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Lazarus the cat gives Kennedy students lesson in accepting differences

Lazarus the cat gives Kennedy students lesson in accepting differences

February 8th, 2014 8:10 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Some pre-kindergarten students learned Thursday about appreciating the differences among humans, a lesson delivered by a famously different feline.

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Northeast State plans expanded dual enrollment

Northeast State plans expanded dual enrollment

February 8th, 2014 8:02 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — With Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam pushing dual enrollment in his Feb. 2 State of the State address, Northeast State Community College is ready to oblige.

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Holder applies same-sex rights to Justice Department

Holder applies same-sex rights to Justice Department

February 8th, 2014 6:09 pm by PETE YOST, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — In an assertion of same-sex marriage rights, Attorney General Eric Holder is applying a landmark Supreme Court ruling to the Justice Department.

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Kingsport Chamber reflects on its accomplishments at annual dinner

Kingsport Chamber reflects on its accomplishments at annual dinner

February 8th, 2014 5:54 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce’s 67th annual dinner is billed as the “Social Event of the Year,” but remains a time for the business community to look back on accomplishments in the previous year.

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McRae, Vols put away Gamecocks 72-53

McRae, Vols put away Gamecocks 72-53

February 8th, 2014 5:28 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Jordan McRae scored 24 points, hitting 6 of 8 shots from 3-point range, and the Tennessee men's basketball team trounced South Carolina 72-53 on Saturday to beat the Gamecocks for the 13th consecutive time.

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What's for dinner? Farm bill has big impact

What's for dinner? Farm bill has big impact

February 8th, 2014 3:10 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Look no further than your dinner plate to understand how the new farm bill affects you. Here are five ways the farm law affects what is on your plate.

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Saturday's highlights from the Sochi Olympics

February 8th, 2014 2:28 pm by Associated Press

A photo gallery and Saturday's highlights from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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Appalachian Power warns customers of scam

Appalachian Power warns customers of scam

February 8th, 2014 2:00 pm by Associated Press

Small business owners are the target of a scam, Appalachian Power says. Reports of the scam are coming from its West Virginia customers, but the company says customers in Virginia and Tennessee are also likely to be targeted.

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Several area events planned to mark Black History Month

Several area events planned to mark Black History Month

February 8th, 2014 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

Negro History Week was launched in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, an early scholar of African-American history. Now, nearly 90 years later, it has become a monthlong event, celebrated each February to recognize the accomplishments and culture of African-Ameri

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Cease-fire in Syrian city breaks down, halts aid

Cease-fire in Syrian city breaks down, halts aid

February 8th, 2014 1:34 pm by BASSEM MROUE and DIAA HADID, Associated Press

Two trucks carrying food and medical supplies into rebel-held neighborhoods in the central Syrian city of Homs turned back under heavy fire Saturday, leaving four paramedics wounded as a cease-fire broke down, Syrian officials said.

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