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Deaths reported from US storms reaches 35

Deaths reported from US storms reaches 35

April 30th, 2014 7:30 am by Associated Press

At least 35 deaths have been reported from a large, stubborn storm system making its way through the South after pummeling the central U.S.

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News Business & Technology
Economy is expected to improve as year progresses

Economy is expected to improve as year progresses

April 30th, 2014 7:10 am by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

Economists think the first-quarter slump, caused in large part by the severe winter, will give way to stronger growth that should endure through the rest of the year.

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Sullivan County officials set to receive raises of more than 3 percent

Sullivan County officials set to receive raises of more than 3 percent

April 29th, 2014 11:37 pm by J. H. Osborne

As Sullivan County officials begin development of a budget for the fiscal year that begins in two months, one thing they'll be looking for is funding for their own pay raises.

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Local News
KATS hosting its first-ever customer appreciation week

KATS hosting its first-ever customer appreciation week

April 29th, 2014 11:25 pm by Matthew Lane

The Kingsport Area Transit Service wants to thank the thousands of people who use the citywide service and to welcome others who may not have had the chance to hop a bus through the Model City.

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Sports Sports Live
Tribe outruns Cyclones 11-2 in regular-season finale

Tribe outruns Cyclones 11-2 in regular-season finale

April 29th, 2014 10:45 pm by Greg Peters

For three innings Tuesday, Elizabethton hung with Dobyns-Bennett. Unfortunately for the Cyclones, the game went seven. The Indians posted nine runs over the last three frames for an 11-2 non-conference win at J. Fred Johnson Stadium.

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Crime Local News
Hawkins County man accused of improper touching of children

Hawkins County man accused of improper touching of children

April 29th, 2014 10:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

Eric Aaron Byrd, 716 Melinda Ferry Road, Rogersville, was arraigned on three counts of inappropriate touching of a juvenile. The children's mother, Destiny Amber Seay, 507 Prices Grove Road, Rogersville, was arraigned for failure to report child abuse.

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Education
IA developing new lottery process for sixth grade

IA developing new lottery process for sixth grade

April 29th, 2014 10:33 pm by Rick Wagner

The Sullivan County Board of Education voted April 17 to move the stand-alone program from the old Brookside Elementary building in Bloomingdale to a school within a school at Holston Middle School in Blountville.

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Sports Sports Live
Williams hat trick boosts University High over South in 1-AA clash

Williams hat trick boosts University High over South in 1-AA clash

April 29th, 2014 9:55 pm by Pat Kenney

With the District 1-AA boys regular-season soccer crown on the line, University High's Lowell Williams scored three goals in the first 17 minutes of the game and the Junior Bucs made that hold up in a 3-0 win over Sullivan South that secured the title.

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Court upholds EPA rule on cross-state pollution

Court upholds EPA rule on cross-state pollution

April 29th, 2014 6:57 pm by Associated Press

The 6-2 ruling was an important victory for the Obama administration in controlling emissions from power plants in 27 Midwestern and Appalachian states that contribute to soot and smog along the East Coast.

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Community Sunday Stories
Southwest Virginia Museum brings history to life

Southwest Virginia Museum brings history to life

April 29th, 2014 6:15 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

When it comes to history at the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park, park manager Sharon Ewing says they like to think 'outside the block.'

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