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Literacy Council of Kingsport accepting students and volunteers

Literacy Council of Kingsport accepting students and volunteers

January 17th, 2014 2:00 pm by Whitney H. Parker

Reading and writing is a vital part of our everyday lives. Unfortunately, for many adults and children, these skills can sometimes be difficult to master.

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Web picks
Video shows North Carolina mayor dancing and giggling as she's arrested for second DUI

Video shows North Carolina mayor dancing and giggling as she's arrested for second DUI

January 17th, 2014 10:51 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

A North Carolina mayor was arrested and charged with drunken driving for the second time and a police camera shows the mayor dancing as she talks with officers.

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Washington Co. sheriff: 58 'smurfs' and 'cooks' sentenced to 348 years in federal prison for 2 meth conspiracies

Washington Co. sheriff: 58 'smurfs' and 'cooks' sentenced to 348 years in federal prison for 2 meth conspiracies

January 17th, 2014 10:26 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Two methamphetamine conspiracies have resulted in the convictions of 58 people on federal charges, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal announced Friday in a news conference.

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Crime Local News
Sullivan County inmate charged with escape

Sullivan County inmate charged with escape

January 17th, 2014 9:55 am by Nick Shepherd

BLOUNTVILLE — Jenny Frye, 30, Duffield, had originally been charged with identity theft and violation of probation.

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Sports Outdoors
‘The Rifleman’ trades foul shots for wing shots

‘The Rifleman’ trades foul shots for wing shots

January 17th, 2014 9:42 am by George Thwaites

For some, former Volunteer basketball coach Ian Morrison is now known as the Grouse Commander.

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Local Entertainment
Kingsport Idol winner releases single

Kingsport Idol winner releases single

January 17th, 2014 9:33 am by Marci Gore

Since winning Kingsport Idol, Barnett has gotten the attention of many in Music City. She recently signed an exclusive management deal with Skyline Management in Nashville and is being represented by Joseph Reed.

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Entertainment
Ratings for ‘Duck Dynasty’ premiere down from last year

Ratings for ‘Duck Dynasty’ premiere down from last year

January 17th, 2014 9:32 am by By Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

How did the recent quarrel over Phil Robertson’s social views affect the ratings for “Duck Dynasty”? It’s hard to say, based on the numbers from Nielsen.

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Business & Technology
On-board technology in vehicles becomes latest privacy battlefield

On-board technology in vehicles becomes latest privacy battlefield

January 17th, 2014 9:31 am by By Alisa Priddle, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

As the nation and world struggle with ever-more-complex questions of privacy related to personal data mined from the Internet, Ford Motor Co. found itself trying to assure the public it doesn’t use on-board technology to spy on driver behavior.

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News Regional & National
Jury is out on health effects of e-cigarettes

Jury is out on health effects of e-cigarettes

January 17th, 2014 9:29 am by By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Electronic cigarettes are either a potent weapon in the war against tobacco, or they are an insidious menace that threatens to get kids hooked on nicotine and make smoking socially acceptable again.

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Surplus Powell Valley items going on the block

Surplus Powell Valley items going on the block

January 17th, 2014 9:28 am by Stephen Igo

One final time come Saturday, the folks of Big Stone Gap can prowl the halls of the old Powell Valley High School, and perhaps take a little — or not so little — piece of it home with them.

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