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Behind the scenes: KCS program to offer glimpse of what it takes to run a school system

Behind the scenes: KCS program to offer glimpse of what it takes to run a school system

July 7th, 2014 12:56 pm by Rick Wagner

If you'd like to learn firsthand about these intricacies and other ins and outs of the city school system operation, you may get a chance this coming school year.

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Dispute over firecracker leads to aggravated assault arrest for Kingsport man

Dispute over firecracker leads to aggravated assault arrest for Kingsport man

July 7th, 2014 12:40 pm by Nick Shepherd

Hutson agreed to speak to the officers and reportedly said that an unknown, "mixed race" male was shooting fireworks into the alley and Hutson asked him to stop repeatedly.

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Manufacturer announces Johnson City headquarters move

Manufacturer announces Johnson City headquarters move

July 7th, 2014 12:37 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A local manufacturer with an aggressive expansion plan will retain its corporate headquarters in Johnson City, with intentions of moving hundreds of high-paying jobs to the former SunTrust Bank building on the city's north side.

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Church Hill petitions approved for referendum for wine in grocery stores

Church Hill petitions approved for referendum for wine in grocery stores

July 7th, 2014 11:54 am by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill will have the question of wine sales in retail stores on its Nov. 4 municipal election ballot, and an effort to do the same in Rogersville is currently under way.

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Rogersville man accused of beating dad with tire iron: Suspect had just been released from jail

Rogersville man accused of beating dad with tire iron: Suspect had just been released from jail

July 7th, 2014 9:39 am by Jeff Bobo

Davis had already been released from jail by then, and according to witnesses, had allegedly returned home and attacked his father.

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Shark bite exposes uneasy coexistence between fishermen, beachgoers

Shark bite exposes uneasy coexistence between fishermen, beachgoers

July 7th, 2014 9:31 am by By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The weekend biting of a long-distance swimmer by a great white shark exposed an uneasy coexistence between fishermen and beachgoers at Manhattan Beach Pier.

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Kingsport BMA awards bid for Cooks Valley Road widening

Kingsport BMA awards bid for Cooks Valley Road widening

July 7th, 2014 9:31 am by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport plans to fix an issue with Cooks Valley Road, widening and realigning a small section of the road and fulfilling a promise made to residents years ago when the city first annexed into the community.

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Leeper seeking support from hometown in effort to be on front of Wheaties box

Leeper seeking support from hometown in effort to be on front of Wheaties box

July 7th, 2014 9:29 am by J. H. Osborne

If you want to see a local hero on the Wheaties box — a spot traditionally held by star athletes — the clock is ticking to cast your vote for Blake Leeper.

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308 Memphis police officers call in sick

308 Memphis police officers call in sick

July 7th, 2014 9:26 am by Associated Press

Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong says 308 officers have called in sick in the last week and in what appears to be a deliberate work action.

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Mariners' Littell keeps K-Mets' bats quiet; Pulaski wins 4-1

Mariners' Littell keeps K-Mets' bats quiet; Pulaski wins 4-1

July 7th, 2014 12:09 am by Staff Report

Pulaski right-hander Zack Littell stymied Kingsport for seven innings Sunday night, striking out nine batters in the Mariners' 4-1 Appalachian League victory at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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