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Kingsport City Schools dismissing at 11 a.m.

Kingsport City Schools dismissing at 11 a.m.

January 28th, 2014 10:50 am by Rick Wagner

Superintendent says snow came earlier than expected, apologizes for stress and confusion.

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Appeals court upholds sex crimes conviction of former Kingsport priest

Appeals court upholds sex crimes conviction of former Kingsport priest

January 28th, 2014 10:40 am by Nick Shepherd

William Casey was alleged to have sexually abused an alter boy shortly after becoming priest of St. Dominic's Catholic Church in the 1970s.

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Hawkins Bar Association says  juvenile judge position needs to be full time

Hawkins Bar Association says juvenile judge position needs to be full time

January 28th, 2014 9:14 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Bar Association believes the county’s juvenile judge position needs to be full-time, and it has the numbers to back that up.

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Snow, frigid temps to linger throughout Tuesday, prompt closings

Snow, frigid temps to linger throughout Tuesday, prompt closings

January 28th, 2014 8:47 am by Staff Report

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a winter weather advisory for 10 a.m. Tuesday through 1 a.m. Wednesday.

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Tennessee Education Association outlines legislative agenda

Tennessee Education Association outlines legislative agenda

January 28th, 2014 8:29 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The agenda is headlined by opposition to using the value-added scores as sole justification to remove a teacher’s license.

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States consider reviving old-fashioned executions

States consider reviving old-fashioned executions

January 28th, 2014 8:13 am by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty states are considering bringing back firing squads, electrocutions and gas chambers.

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Hawkins BOE, Surgoinsville BMA tackle sewer plan stumbling blocks

Hawkins BOE, Surgoinsville BMA tackle sewer plan stumbling blocks

January 28th, 2014 7:42 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Following a joint meeting Monday evening, the Hawkins County Board of Education and town of Surgoinsville appear to be back on the same page with regard to the town’s proposed $3.5 million sewer project.

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Hawkins County Humane Society reports membership fundraiser scam

Hawkins County Humane Society reports membership fundraiser scam

January 28th, 2014 6:58 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — When the Hawkins County Humane Society (HCHS) holds its annual board of directors election Thursday morning, some people may be surprised to learn they’re not eligible to vote or run for a board seat.

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Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies at 94

Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies at 94

January 28th, 2014 3:33 am by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

NEW YORK — Pete Seeger, the banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and star-struck presidents in a career that introduced generations of Americans to their folk music heritage, died Monday at the age of 94.

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Marijuana contests join county fair in Colorado

Marijuana contests join county fair in Colorado

January 27th, 2014 11:31 pm by Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — Pot at the county fair? Why not? Colorado’s Denver County is adding cannabis-themed contests to its 2014 summer fair. It’s the first time pot plants will stand alongside tomato plants and homemade jam in competition for a blue ribbon.

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