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Coming Saturday: one engine, 10 cars, 15 tons of gifts and ...

November 20th, 2014 10:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Santa Train is scheduled to roll into Kingsport Saturday after spreading Christmas cheer along a 110-mile route that begins in eastern Kentucky, passes through Southwest Virginia and Tennessee before ending in the Model City.

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'Bueller ... Bueller': Playing in parade just one stop on Volunteer High band's whirlwind tour of Chicago

'Bueller ... Bueller': Playing in parade just one stop on Volunteer High band's whirlwind tour of Chicago - VIDEO

November 20th, 2014 9:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Reminiscent of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," the Volunteer High School Marching Band is packing a lot of excitement into a short period of time while in Chicago to perform in the Thanksgiving Day Parade..

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Triplets hope online video cooks up money for school cafeteria

Triplets hope online video cooks up money for school cafeteria

November 20th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The 9-year-old Adams Elementary students are one of 25 finalists in the Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest, as in Uncle Ben's Rice. They could win a $30,000 noise-reducing cafeteria makeover, along with $15,000 for their family.

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Prep Roundup: 'Toppers outrun Trailblazers, Good triple-doubles against Falcons

Prep Roundup: 'Toppers outrun Trailblazers, Good triple-doubles against Falcons

November 21st, 2014 1:32 am by staff reports

David Crockett's Patrick Good scored 29 points, distributed 12 assists and grabbed 11 rebounds in the Pioneers' 89-56 rout of visiting Volunteer. Details of other Thursday night boys and girls basketball action rounded up.

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Hawkins wants meeting with ETSU, Knox County about forensic services

Hawkins wants meeting with ETSU, Knox County about forensic services

November 21st, 2014 12:38 am by Jeff Bobo

It's been more than a decade since a former Quillen College of Medicine forensic pathologist was sued for allegedly keeping body parts from a murder victim, but Hawkins County commissioners are having a hard time forgetting.

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Reader has a good question for Kingsport school system

Reader has a good question for Kingsport school system

November 20th, 2014 11:00 pm by Editorial Board

A company estimates that they can save city taxpayers an estimated $336,000 in power costs the first year. Of that, the company collects $229,000, and over five years pockets around $1 million.

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Empty tank blamed for stolen truck

Empty tank blamed for stolen truck

November 20th, 2014 9:30 pm by Rain Smith

In Surgoinsville, police found a vehicle that was "possibly" stolen from Washington County, along with a man claiming it was his "work truck." He also admitted that his boss "has been requesting him to bring it back."

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Johnson City woman's slaying to be featured on 'Motives and Murders'

Johnson City woman's slaying to be featured on 'Motives and Murders'

November 20th, 2014 9:15 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Police investigators still know little about Amanda Wood, except that her chance meeting with 22-year-old Glenn Isaac Goins would prove deadly.

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Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

November 20th, 2014 8:52 pm by Associated Press

In a televised address to the nation, Obama defended the legality of his actions and challenged GOP lawmakers to focus their energy not on blocking his actions, but on approving long-stalled legislation to take its place.

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Pancake breakfast to benefit area's homeless

Pancake breakfast to benefit area's homeless

November 20th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The fundraiser features Santa's helper, and has become important for Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Kingsport. They provide shelter to two parent families, teenage boys and single fathers with teenage girls without splitting them up.

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Two killed in Washington County, Va., fire

Two killed in Washington County, Va., fire

November 20th, 2014 5:35 pm by Staff report

James L. Price, 46, of Abingdon, lived at the residence and died in the fire. An unidentified white female also died in the blaze. Her remains have been transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Roanoke for identification and autopsy.

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