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1963 march inspired Latinos in civil rights fight

1963 march inspired Latinos in civil rights fight

August 27th, 2013 8:07 am by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press

As thousands of marchers made their way to the nation's capital in August 1963 for what was officially billed as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Maria Varela stayed put in the Deep South with no plans to participate.

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Why twerking is already over: A countdown

Why twerking is already over: A countdown

August 27th, 2013 8:06 am by NEKESA MUMBI MOODY, AP Entertainment Writer

The day after the MTV Video Music Awards came with a few more people Googling the phrase: "What is twerking?"

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For some returning veterans, police work is a natural choice

For some returning veterans, police work is a natural choice

August 27th, 2013 7:47 am by By Gary Peterson, Contra Costa Times (MCT)

Unlike many veterans who leave military service with no idea where their next job is coming from, Star Cazador had it all figured out — what she would do, where she would do it, and how much she would like it.

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Hawkins commissioner: Proposed budget would reduce Rogersville, Kingsport  tax revenue

Hawkins commissioner: Proposed budget would reduce Rogersville, Kingsport tax revenue

August 26th, 2013 11:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The proposed 2013-14 Hawkins County budget is advertised as having no property tax increase, but one commissioner said a proposed shift in county school property tax allocations will cost Rogersville.

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UCMH and MSHA hoping to clear last hurdle in hospital acquisition

UCMH and MSHA hoping to clear last hurdle in hospital acquisition

August 26th, 2013 10:33 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

ERWIN — Members of the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Board of Control and Mountain States Health Alliance hope that what is perhaps the final hurdle in MSHA’s acquisition of the hospital has been cleared.

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K-Mets edge Mariners

K-Mets edge Mariners

August 26th, 2013 10:25 pm by Staff Report

Chris Flexen earned his Appalachian League-leading eighth win and the Kingsport Mets stopped a two-game skid with a 3-2 win over the Pulaski Mariners on Monday night at Calfee Park.

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Emotional testimony as jury weighs fate of man convicted in Fort Hood shooting

Emotional testimony as jury weighs fate of man convicted in Fort Hood shooting

August 26th, 2013 9:08 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

FORT HOOD, Texas — A soldier left for dead after being shot in the head. A widow whose two sons won’t have their father to take them fishing or teach them how to be gentlemen.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Dobyns-Bennett vs. Science Hill volleyball

August 26th, 2013 8:12 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday's high school volleyball match between Dobyns-Bennett and Science Hill in Kingsport. Photos by Ned Jilton II.

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Assistance  available for Sullivan flood victims

Assistance available for Sullivan flood victims

August 26th, 2013 7:51 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Additional financial assistance is now available for Sullivan County homeowners who suffered property damage during last month’s flash flooding event.

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Haslam picks  Kingsport judge for Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

Haslam picks Kingsport judge for Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

August 26th, 2013 7:14 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has chosen Criminal Court Judge Robert “Rob” H. Montgomery Jr. of Kingsport as a judge for the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, Eastern Section.

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