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Lions Volunteer Blind Industries opens new facility in Kingsport

Lions Volunteer Blind Industries opens new facility in Kingsport

February 21st, 2014 9:42 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Volunteer Blind Industries was founded by four members of the Johnson City Lions Club in 1951. The "men of vision" saw a need within the community and sought a means to employ blind and visually-impaired people.

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Business & Technology
Official: Johnson City may get 200 high-paying professional jobs

Official: Johnson City may get 200 high-paying professional jobs

February 21st, 2014 7:46 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A major corporate office project could soon bring more than 200 high-paying professional jobs to Johnson City in conjunction with the possible expansion of a manufacturer in a nearby county.

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Former Legion building now home to D-B's JROTC

Former Legion building now home to D-B's JROTC

February 21st, 2014 6:14 am by Rick Wagner

School system officials, along with the current commander of the Hammond Post No. 3 of the Legion, said repurposing the building next to D-B and behind the Civic Auditorium couldn't be more appropriate.

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Scott County death penalty trial delayed until July

Scott County death penalty trial delayed until July

February 21st, 2014 12:20 am by Wes Bunch

A Scott County man facing the death penalty for allegedly killing a fellow inmate at a local jail will not face trial until this summer after a continuance was granted in his case.

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Local News
Sullivan mayor race to be settled in Republican primary

Sullivan mayor race to be settled in Republican primary

February 21st, 2014 12:09 am by Staff Report

If you want to have a say in who becomes Sullivan County's next mayor, you have one shot: the Republican Party primary on May 6. Early voting begins April 16. Your choices: incumbent Steve Godsey; or his predecessor, Richard Venable.

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Education TriCityMom
Kingsport schools set to absorb extra snow day

Kingsport schools set to absorb extra snow day

February 20th, 2014 11:13 pm by Rick Wagner

However, Superintendent Lyle Ailshie said that if the system misses a sixth day or more for snow, the school board will have to reconsider what to do.

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News
Scores killed in deadly day of protest in Ukraine

Scores killed in deadly day of protest in Ukraine

February 20th, 2014 10:24 pm by Associated Press

Protesters advanced on police lines in the heart of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday, prompting government snipers to shoot back and kill scores of people in the country's deadliest day since the breakup of the Soviet Union.

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Sports Sports Live

PHOTO GALLERY: Gate City vs. Lebanon

February 20th, 2014 9:11 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Thursday's Clinch Mountain District 40 girls basketball game between Gate City and Lebanon.

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Local News
Candidates crowd ballot for Hawkins primary

Candidates crowd ballot for Hawkins primary

February 20th, 2014 8:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County voters will have plenty of choices in the May 6 primary, with nearly every elected office being contested. The deadline to qualify for candidacy in the primary election passed Thursday at noon with 80 candidates seeking 30 elected seats.

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News
Israeli demand sparks 'Jewish state' debate

Israeli demand sparks 'Jewish state' debate

February 20th, 2014 7:43 pm by Associated Press

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has demanded that the Palestinians recognize Israel's Jewish status explicitly as part of any agreement.

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