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Legislation proposed in WV to regulate chemicals

Legislation proposed in WV to regulate chemicals

January 21st, 2014 8:45 am by JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The bill aims to address shortcomings that allowed 7,500 gallons of coal-cleaning chemicals to seep into the Elk River on Jan. 9.

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Three cancer patients get proton therapy in Tenn.

Three cancer patients get proton therapy in Tenn.

January 21st, 2014 8:26 am by Associated Press

Unlike conventional radiation therapy, medical experts say proton beams can be fine-tuned to deliver maximum energy within the controlled range of the cancerous tumor.

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Wise County School Board members give year round calendar cold shoulder

Wise County School Board members give year round calendar cold shoulder

January 20th, 2014 11:13 pm by Stephen Igo

A de facto year round school calendar received a cool reception on Monday by the Wise County School Board, with teacher and parent surveys and further discussion sure to precede a decision not due until March at the earliest.

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Notre Dame overcomes early deficit to beat Lady Vols 86-70

Notre Dame overcomes early deficit to beat Lady Vols 86-70

January 20th, 2014 9:52 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE — Kayla McBride scored 22 points to lead five players in double figures and No. 2 Notre Dame erased an early 12-point deficit to beat No. 11 Tennessee 86-70 on Monday night.

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Sullivan County commissioners to address proposed transaction fee, appointment of highway chief

Sullivan County commissioners to address proposed transaction fee, appointment of highway chief

January 20th, 2014 9:39 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County commissioners are considering charging county residents a new fee on multiple types of transactions at county offices.

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Rogersville holds 11th annual Martin Luther King Day Unity Service

Rogersville holds 11th annual Martin Luther King Day Unity Service - VIDEO

January 20th, 2014 9:31 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rev. Irvin Greene posed the same question repeatedly Monday afternoon as he addressed a congregation during Rogersville’s 11th annual Martin Luther King Day Unity Service.

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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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