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Shepherd Center adds food pantry to list of services for older adults

Shepherd Center adds food pantry to list of services for older adults

April 25th, 2014 8:43 am by Katina Rose

The Shepherd Center, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, provides a wide variety of free services to enable older adults to live independently and safely at home for as long as appropriate.

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News Regional & National
Obama: May be time for more NKorea sanctions

Obama: May be time for more NKorea sanctions

April 25th, 2014 7:17 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama says it may be time to consider further sanctions against North Korea "that have even more bite" as the country is threatening its fourth nuclear test.

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Local News
Crews battle home,  brush fires in Scott

Crews battle home, brush fires in Scott

April 25th, 2014 3:00 am by Wes Bunch

Two homes received varying degrees of damage Wednesday as multiple fire crews in Scott County responded to blazes that occurred in three separate locations in Scott County.

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Crime Local News
Hawkins men charged after altercation at funeral leads to shoot-out

Hawkins men charged after altercation at funeral leads to shoot-out

April 25th, 2014 12:40 am by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before midnight Monday, the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a suspicious person at 1321 Old Union Road in Church Hill, but while en route deputies were informed of a complaint of shots fired from that address.

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Business & Technology
Cook Out restaurant coming to Kingsport

Cook Out restaurant coming to Kingsport

April 25th, 2014 12:22 am by Matthew Lane

According to Kingsport's Building Department, the North Carolina- based hamburger chain obtained a $750,000 permit last month to build a new location on Stone Drive, on the site of the Sagebrush restaurant.

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Local News Education
Purdue official rates IA as top STEM middle school

Purdue official rates IA as top STEM middle school

April 25th, 2014 12:12 am by Rick Wagner

When Tennessee Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman and Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey visit Innovation Academy this morning, they will see the nation's best STEM middle school.

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Entertainment Community Local News
Lonesome Pine Airport hosts Aerospace Days this weekend

Lonesome Pine Airport hosts Aerospace Days this weekend

April 24th, 2014 11:37 pm by Staff Report

Aerospace Days, this weekend's downscale aviation and rocketry extravaganza at Lonesome Pine Airport near Wise, will feature Emerald Robinson as emcee and WCYB-TV meteorologist Donnie Cox as commentator.

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Haslam, local GOP leaders tout state budget  at Sullivan Reagan Day Dinner

Haslam, local GOP leaders tout state budget at Sullivan Reagan Day Dinner

April 24th, 2014 11:03 pm by Hank Hayes

"We want to give you every cents' worth that you pay in taxes," Gov. Bill Haslam told about 675 Republicans at the MeadowView Marriott.

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Local News Education
McPheeter's Bend ranked tops in state for value added

McPheeter's Bend ranked tops in state for value added

April 24th, 2014 10:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

A ceremony was held at the school Monday to celebrate ranking first in the state among 765 elementary schools, as well as being the first-place winner of the Value-Added Achievement Awards among elementary schools in East Tennessee.

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Sports Sports Live
Tennessee High's Gudger soars in first day of Big 7 Conference track and field championships

Tennessee High's Gudger soars in first day of Big 7 Conference track and field championships

April 24th, 2014 9:15 pm by Pat Kenney

The Dobyns-Bennett boys took a commanding 93.5-42 lead over Science Hill after the field events and 4x800 meter relay finals.

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