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US sets new record for denying, censoring government files

US sets new record for denying, censoring government files

March 18th, 2015 8:45 am by TED BRIDIS, Associated Press

For the second consecutive year, the Obama administration more often than ever censored government files or outright denied access to them under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of federal data by The Associated Press.

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Residents want BMA to keep Lynn View Community Center open five days a week

Residents want BMA to keep Lynn View Community Center open five days a week

March 18th, 2015 7:44 am by Nick Shepherd

According to some senior citizens in the Lynn Garden area, there is a hidden jewel in the heart of that community. Problem is, only a select few know about it, and budget restraints cut the number of days it is open.

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State urges medical oxygen users to be cautious, don't smoke

State urges medical oxygen users to be cautious, don't smoke

March 18th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

During an 18 month period in 2008-09 there were five major residential fires in Hawkins and Sullivan County, including two fatalities that were attributed directly a person using medical oxygen and smoking cigarettes.

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Kingsport BOE says students won't have to make up snow days

Kingsport BOE says students won't have to make up snow days

March 17th, 2015 10:59 pm by Rick Wagner

However, about 550 high school student athletes, dancers and cheerleaders may have to undergo drug testing starting next school year, either all at first and then random or just random.

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Youth served at Tri-Cities Track Championships

Youth served at Tri-Cities Track Championships

March 17th, 2015 10:49 pm by Pat Kenney

Sophomore Bryce Barrett of Dobyns-Bennett won the 100 with an 11.22 and went on to take the 400 with a 52.47 at the Dan Crowe/Tom Coughenour Track at D-B on Tuesday.

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Nationally ranked Hilltoppers hold off Tribe 3-2

Nationally ranked Hilltoppers hold off Tribe 3-2

March 17th, 2015 10:06 pm by George Thwaites

Science Hill got two goals from Lucas Altman and fended off a late surge from Dobyns-Bennett to hold on for a Big 7 Conference victory at Indian Highland Park on Tuesday evening.

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Eastman partners with research group on Arabian Sea buoy

Eastman partners with research group on Arabian Sea buoy

March 17th, 2015 9:30 pm by Hank Hayes

It's scientists versus pirates in the Northern Arabian Sea. To help the scientists win, Eastman Chemical Co. is partnering with a research organization to develop an ocean buoy to gather climate science data.

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Photo Gallery: Tri-Cities Track Championships at Dobyns-Bennett

March 17th, 2015 9:21 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from the track at Dobyns-Bennett. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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BMS official named commissioner of Tennessee tourism development

BMS official named commissioner of Tennessee tourism development

March 17th, 2015 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam named Kevin Triplett as commissioner of the Department of Tourist Development. Triplett, 49, is vice president of public affairs for Bristol Motor Speedway.

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KPD ups enforcement at Eastman construction site

KPD ups enforcement at Eastman construction site

March 17th, 2015 6:45 pm by Rain Smith

Following the alleged "numerous complaints" of unsafe driving in a busy Kingsport construction zone, police will be increasing traffic enforcement on a prominent city thoroughfare.

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