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Teachers honored: Sullivan educators take two of three state social studies awards

Teachers honored: Sullivan educators take two of three state social studies awards

March 23rd, 2015 12:01 pm by Rick Wagner

Indian Springs and Sullivan Central High teachers receive social studies award.

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Design phase begins for new 'castle' at Kingsport school

Design phase begins for new 'castle' at Kingsport school

March 23rd, 2015 10:49 am by Rick Wagner

The almost 25-year-old Johnson Elementary School "castle" playground is slated to be replaced with a new structure remaining true to the iconic original. The cost is estimated at $250,000 compared to $100,000 for renovating the existing one.

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General Assembly should investigate THP quota claims

General Assembly should investigate THP quota claims

March 23rd, 2015 9:55 am by Editorial Board

Someone's not telling the truth. Either there are quotas by whatever name, process or procedure required for them, or there are not. The General Assembly should act forthwith to ascertain the truth.

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CBD oil bill advances in Tenn. House

CBD oil bill advances in Tenn. House

March 23rd, 2015 9:51 am by Nick Shepherd

"The committee members were positive about the bill so I am hopeful it will pass just as easy with the other committees," said Ellen McCall, a Greeneville mother advocating for the passage of the bill to help her seizure-stricken daughter, Penelope.

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Keep reporting those potholes

Keep reporting those potholes

March 23rd, 2015 8:23 am by Matthew Lane

The snow may be gone and done for the year, but the potholes still remain. And though city officials have been hearing about potholes from residents and motorists for weeks, they still want to hear about them.

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On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate

On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate

March 23rd, 2015 8:18 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

The polemic around "Obamacare" hasn't cooled much, and the permanence of the president's achievement remains in question as the nation awaits the outcome of a Supreme Court case that could jeopardize insurance for nearly 8 million people.

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Woman killed in Tenn. train accident was former Mrs. America

Woman killed in Tenn. train accident was former Mrs. America

March 23rd, 2015 7:58 am by Associated Press

Susan Goodman was reportedly trying to cross the tracks in her SUV around 12:45 p.m. on Friday when it was struck by a CSX train.

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Springtime means clean-up time for Keep Kingsport Beautiful

Springtime means clean-up time for Keep Kingsport Beautiful

March 22nd, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

Now that spring is officially here, the volunteers and sponsors with the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce's Keep Kingsport Beautiful (KKB) program will be hard at work keeping the city looking its best, says KKB director, Robin Cleary.

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Starbucks baristas stop writing 'Race Together' on cups

Starbucks baristas stop writing 'Race Together' on cups

March 22nd, 2015 6:32 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - Starbucks baristas will no longer write "Race Together" on customers' cups starting Sunday, ending a visible component of the company's diversity and racial inequality campaign.

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Cruz to become first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

Cruz to become first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

March 22nd, 2015 6:00 pm by STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz will become the first major candidate for president when he launches his campaign Monday.

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