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County attorney says interim highway chief must step aside

County attorney says interim highway chief must step aside

February 14th, 2014 12:32 am by J. H. Osborne

County Attorney Dan Street said Thursday he had no doubt the Sullivan County Highway Department would continue to operate if Bobbie Manning took his advice and stopped performing official duties of the highway commissioner.

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Belgian lawmakers extend euthanasia to children

Belgian lawmakers extend euthanasia to children

February 14th, 2014 12:16 am by Associated Press

The law empowers children with terminal ailments who are in great pain to ask to be put to death by their doctor if their parents agree and a psychiatrist or psychologist certifies they are conscious of what their choice signifies.

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Judge rules Virginia gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

Judge rules Virginia gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

February 14th, 2014 12:01 am by Associated Press

U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen issued a stay of her order while it is appealed, meaning that gay couples in Virginia will still not be able to marry until the case is ultimately resolved.

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Kingsport crews work day and night to clear snow-covered streets

Kingsport crews work day and night to clear snow-covered streets

February 13th, 2014 11:47 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT To allow additional manpower for snow removal, city garbage, trash and recycling collection schedules were changed for the remainder of the week.

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Business & Technology
Wellmont lines up consultant to explore options

Wellmont lines up consultant to explore options

February 13th, 2014 11:35 pm by Staff report

Wellmont Health System announced Thursday it has selected Skokie, Ill.-based health-care consulting firm Kaufman, Hall & Associates Inc. to explore future options, including aligning with another health-care system.

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Facebook offers new gender options for users

Facebook offers new gender options for users

February 13th, 2014 10:51 pm by Associated Press

You don't have to be just male or female on Facebook. The social media giant has added a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices.

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Community Scrapbook: Snowy Days

February 13th, 2014 8:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Our Snowy Days scrapbook features a collection of reader-submitted photos. And it's not too late to share your photos from Winter Storm Pax. Check back throughout the day for more photos.

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Crime Local News
Blountville man who ran over girlfriend sentenced in Scott

Blountville man who ran over girlfriend sentenced in Scott

February 13th, 2014 8:27 pm by Wes Bunch

Argie Bryan Baker, 30, of Blountville, was given a 20-year sentence with 10 years suspended by 30th Circuit Court Judge Tammy McElyea as a result of his December 2013 conviction on a single count of felony malicious wounding.

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More snow, more changes in NET and SWVa. basketball schedules

More snow, more changes in NET and SWVa. basketball schedules

February 13th, 2014 3:51 pm by Pat Kenney

For the second straight day, Northeast Tennessee postseason tournaments and Southwest Virginia regular season games have been postponed or canceled due to accumulating snow.

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Woman busted stealing 122 items from Walmart

Woman busted stealing 122 items from Walmart

February 13th, 2014 3:30 pm by Rain Smith

Loss prevention observed a female placing "numerous" clothing and household items into her buggy, then roll them out of the store.

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