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Bill shields Tenn. school religious displays from suits

Bill shields Tenn. school religious displays from suits

March 10th, 2014 3:26 pm by Associated Press

The legislation says schools can display scenes or symbols associated with such celebrations on school property, if the display includes more than one religion, or one religion and at least one secular scene or symbol.

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News Sports
Boston Marathon beefs up security with thousands of cops, no-bag rule

Boston Marathon beefs up security with thousands of cops, no-bag rule

March 10th, 2014 3:21 pm by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A year after two bombs killed three people and wounded scores more near the finish line, one of the world's most famous marathons has become a 26.2-mile public-safety puzzle for officials.

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Community Blogs Hardtack & Hard Times
Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Recruits Wanted, Step Up and Make Your Mark.

March 10th, 2014 3:20 pm by Ned Jilton

Have you ever been interested in how Civil War soldiers lived while in the field? Now you have a chance to find out first hand.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Man assaults pregnant woman over chores

Man assaults pregnant woman over chores

March 10th, 2014 3:12 pm by Rain Smith

Officers responded to a dispute at a Kingsport residence, where a man became irate with his girlfriend for, "not cleaning the house fast enough."

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Local News Education
CHES principal goes green to reward students for reading achievement

CHES principal goes green to reward students for reading achievement

March 10th, 2014 2:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hutson agreed to wear his hair green to school for a day if the students could read and test 1,000 books by the end of the school day Friday.

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News Crime Local News
Man allegedly displays gun at Kingsport restaurant

Man allegedly displays gun at Kingsport restaurant

March 10th, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

A dispute in the parking lot of a Kingsport restaurant has prompted the arrest of a man on charges of aggravated assault, as he allegedly pointed a gun at a coworker.

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Sports Sports Live Blogs NASCAR/Racing In The Rearview
In the Rearview: Las Vegas

In the Rearview: Las Vegas

March 10th, 2014 1:01 pm by Dave Ongie

We only have three races under the new system to go by, but so far, there has been no shortage of excitement in the final laps as drivers have pulled out all the stops to win. There is no reason to believe that trend won't continue at Bristol.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Appalachian Art Show winners announced

Appalachian Art Show winners announced

March 10th, 2014 12:32 pm by Jessica Fischer

Winners were announced March 2 during the show's opening reception in the Kingsport Renaissance Center's Main Gallery, where the exhibition will remain on display through March 27. Admission is free.

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Regional & National Business & Technology Health
E-cigarettes: fresh air or smoke and mirrors?

E-cigarettes: fresh air or smoke and mirrors?

March 10th, 2014 12:21 pm by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

"Vaping" has had astonishing growth - in just eight years or so, the number of enthusiasts around the world has grown from a few thousand to millions. It may be safer - there are differing opinions - but it isn't necessarily cheap.

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Sports Regional & National Local Entertainment NASCAR/Racing
Owners of Volunteer Speedway recognized as 'Promoters of the Year'

Owners of Volunteer Speedway recognized as 'Promoters of the Year'

March 10th, 2014 9:15 am by Jeff Bobo

Every March during Bristol Motor Speedway's NASCAR race week, the Spring Thaw attracts the biggest names in dirt racing, as well as a handful of NASCAR stars who sneak over from Bristol to get dirty on the clay.

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