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Kingsport school officials should learn from bonus fiasco

Kingsport school officials should learn from bonus fiasco

December 8th, 2014 4:30 pm by Editorial Board

Everyone likes a bonus. Without doubt school system employees work long, hard hours dealing with kids of all ages and attitudes on a daily basis. But all employees of the city work hard.

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Huge fire in downtown L.A.: 'It looked like a bomb had just exploded'

Huge fire in downtown L.A.: 'It looked like a bomb had just exploded'

December 8th, 2014 3:54 pm by By Marisa Gerber, Brittny Mejia and Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

LOS ANGELES - The fire early Monday in downtown Los Angeles engulfed an area the size of a city block, closed freeways and roads, burst windows of nearby buildings and melted freeway signs.

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In memory of Mike: Hawkins Bar hosts memorial for Faulk

In memory of Mike: Hawkins Bar hosts memorial for Faulk - VIDEO

December 8th, 2014 3:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A eulogy written by Mike Faulk's children Katy and Andy was read aloud during a memorial service Friday in the Chancery Courtroom hosted by the Hawkins County Bar Association.

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Fugitive holes up in Kingsport attic

Fugitive holes up in Kingsport attic

December 8th, 2014 3:01 pm by Rain Smith

A couple sought for questioning in regard to a fatal hit-and-run in Georgia have been found in Kingsport, where the male then hid in the attic of the home to try and avoid arrest.

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Elderly Hawkins man beaten, stabbed

Elderly Hawkins man beaten, stabbed

December 8th, 2014 2:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

An elderly Hawkins County man was listed in serious condition after reportedly being beaten and stabbed by his former neighbors, who allegedly robbed the man under the pretense of selling him a ratchet set.

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Hawkins couple who killed child with grape soda receive 35-year sentence

Hawkins couple who killed child with grape soda receive 35-year sentence

December 8th, 2014 12:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

According to the autopsy report, the Vaughns forced Alexa Linboom, 5, to drink about 2.4 liters of grape soda and water. The massive fluid intake was reportedly punishment for the girl drinking grape soda after being told not to.

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KPD: Reckless driving to hospital spurs crash, arrest

KPD: Reckless driving to hospital spurs crash, arrest

December 8th, 2014 12:02 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats man faces felony charges due to his alleged reckless driving to visit a hospitalized family member in Kingsport, running vehicles off the road and then T-boning a car that carried an infant passenger.

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Tennessee gives Butch Jones raise, extension

Tennessee gives Butch Jones raise, extension

December 8th, 2014 11:22 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

His contract will run through the 2020 season, and the raise takes effect in 2015.

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Under cover of the law: Local authorities frustrated by legal shield protecting 'pill mills'

Under cover of the law: Local authorities frustrated by legal shield protecting 'pill mills'

December 8th, 2014 10:52 am by Nick Shepherd

Officials refer to pain management clinics as pill mills because the only form of pain management offered is a prescription. And when law enforcement and prosecutors try to go after these clinics, they are continually frustrated.

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Kingsport schools working on policy for use of laptops

Kingsport schools working on policy for use of laptops

December 8th, 2014 10:14 am by Rick Wagner

Draft policy includes $50 annual technology fee that would roll over if no repairs needed that school year.

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