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Pentagon: Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax samples

Pentagon: Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax samples

May 28th, 2015 7:16 am by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

The CDC said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, including Tennessee.

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Sullivan health department launches anti-smoking campaign

Sullivan health department launches anti-smoking campaign

May 27th, 2015 10:35 pm by Rick Wagner

The #UNSMOKEABLE campaign kicked off May 15 with the distribution of about 4,600 backpacks with information and incentives to all city and county middle school students across the county, as well as contests.

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Floyd boys, Marion girls win Region 2A West track titles

Floyd boys, Marion girls win Region 2A West track titles

May 27th, 2015 9:57 pm by Pat Kenney

Gate City girls shot putter Jordan Houseright, Union sprinter Jay Gavin among local individual champions in the meet, which brought competitors to Bristol, Va. from as far away as Appomattox.

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Bluff City BMA makes Wells city manager, OKs hiring Erwin mayor at $40 per hour

Bluff City BMA makes Wells city manager, OKs hiring Erwin mayor at $40 per hour

May 27th, 2015 9:45 pm by J. H. Osborne

Alderman John Harrison said the move will cut Judy Dulaney's salary by $10,000 and save the town money.

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A Life Well Lived: J.C. 'Lefty' Akard embodied love

A Life Well Lived: J.C. 'Lefty' Akard embodied love

May 27th, 2015 8:00 pm by Tanja Moody

James Craft "Lefty" Akard Jr. was a lot of things to a lot of people: athlete, coach, teacher, principal, public servant. But to his family, he simply embodied "love."

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Photo Gallery: Region 2A West Track & Field Meet

May 27th, 2015 7:24 pm by Pat Kenney

Photos from the 2015 Region 2A West Track & Field championships held at Virginia High on Wedesday, May. 27

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The Fire Escape set to kick off Summer Arts Program

The Fire Escape set to kick off Summer Arts Program

May 27th, 2015 6:30 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The Fire Escape has blossomed into a full-scale performing arts training program over the last several years and this summer looks to be an eventful one.

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Twelve-year-old charged in Kingsport stabbing

Twelve-year-old charged in Kingsport stabbing

May 27th, 2015 6:06 pm by Rain Smith

According to a press release from the Kingsport Police Department, the incident occurred at approximately 10:30 Tuesday night. Officers were originally called to 106 West Charlemont Ave., Apt. 6 about a fight between two adult males.

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Five local students receive National Merit college scholarships

May 27th, 2015 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The students are from Science Hill, Dobyns-Bennett, University School and Providence Academy.

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Share-A-Like Recipes: Week of May 27

Share-A-Like Recipes: Week of May 27

May 27th, 2015 3:30 pm by Staff Report

Enjoy this refreshing lemonade fruit salad recipe with a summer meal. Have a favorite recipe you'd like to share? Email it, along with contact information, to the Kingsport Times-News at food@timesnews.net.

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