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Tennessee House OKs report to delay Common Core testing

Tennessee House OKs report to delay Common Core testing

April 16th, 2014 9:21 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The state House has voted to adopt the report of a special committee that recommends the testing component of Tennessee's Common Core education standards be delayed a year.

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Mobile market reels in seafood lovers

Mobile market reels in seafood lovers

April 16th, 2014 8:53 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Brookman's Fresh Catch Seafood bills itself as "East Tennessee's First Mobile Seafood Market" and can be accessed locally at the Kingsport Farmers Market on Wednesday and Saturday.

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Community Local News
Volunteers still needed for Day of Service jobs

Volunteers still needed for Day of Service jobs

April 16th, 2014 8:40 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Volunteers from all walks of life will gather at areas around Kingsport to conduct service projects for the sixth annual Day of Service.

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Local News Business & Technology
Many offices closed for Good Friday

Many offices closed for Good Friday

April 16th, 2014 8:35 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport city offices will be closed Friday in observance of Good Friday. Garbage pickup will be on a regular schedule.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Johnson County at Sullivan North baseball

April 16th, 2014 8:03 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Wednesday's Three Rivers Conference baseball game in Kingsport between Johnson County and Sullivan North.

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Regional & National
Did a German shepherd get called to jury duty?

Did a German shepherd get called to jury duty?

April 16th, 2014 7:49 pm by Associated Press

BRIDGETON, N.J. — Could this prospective juror take a bite out of crime? Cumberland County, N.J., has summoned IV Griner to jury duty. The only problem is that IV is a 5-year-old German shepherd.

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Some workers exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

Some workers exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

April 16th, 2014 7:30 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.

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Crime Local News
'Drugged driver' in wreck that killed elderly Hawkins woman sentenced to eight years

'Drugged driver' in wreck that killed elderly Hawkins woman sentenced to eight years

April 16th, 2014 6:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman who was high on methadone, oxycodone and other drugs when she caused a head-on collision that claimed the life of an 80-year-old woman last year was sentenced Wednesday to eight years.

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Regional & National
Man convicted of armed robbery never told to report to prison

Man convicted of armed robbery never told to report to prison

April 16th, 2014 6:27 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison. But those instructions never came.

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U.S. House Democrats investigating Haslam's role in Volkswagen plant vote

U.S. House Democrats investigating Haslam's role in Volkswagen plant vote

April 16th, 2014 6:03 pm by G. Chambers Williams III

Democrats in the U.S. House on Wednesday opened an "inquiry" into whether Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's administration might have violated federal labor law.

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