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Government should investigate electronic voting machines

Government should investigate electronic voting machines

November 4th, 2014 8:00 am by Editorial staff

Any interference in the voting process is an assault on our system of government, which is why the federal government should launch an investigation into the use of electronic voting machines.

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Opinion
Eastman employees should check with pharmacies, and other letters

Eastman employees should check with pharmacies, and other letters

November 4th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeannie Laughters and Bill Shafer

Upon reading the full page ad pertaining to Eastman's choice of a pharmacy for 2015, I would suggest employees check with their regular pharmacies before jumping into full participation with the chosen provider.

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Community Local News
SPARKing their interest: Sevier Middle School wins $10,000 grant to bolster physical fitness

SPARKing their interest: Sevier Middle School wins $10,000 grant to bolster physical fitness

November 4th, 2014 6:00 am by Rick Wagner

Sevier has received the BlueCross Shape the State grant. Representatives from BlueCross of Tennessee will present the award during a ceremony at the school, 1200 Wateree St., at 12:15 p.m. Friday.

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News Local News
Input session gauges community preferences for Sullivan schools' future

Input session gauges community preferences for Sullivan schools' future

November 4th, 2014 12:34 am by Rick Wagner

About 100 Sullivan County school system stakeholders Monday night reached a consensus they are willing to pay higher taxes for new school buildings. But they are not so much willing to pay more for renovating or repairing existing buildings.

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Local News
Kingsport leaders would like to step up stepped-up code enforcement efforts

Kingsport leaders would like to step up stepped-up code enforcement efforts

November 4th, 2014 12:22 am by Matthew Lane

In July, code enforcement had 242 open cases; today the number is 198. And the number of closed cases per month is greater than the number of open ones, meaning the backlog is being reduced.

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Sports Sports Live
PREP ROUNDUPS: High school volleyball and football

PREP ROUNDUPS: High school volleyball and football

November 3rd, 2014 11:49 pm by staff

Details from the Conference 40 and Conference 48 volleyball tournaments in Southwest Virginia as well as a rare Monday night football game at J.I. Burton's Lawson-Fitchko Stadium.

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News Local News Regional & National
Warner, Griffith re-election bids at stake in Virginia

Warner, Griffith re-election bids at stake in Virginia

November 3rd, 2014 11:00 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Pollsters aren't expecting any surprises for the U.S. Senate and 9th District House of Representatives outcomes in Tuesday's elections posed by the re-election bids of incumbents, but it's up to voters now to decide.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Officer asked to assist with beer run

Officer asked to assist with beer run

November 3rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

As a deputy was conducting a traffic stop on Highway 11W, a man "stumbled up" and pleaded for "a ride to the beer store."

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Crime Local News
Arraignment delayed for man accused in Johnson City stabbing

Arraignment delayed for man accused in Johnson City stabbing

November 3rd, 2014 8:27 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — The arraignment for a city man accused of trying to kill his housemate with a "cleaver-type knife" was postponed after a judge decided to grant him additional time to prepare his defense.

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News
Egypt, Gulf Arab allies eye military alliance against Islamic militants

Egypt, Gulf Arab allies eye military alliance against Islamic militants

November 3rd, 2014 7:48 pm by HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

CAIRO — Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait are discussing the creation of a military pact to take on Islamic militants.

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