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Couponing 101:  Expert Savings with Money-Saving Expert Andrea Woroch: Part I

Couponing 101: Expert Savings with Money-Saving Expert Andrea Woroch: Part I

February 5th, 2014 9:21 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

Tips from Andrea Woroch

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Executive director of Tri-Cities Komen affiliate stepping down

Executive director of Tri-Cities Komen affiliate stepping down

February 5th, 2014 9:21 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Under Cheryl Youland's leadership, the local affiliate has grown from an operating budget of $200,000 to a $700,000, and has given back more than $2 million to local communities through service grants.

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States look to rein in government surveillance

States look to rein in government surveillance

February 5th, 2014 8:37 am by NIGEL DUARA, Associated Press

State lawmakers around the nation are proposing bills to curtail the powers of law enforcement to monitor and track citizens. Their efforts are a direct message to the federal government: If you don't take action to strengthen privacy, we will.

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CVS pulling tobacco from shelves

CVS pulling tobacco from shelves

February 5th, 2014 8:33 am by Associated Press

CVS Caremark, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, said Wednesday that it will phase out cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco by Oct. 1, a move that will cost it about $2 billion in annual revenue.

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Sullivan County highway post back up in air

Sullivan County highway post back up in air

February 4th, 2014 11:22 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — You might need a road map to try and figure out who is, or has been, or will be commissioner of highways — temporary, interim, or otherwise — and put into or removed from office.

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Haslam touts his ‘Tennessee Promise’ initiative

Haslam touts his ‘Tennessee Promise’ initiative

February 4th, 2014 11:16 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan is similar to Sullivan County’s “Educate and Grow” scholarship that began giving free tuition to students attending Northeast State Community College more than 10 years ago.

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Crime Local News
Hawkins grand jury indicts Texas couple on drug, weapons charges

Hawkins grand jury indicts Texas couple on drug, weapons charges

February 4th, 2014 10:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Gary Raymond Mirkos, 33, and Suzanne Sibley Hoffman, 56, were renting the world famous Amen Chassis Works motorcycle design and fabrication shops from owner Mike Brown for the purpose of learning the motorcycle design business.

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Sports Sports Live
Champions again: Tribe fends off 'Blazers for first Big 7 title in six years

Champions again: Tribe fends off 'Blazers for first Big 7 title in six years

February 4th, 2014 10:34 pm by Dave Ongie

The Dobyns-Bennett boys got Daniel Boone’s best shot, but two crucial runs propelled the Indians to their first outright Big 7 Conference regular-season basketball championship in six years.

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Education
Parents unhappy with condition of roads at Sullivan schools during bad weather

Parents unhappy with condition of roads at Sullivan schools during bad weather

February 4th, 2014 10:26 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school officials also are being criticized for a proposal of a new policy for naming facilities that requires the namesake be dead.

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Developer wants to build  upscale housing on Supermarket Row site

Developer wants to build upscale housing on Supermarket Row site

February 4th, 2014 10:15 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Jason Perry, president of the Perry Management Group, said he wants to put together a three-to-four story “urban development property” on the site with parking and multi-family housing with a stone or stucco exterior.

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