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Kingsport BOE to seek joint facilities study

Kingsport BOE to seek joint facilities study

March 6th, 2014 11:15 pm by Rick Wagner

The city board Thursday also voted 5-0 to approve a differentiated pay plan for 2014-15, approved grades K-12 social studies textbook recommendations on the first of two readings, and amended the 2012-13 calendar to absorb the fifth snow day.

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UPDATE: Address to send donations to buy headstone for Hawkins child killed with grape soda

UPDATE: Address to send donations to buy headstone for Hawkins child killed with grape soda

March 6th, 2014 11:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Send donations to Alexa Linboom Memorial Fund c/o CIVIS Bank P.O. Box 550 Rogersville, Tenn. 37857

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Crime Local News
N.C. motorist arrested after hitting two pedestrians at  Unicoi school bus stop

N.C. motorist arrested after hitting two pedestrians at Unicoi school bus stop

March 6th, 2014 9:44 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

A 6-year-old boy and his grandmother were injured Thursday morning when they were struck by an SUV at a bus stop on Unicoi Drive.

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Entertainment
Casting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad Pitt?

Casting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad Pitt?

March 6th, 2014 9:22 pm by Associated Press

Those who study religion as portrayed in popular culture do note that depicting Jesus on the screen has always been a tricky business.

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Woman pleads guilty in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

Woman pleads guilty in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

March 6th, 2014 6:08 pm by Rain Smith

Blood tests revealed Xanax and Lortab were in her system at the time of the crash, while prescription medications, drug paraphernalia and marijuana were located in her purse.

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Community Photos Local News Education

Photo Gallery: Jefferson Elementary School Students Duct Tape Teacher, Principal to Gym Wall.

March 6th, 2014 5:46 pm by Ned Jilton

Jefferson Elementary School students raised $11,000 to build a well in Africa.

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Indoor kayak class great for learners

Indoor kayak class great for learners

March 6th, 2014 4:55 pm by Amanda Marsh

The class is perfect for anyone wanting to learn the ins and outs of kayaking before embarking on an outdoor adventure. And it's available at both the Aquatic Center in Kingsport and Freedom Hall Pool in Johnson City.

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Prisoner escapes from Northeast Correctional Complex

Prisoner escapes from Northeast Correctional Complex

March 6th, 2014 4:08 pm by NET News Service

Officers from the Tennessee Department of Corrections and the Johnson County Sheriff's Department officials were searching for Joshua M. Baber Thursday afternoon.

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Obama raises stakes in Crimean standoff with Putin

Obama raises stakes in Crimean standoff with Putin

March 6th, 2014 3:27 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press; LARA JAKES, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is raising the stakes in the West's standoff with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He's imposing sanctions against Moscow and rejecting plans for a referendum on the future of Ukraine's Russian-occupied Crimea.

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Survey: Cost a growing factor in college decisions

Survey: Cost a growing factor in college decisions

March 6th, 2014 3:25 pm by LISA LEFF, Associated Press

A new survey of the nation's college freshmen found that the percentage attending their first-choice school has reached its lowest level in almost four decades.

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