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TVA: Safety outweighs recreation, business for Boone Dam

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TVA: Safety outweighs recreation, business for Boone Dam

April 18th, 2015 10:17 pm by Nathan Baker

Businesses and property owners on Boone Lake will be inconvenienced this summer by the Tennessee Valley Authority's decision to keep reservoir levels low as repairs are being made to the dam, but an official working for the agency said the precaution was

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On reserve: The focus is on training

On reserve: The focus is on training

April 18th, 2015 10:15 pm by Becky Campbell

The fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect by a Tulsa County Sheriff's Office reserve deputy was a tragedy local law enforcement agencies want to avoid at all costs.

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'Jacob's Ride' takes one more step in war on E. coli

'Jacob's Ride' takes one more step in war on E. coli - VIDEO

April 18th, 2015 10:11 pm by Jessica Fuller

Area cyclists gathered for a ride Saturday morning, one that won't soon be forgotten.

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Johnson City chiropractor gains experience as the world's best pump iron

Johnson City chiropractor gains experience as the world's best pump iron

April 18th, 2015 10:04 pm by Tony Casey

Fractured bones, pulled hamstrings, muscles ruptures and the like are all a part of what it takes to work triage at Arnold Schwarzenegger's Arnold Sports Festival, or "Arnold Classic."

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Replicas of first Elvis recording re-released on vinyl by Jack White

Replicas of first Elvis recording re-released on vinyl by Jack White

April 19th, 2015 10:28 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The 10-inch, 78-rpm facsimile of the 1953 recording was digitally transferred from the original acetate onto new vinyl discs with no cleanup - pops, crackles and all.

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Leaked email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

Leaked email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

April 19th, 2015 10:16 am by Associated Press

PBS and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, host of the show that traces the ancestry of well-known guests, said in separate statements that they didn't censor the slave-owner details.

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Logano leads every lap to win Xfinity race

Logano leads every lap to win Xfinity race

April 18th, 2015 11:05 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Joey Logano put on the most dominant performance since the days of Cale Yarborough on Saturday afternoon at BMS, leading every lap of the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 for his 23rd career Xfinity Series win.

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Pole winners haven't fared well recently at Bristol

Pole winners haven't fared well recently at Bristol

April 18th, 2015 11:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While winning drivers do typically come from the top spots, pole winners haven't fared as well in recent years. Carl Edwards was the last pole winner to win at Bristol with his victory in the 2008 IRWIN Tools Night Race.

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Bristol has provided some of Gordon's greatest highlights

Bristol has provided some of Gordon's greatest highlights

April 18th, 2015 11:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jeff Gordon will take part in his last spring race at BMS on Sunday, a place which has provided some of the most memorable moments in the career of the driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet.

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Bristol still a challenge for Johnson

Bristol still a challenge for Johnson

April 18th, 2015 11:01 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jimmie Johnson has a win from the 2010 Food City 500 on what is certainly a Hall of Fame racing resume. But, the six-time NASCAR champion is the first to admit he's far from mastering the high banks at BMS.

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Edwards optimistic about FC 500 title defense

Edwards optimistic about FC 500 title defense

April 18th, 2015 11:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Carl Edwards knows what it takes to win at BMS and the driver of the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota is plenty optimistic heading into today's Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes.

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