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Officers shot at protest outside Ferguson police station

Officers shot at protest outside Ferguson police station

March 12th, 2015 7:08 am by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias.

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BMS campaign highlights track's economic impact

BMS campaign highlights track's economic impact

March 12th, 2015 12:26 am by Hank Hayes

Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) waved the green flag Wednesday on an "It's MY Bristol Baby!" campaign to get the region more involved - and take more personal ownership - in the track's success.

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Lady Greenwave ends program on highest note possible

Lady Greenwave ends program on highest note possible

March 11th, 2015 11:54 pm by Pat Kenney

Clintwood's girls basketball team ended the school's last-ever season with a 52-50 win over Twin Valley in the VHSL 1A state championship game at VCU's Siegel Center Wednesday.

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Lady Warriors collect second consecutive state basketball crown

Lady Warriors collect second consecutive state basketball crown

March 11th, 2015 11:39 pm by Pat Kenney

With reigning state Player of the Year Logan Reynolds in foul trouble for much of the game, Wise Central pulled off a 63-59 win over powerhouse Floyd County in the 2A state title game at the Siegel Center in Richmond.

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'Primary preferred' status won't change how EMS dispatched in Rogersville

'Primary preferred' status won't change how EMS dispatched in Rogersville

March 11th, 2015 10:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville leaders may "prefer" Hawkins County EMS, but when it comes to dispatching emergency ambulance service, Hawkins County Central Dispatch still makes the decision who goes where.

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Second Harvest gets large donation to help feed children

Second Harvest gets large donation to help feed children

March 11th, 2015 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Food for Kids program provides a bag full of health snacks and easy to prepare meal items for 4,666 children in the 14 school districts around the eight county region of Northeast Tennessee.

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Wise school board rethinks  changing graduation dates after outcry

Wise school board rethinks changing graduation dates after outcry

March 11th, 2015 9:02 pm by Stephen Igo

During Wednesday's Class of 2015 emergency called session, some board members reiterated their belief that postponing graduation was a good idea. Apparently, many seniors and parents across Wise County felt otherwise.

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Family learns of Hawkins WWII soldier's death 70 years later

Family learns of Hawkins WWII soldier's death 70 years later

March 11th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Gene Price was surprised Tuesday to read an article in the Times-News about an effort by an organization that maintains a Dutch WWII cemetery in Margraten, attempting to locate a photo of his uncle, Pfc. Lewis E. Price.

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70 new dogs strain local rescue group

70 new dogs strain local rescue group

March 11th, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

The director of Bridge Home No Kill Animal Rescue made the decision to rescue the dogs after their owner, a Sullivan County woman, was cited for animal cruelty earlier this month.

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Teens tabbed in Kingsport burglary spree

Teens tabbed in Kingsport burglary spree

March 11th, 2015 4:59 pm by Rain Smith

Back-to-back, early morning burglaries at a Kingsport liquor store and pharmacy have led to a pair of arrests, with police saying the teenage suspects could be tied to a string of additional business break-ins.

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