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7,780 flood insurance policies face hike in Tenn.

7,780 flood insurance policies face hike in Tenn.

March 24th, 2014 9:49 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

For many Tennessee property owners in flood-prone areas, a move by Congress to soften steep increases to subsidized insurance policies may come as little comfort.

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Kingsport's first preschool searching for alumni

Kingsport's first preschool searching for alumni

March 24th, 2014 9:41 am by Leigh Ann Laube

In its 77-year history, it's not known exactly how many children have attended St. Paul's Day School & Kindergarten, but that number is certainly in the thousands. Staff at Kingsport's first and longest-running preschool want to locate as many of them as

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No 'signs of life' after huge Washington landslide

No 'signs of life' after huge Washington landslide

March 24th, 2014 9:37 am by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press

Hopes of finding any more survivors from a massive mudslide that killed at least eight people waned as searchers pulled more bodies from the tangled debris field in rural Washington state and crews worked through the night into Monday.

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Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Did Writer of Army Manual Get Paid by the Word?

March 24th, 2014 12:12 am by Ned Jilton

Civil War reenactors drilling in Camps of Instruction across the region this past weekend were wondering.

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John Adams Elementary's Carter goes to regional in competition for Teacher of Year

John Adams Elementary's Carter goes to regional in competition for Teacher of Year

March 23rd, 2014 10:35 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — John Adams Elementary School Teacher of the Year Ashley Carter has been tapped to compete for Tennessee Teacher of the Year at the regional level.

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Hawkins County to identify all county buildings with new signs

Hawkins County to identify all county buildings with new signs

March 23rd, 2014 10:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — At the request of Hawkins County 911 and various rescue agencies in the county, all county buildings will be receiving new signs identifying them by address, and in many cases, by name as well.

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Central Heights students produce wolf painting on display at Bays Mountain

Central Heights students produce wolf painting on display at Bays Mountain

March 23rd, 2014 10:12 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — How many budding artists does it take to draw a lone wolf in a woodland setting? The answer is whole classes plus a teacher to inspire and encourage them.

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Flier critical of Hawkins mayor could spice up Republican candidate forum

Flier critical of Hawkins mayor could spice up Republican candidate forum

March 23rd, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Republican Party's candidate forum Tuesday evening may be a bit more interesting thanks to a flier distributed by county mayor candidate Dennis Deal. The flier is highly critical of incumbent Melville Bailey.

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Vols romp over Bears and into Sweet 16

Vols romp over Bears and into Sweet 16

March 23rd, 2014 9:02 pm by JOEDY McCREARY. AP Sports Writer

Jarnell Stokes had 17 points and a career-high-tying 18 rebounds, and the Volunteers denied Mercer a second straight upset in the NCAA tournament by routing the Bears 83-63 on Sunday night.

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Blountville boy who received new heart, lungs dies

Blountville boy who received new heart, lungs dies

March 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by NET News Service

Weston Keeton, the 7-year-old Blountville boy who underwent heart, heart valve, and lung transplants in the last four months, died Sunday afternoon.

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