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Johnson City man charged with making fake Social Security, resident alien cards

Johnson City man charged with making fake Social Security, resident alien cards

December 2nd, 2014 8:29 am by NET News Service

State agents say Gerardo Dario Sosa-Munoz, 22, was arrested on fraud charges after state and local agencies spent more than a year investigating him.

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Kingsport BMA will consider $150 gift cards for school employees

Kingsport BMA will consider $150 gift cards for school employees

December 2nd, 2014 12:22 am by Matthew Lane

Fewer things have created more misunderstanding than the BMA's decision two weeks ago to deny a request from the school system, Mayor Dennis Phillips said on Monday.

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Ramsey says GOP-controlled General Assembly must decide what to do about Common Core

Ramsey says GOP-controlled General Assembly must decide what to do about Common Core

December 2nd, 2014 12:19 am by Hank Hayes

"I do believe Common Core has some major, major problems," Ramsey, R-Blountville, told a Greater Kingsport Republican Women's luncheon. "But I also believe that there are some things out there that's a fallacy about Common Core."

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Sullivan BOE OKs response to state concerns about funds' 'deficiencies'

Sullivan BOE OKs response to state concerns about funds' 'deficiencies'

December 1st, 2014 11:47 pm by Rick Wagner

In a nutshell, the Yennie-Wells letter points out that the school system has the required 3 percent of general purpose school budget money in the fund balance and also meets state law in three other instances the comptroller questioned.

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Suspect in four West Virginia killings found dead

Suspect in four West Virginia killings found dead

December 1st, 2014 9:26 pm by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia man suspected in four killings in separate shootings was discovered dead in his truck of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an hourslong manhunt, police said Monday.

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Obama: Don't want 'militarized' police culture

Obama: Don't want 'militarized' police culture

December 1st, 2014 7:07 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday he wants to ensure the U.S. isn't building a "militarized culture" within police departments.

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Kingsport crash overturns vehicle

Kingsport crash overturns vehicle

December 1st, 2014 5:31 pm by Rain Smith

Distracted driving may have contributed to a Monday afternoon crash in Kingsport, where a vehicle containing an infant was T-boned and flipped on its side.

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Stone Drive drags - Two charged with racing in Kingsport

Stone Drive drags - Two charged with racing in Kingsport

December 1st, 2014 4:04 pm by Rain Smith

A Gray man and a juvenile have been charged with street racing following a Saturday incident in Kingsport, when police allegedly spotted each of their BMWs recklessly traveling Stone Drive "at a very high rate of speed."

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Gamer management: Spat over buy-back spirals to felony

Gamer management: Spat over buy-back spirals to felony

December 1st, 2014 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

After being told the store wouldn't purchase an Xbox and Wii — due to their "poor conditions and missing parts" — a man and woman cursed the manager and were ordered to leave. In the parking lot, felony charges were incurred.

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D-B senior in running to be Presidential Scholar

D-B senior in running to be Presidential Scholar

December 1st, 2014 2:11 pm by Rick Wagner

Alex Strasser among 10 in Tennessee and 550 nationwide in the competition.

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