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Postal Service shreds misdirected Imagination Library books

Postal Service shreds misdirected Imagination Library books

January 15th, 2014 11:03 pm by Nick Shepherd

For years, the Postal Service would allow volunteers with Imagination Library to reclaim the books. That started to change about a year ago. The USPS said setting the books aside was a service it was not being paid for and therefore had to stop.

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Bristol Mall location among 33 J.C. Penney stores to be closed

Bristol Mall location among 33 J.C. Penney stores to be closed

January 15th, 2014 10:18 pm by From staff and wire reports

NEW YORK — Wednesday’s announcement raises concerns that Penney’s holiday season sales were not what the company hoped for and that the chain needs to do even more to recover from a turnaround plan that has had disastrous results.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Eastside at Castlewood girls basketball

January 15th, 2014 9:09 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Wednesday's girls basketball game between Eastside and Castlewood in Castlewood.

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Eastman sued in connection with W.Va. chemical spill

Eastman sued in connection with W.Va. chemical spill

January 15th, 2014 8:58 pm by News Sentinel Staff

Eastman makes 4-methylcyclohexane methanol, or MCHM, the chemical that leaked into the Elk River in Charleston last week. MCHM is used in coal processing.

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Holston Medical Group eliminating 25 administrative positions

Holston Medical Group eliminating 25 administrative positions

January 15th, 2014 8:05 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Negative economic effects of federal health care reform and other market forces apparently aren’t limited to big health care providers like Mountain States Health Alliance or Wellmont Health System.

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Benghazi attack was preventable, Senate panel says

Benghazi attack was preventable, Senate panel says

January 15th, 2014 5:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both highly critical and bipartisan, the report spreads blame among the State Department, the military and U.S. intelligence for missing what now seem like obvious warning signs.

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Officers cleared in fatal shooting at Sullivan County meth lab

Officers cleared in fatal shooting at Sullivan County meth lab

January 15th, 2014 5:22 pm by Rain Smith

Two police officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing in October's fatal shooting of a Bristol man, accused of trying to strike them with a vehicle while fleeing an active meth lab.

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KPD offers tips to avoid being scammed

KPD offers tips to avoid being scammed

January 15th, 2014 4:51 pm by Staff reports

Several reports have been filed to the Kingsport Police Department about area residents being targeted for scams, according to a KPD press release.

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Man accused of beating infant son in Scott County

Man accused of beating infant son in Scott County

January 15th, 2014 4:33 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia man is facing felony child abuse charges in Scott County for allegedly breaking his 11-week-old son's leg and ribs.

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Parrot helps police bust his owner for drunk driving

Parrot helps police bust his owner for drunk driving

January 15th, 2014 3:21 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

A Mexican man was busted for drunken driving by the least likely suspect: his own parrot.

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