Kingsport Times News Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Sullivan health department's Free Health Check-up Days scheduled for this week

Sullivan health department's Free Health Check-up Days scheduled for this week

April 27th, 2015 5:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Regional Health Department's 12th annual Free Health Check-up Days runs through Thursday, with each day dedicated to either men's or women's health issues.

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Rabies clinics set for May 7

Rabies clinics set for May 7

April 27th, 2015 3:48 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) has organized rabies vaccination clinics at multiple locations. Tennessee state law requires all dogs and cats three months of age or older to receive and maintain current rabies vaccinations.

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SW Va. officer delivers baby in parking lot

SW Va. officer delivers baby in parking lot

April 27th, 2015 2:40 pm by Stephen Igo

Town of Pound Police Detective Perry Ratliff took into tender custody a newborn baby boy early Sunday. He found the mother-to-be in the parking area of the old Golden Pine Restaurant, lying in a cold puddle of rain.

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ETSU unveils new football uniforms

April 27th, 2015 2:00 pm by Staff Report

"Today is a special day for the Buccaneer Family." Those words accompanied East Tennessee State's official unveiling of its new football uniforms on Monday.

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Grants to benefit Hawkins County teachers, programs

Grants to benefit Hawkins County teachers, programs

April 27th, 2015 1:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

A $37,200 grant will be divided among 21 different Hawkins County school teachers and/or programs. The Utrust "mini grant" program helps teachers purchase a variety of instructional equipment and materials for the classroom.

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Boyd named chairman of Sullivan jail committee

Boyd named chairman of Sullivan jail committee

April 27th, 2015 12:22 pm by J. H. Osborne

The committee has meet several times and has toured different portions of the current jail and "extension." The goal: find potential solutions to issues that have caused the two facilities to have been threatened with loss of TCI certification.

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Eagle Scout builds storage shed for Kingsport church

Eagle Scout builds storage shed for Kingsport church

April 27th, 2015 11:33 am by Nick Shepherd

When one local church started running out of storage space, a young member going for the rank of Eagle Scout decided to help out by building a new storage shed from scratch.

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Bristol man gets 10-year sentence for child porn

Bristol man gets 10-year sentence for child porn

April 27th, 2015 9:45 am by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE - A Bristol, Tenn., man who downloaded hundreds of pictures and videos of child pornography over a two-year period has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for the crime.

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Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages

Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages

April 27th, 2015 9:24 am by KATY DAIGLE and BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press

The death toll soared past 3,700, even without a full accounting from vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.

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Merger advocates note Indian Path's importance

Merger advocates note Indian Path's importance

April 27th, 2015 8:20 am by Hank Hayes

How Kingsport's two main hospitals - especially Indian Path Medical Center - will be used in the future isn't yet completely on the radar screen of the main players trying to merge Mountain States Health Alliance with Wellmont Health System.

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