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Enrollment at city school system up, county school system down

Enrollment at city school system up, county school system down

July 27th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

After Tuesday night's Board of Education work session, Hampton said D-B had 2014 enrolled with other 50 pending, although he added some will transfer out because they've moved away or enrolled at another school.

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It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Brickyard for record fifth time

It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Brickyard for record fifth time

July 27th, 2014 5:04 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago. Gordon nailed the final restart of the race, powering past teammate Kasey Kahne to claim the win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Local dentist wins gold in Senior Olympics

Local dentist wins gold in Senior Olympics

July 27th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Crowe is 58. In the 55-59 age category at the June 21-22 Senior Olympics in Franklin, he won gold in the 400 meter run and silvers in the 100 meter and 200 meter competitions.

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Hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

Hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

July 27th, 2014 2:35 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex before the doctor returned fire has been charged with murder.

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Italy's Nibali wins Tour de France

Italy's Nibali wins Tour de France

July 27th, 2014 2:28 pm by JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press

Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.

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American doctor in Africa being treated for Ebola

American doctor in Africa being treated for Ebola

July 27th, 2014 2:08 pm by Associated Press

Dr. Kent Brantly is the medical director for the North Carolina-based group Samaritan's Purse. He had been working with the group in Liberia since October 2013.

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Local business owner raises concerns about Aquatic Center

Local business owner raises concerns about Aquatic Center

July 27th, 2014 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Is the Kingsport Aquatic Center going to become a financial burden for the Model City? Does the agreement between the City of Kingsport and the Greater Kingsport Family YMCA need to be revisited?

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Edwards leaving Roush at end of season

Edwards leaving Roush at end of season

July 27th, 2014 1:50 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Carl Edwards' 11-year run with Roush Fenway Racing will end after this NASCAR season, the team confirmed Sunday.

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Six children, adult injured in crash on I-24

Six children, adult injured in crash on I-24

July 27th, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say six children were injured in a crash on Interstate 24 in Coffee County on Saturday.

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'Hear me Roar' event set to raise money, awareness about cochlear implants

'Hear me Roar' event set to raise money, awareness about cochlear implants

July 27th, 2014 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"It all started about a year and a half ago," said Shannon Ball, one of the founders of the organization. "That's when we found out our daughter lost her hearing."

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