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Proposed Hawkins ambulance regulations exclude GPS requirement

Proposed Hawkins ambulance regulations exclude GPS requirement

December 5th, 2014 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

"There's got to be (GPS) guidelines, or all you're going to do is get ambulance chasers out there,"said Church Hill EMS Board President Fred Arnold.

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Report: Tenn. schools need to expand pre-K, accept expansion of Medicaid

Report: Tenn. schools need to expand pre-K, accept expansion of Medicaid

December 5th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The report focuses on what a news release called the importance of making sure children arrive at school with the cognitive, social and emotional skills they need to learn.

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Stocks rise after hiring surge; Dow misses 18,000

Stocks rise after hiring surge; Dow misses 18,000

December 5th, 2014 5:24 pm by Associated Press

The Labor Department said U.S. employers added 321,000 jobs last month, the biggest burst of hiring in nearly three years, while the unemployment rate remained steady at 5.8 percent.

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Spill creates slippery Sullivan County roads

Spill creates slippery Sullivan County roads

December 5th, 2014 2:19 pm by Staff Report

Sullivan County Highway Department officials are asking the public to use caution when driving on four county roads following an oil spill Friday.

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Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Nov. 30

December 5th, 2014 2:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Many of the photos also appeared in the Nov. 30 edition of Sunday Stories.

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Pills, coke, and pistol seized from car in Taco Bell parking lot

Pills, coke, and pistol seized from car in Taco Bell parking lot

December 5th, 2014 12:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport couple were arrested early Thursday morning in the Allandale Taco Bell parking lot after police allegedly seized a large number of pills, a handgun, and an unspecified amount of cocaine.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 12.5.14 - VIDEO

December 5th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Maddie, Malcolm, Marcus, Medelene, Princess, Simon, and Tootsie . Also, the photo gallery below has photos of new adoptable shelter animals that have come in

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Checks and balances: Kingsport school employees set to get $150 bonuses (maybe) — but not as gift cards

Checks and balances: Kingsport school employees set to get $150 bonuses (maybe) — but not as gift cards

December 5th, 2014 10:37 am by Rick Wagner

Plan is for net checks of $150 to go to more than 1,100 school system employees Dec. 19, last day of school before the holiday break.

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Hawkins BOE still studying student drug testing policy

Hawkins BOE still studying student drug testing policy

December 5th, 2014 10:16 am by Jeff Bobo

Last month school board chairman Chris Christian presented the board with sample policies from other school systems that conduct random drug testing on students who participate in athletics and other extracurricular activities.

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Police cases stir national protests, debate

Police cases stir national protests, debate

December 5th, 2014 8:50 am by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

Thousands and thousands of diverse people united by anger took to the streets from New York City to San Francisco for a second straight night to protest a grand jury clearing a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

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