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Video, iNortheast: Pilot program brings iPads to this fall's full-time freshmen

Video, iNortheast: Pilot program brings iPads to this fall's full-time freshmen

June 11th, 2015 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

All Tennessee Promise students, along with all other qualifying new, full-time freshmen, will get free use of an iPad mini 2 at Northeast State Community College this fall semester.

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Community Sunday Stories
New director no stranger at The Oasis

New director no stranger at The Oasis

June 11th, 2015 12:15 pm by Contributed Content

The board of directors for Oasis of Kingsport has chosen a new executive director to run the day-to-day operations of helping women with basic physical and spiritual needs.

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The Buttermilk Girls play Heartwood tonight

The Buttermilk Girls play Heartwood tonight

June 11th, 2015 10:50 am by Staff Report

A pair of talented musicians who exemplify the Crooked Road connection will take center stage tonight at Heartwood in Abingdon. The Buttermilk Girls, along with Tower Street Stringband, headline this month's youth music series concert.

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News Regional & National
Search for escaped killers enters Day 6, expands to Vermont

Search for escaped killers enters Day 6, expands to Vermont

June 11th, 2015 9:37 am by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press; MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Authorities searching for two escaped killers who have been on the loose for the better part of a week acknowledged being in the dark about their whereabouts or doings, even as the hunt for the men expanded past state borders into Vermont.

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Memphis couple charged with abandoning dog in home

Memphis couple charged with abandoning dog in home

June 11th, 2015 9:35 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors say the owner of the rental property told investigators the couple had vacated the home and left behind a pit bull with no food, water, light or ventilation.

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Wellmont, MSHA announce work groups to lay out merger plan

Wellmont, MSHA announce work groups to lay out merger plan

June 11th, 2015 9:35 am by Hank Hayes

"Our organizations have committed to an open process as we consider the creation of a truly new health improvement organization for our region," Wellmont CEO Bart Hove said in a prepared release.

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Opinion
Slam the brakes on county wheel tax

Slam the brakes on county wheel tax

June 11th, 2015 9:25 am by Editorial Board

Meantime, talk of a wheel tax - among other new revenue sources - to offset an expected property tax increase has reared its ugly head. The problem with new taxes is that they assume a life of their own.

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Hawkins schools' 2015 retirees represent 673 years of experience

Hawkins schools' 2015 retirees represent 673 years of experience

June 11th, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Board of Education honored its 2015 retirees last week who represent a combined total of 673 combined years of service in the school system.

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Sports
Blackhawks edge Tampa Bay 2-1, even Stanley Cup Final 2-2

Blackhawks edge Tampa Bay 2-1, even Stanley Cup Final 2-2

June 11th, 2015 12:37 am by GREG BEACHAM, AP Hockey Writer

Brandon Saad drove the net and had the puck poked away by Andrei Vasilevskiy. When he somehow found it again, Saad gave it a desperate backhand whack that just happened to send it right between Vasilevskiy's moving pads.

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Sullivan man arrested on resisting arrest and drug paraphernalia charges after getting stuck in a fence

Sullivan man arrested on resisting arrest and drug paraphernalia charges after getting stuck in a fence

June 11th, 2015 12:00 am by Holly Nelms, Special to the Times-News

The officer followed and noticed Bush attempting to climb the fence. While attempting to climb, Chadd Michael Bush got stuck on the fence, at which time the officer was able to take him into custody.

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