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Sullivan North principal eyes upgrades to facility

Sullivan North principal eyes upgrades to facility

January 1st, 2014 8:30 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — From the removal of metal lockers to plans for an academic hall of fame and repurposing the old pool area, Sullivan North High School Principal Brent Palmer has some ideas in mind for the school he’s headed since August.

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Crime
Johnson City man arrested while donating plasma

Johnson City man arrested while donating plasma

January 1st, 2014 7:39 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Dave K. Rudolph, 53, 1409 E. Myrtle Ave., was hooked up to medical equipment at Plasma Biological Services, 404 Ashe St., when police served the warrant for domestic aggravated assault.

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Local News
Region's first baby of new year needs will of a warrior

Region's first baby of new year needs will of a warrior

January 1st, 2014 6:47 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Ronin Naples, born at 2:30 a.m. at the Johnson City Medical Center to Erika Lewis of Abingdon, Va., was 10 weeks premature.

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Local News
National Weather Service issues winter storm warning for heavy snow

National Weather Service issues winter storm warning for heavy snow

January 1st, 2014 6:17 pm by Staff report

MORRISTOWN — Forecasters say an area of low pressure will move into the southern Appalachians Thursday, producing light rain, which will turn into snow late that afternoon.

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News Regional & National
Nations vie for clout in Arctic; US far from lead

Nations vie for clout in Arctic; US far from lead

January 1st, 2014 5:25 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “On par with the other Arctic nations, we are behind — behind in our thinking, behind in our vision,” Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Best of the blotter: Animal instincts

Best of the blotter: Animal instincts

January 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

The past year saw two women brawling over a pet monkey, a "very friendly pig" blocking traffic and an amorous dog knocking a woman from her porch.

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Entertainment
NASA families object to Beyonce’s use of Challenger recordings

NASA families object to Beyonce’s use of Challenger recordings

January 1st, 2014 1:45 pm by By August Brown, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Beyonce’s single “XO” begins with a warning: Former NASA public affairs officer Steve Nesbitt is sampled saying, “Flight controllers here looking very carefully at the situation. Obviously a major malfunction.”

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News Business & Technology
New year means new challenges for health care law

New year means new challenges for health care law

January 1st, 2014 1:40 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — This could be the year that things finally turn around for President Barack Obama's health care law.

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New US health law needs youth to sign up

New US health law needs youth to sign up

January 1st, 2014 1:38 pm by KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press

Healthy young adults are so important to the success of the U.S. health care overhaul that takes effect Wednesday that both supporters and critics are spending millions to reach them with racy ads, social media campaigns and celebrity endorsements.

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Critical Darlings: Northeast State shows earn regional acclaim

Critical Darlings: Northeast State shows earn regional acclaim

January 1st, 2014 10:00 am by Entertainment Staff

Two Northeast State Theatre productions have earned a slew of nominations to the Region IV Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

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