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Obama to join 'Bloody Sunday' anniversary in Selma

Obama to join 'Bloody Sunday' anniversary in Selma

March 7th, 2015 9:21 am by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and about 100 members of Congress are converging on Selma, Alabama, on Saturday for the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement.

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Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table presents A. Wilson "Will" Greene Monday night

Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table presents A. Wilson "Will" Greene Monday night

March 7th, 2015 8:00 am by Ned Jilton

Executive Director of Pamplin Historical Park and National Museum of the Civil War Soldier to speak in Kingsport, event is free to the public.

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Lady Warriors freeze out Lady Buffaloes

Lady Warriors freeze out Lady Buffaloes

March 6th, 2015 11:37 pm by George Thwaites

Despite an abundance of turnovers generated by Floyd County's pressure defense, Wise Central gave better than it got in a 53-37 win that sealed the 2A West girls basketball championship at Emory & Henry College Friday night.

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NETWORKS courts five  prospects for Phipps Bend

NETWORKS courts five prospects for Phipps Bend

March 6th, 2015 11:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

Among those five, however, is a whopper that has also caught the interest of the Tennessee Valley Authority - a forging operation that represents close to $700 million in investment and more than 700 jobs.

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Lady Vols blast Georgia 75-41 in SEC tourney

Lady Vols blast Georgia 75-41 in SEC tourney

March 6th, 2015 9:22 pm by KURT VOIGT, AP Sports Writer

Bashaara Graves had 13 points and 11 rebounds to help Tennessee reach the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals for a 22nd straight season with a 75-41 win over Georgia on Friday night.

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'It's never too late' GED classes now open in Southwest Virginia

'It's never too late' GED classes now open in Southwest Virginia

March 6th, 2015 8:30 pm by Marci Gore

"It's a fact of life that in today's world, a high school credential is a minimum requirement to landing a well-paying job, " said Jane Bowlin, a Regional Adult Education instructor.

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Photo Gallery: D-B Air Force JROTC get in practice

March 6th, 2015 7:00 pm by Ned Jilton

Members of Dobyns-Bennett's Air Force Jr. ROTC takes advantage of the break in the weather to get in some practice drill time on their own. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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ETSU women top Mercer 66-56, reach SoCon finals

ETSU women top Mercer 66-56, reach SoCon finals

March 6th, 2015 6:35 pm by Staff Report

The East Tennessee State women's basketball team will play for the Southern Conference tournament championship after getting double-doubles from three players in Friday's semifinal win over Mercer.

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Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system

Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system

March 6th, 2015 4:14 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The police situation in Ferguson, Missouri, was "oppressive and abusive," President Barack Obama said Friday, as he prepared to commemorate a half-century since the historic civil rights marches in Selma, Alabama.

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Torched vehicle linked to unpaid debt

Torched vehicle linked to unpaid debt

March 6th, 2015 3:46 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly after midnight, a Kingsport resident arrived home to find her neighbor's PT Cruiser was on fire. Police responded to find the blaze still going, while another vehicle had "toilet paper near the front windshield and a strong odor of gasoline."

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