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What about Cora Cox? Officials mull possibilities

What about Cora Cox? Officials mull possibilities

January 8th, 2015 11:51 pm by Rick Wagner

Cora Cox Academy may be on the move in 2016, but the historic building that houses it would remain — with a new use as part of a redevelopment plan.

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Krissy Turner named principal of Kingsport's Jackson Elementary

Krissy Turner named principal of Kingsport's Jackson Elementary

January 8th, 2015 10:46 pm by Rick Wagner

Former Kennedy Elementary associate principal has 15 years of experience with city schools, formally starts new job Monday.

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Kingsport contractor who took money, then took off gets 5 years probation

Kingsport contractor who took money, then took off gets 5 years probation

January 8th, 2015 9:56 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

It's the first criminal conviction for Danny Collier on the charge of misapplication of contractor funds, although he has other prior convictions for theft by keeping job deposits but never doing the work.

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Harrison, No. 7 Lady Vols trounce No. 9 Texas A&M 81-58

Harrison, No. 7 Lady Vols trounce No. 9 Texas A&M 81-58

January 8th, 2015 9:51 pm by Associated Press

The Lady Vols earned their third win over a top-10 team this season. They also beat Stanford 59-40 when it was ranked seventh and Oregon State 74-63 when it was ranked 10th last month. Oregon State is 11th and Stanford 15th in the current rankings.

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Tenn. DAs fight pain clinic 'industry of death'

Tenn. DAs fight pain clinic 'industry of death'

January 8th, 2015 9:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Barry Staubus, District Attorney General for Sullivan County, had a simple message for members of the Sullivan County Anti-Drug Coalition on Thursday: Call your legislators and demand a repeal to the Intractable Pain Act.

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Faith in Action: First Broad Street UMC supports local, national and global missions

Faith in Action: First Broad Street UMC supports local, national and global missions

January 8th, 2015 8:00 pm by Katherine Scoggins

FBSUMC began its rural mission program with John's Island, South Carolina, in 1981 with 13 participants. Mission trips have been held every summer since that time with an average attendance of 95 youth and adults.

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Wrangling continues for Wise County prosecutor job

Wrangling continues for Wise County prosecutor job

January 8th, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Adrian Collins is no longer with the Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney's office, the latest development in a running dispute over successorship to the top job.

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Sky's the limit for drones at Vegas electronics show

Sky's the limit for drones at Vegas electronics show

January 8th, 2015 6:14 pm by Associated Press

"People have been saying the drones are coming. But I think the fact that we have an unmanned systems area dedicated to them now means they're not coming. They're here," says Andrew Amato, editor-in-chief of Dronelife.

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Lawyer: Dad accused of tossing girl off Fla. bridge acted strange

Lawyer: Dad accused of tossing girl off Fla. bridge acted strange

January 8th, 2015 5:00 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

The man accused of throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge early Thursday had been acting strangely hours before, calling his attorney "God" and asking her to translate a Bible in Swedish.

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Opinion
Former Va. governor's sentence is far too lenient

Former Va. governor's sentence is far too lenient

January 8th, 2015 4:18 pm by Editorial Board

For people in these parts, an insult comes from where McDonnell wanted to perform his 6,000 hours of community service. McDonnell's attorneys asked the judge to consider having him either tutor in Haiti or help at a food bank in Southwest Virginia.

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