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Sullivan BOE OKs response to state concerns about funds' 'deficiencies'

Sullivan BOE OKs response to state concerns about funds' 'deficiencies'

December 1st, 2014 11:47 pm by Rick Wagner

In a nutshell, the Yennie-Wells letter points out that the school system has the required 3 percent of general purpose school budget money in the fund balance and also meets state law in three other instances the comptroller questioned.

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Suspect in four West Virginia killings found dead

Suspect in four West Virginia killings found dead

December 1st, 2014 9:26 pm by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia man suspected in four killings in separate shootings was discovered dead in his truck of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an hourslong manhunt, police said Monday.

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Obama: Don't want 'militarized' police culture

Obama: Don't want 'militarized' police culture

December 1st, 2014 7:07 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday he wants to ensure the U.S. isn't building a "militarized culture" within police departments.

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Kingsport crash overturns vehicle

Kingsport crash overturns vehicle

December 1st, 2014 5:31 pm by Rain Smith

Distracted driving may have contributed to a Monday afternoon crash in Kingsport, where a vehicle containing an infant was T-boned and flipped on its side.

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Stone Drive drags - Two charged with racing in Kingsport

Stone Drive drags - Two charged with racing in Kingsport

December 1st, 2014 4:04 pm by Rain Smith

A Gray man and a juvenile have been charged with street racing following a Saturday incident in Kingsport, when police allegedly spotted each of their BMWs recklessly traveling Stone Drive "at a very high rate of speed."

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Gamer management: Spat over buy-back spirals to felony

Gamer management: Spat over buy-back spirals to felony

December 1st, 2014 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

After being told the store wouldn't purchase an Xbox and Wii — due to their "poor conditions and missing parts" — a man and woman cursed the manager and were ordered to leave. In the parking lot, felony charges were incurred.

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D-B senior in running to be Presidential Scholar

D-B senior in running to be Presidential Scholar

December 1st, 2014 2:11 pm by Rick Wagner

Alex Strasser among 10 in Tennessee and 550 nationwide in the competition.

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Community Local News
64 years of a Lions' Big Heart

64 years of a Lions' Big Heart

December 1st, 2014 1:07 pm by Staff Report

NORTON — More than six decades along, the community service motto beats on, strong as ever, for the Norton Lions Club's special Christmas project that has become as much a holiday tradition in these parts as any.

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MECCA ensembles 'sing for joy'

MECCA ensembles 'sing for joy'

December 1st, 2014 1:00 pm by Staff Report

Each of the ensembles will appear several times locally during the holidays. Both ETCC and HYE have also been invited to sing again this Christmas during Candlelight Evenings at Biltmore Estate.

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Opinion
Obama caters to illegals for votes

Obama caters to illegals for votes

December 1st, 2014 12:07 pm by LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Our immigration laws are broken because the immigrants broke them and Obama refused to obey the laws and send them back and seal the borders.

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