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PHOTO GALLERY: Hawkins judge awards diploma to first grad from his Recovery Court program

PHOTO GALLERY: Hawkins judge awards diploma to first grad from his Recovery Court program

May 12th, 2014 11:51 am by Jeff Bobo

Judge Ross stated those in drug court had caused him to cry more in the last 18 months than during his lifetime. Both he and Ward shed tears as he handed her a diploma.

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Motorcycle ride to benefit autism society set for May 17

Motorcycle ride to benefit autism society set for May 17

May 12th, 2014 11:00 am by Amanda Marsh

In order to continue to meet the demands for assistance in the Tri-Cities, the Autism Society of America is hosting its first local fundraiser - a motorcycle ride.

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Weber City Elementary students turn teachers into 'Human Pizzas'

May 12th, 2014 10:42 am by Staff Report

Weber City Elementary School students turn teachers Kari White and Cindy Fields into "human pizzas" as part of a program to raise funds for improvements to the school's cafeteria.

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Scott Co. school officials unveil new drug testing policy

Scott Co. school officials unveil new drug testing policy

May 12th, 2014 10:22 am by Wes Bunch

Scott County Public Schools officials have unveiled a new random drug testing policy that, if passed, would involve all students participating in high school athletics beginning in the fall.

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No hesitation for networks airing Sam reaction

No hesitation for networks airing Sam reaction

May 12th, 2014 8:36 am by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

When a sobbing Michael Sam celebrated his selection by the St. Louis Rams by hugging and kissing his partner, another man, it made real and physical that an openly gay athlete had taken an unprecedented step toward an NFL career.

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Day full of fun on tap at Racks by the Tracks

Day full of fun on tap at Racks by the Tracks

May 12th, 2014 8:33 am by Entertainment Staff

The seventh annual Racks by the Tracks will be held from noon to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 17 in downtown Kingsport. In addition to some great-tasting beer and ribs, festival attendees will be treated to a performance by Grammy Award winner Joe Diffie.

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Tenn. woman charged in child's pain patch death

Tenn. woman charged in child's pain patch death

May 12th, 2014 8:24 am by Associated Press

Police have charged a Chattanooga woman with criminally negligent homicide in the death of her 1-year-old great-nephew.

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Texas officer fired after shooting, killing 93-year-old woman

Texas officer fired after shooting, killing 93-year-old woman

May 12th, 2014 12:00 am by MATT PEARCE, Los Angeles Times

The small-town Texas cop who shot and killed a 93-year-old woman after responding to a 911 call at her house has been fired.

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Clippers owner Sterling apologizes, says he's 'not a racist'

Clippers owner Sterling apologizes, says he's 'not a racist'

May 11th, 2014 9:29 pm by Associated Press

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling apologized Sunday for racist comments captured on tape, saying they were a "terrible mistake."

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Wise County School Board  mulls change to driver's education

Wise County School Board mulls change to driver's education

May 11th, 2014 9:18 pm by Staff Report

The Wise County School Board on Tuesday will consider a change in how the school division manages driver's education for students, and it will review its closed session policy as it relates to third party inclusion in the sessions.

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