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PTO leader at Innovation Academy pens urgent plea for continued growth of school

PTO leader at Innovation Academy pens urgent plea for continued growth of school

April 13th, 2014 9:15 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — A Parent Teacher Organization, the Sullivan County school system's head and the school board all seem headed in different directions when it comes to Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee.

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Airport weathers tough winter in good fiscal condition

Airport weathers tough winter in good fiscal condition

April 13th, 2014 9:08 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Tri-Cities Regional Airport has emerged out of winter unscathed financially despite frigid weather that caused lost flights and increased expenses due to runway snow removal.

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One of three county attorney hopefuls in GOP primary misses financial report deadline

One of three county attorney hopefuls in GOP primary misses financial report deadline

April 13th, 2014 9:01 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — It's impossible to say, at this point, which of three candidates for Sullivan County Attorney has raised or spent the most on their campaign, based on available public records.

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10-year-old Washington Elementary student takes up fight against Type 1 diabetes

10-year-old Washington Elementary student takes up fight against Type 1 diabetes

April 13th, 2014 8:29 pm by Rick Wagner

After more than 22,000 finger sticks and some 5,000 insulin injections, 10-year-old Emma Barlett simply looks forward to the day she can throw away her glucose meter, finger sticker and insulin supplies.

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Sports
Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

April 13th, 2014 7:53 pm by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bubba Watson's second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago. The only daring shot Watson hit was one he really didn't need.

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Pope poses for 'selfies' after Palm Sunday homily

Pope poses for 'selfies' after Palm Sunday homily

April 13th, 2014 6:10 pm by FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice.

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Regional & National
Cabin fire in Sevierville claims lives of Indiana man, 5-year-old boy

Cabin fire in Sevierville claims lives of Indiana man, 5-year-old boy

April 13th, 2014 5:39 pm by Associated Press

SEVIERVILLE — Authorities say a cabin fire in Sevierville has claimed the lives of an Indiana man and a 5-year-old boy.

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Regional & National Education
Tennessee lawmakers discuss Common Core compromise proposal

Tennessee lawmakers discuss Common Core compromise proposal

April 13th, 2014 5:23 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — State lawmakers are considering compromise legislation that would delay the testing component for Tennessee's Common Core education standards for one year.

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HCSO searching for gunman in Bulls Gap Pharmacy robbery

HCSO searching for gunman in Bulls Gap Pharmacy robbery

April 13th, 2014 4:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

The gunman fled the pharmacy and was last seen driving a red Mazda pickup truck with a Tennessee personalized "University of Kentucky" license plate with partial number TL displayed on it.

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NASA OKs space station visit despite dead computer

NASA OKs space station visit despite dead computer

April 13th, 2014 3:29 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA is pressing ahead with Monday's planned launch of a supply ship despite a critical computer outage at the International Space Station, promising the situation is safe. SpaceX capsule Dragon is already a month late in delivering its cargo.

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