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Update: Exhaust fan sparks fire at Kingsport bank

Update: Exhaust fan sparks fire at Kingsport bank

May 13th, 2014 9:14 am by Staff Report

According to Kingsport Fire Department Chief Craig Dye, at approximately 7:30 a.m. the KFD responded to an alarm at First Tennessee Bank, 2400 Memorial Boulevard.

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Teacher placed on leave after allegation of mock hanging

Teacher placed on leave after allegation of mock hanging

May 13th, 2014 8:30 am by Paloma Esquivel, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A California charter school teacher has been placed on leave after allegedly singling out an African-American student to demonstrate a hanging during a class trip.

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Democratic leader urges Haslam to veto meth bill

Democratic leader urges Haslam to veto meth bill

May 13th, 2014 8:27 am by Associated Press

The Democratic leader of the state Senate is urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam to veto his own legislation to limit the purchase of cold and allergy medicines used to make illegal methamphetamine.

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South stuns Greeneville with 8-run comeback, wins 10-9

South stuns Greeneville with 8-run comeback, wins 10-9

May 13th, 2014 12:32 am by Dave Ongie

Sullivan South plated two runs in the top of the fourth inning, exploded for six more in the fifth to tie the game at 8 and tacked on two more in the sixth in a 10-9 win over Greeneville on Monday in the Region 1-AA baseball semifinals.

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Hawkins BOE turns to Ailshie in director search after declining to meet Bowen's salary request

Hawkins BOE turns to Ailshie in director search after declining to meet Bowen's salary request

May 12th, 2014 11:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

The BOE voted unanimously to decline an offer by Dr. Dixie Bowen for an overall salary of $118,000. The BOE was only willing to offer an overall salary of $103,700, which is $4,000 more than retiring director Charlotte Britton's overall salary.

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Kingsport BMA facing tough choices on 2015 budget

Kingsport BMA facing tough choices on 2015 budget

May 12th, 2014 11:16 pm by Matthew Lane

In order to balance next year's city budget, the members of the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen were presented with a number of options Monday evening. None of them good.

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Roe: Veterans Affairs panel  awaiting probe into deaths at VA  facility

Roe: Veterans Affairs panel awaiting probe into deaths at VA facility

May 12th, 2014 11:04 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe said Monday an investigation into alleged unnecessary veterans' deaths involving a Phoenix Veterans Administration facility needs to play out amid calls for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.

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Hawkins Board of Education postpones approving art project

Hawkins Board of Education postpones approving art project - VIDEO

May 12th, 2014 10:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

Approval of a plan that would allow art students to paint murals on a high visibility water tank in Church Hill was put on hold by the Hawkins County Board of Education last week until more information becomes available.

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Indians play smart, edge Trojans to qualify for sectional play

Indians play smart, edge Trojans to qualify for sectional play

May 12th, 2014 10:43 pm by Pat Kenney

Timely hitting, heads-up baserunning and stellar pitching resulted in a 2-0 victory for Dobyns-Bennett over Morristown West on Monday night at J. Fred Johnson Stadium in the Region 1-AAA baseball semifinals.

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Photo Gallery: Law Enforcement Memorial Service in Kingsport

May 12th, 2014 9:34 pm by Ned Jilton

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as National Police Week. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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