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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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Sports Vols Sports
Lady Vols overcome sluggish start to beat Northwestern State 70-46

Lady Vols overcome sluggish start to beat Northwestern State 70-46

March 22nd, 2014 6:48 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Isabelle Harrison scored 12 points and sparked a game-changing 12-0 run as No. 1 seed Tennessee withstood an ailing head coach and a lethargic first-half performance to beat Northwestern State 70-46.

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Local News Business & Technology
Local housing market warms up

Local housing market warms up

March 22nd, 2014 5:40 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Kingsport's housing market is warming up coming out of a frigid February. The average Kingsport home sale price hit a five-month high last month.

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Regional & National Business & Technology Outdoors
N.C. mountain attractions opening earlier this year

N.C. mountain attractions opening earlier this year

March 22nd, 2014 4:41 pm by Associated Press

Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway will have a lot more campgrounds and buildings open this spring. The sequester kept many attractions closed last spring, and that hurt a number of businesses.

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Regional & National
Crash kills high school band director in Tenn.

Crash kills high school band director in Tenn.

March 22nd, 2014 4:25 pm by Associated Press

The band director at a high school in Jackson suffered fatal injuries in a crash with a school bus. Police said Michael Congiardo's car ran a red light and hit the bus Friday afternoon when he was leaving a school function.

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News
Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base in Crimea

Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base in Crimea

March 22nd, 2014 3:07 pm by ADAM PEMBLE and YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press

Pro-Russian forces stormed a Ukrainian air force base in Crimea, firing shots and stun grenades and smashing through concrete walls with armored personnel carriers. At least one person was wounded, the base commander said.

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Report: NSA targeted Chinese tech giant Huawei

Report: NSA targeted Chinese tech giant Huawei

March 22nd, 2014 2:41 pm by Associated Press

U.S. intelligence agencies hacked into the email servers of Huawei five years ago amid growing concerns that the Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer was a threat to U.S. national security, a German weekly reported.

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