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Scam warning: Unicoi Co. sheriff says you're probably not a Publisher's Clearing House winner

Scam warning: Unicoi Co. sheriff says you're probably not a Publisher's Clearing House winner

November 17th, 2014 12:19 pm by Brad Hicks

The caller asked the family to purchase a money card for $500 to cover the taxes on their prizes and call in the card number.

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Erwin market owner charged with tax evasion

Erwin market owner charged with tax evasion

November 17th, 2014 12:15 pm by Brad Hicks

A Unicoi County business owner is facing more than a dozen counts of attempted sales tax evasion for allegedly failing to report more than $55,000 in sales taxes over a two-year period.

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Unicoi Co. sheriff says elderly woman with cane scares off would-be robber

Unicoi Co. sheriff says elderly woman with cane scares off would-be robber

November 17th, 2014 11:58 am by Brad Hicks

"I think they thought the cane was a gun" - Sheriff Mike Hensley.

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Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee

Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee

November 17th, 2014 11:49 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The proposal would set up a Tennessee Standards Commission that would recommend to the State Board of Education new standards to be used in the state's K-12 public schools.

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6 sent to hospitals after head-on Knox school bus crash; no serious injuries reported

6 sent to hospitals after head-on Knox school bus crash; no serious injuries reported

November 17th, 2014 11:32 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A Halls High School student on Monday lost control of a car on a curve on a wet North Knox County road and slammed head-on into an oncoming school bus.

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Waiting for answers: Knox's undocumented immigrants hope for action

Waiting for answers: Knox's undocumented immigrants hope for action

November 17th, 2014 10:58 am by Mike Blackerby, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The red-siren issue has further divided Republicans and Democrats and drawn battle lines across the country.

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Kingsport's 99-year contract with AEP set to expire in 18 months

Kingsport's 99-year contract with AEP set to expire in 18 months

November 17th, 2014 10:50 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Kingsport officials are planning to negotiate a new agreement with AEP, one more advantageous to the city and its residents.

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Wintry forecast delays classes in Middle Tennessee

Wintry forecast delays classes in Middle Tennessee

November 17th, 2014 10:42 am by Associated Press

Some school districts have delayed or canceled classes due to a winter weather advisory issued for portions of Middle Tennessee.

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Remains found near where Tennessee man went missing

Remains found near where Tennessee man went missing

November 17th, 2014 10:11 am by Associated Press

Police are investigating whether human remains found on the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Center property in southern Tennessee belong to a man who went missing in 2011.

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Nebraska hospital says surgeon with Ebola has died

Nebraska hospital says surgeon with Ebola has died

November 17th, 2014 8:54 am by NELSON LAMPE, Associated Press

Dr. Martin Salia arrived Saturday to be treated at the Omaha hospital, where two other Ebola patients have been successfully treated.

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