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Hilltoppers  win 10th straight NET swimming & diving championship

Hilltoppers win 10th straight NET swimming & diving championship

January 24th, 2015 10:44 pm by Pat Kenney

Science Hill's boys won every event and the Lady Hilltoppers took nine out of 12 in the NET Swimming and Diving championships at the Kingsport Aquatic Center.

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Local firefighter dies after five-month battle with cancer

Local firefighter dies after five-month battle with cancer

January 24th, 2015 8:07 pm by NET News Service

Five months after being diagnosed with a terminal illness and receiving immense support from the community, Jonesborough firefighter Luke Story died Saturday afternoon

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City invites bids for Sullivan Street project

City invites bids for Sullivan Street project

January 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The City of Kingsport plans to remove the traffic signal at the intersection of Sullivan, Clay and Charlemont as part of the upcoming widening and improvement project along Sullivan Street.

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Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

January 24th, 2015 6:58 pm by PETER LEONARD, Associated Press

KIEV, Ukraine — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said.

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Jones helps Texas A&M outlast Tennessee 67-61

Jones helps Texas A&M outlast Tennessee 67-61

January 24th, 2015 4:20 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Jalen Jones scored 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds, and Texas A&M outlasted Tennessee 67-61 on Saturday for its fourth straight victory.

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NE Tenn. realtors report continued gains in sales

NE Tenn. realtors report continued gains in sales

January 24th, 2015 2:30 pm by Hank Hayes

Tri-Cities home sales posted their fourth straight year-over-year gain in 2014 while the annual average price dipped 0.9 percent, according to the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors.

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Two inmates escape East Tennessee jail

Two inmates escape East Tennessee jail

January 24th, 2015 1:30 pm by Associated Press

Two inmates have escaped from a jail in East Tennessee, and both men are considered dangerous, Sevier County Sheriff Ronnie Seals said.

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Southern Baptist leaders call for integrated churches

Southern Baptist leaders call for integrated churches

January 24th, 2015 1:12 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Leaders in nation's largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be a hard sell to those sitting in Southern Baptist Convention congregations.

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Feat of Klay: Thompson breaks NBA record with 37-point quarter

Feat of Klay: Thompson breaks NBA record with 37-point quarter

January 24th, 2015 1:00 pm by ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Basketball Writer

The sellout crowd chanted Klay Thompson's name. Both benches stood, equally stunned at what was taking place. "They just kept wanting to see the show. That's what they kept telling me."

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One year after founder's death, Hunger First wants to move from survival to growth

One year after founder's death, Hunger First wants to move from survival to growth

January 24th, 2015 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Last year the no-questions asked, free store in downtown Kingsport provided food to approximately 8,000 individuals.

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