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Study on U.S. children's well-being finds striking racial disparities

Study on U.S. children's well-being finds striking racial disparities

April 1st, 2014 8:07 pm by Associated Press

The report, released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, detailed nationwide racial disparities that put Asian and white children in a far more advantageous position than black, Latino and American Indian children.

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Crime Local News
Carter County substitute teacher accused of stapling three students

Carter County substitute teacher accused of stapling three students

April 1st, 2014 6:30 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Sheriff Chris Mathes said Alysha Lynn Cook, 43, was arrested at 4 p.m. Tuesday on three counts of simple assault after his department's investigation. Cook was booked into the Carter County Jail on $5,000 bond.

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Facebook fight video prompts three Kingsport arrests

Facebook fight video prompts three Kingsport arrests

April 1st, 2014 3:33 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's decision to post a Facebook video of her fighting a juvenile has prompted her own arrest, along with two additional adults who didn't immediately intervene and appeared to encourage the confrontation.

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Tennessee police find decomposed bodies of twins in home

Tennessee police find decomposed bodies of twins in home

April 1st, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

Police are investigating the discovery of the decomposed bodies of 63-year-old twins in a Chattanooga home.

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Clarksville couple moving over medical marijuana

Clarksville couple moving over medical marijuana

April 1st, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

A U.S. Army veteran and his wife say they are moving from Clarksville to Pueblo, Colo., in order to obtain the marijuana that helps control the pain Max Bailey suffers from injuries acquired in Afghanistan.

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Motorist arrested after driving through gas line construction in Kingsport

Motorist arrested after driving through gas line construction in Kingsport

April 1st, 2014 2:09 pm by Rain Smith

A motorist allegedly paid no heed to a construction detail at a Kingsport gas line on Monday morning, accelerating through orange cones which were blocking the roadway and nearly striking workers.

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Sports
Woods to miss Masters after undergoing back surgery

Woods to miss Masters after undergoing back surgery

April 1st, 2014 1:14 pm by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

Tiger Woods had surgery on his ailing back and said Tuesday he will miss the Masters for the first time in his career.

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Award-winning Kingsport apartments now open

Award-winning Kingsport apartments now open

April 1st, 2014 9:33 am by Staff Report

The buildings will slowly rotate throughout the day and night, and feature large roof areas with solar-heated pools, tennis courts and skate parks. Each will be named for a member of the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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Report: Tenn. offered contingent incentives to VW

Report: Tenn. offered contingent incentives to VW

April 1st, 2014 8:29 am by Associated Press

Haslam, who has been a vocal critic of the United Auto Workers' efforts to represent workers at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant, has long denied suggestions that tax credits, grants and other incentives were tied to the union being rejected at the factory.

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Erwin woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

Erwin woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

April 1st, 2014 8:22 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

It will be up to a Unicoi County grand jury to decide if the Erwin woman accused of spitting on a pizza purchased by Unicoi County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Frank Rogers will be charged.

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