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Kingsport Police Department's Explorer program brings home awards

Kingsport Police Department's Explorer program brings home awards

February 15th, 2014 8:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

Members of the Kingsport Police Department's Explorer program recently won multiple awards at Winterfest, a competition held every year in Gatlinburg.

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Lady 'Toppers, Tribe to face off for district title

Lady 'Toppers, Tribe to face off for district title

February 15th, 2014 8:02 pm by Greg Peters

Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett made their way into the finals of the District 1-AAA girls basketball tournament with decisive wins Saturday at Viking Hall. The Lady Hilltoppers cruised by Daniel Boone 64-36 and D-B topped Volunteer 63-48.

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Local News Business & Technology
Stone Drive epicenter for national franchises

Stone Drive epicenter for national franchises

February 15th, 2014 5:55 pm by Hank Hayes

Stone Drive has become the community epicenter for national community-based franchises because it has more non-interstate traffic than any highway in the region, said Jeff Fleming, assistant city manager for development.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
TVA plans to open $1 billion gas plant in Kentucky

TVA plans to open $1 billion gas plant in Kentucky

February 15th, 2014 5:42 pm by Associated Press

GREENVILLE, Ky. The Tennessee Valley Authority is hoping to open a $1 billion gas plant within three years in western Kentucky to replace its two oldest coal-fired facilities.

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UAW drive falls short amid culture clash in Tennessee

UAW drive falls short amid culture clash in Tennessee

February 15th, 2014 5:28 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The failure of the United Auto Workers to unionize employees at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee underscores a cultural disconnect between a labor-friendly German company and anti-union sentiment in the South.

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Sports Photos

Saturday's Winter Olympics highlights and photo gallery

February 15th, 2014 5:04 pm by Associated Press

Highlights and a photo gallery from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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AP Exclusive: Misconduct forces more soldiers out

AP Exclusive: Misconduct forces more soldiers out

February 15th, 2014 2:37 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle competence than on character.

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Education
Ag-based curriculum invigorates Kansas school

Ag-based curriculum invigorates Kansas school

February 15th, 2014 2:36 pm by HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press

The door to a hen house burst open on a chilly winter day and several south-central Kansas charter school students scrambled inside, squealing "Thank you!" to the chickens as they checked for eggs and replenished their grain.

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Gay-marriage foes scrambling after court setbacks

Gay-marriage foes scrambling after court setbacks

February 15th, 2014 2:35 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press; DAVID CRARY, Associated Press; RACHEL ZOLL, Associated Press

Opponents of same-sex marriage are scrambling to find effective responses, in Congress and state legislatures, to a rash of court rulings that would force some of America's most conservative states to accept gay nuptials.

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Ummm ... oops: Enormous runaway snowball slams into dorm

February 15th, 2014 1:53 pm by STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press

Two math majors at Reed College lost control of a massive snowball that rolled into a dorm, knocking in part of a bedroom wall. No one was injured, but it will cost several thousand dollars to repair the building.

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