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Slap to woman's butt nets felony for Kingsport teen

Slap to woman's butt nets felony for Kingsport teen

March 10th, 2015 10:34 am by Rain Smith

A man has been arrested for allegedly stalking a female through a Kingsport hospital, then delivering an unsolicited, unwelcome slap to her rear before running away.

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Tennessee looks at school systems' administrative costs

Tennessee looks at school systems' administrative costs

March 10th, 2015 9:57 am by Rick Wagner

Northeast Tennessee public schools systems' administrative costs as a percentage of operating budgets vary from 7.2 percent in Washington County to 13.3 percent for Rogersville City School, according to a just-released report.

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Alley played a major role in advancing area's economy

Alley played a major role in advancing area's economy

March 10th, 2015 9:34 am by Editorial Board

While many remember him exclusively for running a Stone Drive car dealership, Wallace Alley had a leadership role in the late 1980s that moved Kingsport and the region forward on two economic fronts.

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TDOT 'a little overwhelmed' with pothole repairs

TDOT 'a little overwhelmed' with pothole repairs

March 10th, 2015 9:20 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The snow and ice may be gone, but the damage they left behind is still evident.

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Secret Service testing drones, how to disrupt their flying

Secret Service testing drones, how to disrupt their flying

March 10th, 2015 8:56 am by ALICIA A. CALDWELL and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

A U.S. official briefed on the plans said the Secret Service was testing drones for law enforcement or protection efforts and to look for ways, such as signal jamming, to thwart threats from civilian drones.

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Pack mentality: Bays Mountain ready to add to wolf population

Pack mentality: Bays Mountain ready to add to wolf population

March 10th, 2015 8:37 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - For the second year in a row, Bays Mountain Park hopes to expand its wolf population by adding a third generation of gray wolves to the habitat in an effort to better strengthen and maintain pack cohesion.

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Apologies demanded in Cherokee High School flashlight case

Apologies demanded in Cherokee High School flashlight case

March 9th, 2015 7:00 pm by Letters to the Editor

I am the mother of the student that had the flashlight at school. James did nothing wrong, yet school officials and police all treated him like a delinquent. He was terrified and on the verge of tears.

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Power company seeks 2.4 percent rate hike to offset costs from  storms

Power company seeks 2.4 percent rate hike to offset costs from storms

March 9th, 2015 6:57 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - Kingsport Power Co. has filed documents with the Tennessee Regulatory Authority (TRA) seeking a 2.4 percent rate hike to recover unanticipated expenses from past storms.

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GOP issues warning to Iran about possible nuclear deal

GOP issues warning to Iran about possible nuclear deal

March 9th, 2015 6:45 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire the day he leaves office.

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Broughton, Richter spar over facilities plans

Broughton, Richter spar over facilities plans

March 9th, 2015 6:13 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County school board member Todd Broughton has some issues with the work of school facilities study consultant Tracy Richter. He said the study was giving up on North and Colonial Heights Middle because both were inside the city limits.

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