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TDOT closes I-26 again for construction

TDOT closes I-26 again for construction

April 16th, 2014 2:17 pm by Staff Report

According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation's website, Interstate 26 at the Gray exit will be shutdown by rolling roadblocks between 1 and 3 p.m. to allow workers to blast for the in progress upgrades to the on and off ramps.

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SW Virginia student taken into custody for alleged Facebook threats

SW Virginia student taken into custody for alleged Facebook threats

April 16th, 2014 12:57 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A Wise County high school student was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon and could face criminal charges for allegedly making unspecified threats on social media.

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Future uncertain: Virginia Intermont merger talks with Fla. school end without deal

Future uncertain: Virginia Intermont merger talks with Fla. school end without deal

April 16th, 2014 10:23 am by Nathan Baker

VI is facing sanctions and a loss of accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges based on VI's bleak financial outlook.

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Dogwood or Red Bud Winter?

April 16th, 2014 10:07 am by Tony Duncan

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Update: 3 rescued from burning Gatlinburg condo

Update: 3 rescued from burning Gatlinburg condo

April 16th, 2014 9:47 am by Associated Press

A Gatlinburg Fire Department spokesperson told WBIR-TV that crews were able to safely get the people off the second floor of the Summit of Gatlinburg.

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Update: U-Haul picks old Lowes/Fun Expedition site

Update: U-Haul picks old Lowes/Fun Expedition site

April 16th, 2014 8:43 am by Gary B. Gray

On April 1, a provision in Johnson City's agreement to purchase the downtown U-Haul property went into effect, reducing the city's financial commitment on two distinct offers by $10,000 each month until the company vacates the premises.

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6 women charged with filing 800 false tax returns

6 women charged with filing 800 false tax returns

April 16th, 2014 8:04 am by Associated Press

The U.S. attorney's office in Memphis said Tuesday that the women were indicted on a total of 41 counts of conspiracy to steal government funds, stealing government funds through the filing of false income tax returns and aggravated identity theft.

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Should students be forced to recite the Tennessee flag salute alongside the Pledge of Allegiance?

Should students be forced to recite the Tennessee flag salute alongside the Pledge of Allegiance?

April 16th, 2014 8:00 am by Associated Press

The Senate voted 32-0 on Tuesday to urge schools to have students recite the salute that reads: "Three white stars on a field of blue / God keep them strong and ever true / It is with pride and love that we / Salute the Flag of Tennessee."

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Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

April 16th, 2014 7:55 am by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A man was arrested for planting a hoax device.

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Dress codes: Where should schools draw the line?

Dress codes: Where should schools draw the line?

April 16th, 2014 7:45 am by Associated Press

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