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Lady Vols eke out 73-72 win over Kentucky

Lady Vols eke out 73-72 win over Kentucky

January 29th, 2015 10:23 pm by AP

Isabelle Harrison and Cierra Burdick combined to score 25 second-half points and sixth-ranked Tennessee held on to edge No. 10 Kentucky 73-72 victory Thursday night.

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Gordon's decision didn't come easy

Gordon's decision didn't come easy

January 29th, 2015 10:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jeff Gordon thought he was fully ready to tell his team about his impending retirement last Thursday, but when it was time to share the news with the No. 24 crew it quickly became an emotional day.

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Elliott to race Gordon's 24 in 2016

Elliott to race Gordon's 24 in 2016

January 29th, 2015 10:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday that Chase Elliott will be promoted to the Sprint Cup full-time in the No. 24 Chevrolet in 2016, filling the vacancy left by four-time champion Jeff Gordon.

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Hamlin takes look back at near miss

Hamlin takes look back at near miss

January 29th, 2015 10:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

When it comes down to it, Denny Hamlin said his team didn't have the speed to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship last season. It still didn't prevent his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota team from nearly accomplishing the feat.

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Logano enjoyed breakout season

Logano enjoyed breakout season

January 29th, 2015 10:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Instead of blasting his No. 22 Team Penske Ford crew over a troublesome pit stop in the final race of the season, Joey Logano looked back at what they accomplished last season with five wins including the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol.

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Family pushes to legalize cannabis oil in Tennessee

Family pushes to legalize cannabis oil in Tennessee

January 29th, 2015 10:01 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

The Mathes family just celebrated Josie's first birthday last week. But the Matheses have never met their daughter. At least, the daughter they know is there underneath the unrelenting seizures that plague her frequently.

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DA to seek death penalty for teen accused of Roan Mountain murder

DA to seek death penalty for teen accused of Roan Mountain murder

January 29th, 2015 9:56 pm by John Thompson

District Attorney General Tony Clark filed notice this week in Carter County Criminal Court that the state will seek the death penalty against one of the two teens charged with first-degree murder in the death of Danny Ray Vance.

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Unicoi County looks to combine recycling efforts with Carter, other counties

Unicoi County looks to combine recycling efforts with Carter, other counties

January 29th, 2015 9:51 pm by Brad Hicks

County officials gathered Thursday afternoon to talk a little trash - a discussion these officials hope will lead to an improved recycling process and cost savings for the county.

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Purported Project X competitor decries 'unfair advantage' offered by county

Purported Project X competitor decries 'unfair advantage' offered by county

January 29th, 2015 9:48 pm by Nathan Baker

An owner of a Johnson City-based manufacturer competing with the company believed to be the recipient of a $1 million incentive package approved by the Washington County Commission this week said he feels the use of public funds is improper.

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Intergovernmental Affairs Committee opens with pain pill policy proposition

Intergovernmental Affairs Committee opens with pain pill policy proposition

January 29th, 2015 9:42 pm by Gary B. Gray

The first recommendation to spring from the Washington County Intergovernmental Affairs Committee's inaugural meeting Thursday was not among the most obvious issues of late, such as annexation, tax distribution and school funding.

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