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Enrollment up  in Kingsport, Sullivan County schools

Enrollment up in Kingsport, Sullivan County schools

August 22nd, 2013 7:50 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School has topped 2,000 students and Kingsport City Schools as a whole has surpassed 7,000. Meanwhile, enrollment of about 10,500 in Sullivan County is above the enrollment at the end of last school year.

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Happy Snaps - 2013 Food City Family Race Night in Bristol TN/VA.

August 22nd, 2013 6:04 pm by Staff Report

Whether you’re a fan camping out for the Bristol Motor Speedway race this weekend, or a local just looking for something to do on Thursday, Food City Race Night has a little bit of something for everyone.

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Colorado town mulls drone hunts to decry spying

Colorado town mulls drone hunts to decry spying

August 22nd, 2013 5:28 pm by Associated Press

DEER TRAIL, Colo. (AP) — Yes, those drones. Shoot ‘em down for $25. With a $100 bounty reward for shooters who bring in debris from an unmanned aircraft “known to be owned or operated by the United States federal government.”

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KPD: Crying child leads to intoxicated father's arrest

KPD: Crying child leads to intoxicated father's arrest

August 22nd, 2013 5:09 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A three-year-old’s cries outside a Kingsport apartment complex at 4 a.m., upset because she couldn’t wake her father, have led to charges of child abuse and neglect.

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Former Coeburn town manager indicted

Former Coeburn town manager indicted

August 22nd, 2013 4:05 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — In two separate indictments handed down by a Wise County grand Jury on Thursday, former Coeburn Town Manager Loretta Mays faces a total of 135 counts accusing her of stealing funds from a Coeburn recreational facility.

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Slain police officer's son convicted in death

Slain police officer's son convicted in death

August 22nd, 2013 3:54 pm by Associated Press

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his police officer father.

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Jury handed Fort Hood shooting rampage case

Jury handed Fort Hood shooting rampage case

August 22nd, 2013 3:47 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press; PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press

The Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood passed on his final chance to address jurors before they started deliberating Thursday, even after prosecutors insisted they hand down a verdict that would allow the death penalty.

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TVA board votes for 1.5 percent rate increase

TVA board votes for 1.5 percent rate increase

August 22nd, 2013 3:05 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority's board of directors voted Thursday to increase its base rate by 1.5 percent, the first increase by the nation's largest public utility in two years.

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Gun discharges in Memphis kindergartener's backpack

Gun discharges in Memphis kindergartener's backpack

August 22nd, 2013 3:01 pm by Associated Press

A gun discharged inside a 5-year-old kindergartener's backpack at a Tennessee elementary school cafeteria on Thursday, though no one was hurt, officials said.

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Student's 'revenge' on tobacco snitch prompts charges

Student's 'revenge' on tobacco snitch prompts charges

August 22nd, 2013 2:06 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to Sullivan Central High School, where a student was punched in the head in shop class. When the 15-year-old fell to the floor, his attacker, 16, allegedly struck him two additional times.

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