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Kingsport's Ailshie awarded raise, 4-year contract extension

Kingsport's Ailshie awarded raise, 4-year contract extension

March 20th, 2014 11:52 pm by Rick Wagner

The base pay raise pushes Ailshie's annual pay, already the highest among Northeast Tennessee school systems, from $159,000 to $161.385 retroactive to March 5 and then to $167,840 effective July 1, not counting other allowances and benefits.

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Crime Local News
Fight video prompts mother's arrest in Unicoi County

Fight video prompts mother's arrest in Unicoi County

March 20th, 2014 11:00 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

A social media video of two Unicoi County girls fighting was recently brought to police attention, and the mother of one of the girls, who police said witnessed the scuffle, is now facing charges for not intervening.

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Business & Technology
Wellmont launches Epic electronic health record system

Wellmont launches Epic electronic health record system

March 20th, 2014 10:49 pm by Hank Hayes

The 18-month Epic project replaces multiple computer medical record and financial systems that were not fully integrated or able to communicate with each other.

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Local News
Jackson resumes role as Mount Carmel police chief

Jackson resumes role as Mount Carmel police chief

March 20th, 2014 10:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

Former Mount Carmel Police Department Chief Jeff Jackson was appointed as acting police chief Thursday by Mayor Larry Frost, replacing Chief Mike Campbell.

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News Regional & National
Anti-gay crusader Rev. Fred Phelps dead at 84

Anti-gay crusader Rev. Fred Phelps dead at 84

March 20th, 2014 6:50 pm by Associated Press

Phelps did not care what you thought of his Westboro Baptist Church, nor did he care if you heard its message that society's tolerance for gay people is the root of all earthly evil.

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Tennessee governor signs supermarket wine bill

Tennessee governor signs supermarket wine bill

March 20th, 2014 6:32 pm by Associated Press

The earliest wine can be sold in supermarkets and convenience stores is the summer of 2016 — or a year later if they are located near an existing liquor store. Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey told reporters that lawmakers may consider moving the date up.

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Boone names Chris Brown boys head basketball coach

Boone names Chris Brown boys head basketball coach

March 20th, 2014 4:15 pm by Pat Kenney

Chris Brown, who formerly coached at Volunteer, replaces Ryan Arnold, who resigned several weeks ago.

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Man demands own arrest after berating clerk

Man demands own arrest after berating clerk

March 20th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

While responding to a disturbance at a motel on Airport Parkway, police found a man in the breezeway, "yelling and screaming at the clerk." The frightened employee had taken up position "behind a locked door."

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Cops: Teen eludes guard, climbs to top of 1 World Trade Center

Cops: Teen eludes guard, climbs to top of 1 World Trade Center

March 20th, 2014 3:26 pm by DAVID PORTER, Associated Press; JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

A 16-year-old New Jersey boy described as a thrill-seeker bypassed an inattentive security guard in the middle of the night and climbed a ladder to the spire of 1 World Trade Center, where he apparently took pictures, authorities said Thursday.

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Research center names Eastman 'World's Most Ethical' chemical company

Research center names Eastman 'World's Most Ethical' chemical company

March 20th, 2014 3:21 pm by Staff Report

An independent center of research, best practices and thought leadership has named Eastman as their 2014 "World's Most Ethical Company" in the category of chemical companies.

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