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Kiwanis Club of Kingsport and Preston Place II plan Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference

Kiwanis Club of Kingsport and Preston Place II plan Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference

August 12th, 2013 10:10 am by Katherine Scoggins

During the conference, caregivers will learn more about Alzheimer’s - its effects and symptoms - as well as the community resources and “backup” available. Early registration for the Sept. 24 conference is already under way.

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Crime Local News
Kingsport police seeking help in auto theft investigation

Kingsport police seeking help in auto theft investigation

August 12th, 2013 9:57 am by Nick Shepherd

Kingsport police are asking for help from the public in locating an auto theft suspect.

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Crime Local News
Police: Suspect impersonates victim to get charges dropped

Police: Suspect impersonates victim to get charges dropped

August 12th, 2013 9:49 am by Nick Shepherd

An alleged car thief called Sullivan County police impersonating the victim and said she didn’t want to press charges against herself, according to a police report.

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News Regional & National
Chance encounter in Idaho wilderness led to rescue

Chance encounter in Idaho wilderness led to rescue

August 12th, 2013 8:24 am by TODD DVORAK,Associated Press

The highly publicized multistate search for a Southern California teenage girl probably would have taken longer if she and her abductor hadn't encountered a sharp-eyed retired sheriff and three others riding horseback in Idaho's rugged backcountry.

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Hiroshima anniversary stirs Kingsport woman's memories of Oak Ridge

Hiroshima anniversary stirs Kingsport woman's memories of Oak Ridge

August 12th, 2013 8:21 am by Nick Shepherd

On Aug. 6, 1945, the United States dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, effectively ending World War II. Eva Chambers Johnson was working at Oak Ridge at the time and played a part in building the atomic bomb.

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News Business & Technology
Even as economy improves, some are downsizing their lives

Even as economy improves, some are downsizing their lives

August 12th, 2013 8:12 am by By Barry Shlachter,Fort Worth Star-Telegram (MCT)

Five years ago, Sam Rodela was doing exceedingly well and living large, with mutiple cars and other high-end purchases.

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News Regional & National
Sinkhole causes resort villa to partially collapse

Sinkhole causes resort villa to partially collapse

August 12th, 2013 8:04 am by ALMA RODRIGUEZ,Associated Press

A sinkhole caused a section of a central Florida resort villa to partially collapse early Monday, while another section of the villa was sinking, authorities said.

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News Local News
Guest Editorial: Immigration reform would be a boon to our economy

Guest Editorial: Immigration reform would be a boon to our economy

August 12th, 2013 7:51 am by Staff Report

The current system is broken and is difficult to navigate for those who are playing by the rules to obtain visas and work permits.

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News Local News
Lane to close on John B. Dennis Tuesday

Lane to close on John B. Dennis Tuesday

August 12th, 2013 12:35 am by Staff Report

The lane closure will occur near Lincoln Street as crews work to remove a damaged pole.

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Education
Teachers, administrators use summer 'break' learning to innovate

Teachers, administrators use summer 'break' learning to innovate

August 12th, 2013 12:02 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

For many students and teachers, summer vacation was more like summer term. Reading lists. Science camps. Portfolio development. The to-do list for kids and teachers sound remarkably alike.

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