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Kingsport Idol: Winners of competition to perform holiday show at Renaissance Center

Kingsport Idol: Winners of competition to perform holiday show at Renaissance Center

December 18th, 2014 10:28 am by Nick Shepherd

The idea to bring back some of the talent has been kicked around for a couple of years but really got off the ground this year, William Stephanos said. Previous winners and acts were contacted about performing and were excited to return

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Feeling under the weather? Health officials say flu other viruses aren't making season bright

Feeling under the weather? Health officials say flu other viruses aren't making season bright

December 18th, 2014 9:03 am by Marci Gore

With only a week left until Christmas, no one has time to be sick. But, chances are, if you're not sick yourself, you know someone else who is.

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14 charged in meningitis outbreak that killed 64

14 charged in meningitis outbreak that killed 64

December 18th, 2014 8:31 am by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

More than 750 people in 20 states were sickened, and 64 died after they contracted fungal meningitis and other illnesses in 2012 from tainted steroids made by the Framingham, Mass., company.

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AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

December 18th, 2014 8:24 am by HOLBROOK MOHR and GARANCE BURKE, Associated Press

At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger.

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Prep Results, from Wednesday, Dec. 17

Prep Results, from Wednesday, Dec. 17

December 17th, 2014 11:59 pm by staff

Wednesday's high school boys and girls basketball scores from Southwest Virginia.

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Adams  to celebrate triplets' win in Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest

Adams to celebrate triplets' win in Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest

December 17th, 2014 11:58 pm by Rick Wagner

Thanks to a video contest win by the Roberts triplets, Adams Elementary School will be getting a $30,000 cafeteria makeover to include work on the noisy room's acoustics.

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Phillips won't seek sixth term as Kingsport mayor

Phillips won't seek sixth term as Kingsport mayor

December 17th, 2014 11:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Phillips sat down with the Times-News Wednesday morning to make the announcement, to discuss his tenure as mayor of the Model City and his future plans once he leaves office.

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By the numbers: Hawkins stats look good for 'Three Star' renewal in 2015

By the numbers: Hawkins stats look good for 'Three Star' renewal in 2015

December 17th, 2014 10:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's educations scores are improving, obesity is on the decline, and the crime rate is decreasing, which bodes well for the county's 2015 application to remain part of the state's "Three Star" program.

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NC State beats Tennessee 83-72

NC State beats Tennessee 83-72

December 17th, 2014 9:48 pm by AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer

RALEIGH, N.C. — Ralston Turner had career highs of 33 points and eight 3-pointers to help North Carolina State beat Tennessee 83-72 on Wednesday night.

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SCSO searching for suspect wanted on child neglect, domestic violence charges

SCSO searching for suspect wanted on child neglect, domestic violence charges

December 17th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Daniel Powell is then alleged to have grabbed their 13-month-old and run out of the home into East Lawn Cemetery. He then proceeded to run to a home on Edith Road with the child's mother running after him.

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