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December 15th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Some of this week's stories include a Rogersville family on the verge of homelessness, a man rescued from a house fire, a holiday party at Natural Tunnel State Park and photos from our Happy Snaps staff, among others.

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Robinson Middle collects more than 14,000 cans for food drive

Robinson Middle collects more than 14,000 cans for food drive

December 15th, 2013 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

The city’s Robinson Middle School collected more than 14,000 cans in its recent food drive, which works out to almost 20 cans per student.

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Late D-B graduate to be honored in Rose Parade for organ donation

Late D-B graduate to be honored in Rose Parade for organ donation

December 15th, 2013 7:25 am by Staff Reports

Adam Fletch Lively's wishes that lead to donation of his organs after a car crash to be honored in Jan. 1 parade.

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Entertainment
Work begins on Newtown-inspired ‘Child’s Requiem’

Work begins on Newtown-inspired ‘Child’s Requiem’

December 15th, 2013 12:04 am by Associated Press

Composer Steven Sametz has written dozens of pieces in his long and prolific career, perhaps none so personal as the one he’s about to begin: a requiem for the victims of the schoolhouse massacre in Newtown, Conn.

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Crime Regional & National
Alexander’s former staffer charged in porn case seeks release

Alexander’s former staffer charged in porn case seeks release

December 14th, 2013 11:56 pm by Associated Press

Ryan Loskarn, 35, was arrested Wednesday on charges of possessing child pornography and attempting to distribute it. His lawyers filed a motion requesting that he be freed from custody and released to his parents, who live in Maryland.

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Local News
KATS sees ridership grow for third consecutive year

KATS sees ridership grow for third consecutive year

December 14th, 2013 11:25 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — KATS’ fixed route service grew 8.6 percent over the past year, while Dial-A-Ride saw a 6.4 percent drop in usage. Total ridership grew 7.3 percent during 2013. In 2012, KATS’ fixed route ridership experienced a 19 percent increase in usage.

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Business & Technology
Eastman Credit Union paying out record extraordinary dividend

Eastman Credit Union paying out record extraordinary dividend

December 14th, 2013 11:18 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Eastman Credit Union’s annual extraordinary dividend is a record breaking $6 million to be returned to its members. The 2014 payout will mark 17 years of returns to ECU members totaling $61 million since 1998.

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Hiltons couple indicted in tiller theft

Hiltons couple indicted in tiller theft

December 14th, 2013 9:50 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Southwest Virginia man arrested earlier this year for allegedly stealing scrap metal with his juvenile son was indicted along with his wife by a Scott County grand jury last week on unrelated theft charges.

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Sports Sports Live
Powerhouse wrestling teams converge for USAF Indian Classic

Powerhouse wrestling teams converge for USAF Indian Classic

December 14th, 2013 9:34 pm by Greg Peters

When the 2013 edition of the U.S. Air Force Indian Classic wrestling tournament wrapped up Saturday, 29 schools had taken part and grapplers from as far away as Pennsylvania had left their sweat and efforts on the mat.

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Sports
More famous Jameis: Winston wins Heisman

More famous Jameis: Winston wins Heisman

December 14th, 2013 9:23 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Jameis Winston won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, making the Florida State quarterback the second straight freshman to win the award.

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