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Kingsport, Hawkins school officials going to SCORE event

Kingsport, Hawkins school officials going to SCORE event

October 18th, 2013 8:49 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Leaders, teachers, parents, and students of Kingsport City Schools, selected as one of the best three public school districts in Tennessee for growth in student achievement, will be in Nashville on Monday, Oct. 28.

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Crime Local News
Two 16-year-olds arrested in D-B burglary, vandalism

Two 16-year-olds arrested in D-B burglary, vandalism

October 18th, 2013 7:43 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A KPD spokesman said authorities were able to identify and arrest the alleged suspects after receiving calls from numerous citizens who saw the two on security camera footage released to local media.

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News Regional & National
Season of uncertainty for stores

Season of uncertainty for stores

October 18th, 2013 4:11 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Retailers hope that short-term uncertainty won't stop Americans from spending during the busiest shopping period of the year, but they're fearful that it will.

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Sports
Locker practices again, Titans wait to pick QB

Locker practices again, Titans wait to pick QB

October 18th, 2013 4:08 pm by TERRY McCORMICK, Associated Press

Jake Locker has passed his practice test, doing what the Titans wanted all week increasing his work each day.

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News Regional & National
Holmes lawyers want his emails barred as evidence

Holmes lawyers want his emails barred as evidence

October 18th, 2013 4:03 pm by DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes on Friday added his emails to the list of evidence they say should not be allowed at his trial.

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News Regional & National
Estimate: Waste landfill would cost $817 million

Estimate: Waste landfill would cost $817 million

October 18th, 2013 3:50 pm by Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Energy says a new Oak Ridge landfill for hazardous and radioactive wastes would cost roughly $817 million — a figure that's cheaper than shipping the material to an off-site disposal facility.

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Sports Sports Live
TSSAA volleyball tournament brackets set

TSSAA volleyball tournament brackets set

October 18th, 2013 1:26 pm by Staff Report

The Dobyns-Bennett and Sullivan South volleyball teams now know who their first opponents will be as they continue their quests for state titles.

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Photos Local News
Healthcare providers, community organizations team up to provide health care for the poor

Healthcare providers, community organizations team up to provide health care for the poor

October 18th, 2013 1:12 pm by Staff reports

Several healthcare providers and community organizations are joining forces to help low-income and disadvantaged people improve their health. Photo gallery attached.

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Crime Local News
Johnson City couple accused of selling kids into porn ring

Johnson City couple accused of selling kids into porn ring

October 18th, 2013 12:54 pm by NET News Service

A Johnson City couple charged with selling their children to a sex film ring have waived their right to a detention hearing and will remain in custody until the case is completed.

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Roe says vote against budget deal reflected true goal

Roe says vote against budget deal reflected true goal

October 18th, 2013 11:03 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A month before his vote to strip funding for the three-year-old health care law from a continuing resolution passed by the Senate, Roe told the Johnson City Press that...any efforts to defund it would simply not work.

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