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Entertainment
After 22 years, Leno bids farewell to ‘Tonight’

After 22 years, Leno bids farewell to ‘Tonight’

February 7th, 2014 12:38 am by Associated Press

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Jay Leno has said goodbye to “The Tonight Show” before, but not like this. The comedian became tearful and choked up Thursday as he concluded what he called the “greatest 22 years of my life.”

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Education
Kingsport schools honored for stellar showing in SCORE competition

Kingsport schools honored for stellar showing in SCORE competition

February 7th, 2014 12:17 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The city’s public school system may not have won the 2013 SCORE prize, but local school and SCORE officials said the system is definitely headed in the right direction with improvements in student achievement.

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Crime Local News
‘Irate’ man accused of threatening to kill girlfriend and pets  — again

‘Irate’ man accused of threatening to kill girlfriend and pets — again

February 7th, 2014 12:15 am by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Bill Monroe Stallard, 37, 222 Grandview St., Church Hill, was charged with aggravated assault Wednesday after allegedly threatening to kill his girlfriend and her pets with a box-cutter.

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Education
Group concludes community meetings for Hawkins director of schools search

Group concludes community meetings for Hawkins director of schools search

February 7th, 2014 12:05 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The director of a school system with a $53 million annual budget and more than 600 employees needs to have a corporate CEO mentality with regards to finances.

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Sports Sports Live
Dobyns-Bennett's Austin Frye named Super 14 wrestler of the year

Dobyns-Bennett's Austin Frye named Super 14 wrestler of the year

February 6th, 2014 9:44 pm by Doug Fritz, NET News Serice

Frye has battled his way to a record of 26-6 this season. He finished second in the Falcon Frenzy, and was fifth in the Indian Classic. The defending Region 1 champion is a two-time state qualifier.

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Sports Sports Live Photos

PHOTO GALLERY: Daniel Boone at Sullivan Central

February 6th, 2014 9:11 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from Ned Jilton II taken at the Big 7 contest between Boone and Central

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Crime Local News
Smoke shop owner pleads not guilty

Smoke shop owner pleads not guilty

February 6th, 2014 8:20 pm by Wes Bunch

GREENEVILLE — The owner of Kingsport’s now-closed White Cloud Emporium pleaded not guilty in federal court Thursday to allegations that he sold synthetic drugs and laundered money through that store and three others located in Northeast Tennessee.

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News Regional & National
Weather weary nation asks: Why are we having such a nasty winter?

Weather weary nation asks: Why are we having such a nasty winter?

February 6th, 2014 7:08 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “We are having an unusual jet stream that’s giving us crazy cold weather in the East and the ridiculously resilient ridge as it’s called in California,” said Weather Underground meteorology director Jeff Masters.

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Sports
Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner dies at 91

Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner dies at 91

February 6th, 2014 5:50 pm by Associated Press

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) —The six-time All-Star still ranks sixth all-time with a home run every 14.1 at-bats. He averaged more than 100 RBIs per season and hit .279 with the Pirates, the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland.

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Sports Sports Live
Gate City's Lindsay Harper, Kyra Jessee and Hayley Wolfe named to VHSL Group 2A All-State volleyball team

Gate City's Lindsay Harper, Kyra Jessee and Hayley Wolfe named to VHSL Group 2A All-State volleyball team

February 6th, 2014 4:01 pm by Staff Report

Rye Cove's Destiny Gibson and Eastside's Erin Stanley named to Group 1A All-State volleyball team.

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