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From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change

From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change

January 19th, 2015 6:39 pm by Associated Press

In ways large and small, plummeting oil prices are now reverberating through businesses, towns, schools and family budgets, causing confusion and changing plans.

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Pope: Catholics don't have to breed 'like rabbits'

Pope: Catholics don't have to breed 'like rabbits'

January 19th, 2015 6:06 pm by Associated Press

Francis said "responsible parenthood" requires that couples regulate the births of their children, as church teaching allows.

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First in their class: Nominations accepted for inaugural class of educators Hall of Fame

First in their class: Nominations accepted for inaugural class of educators Hall of Fame

January 19th, 2015 5:45 pm by Rick Wagner

Did you have as a student or know of an educator, principal or other Kingsport public school employee you think deserves to be recognized?

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Photo Gallery: Dobyns-Bennett bowling in TSSAA sectional tournament

January 19th, 2015 4:31 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights for the Dobyns-Bennett girls and boys bowling team in action during TSSAA sectional tournament in Kingsport. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Pair charged in Kingsport Walmart scam

Pair charged in Kingsport Walmart scam

January 19th, 2015 4:30 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police say two people have been arrested in a shoplifting and return scam at city Walmart locations, with one suspect picking up an additional charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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Photos: Kingsport's MLK Day parade seeks 'commitment to nonviolence 365'

Photos: Kingsport's MLK Day parade seeks 'commitment to nonviolence 365'

January 19th, 2015 3:20 pm by Matthew Lane

More than 150 people participated in the parade, along with a strong showing of teenagers and younger children, some on bicycles and a few in strollers.

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A Cinderella Story: Prom dress giveaway accepting donations

A Cinderella Story: Prom dress giveaway accepting donations

January 19th, 2015 1:34 pm by Amanda Marsh

During the annual one-day giveaway event at New Life Missionary Baptist Church in Church Hill, any girl from the region is invited to view and try on a stockpile of dresses and accessories. A dress goes home with each girl for free.

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Sullivan sales tax revenues running 5 percent higher than last year

Sullivan sales tax revenues running 5 percent higher than last year

January 19th, 2015 12:01 pm by J. H. Osborne

The best monthly showing from the period was an 8.51 percent growth, over the same month prior year, for revenue that came back to the county and cities in October. That would have been for sales taxes collected during August.

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Obama stole Tennessee college plan

Obama stole Tennessee college plan

January 19th, 2015 9:51 am by Letters to the Editor

I am sure he stole the idea and then presented it as his own. His idea comes with a tax increase for all the states, while Tennessee's plan is paid for by the state lottery.

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City must keep an eye on aquatic center subsidies

City must keep an eye on aquatic center subsidies

January 19th, 2015 9:48 am by Editorial Board

Hopefully, the overage during the first year can be attributed to the city's "learning the ropes" about running an aquatics facility and subsequent years can be more in the $300,000 range.

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