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Adult Education programs partner to recognize outstanding efforts

Adult Education programs partner to recognize outstanding efforts

September 25th, 2014 8:30 pm by Marci Gore

The Musick Lifelong Learning Award recognizes the efforts of two local adult learners to continue their education. The accomplishments of the two designees will be noted at an Oct. 16 reception.

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Survey: Teacher support for Common Core standards decreasing

Survey: Teacher support for Common Core standards decreasing

September 25th, 2014 8:02 pm by Associated Press

A recent survey shows support for Tennessee's Common Core standards is decreasing among teachers, even though advocates, including business leaders, say they're needed to prepare students for college.

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Twins pitcher turns down chance for $500,000 bonus

Twins pitcher turns down chance for $500,000 bonus

September 25th, 2014 7:36 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Baseball Writer

DETROIT — Minnesota Twins right-hander Phil Hughes turned down a chance to pitch again this weekend, even though one more out would have earned him a $500,000 bonus.

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Police chief: 'No idea' where missing Virginia student is

Police chief: 'No idea' where missing Virginia student is

September 25th, 2014 7:26 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Investigators still have "no idea whatsoever" where a missing University of Virginia student might be despite the arrest of a fugitive who was seen walking off with her.

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Holder resigning as attorney general

Holder resigning as attorney general

September 25th, 2014 7:16 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Eric Holder, America's first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation's laws, announced his resignation Thursday.

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Hawkins jail beating results in facial fractures, assault charges

Hawkins jail beating results in facial fractures, assault charges

September 25th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Hawkins County Jail inmates have been charged with aggravated assault, and another is hospitalized with facial fractures stemming from a beating Monday that may have been motivated by the victim cutting in line.

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Handmade heritage quilts displayed at Netherland Inn

Handmade heritage quilts displayed at Netherland Inn

September 25th, 2014 5:30 pm by Staff Report

Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. This year's event also featuring clothing pieces from the Netherland Inn collection, such as day and evening dresses, purses and undergarments.

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UPDATE: Man shot while exiting pickup along Kingsport street

UPDATE: Man shot while exiting pickup along Kingsport street

September 25th, 2014 3:54 pm by Rain Smith

Police said multiple gunshots were fired from one vehicle at another along a residential Kingsport street on Thursday, sending one man to the hospital and igniting a search for a suspect who fled the scene.

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Scrapbook Showcase: A Nature Walk

September 25th, 2014 2:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase features 'A Nature Walk.' All of the photos were taken on the Kingsport Greenbelt.

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Driver indicted in fatal Stone Drive crash

Driver indicted in fatal Stone Drive crash

September 25th, 2014 1:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested for an alleged DUI traffic crash that occurred in July on Stone Drive, killing a Church Hill resident after his car was struck head-on.

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