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KCS raises in budget with no additional city transfer money

KCS raises in budget with no additional city transfer money

May 11th, 2015 3:04 pm by Rick Wagner

Teachers and support staff would see increase in pay, but no increase in city's more than $10 million transfer to school budget.

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City election candidates event set for Tuesday

City election candidates event set for Tuesday

May 11th, 2015 11:49 am by Rick Wagner

Non-partisan election will by May 19.

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Local grocery store owners arrested on drug charges

Local grocery store owners arrested on drug charges

May 11th, 2015 11:27 am by Nick Shepherd

During the search of the grocery store, officers found narcotics, multiple weapons including a stolen gun, a large number of tools and a "significant" amount of cash, according to a press release.

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Model City early vote turnout up

Model City early vote turnout up

May 11th, 2015 10:00 am by J. H. Osborne

Model City voters are turning out at nearly twice the rate that they did for Kingsport's last city elections two years ago, based on early voting figures provided by the Sullivan County Election Commission.

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Opinion
Felony lesson will stick to students for years to come

Felony lesson will stick to students for years to come

May 11th, 2015 9:58 am by Editorial Board

All of these young men, who called in bomb threats at area schools, have been arrested and charged with filing a false report - a Class C felony; not a misdemeanor charge, not a traffic ticket, but a felony.

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Entertainment
Fox calling an end to 'American Idol'

Fox calling an end to 'American Idol'

May 11th, 2015 9:57 am by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

Fox is lowering the curtain on "American Idol," ending a series that dominated television throughout the 2000s and made stars of the likes of Simon Cowell, Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood.

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Dozens injured, 2 dead after tornadoes hit Texas, Arkansas

Dozens injured, 2 dead after tornadoes hit Texas, Arkansas

May 11th, 2015 9:54 am by Associated Press

Authorities said at a news conference Monday that 10 adults are unaccounted for and that 26 had been taken to hospitals. The extent of their injuries was not immediately clear. About 50 people stayed overnight at a church shelter.

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Update: Police release name of 3 people, including an infant, killed in SW Virginia car accident

Update: Police release name of 3 people, including an infant, killed in SW Virginia car accident

May 11th, 2015 9:31 am by Staff and Associated Press report

The Associated Press reports an FJ Cruiser was traveling north on I-77 when it crossed through the median and struck a southbound Chevrolet Camaro. A Toyota Camry traveling southbound on I-77 then struck the Camaro.

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Eastman reports "Good Progress" with Taminco integration

Eastman reports "Good Progress" with Taminco integration

May 11th, 2015 7:57 am by Hank Hayes

Eastman also reported "retaining key talent" has kept the acquisition on track. Taminco, before the acquisition, made nearly half of its annual revenues in the feed and agriculture market, according to Eastman.

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Hunter Wright hosting NAIA baseball opening round

Hunter Wright hosting NAIA baseball opening round

May 11th, 2015 7:45 am by Staff Report

Hunter Wright Stadium is one of nine sites nationwide hosting the opening round of the 2015 NAIA Baseball National Championships, which starts Tuesday.

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