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Sullivan County BOE mulls closing schools for election days

Sullivan County BOE mulls closing schools for election days

March 29th, 2014 7:59 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County's school board appears split on the issue of having polling places at schools open on election day.

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Boiler bill for benefit of Domtar advances

Boiler bill for benefit of Domtar advances

March 29th, 2014 7:54 pm by Hank Hayes

Legislation aimed at allowing state-granted variances to the frequency of industrial power boiler inspections is advancing in the Tennessee General Assembly.

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Nissan Leaf helping Kingsport Police Department go green

Nissan Leaf helping Kingsport Police Department go green

March 29th, 2014 7:34 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — A unique choice of vehicle is helping the Kingsport Police Department go green, and its use is the first by any police department in the United States.

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Bristol man named U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the Year

Bristol man named U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the Year

March 29th, 2014 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Gunnery Sergeant Michael H. Wampler of Bristol, Tenn., believes his work ethic and morals helped him secure the U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the Year award for 2013.

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Christian school pressures 'tomboy' to transfer

Christian school pressures 'tomboy' to transfer

March 29th, 2014 6:25 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Sunnie Kahle, 8, likes to keep her hair short, wear boys' clothes and shoot her BB gun. But to Timberlake Christian School administrators, the second-grader's boyish ways warranted an ultimatum.

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Anorexic woman saved by strangers at YMCA

Anorexic woman saved by strangers at YMCA

March 29th, 2014 6:05 pm by TOM WILEMON, The Tennessean

She was withering away before their eyes. They watched her slog through marathon workouts every weekday morning at the Green Hills YMCA, her emaciated body leaning on the rails of the Stairmaster.

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ProStrength teaches Hawkins youth healthy lifestyles

ProStrength teaches Hawkins youth healthy lifestyles

March 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County pediatrician started the program in 2003 with the help from high school athletes who had trained together. It has now developed into a fitness program aimed at keeping youths interested in exercise.

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Wine-in-stores vote may occur in November

Wine-in-stores vote may occur in November

March 29th, 2014 5:46 pm by Hank Hayes

If organizers get their way, all three Tri-Cities and other Northeast Tennessee localities will get a chance this November to vote on whether wine should be sold in grocery stores and other retail outlets.

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Sullivan County church treasurer accused of embezzling more than $10,000

Sullivan County church treasurer accused of embezzling more than $10,000

March 29th, 2014 5:30 pm by Wes Bunch

FALL BRANCH — A Gray man is facing a felony theft charge for allegedly stealing more than $10,000 from the Sullivan County church where he served as treasurer.

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KPD searching for suspect in armed robbery of elderly man

KPD searching for suspect in armed robbery of elderly man

March 29th, 2014 3:23 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Police are a searching for leads in the armed robbery of an elderly man that occurred Saturday morning in a Kingsport neighborhood.

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