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Virginia Chamber  names Kilgore top legislator

Virginia Chamber names Kilgore top legislator

May 17th, 2014 9:15 am by Wes Bunch

The Legislator of the Year award is given to the lawmaker the Virginia Chamber feels demonstrates outstanding leadership on pro-business issues and advocates for a free enterprise system.

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Arson suspect in one of nearly a dozen Calif. fires arrested

Arson suspect in one of nearly a dozen Calif. fires arrested

May 17th, 2014 4:07 am by JULIE WATSON and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

A man was charged with setting one of nearly a dozen fires that have destroyed homes and raced through nearly 20,000 acres of northern and eastern San Diego County brush land.

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Conference looks at future of Kingsport, Sullivan schools

Conference looks at future of Kingsport, Sullivan schools

May 17th, 2014 12:09 am by Rick Wagner

Having a more flexible high school schedule and improving conditions of school buildings are visions some area high schoolers have of public secondary education's future.

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Tribe baseball clinches second straight trip to Murfreesboro

Tribe baseball clinches second straight trip to Murfreesboro

May 16th, 2014 11:34 pm by Pat Kenney

Caleb Cook scores on wild game-ending play and Dobyns-Bennett downed Powell 2-1 in Friday's TSSAA Class AAA sectional game at J. Fred Johnson Stadium.

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Johnson City, Kingsport leaders to skip public notice in arranging dinner

Johnson City, Kingsport leaders to skip public notice in arranging dinner

May 16th, 2014 11:26 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

Elected officials from the governing bodies of Johnson City and Kingsport are planning to meet for dinner, but the public isn't invited. When asked why not, a Kingsport city official said it was because they weren't required to do so.

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Nursing home settles with nurse who said he was fired because he was HIV positive

Nursing home settles with nurse who said he was fired because he was HIV positive

May 16th, 2014 11:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against Christian Care Center of Johnson City and Care Centers Management Consulting in May 2012. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Greeneville.

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Gathering in the Gap celebrates region's musical heritage

Gathering in the Gap celebrates region's musical heritage

May 16th, 2014 10:01 pm by Staff Report

Performances, workshops, competitions, crafts and much more will crowd the grounds of the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park in Big Stone Gap Saturday (May 17) with the 17th annual Gathering in the Gap Music Festival.

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Knoxville Catholic edges Rebels 2-1

Knoxville Catholic edges Rebels 2-1

May 16th, 2014 8:55 pm by George Thwaites

A two-run homer by Catholic shortstop Adam Reed in the first inning of Friday's TSSAA Class AA baseball sectional sent the Irish to Murfreesboro and ended South's best campaign since 2008.

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Second arrest made in Hawkins apartment office burglary; 'gangster' remains at large

Second arrest made in Hawkins apartment office burglary; 'gangster' remains at large

May 16th, 2014 8:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHPD Officer Ethan Calhoun stated in his report that Caleb Bradley Dishner, 19, 734 Ordinance Drive, Apt. E-3, Church Hill, was developed as a person of interest who might have information about the crimes committed.

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Bays Mountain set for arrival of four new wolf pups

Bays Mountain set for arrival of four new wolf pups

May 16th, 2014 5:54 pm by Matthew Lane

The pups, which are coming from a nature preserve in Minnesota, are a little over a month old and weigh between 12 and 18 pounds. The arrival will bring the park's wolf population up to seven.

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