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Study dissects flooding fixes in Tree Streets District

Study dissects flooding fixes in Tree Streets District

June 16th, 2013 8:16 pm by Gary B. Gray

A Knoxville company handling the majority of the city’s storm water design and engineering has completed a drainage study of the Tree Streets District to determine how to control water flow and minimize flooding along the State of Franklin corridor from B

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Capital outlay proposed to address water losses in Jonesborough

Capital outlay proposed to address water losses in Jonesborough

June 16th, 2013 8:14 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In a special called meeting Monday for second and final reading and approval of the town of Jonesborough’s 2013-14 budget, the board of Mayor and Aldermen will consider a $450,000 capital outlay to address water loss, a problem repeatedly cited as a signi

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Update: Wreck causes damage to fire hydrant, red light near Oakland and Watauga intersection

Update: Wreck causes damage to fire hydrant, red light near Oakland and Watauga intersection

June 16th, 2013 5:05 pm by Staff Report

Part of East Oakland and East Watauga avenues were closed after a two-vehicle crash in the area.

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Residents anxious to return to Colo. fire zone

Residents anxious to return to Colo. fire zone

June 16th, 2013 4:06 pm by THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press

Residents are anxious to return to the scene of Colorado's most destructive wildfire but authorities say it's still not safe.

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Fracking fuels water fights in nation's dry spots

Fracking fuels water fights in nation's dry spots

June 16th, 2013 3:56 pm by GARANCE BURKE, Associated Press

The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation's driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlock oil and gas reserves from beneath the Earth's surface.

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Tenn. GOP supermajority struggles to find footing

Tenn. GOP supermajority struggles to find footing

June 16th, 2013 3:37 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam began the year by dismissing what he called misguided predictions that the new Republican supermajority in state government would devolve into infighting.

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Dog sniffs out low sugar trouble

Dog sniffs out low sugar trouble

June 16th, 2013 3:35 pm by BOB FOWLER, Knoxville News Sentinel

Titus can sniff out the subtle change in odor when there's a sharp decline in blood sugar.

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Conservation for big guns that opened Civil War

Conservation for big guns that opened Civil War

June 16th, 2013 3:32 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

Preservationists are using computer sensors and other high-tech methods to protect massive iron Civil War guns at a fort in South Carolina that fired on Fort Sumter to open the war in April 1861.

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Man wanted in Nashville shooting surrenders

Man wanted in Nashville shooting surrenders

June 16th, 2013 3:28 pm by Associated Press

A man accused of shooting his girlfriend and her three teenage daughters in a neighborhood near Nashville has surrendered to officials in Memphis, authorities said Sunday.

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Unicoi Co. Animal Shelter director says Erwin's funding cut is a step backward

Unicoi Co. Animal Shelter director says Erwin's funding cut is a step backward

June 16th, 2013 8:54 am by Brad Hicks

In the lobby of the Unicoi County Animal Shelter, a quartet of kittens up for adoption were nestled together in a cage, sleeping undisturbed through the occasional phone call and visitor. The peaceful scene contradicted the mood just across the shelter’s

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