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K-Mets sweep away Pirates with fourth straight win

K-Mets sweep away Pirates with fourth straight win

August 9th, 2014 11:37 pm by Pat Kenney

Four wins in three nights. The Kingsport Mets are on a roll. Saturday night at Hunter Wright Stadium, the K-Mets downed visiting Bristol 5-4 to complete an Appalachian League series sweep of the Pirates.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

August 9th, 2014 10:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a man getting shot as his wife showed off her gun via Skype, a pharmacist stealing pain medicine, a sentencing hearing for a Scott County woman accused of murder, among others

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Smoking ban mulled by school systems appears to be illegal

Smoking ban mulled by school systems appears to be illegal

August 9th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

BOE member Todd Broughton said he had questions about the legality and/or constitutionality of the total smoking ban before learning of the law and attorney general's opinion.

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How will 13-member panel pick teams for College Football Playoff?

How will 13-member panel pick teams for College Football Playoff?

August 9th, 2014 8:30 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Starting in mid-October, a panel of 13 football experts will begin meeting once a week to determine the four teams that will compete for the national championship in the very first College Football Playoff.

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KPD promotions, honors recognized

KPD promotions, honors recognized

August 9th, 2014 8:00 pm by Staff reports

According to a KPD press release, officers, their families and city officials gathered for a ceremony in July at the Downtown Academic Village Auditorium. During the ceremony, several promotions were formally recognized.

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Wise GED Testing Center opens

Wise GED Testing Center opens

August 9th, 2014 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County school division's Career and Technical Center in Wise is the site for a new Wise County GED Testing Center, according to GED Regional Testing Proctor Amy Statzer.

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Garden dedicated to longtime volunteer at Natural Tunnel State Park

August 9th, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Park officials wanted to find a way to honor Brown for her many years of service. "Jean touched the lives of so many people, not only here in the park, but in the community," said Robert Chapman, Natural Tunnel's park manager.

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Biggie's to host musical benefit for Wounded Warrior Project

Biggie's to host musical benefit for Wounded Warrior Project

August 9th, 2014 4:30 pm by Staff reports

Music will begin at 1 p.m. and continue into the night. From rock, country, blues and funk, organizers say there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

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KPD arrests nine, issue more than 100 citations during first week of school

KPD arrests nine, issue more than 100 citations during first week of school

August 9th, 2014 3:11 pm by Nick Shepherd

Wade admitted to the officer she had consumed vodka. When the officer conducted a field sobriety test, she performed poorly. She was arrested and charged with DUI, driving on a revoked license and speeding, at 7:45 a.m.

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White students to no longer be majority at school

White students to no longer be majority at school

August 9th, 2014 2:17 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press; JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

For the first time, U.S. public schools are projected to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fueled by growth in the number of Hispanic children.

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