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Cybersecurity blogger to speak at UVa-Wise

Cybersecurity blogger to speak at UVa-Wise

February 17th, 2014 10:48 pm by Staff Report

Brian Krebs, author and cybersecurity blogger, will lecture at The University of Virginia's College at Wise at 7 p.m. on March 20.

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Local News Education
Facilities study to be focus when Kingsport, Sullivan BOEs meet

Facilities study to be focus when Kingsport, Sullivan BOEs meet

February 17th, 2014 10:44 pm by Rick Wagner

The Sullivan County and Kingsport school boards are set to meet jointly next week to address a long-discussed joint facilities study.

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PHOTO GALLERY: District 1-AAA girls basketball championship

February 17th, 2014 10:26 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday's District 1-AAA girls basketball tournament title game between Science Hill vs. Dobyns-Bennett.

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Sullivan County could reconsider delay in appointing road commissioner

Sullivan County could reconsider delay in appointing road commissioner

February 17th, 2014 9:51 pm by J. H. Osborne

Heavy speculation swirled through county government on Monday about what might, or might not, happen Tuesday at the Sullivan County Commission's monthly meeting.

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Local News
Social Security gaffe a $12,000 mistake

Social Security gaffe a $12,000 mistake

February 17th, 2014 9:38 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A mix-up at Johnson City's Woodland Elementary School could cost the city's insurance as much as $12,480 to provide identity protection to students.

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Community Local News Outdoors
Benefit set for Mount Carmel man paralyzed in hunting mishap

Benefit set for Mount Carmel man paralyzed in hunting mishap

February 17th, 2014 9:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Mount Carmel father of four who was paralyzed in a hunting accident last fall still has a long road of recovery ahead of him, and the financial burden on him and his family continues to grow.

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Crime Local News
Pennington Gap woman, children sentenced in attempt to burn own home

Pennington Gap woman, children sentenced in attempt to burn own home

February 17th, 2014 8:59 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia mother, her two children and her daughter's boyfriend were all sentenced to prison last week in Lee County for their roles in a failed plot to burn down their mobile home and collect the insurance payout.

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Sports Regional & National
Blind man hits 3-pointer, wins year's worth of McDonald's value meals

Blind man hits 3-pointer, wins year's worth of McDonald's value meals

February 17th, 2014 7:37 pm by Associated Press

A Springfield man who is blind and mentally impaired is getting some national attention, and a years worth of McDonald's value meals, after hitting a 3-point shot during halftime of a college basketball game.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Older Americans are early winners under health law

Older Americans are early winners under health law

February 17th, 2014 7:17 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Intellectually disabled struggling to find work

Intellectually disabled struggling to find work

February 17th, 2014 7:09 pm by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

Most Americans with intellectual or developmental disabilities remain shut out of the workforce, despite changing attitudes and billions spent on government programs to help them.

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