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Villiard three-RBI shot spoils Maggard gem

Villiard three-RBI shot spoils Maggard gem

April 28th, 2015 11:44 pm by George Thwaites

Crafty Gate City left hander, still winless after three-hit performance in tight Grogan Park, played travel ball with Union center fielder whose sixth-inning blast lifted the Bears to a 3-2 Conference 40 baseball victory.

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Fun Fest announces theme, chairman

Fun Fest announces theme, chairman

April 28th, 2015 10:21 pm by Staff report

"This year's theme truly captures many of the reasons I love Fun Fest and all it has to offer," said Don Campbell.

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Bear spotted twice in Mount Carmel neighborhood

Bear spotted twice in Mount Carmel neighborhood

April 28th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"That's not uncommon for this time of the year,"MCPD Chief Jeff Jackson said. "They're looking for food, and if people are putting food in their trash or feeding their animals outside, the bears will find that."

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Pork beef: Hawkins officials address years-old pork served to  students

Pork beef: Hawkins officials address years-old pork served to students

April 28th, 2015 5:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Some Hawkins County students were served roast pork last week that was 4-6 years old, sparking outrage by a few local officials, and prompting the Board of Education to set a committee meeting to discuss the issue.

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Baltimore on edge: National Guardsmen take up positions

Baltimore on edge: National Guardsmen take up positions

April 28th, 2015 5:00 pm by TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press; AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

This is also the first time the National Guard has been called out to quell unrest in Baltimore since 1968, when some of the same neighborhoods burned for days after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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No decision from Wyoming school board on fate of Sullivan Director Yennie's superintendent quest

No decision from Wyoming school board on fate of Sullivan Director Yennie's superintendent quest

April 28th, 2015 2:07 pm by Rick Wagner

Yennie among three finalists; Albany County school board meeting again Wednesday night.

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Caller seeks police insights on making bath salts

Caller seeks police insights on making bath salts

April 28th, 2015 1:45 pm by Rain Smith

An inquisitive caller asked dispatchers, "What is considered legal with drugs?" She then elaborated that lots of "oils" are for sale on the Internet, and was curious "if anything could be mixed with them to make, like, bath salts or stuff?"

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KPD: Road rage crash injures innocent motorist

KPD: Road rage crash injures innocent motorist

April 28th, 2015 11:52 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's Monday night 911 call was preceded by an unknown man cutting her off and stopping in the road, according to police, and later ended with an innocent, passing motorist being collected in a crash.

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Bell Helicopter cutting 30 jobs from Tri-County Industrial Park

Bell Helicopter cutting 30 jobs from Tri-County Industrial Park

April 28th, 2015 11:07 am by Hank Hayes

Bell Helicopter is reducing its global workforce by about 1,100 workers, including about 30 employees at its Piney Flats production facilities, the company announced Tuesday.

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Opinion
With voucher bill's defeat, teachers win, children lose

With voucher bill's defeat, teachers win, children lose

April 28th, 2015 9:38 am by Editorial Board

While voucher programs have not brought about wholesale improvement everywhere they have been tried, keeping the status quo is certainly not the answer.

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