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Triplets hope online video cooks up money for school cafeteria

Triplets hope online video cooks up money for school cafeteria

November 20th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The 9-year-old Adams Elementary students are one of 25 finalists in the Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest, as in Uncle Ben's Rice. They could win a $30,000 noise-reducing cafeteria makeover, along with $15,000 for their family.

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Pancake breakfast to benefit area's homeless

Pancake breakfast to benefit area's homeless

November 20th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The fundraiser features Santa's helper, and has become important for Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Kingsport. They provide shelter to two parent families, teenage boys and single fathers with teenage girls without splitting them up.

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Two killed in Washington County, Va., fire

Two killed in Washington County, Va., fire

November 20th, 2014 5:35 pm by Staff report

James L. Price, 46, of Abingdon, lived at the residence and died in the fire. An unidentified white female also died in the blaze. Her remains have been transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Roanoke for identification and autopsy.

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Grants target East Tenn. prescription drug abuse

Grants target East Tenn. prescription drug abuse

November 20th, 2014 3:04 pm by Associated Press

Community drug coalitions are spending $7 million in federal grants to fight prescription drug abuse among young people in 10 eastern Tennessee counties. The goal is to reduce prescription drug abuse among 12- to 25-year-olds by at least 4 percent.

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Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

November 20th, 2014 2:00 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Even for the Buffalo area — one of the snowiest and hardiest places in America — this was one for the record books, with the three-day total close to the 8 feet that the region typically gets in an entire year.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 11.20.14 - VIDEO

November 20th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Myrtle, Timothy, Duncan, and Dez. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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Energy efficiency discussions put spotlight on stadium's daytime lighting

Energy efficiency discussions put spotlight on stadium's daytime lighting

November 20th, 2014 8:20 am by Rick Wagner

A move to hire an energy efficiency company for the city school system has brought to the forefront lighting systems that are on during the day at D-B's football stadium. According to Mayor Dennis Phillips, "Nobody knows how to turn them off."

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Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

November 20th, 2014 8:00 am by J.M. HIRSCH, AP Food Editor

The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table for 10 people is expected to rise slightly this year, clocking in at $49.41. That's 37 cents higher than in 2013.

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Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

November 20th, 2014 7:47 am by GARY FINEOUT and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early Thursday in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the library fled or took cover in panic.

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NETWORKing: Hawkins  seeks partnership with Sullivan group for industrial recruitment

NETWORKing: Hawkins seeks partnership with Sullivan group for industrial recruitment

November 20th, 2014 12:30 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's industrial developer of eight years retired last month, leaving his $50,000 per year job vacant. Most industrial developers in the region make twice that salary.

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