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Pioneers withstand Vikings to remain in first in Big Seven

Pioneers withstand Vikings to remain in first in Big Seven

January 20th, 2015 10:38 pm by Ivan Sanders

David Crockett managed to take the best that Tennessee High had to offer and withstand a late Viking rally to take a 63-58 victory and remain in first place in the Big Seven Conference.

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Cyclones fend off Patriots to remain atop Three Rivers

Cyclones fend off Patriots to remain atop Three Rivers

January 20th, 2015 10:37 pm by Douglas Fritz

Tyler Nichols, Bo Pless and Conley Bowers helped the Cyclones hold on for a 58-54 win over Sullivan East on Tuesday night at the Patriots' gym to remain in first place in the Three Rivers Conference.

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Lady Cyclones remain undefeated with rout of East

Lady Cyclones remain undefeated with rout of East

January 20th, 2015 10:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

Sullivan East's girls had a chance to tie Elizabethton for first place in the Three Rivers Conference, but midway through the fourth quarter the mercy clock was running.

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Estes lifts University High past Cloudland

January 20th, 2015 10:34 pm by Gene Renfro

Dustin Estes scored 19 points and had an 8-0 scoring spurt to help University High to a 48-42 win over Cloudland Tuesday at Brooks Gym.

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State funding cuts proposed for services for intellectually disabled

State funding cuts proposed for services for intellectually disabled

January 20th, 2015 9:49 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Governor Bill Haslam's request for an across the board 7 percent reduction in state agency spending and the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' proposal to meet that request with nearly $14 million cuts to its Medicaid Wavier and Fa

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Obama in State of the Union: The shadow of crisis has passed

Obama in State of the Union: The shadow of crisis has passed

January 20th, 2015 9:45 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night that the "shadow of crisis" has passed America and urged Congress to build on economic gains by raising taxes on the nation's wealthiest to pay for reductions for the middle class - an agenda more likely to an

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Delivery man still suffering from injuries received in attack

Delivery man still suffering from injuries received in attack

January 20th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jessica Fuller

Brad Booker began his night shift on Jan. 13 delivering food for Mid-City Grill like any other. He received an order for delivery, packed the food into his car, and headed to make a delivery at 2217 Wyndale Road.Little did he know that delivery would cost

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'X' factor: 150 jobs would be lost if company chooses to head to competing state

'X' factor: 150 jobs would be lost if company chooses to head to competing state

January 20th, 2015 9:29 pm by Nathan Baker

An estimated $8 million payroll would suddenly disappear from the local economy.

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State Rep. Matthew Hill replaced on Tennessee's House Local Government Committee

State Rep. Matthew Hill replaced on Tennessee's House Local Government Committee

January 20th, 2015 9:25 pm by Gary B. Gray

Tennessee's House Local Government Committee, chaired last year by 7th District state Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, will now be chaired by Rep. Timothy Wirgau of Buchanan.

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Analysis: Obama barrels into final act of presidency unbowed

Analysis: Obama barrels into final act of presidency unbowed

January 20th, 2015 8:08 pm by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

It's not just the State of the Union speech that President Barack Obama is turning on its head. It's the whole notion of a lame-duck president.

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