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Eastman's outstanding results, Hunger First founder killed, I26 welcome center work halted, and more stories you may have missed

Eastman's outstanding results, Hunger First founder killed, I26 welcome center work halted, and more stories you may have missed

February 2nd, 2014 8:34 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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5 things to know for Super Bowl Sunday

5 things to know for Super Bowl Sunday

February 2nd, 2014 7:00 am by DENNIS WASZAK Jr., AP Sports Writer

It's time. Finally. After a week of interviews, practices and plenty of hype, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are ready to kick off the Super Bowl in a matchup that makes even the most casual football fans drool.

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Parents, students share what draws them to Innovation Academy

Parents, students share what draws them to Innovation Academy

February 1st, 2014 10:34 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Each school day, a brother and sister from the Weaver community in eastern Sullivan County travel west to Kingsport. They start out in a carpool with children from two or three other families.

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Update: Body found near Boone Lake identified

Update: Body found near Boone Lake identified

February 1st, 2014 10:28 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

The Washington County Sheriff's Office has identified the body of a man found dead near Boone Lake on Saturday evening.

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Demolition work planned at old Pet Dairy site

Demolition work planned at old Pet Dairy site

February 1st, 2014 10:25 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport is planning to do some targeted demolition work on the old Pet Dairy property, removing portions near the main, three-story office building.

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Blue Devils beat Golden Raiders, give Vermillion 300th career win

Blue Devils beat Golden Raiders, give Vermillion 300th career win

February 1st, 2014 9:51 pm by Pat Kenney

Every win is sweet, but for Gate City boys basketball coach Scott Vermillion, the Blue Devils’ 69-58 victory over Sullivan North on Saturday was even sweeter. Vermillion registered his 300th career win.

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School systems in region eye dwindling balance of snow days

School systems in region eye dwindling balance of snow days

February 1st, 2014 8:01 pm by Rick Wagner

ROGERSVILLE — Students through the Tri-Cities and Southwest Virginia got snow days this past week, even in Kingsport and other city systems that usually don’t get out that much for weather.

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Manning wins fifth MVP award in landslide

Manning wins fifth MVP award in landslide

February 1st, 2014 8:00 pm by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

Peyton Manning’s record-setting season earned him his fifth Associated Press NFL MVP award Saturday night in a landslide — getting every vote but one. No other player has won more than three MVP awards.

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Sullivan County health officials investigate norovirus-like  illness in  area

Sullivan County health officials investigate norovirus-like illness in area

February 1st, 2014 7:44 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Area health officials confirmed this week that state environmentalists have been investigating multiple cases of norovirus-like symptoms that have been reported recently by people in Kingsport.

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Cindy Risk’s death leaves void at the heart of the Model City

Cindy Risk’s death leaves void at the heart of the Model City

February 1st, 2014 7:37 pm by Nick Shepherd

Every once in a while, someone entirely unique comes along and does great, selfless work. Family and friends say Cindy Risk was one of those people.

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