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Bomb threat evacuates local middle school

Bomb threat evacuates local middle school

April 22nd, 2015 1:55 pm by Staff report

Shortly before 1 p.m., Kingsport police were called out to the school about a bomb threat. KPD Public Information officer Tom Patton declined to say how the threat was made citing an ongoing investigation.

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Dobyns-Bennett radio station helps students find 'own voice'

Dobyns-Bennett radio station helps students find 'own voice'

April 22nd, 2015 12:15 pm by Rick Wagner

Students in the Dobyns-Bennett Radio Club say it has opened them up to new opportunities, including some who plan to pursue a broadcasting career or do broadcasting in college.

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Update: Family mourns 'typical teen' killed on Blountville bike ride

Update: Family mourns 'typical teen' killed on Blountville bike ride

April 22nd, 2015 10:35 am by Rain Smith

A young man's aspirations of graduation, prom and obtaining his driver's license ended with a Tuesday bicycle trip for a soda, as he was fatally struck by a motorist along a Blountville road, just a half mile from his home.

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Guest editorial: We must protect civil rights as well as liberty

Guest editorial: We must protect civil rights as well as liberty

April 22nd, 2015 9:36 am by Frank Fischer Jr.

Our belief in liberty demands that we be free to participate in activities if we so decide, but this same liberty demands that we not be forced to participate. If my child is told they must attend the Republican youth rally, we should be free to avoid thi

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Veggies take center plate on ...Meatless Monday

Veggies take center plate on ...Meatless Monday

April 22nd, 2015 9:30 am by Angie Hyche, community columnist

While searching for vegetarian recipes, I often came across references to Meatless Mondays and was curious to find out more. Here's just a taste (pun intended) of what I found, along with some compelling reasons you might want to join this campaign.

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Think you can throw a block party? Fun Fest says, Bring it on

Think you can throw a block party? Fun Fest says, Bring it on

April 22nd, 2015 9:20 am by Staff Report

Since the parties began in the early years of Fun Fest, the purpose, according to Fun Fest officials, has been to "get to know your neighbor a little better than before."

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Stanley Valley getting high-speed Internet

Stanley Valley getting high-speed Internet

April 22nd, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Approximately 460 rural Hawkins County households in the Stanley Valley community will receive high-speed Internet and Cable TV service thanks to federal grant funding awarded recently to the Scott County Telephone Cooperative.

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House panel defeats bill to ban booze sales after 3rd DUI

House panel defeats bill to ban booze sales after 3rd DUI

April 22nd, 2015 7:30 am by Associated Press

The bill would have required the words "No Alcohol Sales" be printed on the Tennessee license of people with at least three DUI convictions for between five and 15 years.

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Privacy advocates seek more openness on NSA surveillance

Privacy advocates seek more openness on NSA surveillance

April 22nd, 2015 7:07 am by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

As Congress considers whether to extend the life of a program that sweeps up American phone records, privacy advocates and civil liberties groups say they fear too much about government surveillance still remains hidden.

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Tribe clinches share of Big 7 baseball title

Tribe clinches share of Big 7 baseball title

April 21st, 2015 11:39 pm by George Thwaites

Jeb Lambert went the distance for a 7-2 win over David Crockett at J. Fred Johnson Tuesday night. The Indians are assured a share of the conference championship.

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