often takes a special situation for an opposing team's fans to cheer for their opponents, but a situation exactly like that occurred in Science Hill's gym on the night of Jan. 14.

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Education
Schools plan to tackle football concussions

Schools plan to tackle football concussions

February 16th, 2014 9:03 pm by Nathan Baker

Local school districts are in the process of implementing a new state law designed to protect student-athletes from traumatic brain injuries.

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After workers reject union, Tennessee officials ready to talk SUV incentives with Volkswagen

After workers reject union, Tennessee officials ready to talk SUV incentives with Volkswagen

February 16th, 2014 8:44 pm by By Mike Pare and Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Gov. Bill Haslam said he hopes to start discussions as early as this week with Volkswagen about a new incentive package to help the manufacturer settle on the Chattanooga plant to produce a new line of SUVs.

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Crime Regional & National
Pa. Craigslist killing suspect claims 22 others

Pa. Craigslist killing suspect claims 22 others

February 16th, 2014 6:37 pm by Associated Press

A Pennsylvania woman charged with her newlywed husband with killing a man they met through Craigslist admitted to the slaying in a jailhouse interview with a newspaper and said she has killed more than 20 other people across the country, claims police sai

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Bill Nye, Marsha Blackburn debate climate change on 'Meet the Press'

Bill Nye, Marsha Blackburn debate climate change on 'Meet the Press'

February 16th, 2014 6:17 pm by Maria Giordano, The Tennessean

Bill Nye the Science Guy said now was not the time to deny that there is climate change in a debate Sunday with U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who said there was no consensus on the issue among those in the scientific community.

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TennCare point system leaves some seniors fending for themselves

TennCare point system leaves some seniors fending for themselves

February 16th, 2014 5:15 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

After more than a half century of marriage, Joost Koenig and Joann Koenig dont take care of each other as well as they used to.

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HCSO responds to complaint of horse attacking two men and a donkey

HCSO responds to complaint of horse attacking two men and a donkey

February 16th, 2014 5:06 pm by Jeff Bobo, Net News Service

Two Hawkins County men told the Hawkins County Sheriffs Office last week they were attacked by a neighbors loose horse that also injured a donkey.

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Crime
City man arrested after officers say he hid knife used to threaten former roommate

City man arrested after officers say he hid knife used to threaten former roommate

February 16th, 2014 4:11 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City man was arrested over the weekend after a Johnson City Police Department officer said he tried to hide the knife he used to threaten someone under a pile of snow.

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Crime
Man arrested after officers say he assaulted, robbed woman

Man arrested after officers say he assaulted, robbed woman

February 16th, 2014 2:47 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City man was arrested this weekend after police officers said he assaulted a woman and stole her purse.

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Legacy of civil rights leaders source of fights

Legacy of civil rights leaders source of fights

February 16th, 2014 1:51 pm by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter recently walked up to the pulpit of the Atlanta church where her father preached and, in a painful public display, dissociated herself from her brothers. She accused them of plotting to sell their father's personal Bible

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