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Kingsport BOE to hold meeting to award contracts on Sevier roof, D-B HVAC projects

Kingsport BOE to hold meeting to award contracts on Sevier roof, D-B HVAC projects

July 16th, 2015 2:06 pm by Staff Report

The purpose of the called meeting is to consider the awarding of a contract for the John Sevier Middle School roof replacement and to consider the awarding of a contract for the Dobyns-Bennett Career and Technical Education building HVAC replacement. Imme

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Official: Four Marines killed in military attacks in Tenn.

Official: Four Marines killed in military attacks in Tenn.

July 16th, 2015 12:54 pm by Associated Press

U.S. Attorney Bill Killian said officials were investigating the possibility it was "domestic terrorism." FBI agent Ed Reinhold said authorities were still trying to establish a motive.

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Community Education

TCAT Elizabethton sets Community Service Day July 22

July 16th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

By Aug. 1, Tennessee Promise students must complete eight hours of community service per term to qualify for free tuition to attend any of the state's 13 community colleges, 27 colleges of applied technology or other eligible institution offering an assoc

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Convicted in baby's death, Johnson City man says lawyers were incompetent

Convicted in baby's death, Johnson City man says lawyers were incompetent

July 16th, 2015 11:48 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City man whose first two attempts at appealing his life sentence for his daughter's abuse and neglect death six years ago failed now says his attorneys were incompetent.

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Community Sunday Stories
Sincerely, Susan: July brings lots of changes and a flurry of activities

Sincerely, Susan: July brings lots of changes and a flurry of activities

July 16th, 2015 10:30 am by Susan Kendrick Lauhoff

Yes, life happens and changes are inevitable as I find myself moving from The Lodge after believing that perhaps I would live here until I was put into a nursing home.

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Opinion
System has gone overboard with child porn sentences

System has gone overboard with child porn sentences

July 16th, 2015 10:15 am by Editorial Board

The notion that consumers of child pornography should be treated as harshly as the deviants who produce it, who rape children, seems a gross injustice. Nor does downloading child pornography merit a more severe punishment than murder.

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Searching for flood victims among snakes, mosquitoes, mud

Searching for flood victims among snakes, mosquitoes, mud

July 16th, 2015 9:15 am by BRUCE SCHREINER and DAVID STEPHENSON, Associated Press

FLAT GAP, Ky. (AP) - For two days, rescue crews have trudged door-to-door across this rugged Appalachian terrain, painting orange x's on each structure they search. Hope is fading for the families who are watching them work.

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This Weekend In Downtown Kingsport

This Weekend In Downtown Kingsport

July 16th, 2015 9:00 am by By Community Contributor

Music and guided carousel tours are on tap.

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Atomic bomb test 70th anniversary source of pride, anger

Atomic bomb test 70th anniversary source of pride, anger

July 16th, 2015 8:45 am by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press

The anniversary comes amid renewed interest in the Manhattan Project - the secretive World War II program that provided enriched uranium for the atomic bomb - while residents near testing sites are pressing for compensation from the U.S. government.

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Man killed in Scott County car crash

Man killed in Scott County car crash

July 16th, 2015 8:11 am by Marci Gore

A 2012 Ford Focus was traveling south on Route 622 when it ran off the right side of the road, went over an embankment and overturned into a creek. The driver died at the scene.

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