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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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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 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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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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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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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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Scrapbook Gallery: Week of March 16

March 22nd, 2014 2:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Many of these photos also appeared in our Focus on Downtown Kingsport edition of Sunday Stories on March 16.

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Sevier student newspaper reaps statewide honors

Sevier student newspaper reaps statewide honors

March 22nd, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The Sequoyah Scribe student newspaper at Sevier Middle School was the only middle-school paper to place in this year's Tennessee High School Press Association awards, while two writers took home individual honors.

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Millions of kids to test Common Core assessments

Millions of kids to test Common Core assessments

March 22nd, 2014 10:31 am by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

What's on the new Common Core-based exams? More than 4 million kids in U.S. schools soon will have a clue. Field testing begins this coming week in 36 states and the District of Columbia on assessments developed by two different groups of states.

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