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Deputies back to work in wake of crash injuries; DA still mum on BAC

Deputies back to work in wake of crash injuries; DA still mum on BAC

November 13th, 2014 7:30 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The THP has indicated alcohol was involved in the crash, but officials have neither placed charges related to that nor released the blood alcohol content.

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Sloan's Department Store had 'everything from cradle to grave'

Sloan's Department Store had 'everything from cradle to grave'

November 13th, 2014 6:00 pm by Vince Staten

Randy Greear emailed me: "Stamped underneath the bed frame is 'Sloan's Dept. Store, Gate City Va.' I'm 48 and I don't recall a store by that name in Gate City." He wondered if I knew about it. I do now!

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Community Scrapbook: Surgoinsville Elementary Campout

November 13th, 2014 4:55 pm by Cindy Childress, Community Contributor

Today's Community Scrapbook features photos from Surgoinsville Elementary School's Campout Cookout.

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SPEAK OUT: Should Kingsport have a second high school?

SPEAK OUT: Should Kingsport have a second high school?

November 13th, 2014 4:00 pm by Carmen Musick

Growth and annexation have prompted a lot of discussion over school facilities in the region. Some schools are underutilized, while others are crowded. But how big is too big?

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Pentagon says US troops' role in Iraq could expand

Pentagon says US troops' role in Iraq could expand

November 13th, 2014 3:40 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press; LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

The Pentagon warned Congress on Thursday that the long, drawn-out military campaign against Islamic State militants is just beginning and could expand to include modest numbers of U.S. forces fighting alongside Iraqi troops.

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Opinion
North players have college talent, and other letters

North players have college talent, and other letters

November 13th, 2014 2:30 pm by Paulette Powers, Stephen Newton and Charles E. Bushong

I am writing about the area colleges that aren't interest in any of Sullivan North's players. They should check the years 2011 and 2012. Those kids made 30 years of history for that school. But they don't seem to care about a Sullivan North player.

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Should teachers, students miss school due to flu mist?

Should teachers, students miss school due to flu mist?

November 13th, 2014 2:27 pm by Editorial Board

It seems personal physicians had told three teachers and two students not to be in the same building where the flu mist was given for at least three days.

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Police: Duffield mom sought hitman for son's murder

Police: Duffield mom sought hitman for son's murder

November 13th, 2014 2:02 pm by Nick Shepherd

Officers were first made aware of the plot on Nov. 8 when an unnamed individual came to the jail. He told officers he was contacted by a woman asking to kill her son for money.

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Blountville sex offender charged in rape of dog

Blountville sex offender charged in rape of dog

November 13th, 2014 1:02 pm by Rain Smith

A Blountville man previously convicted of sexual battery faces new charges in Southwest Virginia, where he allegedly penetrated a dog with a mixer attachment — inflicting injuries that required surgery — and left behind DNA evidence.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 11.13.14 - VIDEO

November 13th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Colt, Roxy, Daphne, Esther, and Luke. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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