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Update: TVA: Boone Lake drawdown for safety, to examine seepage

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Update: TVA: Boone Lake drawdown for safety, to examine seepage - VIDEO

February 26th, 2015 1:23 pm by Max Hrenda

After announcing that a sinkhole beneath Boone Dam had been repaired, Tennessee Valley Authority officials said a deeper problem will result in lower lake levels for the foreseeable future.

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Boone Lake drawdown leaves local businesses high, dry

Boone Lake drawdown leaves local businesses high, dry

February 26th, 2015 9:44 pm by Nathan Baker

While TVA crews work this summer to plug the source of a leak in Boone Dam's earthen foundation, marina and restaurant owners around the waterway will try to hold back the tide of escaping revenues.

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Lawsuit alleges Washington County jailers beat, sprayed, shocked inmate during argument

Lawsuit alleges Washington County jailers beat, sprayed, shocked inmate during argument

February 26th, 2015 9:31 pm by Becky Campbell

The Washington County Detention Center has another federal lawsuit to defend after an inmate filed a claim that his constitutional rights were violated by jailers he said used pepper spray and electronic shock to contain him during an argument, beat him u

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Brown buyout balked, but directives for director search discussed by Unicoi school board

Brown buyout balked, but directives for director search discussed by Unicoi school board

February 26th, 2015 9:25 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County's Board of Education didn't move ahead Thursday with the buyout of Director of Schools Denise Brown's contract, but members did approve procedures they will use in their search for a new director.

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Update: List of closings, delays for Friday, Feb. 27

Update: List of closings, delays for Friday, Feb. 27

February 26th, 2015 6:24 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Schools system has announced that its schools will open two hours later on Friday as the district deals with inclement winter weather.

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Update: ETSU evening classes on regular schedule

Update: ETSU evening classes on regular schedule

February 26th, 2015 9:56 am by Staff Reports

With last night's snow fall, many area businesses, schools and programs are experiencing delays, cancellations and closings.

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A look into my special relationship with pizza

February 26th, 2015 9:17 am by Tony Casey

From age 11 on, I held the position of pizza and calzone cook at another one of my parents' restaurants that sat no more than 30 feet from the main gate of Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York.

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Moore's last-second shot dooms Bucs

Moore's last-second shot dooms Bucs

February 26th, 2015 10:09 pm by Joe Avento

Ashton Moore and Jalen Riley waged a memorable duel over the final minutes. Moore scored the last basket, and that was good enough for The Citadel to beat East Tennessee State.

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Hot-shooting Vandy rallies past Tennessee

Hot-shooting Vandy rallies past Tennessee

February 26th, 2015 10:08 pm by AP

Luke Kornet scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half as Vanderbilt made its last 13 field-goal attempts to beat Tennessee 73-65 on Thursday night and hand the Vols their fourth straight loss.

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Lady Buffs knock off Bryan; Buffs top Bluefield

Lady Buffs knock off Bryan; Buffs top Bluefield

February 26th, 2015 10:07 pm by Staff Report

The Lady Buffs never trailed but had to hold off a late rally for a 67-58 upset of Bryan College, while Milligan's men defeated Bluefield 63-52 in the Appalachian Athletic Conference basketball tournament.

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Freedom Hall set to host PBR event

Freedom Hall set to host PBR event

February 26th, 2015 10:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Professional Bull Riders come to Freedom Hall with their Touring Pro Division this weekend.

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