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Johnson City woman sentenced for involvement in prostitution scheme

Johnson City woman sentenced for involvement in prostitution scheme

March 18th, 2015 1:35 pm by Matthew Lane

A 36-year-old Johnson City woman received a 27-month prison sentence on Tuesday for her involvement in a prostitution scheme, where underage girls were driven across state lines to have sex with construction workers.

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VDOT still battling slides on roadways

VDOT still battling slides on roadways

March 18th, 2015 12:17 pm by Stephen Igo

Personnel continue to clear slides off roadways in Wise and Dickenson Counties that occurred - and are still occurring in some places - as a result of the crippling weather over the last two weeks of February and first week of this month.

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Snack company bringing nearly 300 jobs to Kingsport

Snack company bringing nearly 300 jobs to Kingsport

March 18th, 2015 10:41 am by Matthew Lane

A Vancouver-based specialty snack foods company plans to establish its U.S. headquarters in Kingsport later this year through a $22 million investment in a new manufacturing facility and the creation of 273 new jobs.

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Community Scrapbook: Feathered Friends

March 18th, 2015 10:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Community Scrapbook features some of the region's feathered creatures. The photos were submitted by Frankie Henderson.

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Kingsport's inclusion in Healthier Tennessee Communities is good news

Kingsport's inclusion in Healthier Tennessee Communities is good news

March 18th, 2015 9:36 am by Editorial Board

Statistics show the need. In Tennessee, one in four adults smokes and one in five high school students uses tobacco. In 1988 the state's obesity rate was 10 percent. Today, it is 34 percent.

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Coconut macaroons, orange fudge offer an early taste of summer

Coconut macaroons, orange fudge offer an early taste of summer

March 18th, 2015 9:30 am by Dresdan Kelly, community columnist

During this time of year I find myself attracted to scents that remind me of those hot months at the beach, and most of the time, coconut does the job. I remember baking yummy coconut macaroons with my Memaw during the spring months.

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US sets new record for denying, censoring government files

US sets new record for denying, censoring government files

March 18th, 2015 8:45 am by TED BRIDIS, Associated Press

For the second consecutive year, the Obama administration more often than ever censored government files or outright denied access to them under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of federal data by The Associated Press.

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Residents want BMA to keep Lynn View Community Center open five days a week

Residents want BMA to keep Lynn View Community Center open five days a week

March 18th, 2015 7:44 am by Nick Shepherd

According to some senior citizens in the Lynn Garden area, there is a hidden jewel in the heart of that community. Problem is, only a select few know about it, and budget restraints cut the number of days it is open.

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State urges medical oxygen users to be cautious, don't smoke

State urges medical oxygen users to be cautious, don't smoke

March 18th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

During an 18 month period in 2008-09 there were five major residential fires in Hawkins and Sullivan County, including two fatalities that were attributed directly a person using medical oxygen and smoking cigarettes.

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Kingsport BOE says students won't have to make up snow days

Kingsport BOE says students won't have to make up snow days

March 17th, 2015 10:59 pm by Rick Wagner

However, about 550 high school student athletes, dancers and cheerleaders may have to undergo drug testing starting next school year, either all at first and then random or just random.

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