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D-B's Rogers claims fourth straight region singles title

D-B's Rogers claims fourth straight region singles title

May 12th, 2015 9:55 am by Staff Report

Dobyns-Bennett's Josie Rogers secured her fourth consecutive Region 1-AAA girls singles championship with a 6-0, 6-3 win over teammate Sarah Testerman on Monday at the Liberty Bell Tennis Complex.

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Tennessee Reconnect has potential to change lives

Tennessee Reconnect has potential to change lives

May 12th, 2015 9:45 am by Editorial Board

You may have heard of theTennessee Promise program, which provides two years of community college to high school seniors for free. But less well known is the Tennessee Reconnect program, which provides training for adults.

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Wise School Board to weigh athletic facilities names

Wise School Board to weigh athletic facilities names

May 12th, 2015 9:29 am by Stephen Igo

Proposed names for Central High School athletic facilities and a slight uptick in school lunch and breakfast prices are among items on the Wise County School Board agenda for today.

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Roe touts his bill to repeal the IPAB

Roe touts his bill to repeal the IPAB - VIDEO

May 12th, 2015 8:24 am by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - U.S. Rep Phil Roe advocated legislation on Monday to repeal a federal panel that would be created under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - also known as Obamacare - to rein in and oversee Medicare spending.

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Study: Americans becoming less Christian, more secular

Study: Americans becoming less Christian, more secular

May 12th, 2015 8:16 am by Associated Press

Christianity is still the dominant faith by far in the U.S.; 7 in 10 Americans identify with the tradition. However, the ranks of Christians have declined as the segment of people with no religion has grown, the survey says.

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Warriors rout Grizzlies 101-84, tie series at 2

Warriors rout Grizzlies 101-84, tie series at 2

May 12th, 2015 1:07 am by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

MVP Stephen Curry scored 21 of his 33 points by halftime, and the Golden State Warriors snapped their two-game skid Monday night by routing the Memphis Grizzlies 101-84 to tie their Western Conference semifinal at 2.

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Tribe, Rebels win regional openers; Lady Falcons fall short against Lady Patriots

Tribe, Rebels win regional openers; Lady Falcons fall short against Lady Patriots

May 12th, 2015 12:50 am by George Thwaites

Dobyns-Bennett exploded for five runs in the first inning - including an Alex White home run - to give starting pitcher Jeb Lambert room to do his thing, and the Indians beat Sevier County 6-1 in Monday's Region 1-AAA baseball opener.

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Tornadoes kill at least five in Texas and Arkansas

Tornadoes kill at least five in Texas and Arkansas

May 11th, 2015 9:08 pm by Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas.

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KPD on hunt for debit card thief who rented movies, went on shopping spree

KPD on hunt for debit card thief who rented movies, went on shopping spree

May 11th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

According to a press release, an unknown white male went shopping with a stolen debit card on April 29. The man spent $35.22 at Zoomers, $31.51 at Walgreens, $6.57 at Redbox and $1 at a gas station.

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Tennessee Republican Party again targets Vaughn in mailer

Tennessee Republican Party again targets Vaughn in mailer

May 11th, 2015 8:44 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - The Tennessee Republican Party (TNGOP) again has Nathan Vaughn in its political crosshairs, this time in an election traditionally viewed as non-partisan.

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