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Halftime show stays young with Bruno Mars

Halftime show stays young with Bruno Mars

January 31st, 2014 9:29 am by By Kari Plog, The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) (MCT)

The Super Bowl has attracted iconic performers over the years — Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince, The Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen, to name a few.

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Business & Technology
Apple patent shows future iPads, iPhones could be more touch sensitive

Apple patent shows future iPads, iPhones could be more touch sensitive

January 31st, 2014 9:28 am by By Salvador Rodriguez, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Apple has applied for a patent that describes a method the Cupertino, Calif., company could use to improve the accuracy of the touchscreen on its iPad and iPhone devices.

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Education TriCityMom
Innovation Academy continues with plan to add ninth grade in fall, but many unknowns remain

Innovation Academy continues with plan to add ninth grade in fall, but many unknowns remain

January 31st, 2014 1:08 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee this fall likely will be a grades 6-9 school with its own school number at its current location, but the future of band and athletics is unknown.

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News Regional & National
Police: Nine family members killed in Ky. house fire

Police: Nine family members killed in Ky. house fire

January 30th, 2014 11:17 pm by Associated Press

GREENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The bodies of eight children and their mother were found huddled together in or near a master bedroom, victims of an early-morning fire Thursday from which only the father and an 11-year-old daughter escaped.

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Local News Business & Technology
Wellmont tells BMA it’s not in crisis mode

Wellmont tells BMA it’s not in crisis mode

January 30th, 2014 10:45 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Wellmont made an announcement earlier this month that the organization was undertaking a strategic planning initiative to better secure its future. The decision was made by the Wellmont Board of Directors after talks with a consultant.

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Sports Live Photos

PHOTO GALLERY: Tennessee High at Dobyns-Bennett

January 30th, 2014 9:50 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from the Tennessee High at Dobyns-Bennett basketball game in the Buck Van Huss Dome on Thursday.

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Crime Local News
Embezzlement trial of former Coeburn official rescheduled

Embezzlement trial of former Coeburn official rescheduled

January 30th, 2014 9:48 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Loretta Mays was charged on 135 counts of allegedly stealing funds from Lay’s Hardware Center for the Arts, a former hardware store turned into a recreation and community center as well as traditional mountain music tourism venue.

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Photos

10 Things to See: a week of top AP photos

January 30th, 2014 7:07 pm by Associated Press

This week’s collection includes an image of monkeys huddling together to stay warm on the side of a road in India and a competitor emerging from muddy water during an annual race in England.

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Community Photos

Happy Snaps Photo Booth - Cub Scouts Tiger Night at the Times-News

January 30th, 2014 6:00 pm by Staff Report

Local Cub Scouts complete Rank requirements for the communication chapter of the Tiger Cub Badge by visiting the Kingsport Times-News to see how the newspaper is put together.

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Business & Technology
Eastman announces 'outstanding results' as 2013 sales, earnings increase

Eastman announces 'outstanding results' as 2013 sales, earnings increase

January 30th, 2014 5:56 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Eastman Chemical Co. announced Thursday $9.4 billion in sales revenue for 2013 — a 15 percent increase over 2012 — plus $1.9 billion in operating earnings for full year 2013 compared to $800 million in 2012.

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