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Kingsport searching for crossing guards

Kingsport searching for crossing guards

August 7th, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff reports

The starting salary for a School Crossing Guard is $10.73 per hour. Crossing Guards work an hour each morning and an hour each afternoon each day school is in session.

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Flow of child immigrants slows along Texas border

Flow of child immigrants slows along Texas border

August 7th, 2014 9:00 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

Fewer unaccompanied immigrant children are crossing the Texas-Mexico border, allowing the federal government to close the temporary shelters that it hurriedly opened to handle the surge, authorities say.

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DCS asks TBI to review teen deaths

DCS asks TBI to review teen deaths

August 7th, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

The Associated Press reports DCS chief Jim Henry asked the TBI and the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth to review what happened in both incidents at the Mountain View Youth Development Center in East Tennessee.

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Salvation is free, and so is the food at Church Hill Community Celebration

Salvation is free, and so is the food at Church Hill Community Celebration

August 7th, 2014 7:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Churches have pooled their resources to give away a couple thousand hamburgers and hot dogs, as well as free corn on the cob, funnel cakes, cotton candy, popcorn, and other goodies.

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Eastman board declares dividend

Eastman board declares dividend

August 7th, 2014 7:14 pm by From staff reports

The board of directors of Eastman Chemical Co. has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 35 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable Oct. 1 to stockholders of record as of Sept. 15.

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Baby giraffe born at local zoo

Baby giraffe born at local zoo

August 7th, 2014 6:00 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Valerie the giraffe has given birth to a boy at Bright's Zoo in Limestone.

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Tough anti-abortion laws examined in federal court

Tough anti-abortion laws examined in federal court

August 7th, 2014 5:00 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Even with legislatures in summer recess, there's no lull in the battle over state anti-abortion laws as several federal courts decide whether to uphold or strike down some of the most sweeping measures.

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Happy Snaps photo booth at the Times-News Member Appreciation Night at the Kingsport Mets!

August 7th, 2014 4:37 pm by Staff Report

See Kingsport's Baseball fans having fun dressing up at the Times-News Happy Snaps Photo Booth.

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Tennessee's youth offers hope, tests patience

Tennessee's youth offers hope, tests patience

August 7th, 2014 4:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Butch Jones Jones says the Vols can't use their youth "as a crutch, an excuse." He made his point by canceling the players' scheduled interviews Monday after a sluggish practice.

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Police seek info on burglary, fraud suspect

Police seek info on burglary, fraud suspect

August 7th, 2014 3:33 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are seeking information on a suspect in a recent auto burglary and credit card fraud case.

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