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Wise County School Board  mulls change to driver's education

Wise County School Board mulls change to driver's education

May 11th, 2014 9:18 pm by Staff Report

The Wise County School Board on Tuesday will consider a change in how the school division manages driver's education for students, and it will review its closed session policy as it relates to third party inclusion in the sessions.

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Local News Business & Technology
Planned shopping complex renamed Tri-Cities Crossing

Planned shopping complex renamed Tri-Cities Crossing

May 11th, 2014 7:45 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Developer Stewart Taylor has renamed his planned regional commercial project and appointed a new tenant recruiter.

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Kingsport BMA amends traffic calming practices

Kingsport BMA amends traffic calming practices

May 11th, 2014 7:34 pm by Matthew Lane

Traffic calming is back on the agenda in the Model City, as residents seek to have devices installed along the main road through their neighborhood.

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Kingsport to sell water to North Greene Utility

Kingsport to sell water to North Greene Utility

May 11th, 2014 7:26 pm by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport plans to sell the North Greene Utility District a minimum of 600,000 gallons of water a month, under the terms of an agreement approved by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen last week.

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Local News Education
$68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget to go before BMA on Monday

$68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget to go before BMA on Monday

May 11th, 2014 7:22 pm by Rick Wagner

A more than $68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget proposal for 2014-15 is to go before the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday at a 4:30 p.m. work session.

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Entertainment Business & Technology
Rebounding NBC adding 12 new series next season

Rebounding NBC adding 12 new series next season

May 11th, 2014 7:05 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

NBC, which rebounded this season from a ratings slump, will try to build on its gains with a dozen new series that include dramas starring Debra Messing and Katherine Heigl and a pair of comedies produced by Will Ferrell.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Federal government failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

Federal government failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

May 11th, 2014 6:51 pm by HOPE YEN, Associated Press

The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say.

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Memorial service honors area officers who died in the line of duty

Memorial service honors area officers who died in the line of duty

May 11th, 2014 6:35 pm by Marci Gore

It's been more than 30 years since Peggy Lane's husband, Arthur Lane, a sergeant with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, was killed in the line of duty.

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Sports Regional & National
Richmond coaches killed in balloon crash remembered as shining lights

Richmond coaches killed in balloon crash remembered as shining lights

May 11th, 2014 6:17 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

One was the constant in Richmond women's basketball, the beloved assistant coach who had been on staff for 15 seasons. The other was hardly out of college, always cheerful and willing to help.

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Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

May 11th, 2014 5:32 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Police negotiator Andres Wells was doing all he could to keep a suspect from committing suicide after a gas station robbery and 100 mph chase. But the man kept cutting phone calls short.

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