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Crews try to contain oil spill in Galveston Bay

Crews try to contain oil spill in Galveston Bay

March 23rd, 2014 3:55 am by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

Crews armed with infrared cameras planned to work through the night after a barge carrying nearly a million gallons of especially thick, sticky oil collided with a ship in Galveston Bay.

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News Regional & National
Three dead in mudslide in Washington state

Three dead in mudslide in Washington state

March 23rd, 2014 3:40 am by Angel Gonzalez, Coral Garnick and Jack Broom, The Seattle Times (MCT)

Searchers looking for victims of Saturday's massive mudslide in eastern Snohomish County reported hearing voices — possibly from children — coming late Saturday from an area hit by the slide.

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Early voting approaching in Sullivan County

Early voting approaching in Sullivan County

March 22nd, 2014 10:44 pm by J. H. Osborne

The general election ballot is not until August, but the race for Sullivan County mayor will be decided on May 6 in the Republican Party primary.

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Local News Education
Common Core fight snarled in politicized language, conceptions

Common Core fight snarled in politicized language, conceptions

March 22nd, 2014 10:39 pm by Hank Hayes

Over the course of the current legislative session, a number of Tennessee Republican and Democrat lawmakers came to believe Common Core education standards are rotten to the core.

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Sports Sports Live
McCracken, Barnard, Derr, Watkins shine in 1,400-strong field at DC-TC/Texas Roadhouse Relays

McCracken, Barnard, Derr, Watkins shine in 1,400-strong field at DC-TC/Texas Roadhouse Relays

March 22nd, 2014 10:30 pm by Pat Kenney

The sparks were flying Saturday when nearly 1,400 athletes gathered on the Dan Crowe/Tom Coughenour Track at Dobyns-Bennett for the annual DC-TC/Texas Roadhouse Relays.

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Plans for Kingsport's new sports complex starting to take shape

Plans for Kingsport's new sports complex starting to take shape

March 22nd, 2014 8:48 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Model City is getting the ball rolling on its new sports complex. Kingsport is planning to build a new softball/baseball complex on a portion of the old General Shale property along Industry Drive.

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Community Local News
Central Heights student in national contest for wheelchair lift van

Central Heights student in national contest for wheelchair lift van

March 22nd, 2014 8:23 pm by Rick Wagner

As 10-year-old Central Heights Elementary student Kelsey Roller grows, so do her mobility issues. Kelsey is among at least eight Northeast Tennessee residents competing for one of four wheelchair accessible vans.

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Crime Local News
Gate City man charged  with burglary after allegedly trying to return items

Gate City man charged with burglary after allegedly trying to return items

March 22nd, 2014 8:07 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Southwest Virginia man who allegedly tried to return items he stole from a home he once rented is facing burglary charges following his arrest by Gate City police.

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Local News
Kingsport adding parking at aquatic center

Kingsport adding parking at aquatic center

March 22nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport plans to expand the parking lot of the aquatic center by 120 to 125 spaces by Memorial Day, in order to meet the expected demand this coming summer.

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Community Local News
Legal Aid of East Tennessee hosting autocross event at BMS

Legal Aid of East Tennessee hosting autocross event at BMS

March 22nd, 2014 7:54 pm by Nick Shepherd

Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway usually involves multiple cars and laps, but a race coming in May will involve one car at a time and use time instead of laps.

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