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Two Hawkins schools to host celebrations for SCORE honors

Two Hawkins schools to host celebrations for SCORE honors - VIDEO

December 15th, 2013 2:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

McPheeters Bend Elementary and Mount Carmel Elementary will host celebrations Monday at their respective school for each being named SCORE top three finalists for academic growth in the elementary school category.

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Kingsport to spend $15 million upgrading raw water intake system

Kingsport to spend $15 million upgrading raw water intake system

December 15th, 2013 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

In a nutshell, the raw water intake system is how Kingsport gets its roughly 15 million gallons of water a day from the Holston River — water flows from the river into a giant pipe and is then pumped over the cliff to the nearby water treatment plant

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'Lawrence of Arabia' star O'Toole dies

'Lawrence of Arabia' star O'Toole dies

December 15th, 2013 1:51 pm by GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press

Peter O'Toole, the charismatic actor who achieved instant stardom as Lawrence of Arabia and was nominated eight times for an Academy Award, has died, his agent said Sunday. He was 81.

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Not sci-fi: Robots readied for big tests

Not sci-fi: Robots readied for big tests

December 15th, 2013 12:11 pm by GEOFF MULVIHILL and KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press

The real world has not caught up yet with "Star Wars" and its talking, thinking robots, but some of the most sophisticated units that exist are heading to Florida this week for a Defense Department competition.

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Local Artists Gallery showcases wide range of local works

Local Artists Gallery showcases wide range of local works

December 15th, 2013 12:08 pm by Collin Brooks

One step inside of the Local Artists Gallery in downtown Rogersville and you can’t help but be inspired by the beautiful colors and artwork that surround the corner gallery.

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Top stories you may have missed

Top stories you may have missed

December 15th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Some of this week's stories include a Rogersville family on the verge of homelessness, a man rescued from a house fire, a holiday party at Natural Tunnel State Park and photos from our Happy Snaps staff, among others.

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Robinson Middle collects more than 14,000 cans for food drive

Robinson Middle collects more than 14,000 cans for food drive

December 15th, 2013 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

The city’s Robinson Middle School collected more than 14,000 cans in its recent food drive, which works out to almost 20 cans per student.

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Late D-B graduate to be honored in Rose Parade for organ donation

Late D-B graduate to be honored in Rose Parade for organ donation

December 15th, 2013 7:25 am by Staff Reports

Adam Fletch Lively's wishes that lead to donation of his organs after a car crash to be honored in Jan. 1 parade.

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Work begins on Newtown-inspired ‘Child’s Requiem’

Work begins on Newtown-inspired ‘Child’s Requiem’

December 15th, 2013 12:04 am by Associated Press

Composer Steven Sametz has written dozens of pieces in his long and prolific career, perhaps none so personal as the one he’s about to begin: a requiem for the victims of the schoolhouse massacre in Newtown, Conn.

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Alexander’s former staffer charged in porn case seeks release

Alexander’s former staffer charged in porn case seeks release

December 14th, 2013 11:56 pm by Associated Press

Ryan Loskarn, 35, was arrested Wednesday on charges of possessing child pornography and attempting to distribute it. His lawyers filed a motion requesting that he be freed from custody and released to his parents, who live in Maryland.

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