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Report: About 1.3 million women victims of domestic physical assault every year

Report: About 1.3 million women victims of domestic physical assault every year

October 12th, 2013 7:28 pm by Nick Shepherd

Domestic violence is a hard subject to talk about because it normally takes place behind closed doors and between family members.

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Kingsport schools finally receive new sidewalks

Kingsport schools finally receive new sidewalks

October 12th, 2013 7:09 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Kennedy and Roosevelt have new sidewalks, but Jackson is going to have to wait just a little bit longer.

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Gray man sentenced to six years in break-in, abduction of estranged wife

Gray man sentenced to six years in break-in, abduction of estranged wife

October 12th, 2013 7:04 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Tennessee man will spend at least six years in state prison after he was found guilty of holding his estranged wife at gunpoint for several hours at her Southwest Virginia home last year.

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Trauma surgeon starts new fund to save lives

Trauma surgeon starts new fund to save lives

October 12th, 2013 5:06 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Holston Valley Medical Center’s Level I Trauma Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a gift from one of its own.

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Sports
Sack-happy Hokies muzzle Pitt 19-9

Sack-happy Hokies muzzle Pitt 19-9

October 12th, 2013 2:50 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Logan Thomas threw an early touchdown pass, Cody Journell kicked four field goals and No. 24 Virginia Tech sacked Pittsburgh's Tom Savage eight times in a 19-9 victory on Saturday.

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For the birds, keep feeders clean

For the birds, keep feeders clean

October 12th, 2013 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

If you’re not already feeding your backyard birds, Rack Cross, project manager for the Kingsport Birding Trail, says now is a good time to start.

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Community Sunday Stories
'Leaps of Faith' led Scott native to unique jewelry business

'Leaps of Faith' led Scott native to unique jewelry business

October 12th, 2013 2:00 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

Leaps of faith, that's what it took for Mendota, Va., resident Pam Powers to leave her position of many years as a doctor's office receptionist and turn a jewelry-making hobby into a business of 'blessings.'

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Dead loved ones' voices fall victim to technology

Dead loved ones' voices fall victim to technology

October 12th, 2013 1:00 pm by TOM COYNE, Associated Press

When her 19-year-old daughter died of injuries sustained in a Mother's Day car crash five years ago, Lisa and Tom Moore sought comfort from the teenager's cell phone. But the Moores lost that solace as part of a Sprint upgrade.

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Senate rejects Democratic debt limit extension

Senate rejects Democratic debt limit extension

October 12th, 2013 12:54 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

The Senate has rejected a Democratic effort to extend the government's ability to borrow money through next year.

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Entertainment Education
Swift opens $4M Country Hall of Fame music education center

Swift opens $4M Country Hall of Fame music education center

October 12th, 2013 12:52 pm by CHRIS TALBOTT, AP Music Writer

The pop star opened her $4 million Taylor Swift Education Center at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday morning,

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