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Update: Winter adds to Wise County's misery

Update: Winter adds to Wise County's misery

March 5th, 2015 12:12 pm by Stephen Igo

Up to 4 inches of wet, heavy snow that fell in about three hours Thursday morning proved to be one more haymaker from a weather system that caused widespread flooding across the region, particularly Wise County, Wednesday into Thursday.

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Scott County Humane Society Adoptable Dogs

March 5th, 2015 11:59 am by Staff Report

These wonderful dogs are all looking for their perfect forever homes. They are all currently in foster homes and available for adoption through the Scott County Humane Society.

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Police continue year-long search for Kingsport man

Police continue year-long search for Kingsport man

March 5th, 2015 11:19 am by Staff Report

Police are still seeking information on a man who left his Kingsport home in March of last year, disappearing without telling his family where he was heading.

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It's time to step up to honor our veterans

It's time to step up to honor our veterans

March 5th, 2015 9:25 am by Editorial Board

As with many other communities, Kingsport has recognized the sacrifice of those who served, who left behind their blood, or, who never came back. It was long overdue, and now, efforts are underway to finish it.

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TVA says downstream safety prompted Boone Lake draw down

TVA says downstream safety prompted Boone Lake draw down

March 5th, 2015 8:50 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Though a sustained drawdown of the Boone Reservoir means hardships for residents and businesses over the course of the next year, concerns about the pressure a full reservoir could put on a seeping foundation led to the extraordinary measure.

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Video: State of emergency declared in Scott County

Video: State of emergency declared in Scott County

March 5th, 2015 8:01 am by Stephen Igo

Flooding is widespread across the region since Wednesday, with dozens of road closures due to high water conditions in Wise, Lee, Scott and Dickenson Counties. Residents were advised early Thursday to stay home and off the roads.

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Fate of Obama health law subsidies rests with 2 justices

Fate of Obama health law subsidies rests with 2 justices

March 5th, 2015 7:50 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The dispute focuses on four words in the massive health law, "established by the state," which the challengers say is clear evidence that Congress intended subsidies to go only to people in states that created their own health insurance marketplaces.

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Tenn. conservatives launch group opposing death penalty

Tenn. conservatives launch group opposing death penalty

March 5th, 2015 7:28 am by Associated Press

Organizers say the main focus of Tennessee Conservatives Concerned will be to re-evaluate the current capital punishment system, which they say is marked by inefficiency, inequity and inaccuracy.

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Sullivan school board takes look at still-evolving facilities plans

Sullivan school board takes look at still-evolving facilities plans

March 5th, 2015 12:08 am by Rick Wagner

The proposed closure of Sullivan North High School or its potential conversion to a middle school are not being talked about simply because it is inside city limits, consultant Tracy Richter told Sullivan County school leaders Wednesday.

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Storms piled up costs  -  as well as snow  - in Kingsport

Storms piled up costs - as well as snow - in Kingsport

March 5th, 2015 12:04 am by Matthew Lane

Three-thousand, six-hundred and seventy-eight. That's how many tons of salt Kingsport's Streets and Sanitation Department used during the February storms that dumped more than 17 inches of snow on the Model City.

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