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John Adams  fifth-grader named  finalist in national video contest

John Adams fifth-grader named finalist in national video contest

January 20th, 2014 9:16 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — John Adams Elementary School fifth-grader Ashley Roberts could have a future in environmental causes, broadcasting or comedy.

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Hawkins County BOE adopts TSBA’s 2014 legislative agenda items

Hawkins County BOE adopts TSBA’s 2014 legislative agenda items

January 20th, 2014 8:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

With nearly 100 school bus routes throughout Hawkins County, the Board of Education spends hundreds of thousands of dollars every year to replaces buses that have surpassed the state maximum 15 years of usage.

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‘There is still work to be done:’ Kingsport honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

‘There is still work to be done:’ Kingsport honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - VIDEO

January 20th, 2014 7:57 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — An annual parade in downtown Kingsport commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day drew a diverse crowd of more than 150 people.

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Photo Gallery: New Vision Youth annual MLK Community Unity candlelight vigil.

January 20th, 2014 7:54 pm by Ned Jilton

New Vision Youth annual MLK Community Unity candlelight vigil held this year at Shiloh Baptist Church. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Sports Sports Live Photos
Tribe bowlers book tickets to state

Tribe bowlers book tickets to state

January 20th, 2014 7:01 pm by Greg Peters

The Dobyns-Bennett bowling teams booked their ticket to state Monday with impressive sectional wins at Warpath Lanes. The boys easily outpointed Heritage 23-4 and the girls routed Gatlinburg-Pittman 25-2. The TSSAA meet begins Thursday.

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Regional & National
Remaining snakes seized from Tennessee preacher euthanized

Remaining snakes seized from Tennessee preacher euthanized

January 20th, 2014 6:30 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — The remaining 14 snakes that were seized from a Tennessee preacher who used them in his religious practices have been euthanized after officials concluded their condition was too poor to save them.

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Some question University of Tennessee athletics board denying public access to meetings

Some question University of Tennessee athletics board denying public access to meetings

January 20th, 2014 6:23 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — A decision by the University of Tennessee to start denying public access to athletics board meetings is raising questions.

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As marijuana attitudes shift, this may be a year of legalization

As marijuana attitudes shift, this may be a year of legalization

January 20th, 2014 4:36 pm by By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The first legal pot storefronts in America opened to long lines in Colorado this month. Washington state is poised to issue licenses for producing, processing and selling the Schedule I drug — once officials sift through around 7,000 applications.

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Films a nod to Civil Rights struggle

Films a nod to Civil Rights struggle

January 20th, 2014 3:08 pm by Entertainment Staff

To mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington, Virginia Highlands Community College’s Arts Array program will offer “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle,”

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Business & Technology
Wedding insurance expands as nuptials get pricier

Wedding insurance expands as nuptials get pricier

January 20th, 2014 3:04 pm by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

With the cost of the average American wedding reaching about $26,000, insurers have been selling a growing number of policies to protect against losses from extreme weather, illness and, in one firm's case, even a sudden change of heart.

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