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Feathers, Bryant star in D-B's Senior Night win

Feathers, Bryant star in D-B's Senior Night win

October 8th, 2013 9:04 pm by Greg Peters

Seniors Katie Bryant and Lauren Feathers took charge Tuesday evening and led Dobyns-Bennett to a 6-0 win over David Crockett in a District 1-AAA girls soccer matchup.

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Kingsport seeks study of county, city schools

Kingsport seeks study of county, city schools

October 8th, 2013 9:03 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Before making any decision on the future building needs of Kingsport City Schools, city leaders want to know more about the condition of the buildings — both within Kingsport’s city limits and its urban growth boundary.

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D-B, Science Hill cruise in 1-AAA volleyball

D-B, Science Hill cruise in 1-AAA volleyball

October 8th, 2013 8:50 pm by Dave Ongie

The top two seeds stood tall on Day 2 of the District 1-AAA volleyball tournament on Tuesday when Dobyns-Bennett and Science Hill each swept into the winners’ bracket finals.

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Sullivan school board hears complaints about bullying policy, building upkeep

Sullivan school board hears complaints about bullying policy, building upkeep

October 8th, 2013 8:39 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Public commenters gave Sullivan County’s school board members an earful Monday. Two women called for the Board of Education to address the anti-bullying policy in the school system’s handbook, citing an Aug. 21 incident at Sullivan Central.

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NET man sentenced in laptop child porn case

NET man sentenced in laptop child porn case

October 8th, 2013 7:54 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A Bean Station man who pawned his laptop computer with thousands of pictures of child pornography on it will spend nearly seven years in federal prison for his crime. John Maneval faced a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

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Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

October 8th, 2013 6:40 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner offered hints of possible compromise but also traded heated rhetoric Tuesday, a combination that left the eight-day partial government shutdown firmly in place.

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‘Walking Dead’ brings new life to Ga. town

‘Walking Dead’ brings new life to Ga. town

October 8th, 2013 6:15 pm by Associated Press

GRANTVILLE, Ga. (AP) — When the cotton mill closed, the rural Georgia town of Grantville began a slow transformation into a ghost town. Residents fled. Storefronts faded. Buildings decayed.

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Two win physics Nobel for ‘God particle’  theory

Two win physics Nobel for ‘God particle’ theory

October 8th, 2013 5:13 pm by Associated Press

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nearly 50 years after they came up with the theory, Britain’s Peter Higgs and Belgian colleague Francois Englert won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for helping to explain how matter formed after the Big Bang.

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Tenn. Republicans at odds over shutdown blame

Tenn. Republicans at odds over shutdown blame

October 8th, 2013 2:03 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam and fellow Republicans in the Tennessee General Assembly appear to be at odds about who will be blamed for the shutdown of the federal government.

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Pair charged with felony theft from Kingsport Town Center

Pair charged with felony theft from Kingsport Town Center

October 8th, 2013 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Two people have been arrested for allegedly attempting to roll a buggy loaded with $1,500 worth of merchandise they hadn't bought out of the Kingsport Town Center.

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