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'A win for students and taxpayers:' House approves lower rates on student loans

'A win for students and taxpayers:' House approves lower rates on student loans

July 31st, 2013 6:41 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

A bipartisan bill that would reduce the costs of borrowing for millions of students passed the House on Wednesday and was heading to President Barack Obama for his signature.

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Nick Cohen named VI golf coach

Nick Cohen named VI golf coach

July 31st, 2013 6:10 pm by Pat Kenney

Nick Cohen, who graduated from Sullivan South in 2005, played at Tennessee Wesleyan his freshman year before transferring to East Tennessee State.

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Haslam seeks SBA aid for storm-ravaged counties

Haslam seeks SBA aid for storm-ravaged counties

July 31st, 2013 5:57 pm by Staff Report

Gov. Bill Haslam has requested assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help people and businesses in Sullivan and its contiguous counties recover from the severe storms and flash flooding that occurred July 20-21.

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Kingsport woman, 85, arrested on drug charges

Kingsport woman, 85, arrested on drug charges

July 31st, 2013 4:21 pm by Rain Smith

An 85-year-old woman has been jailed after SWAT descended on her Kingsport home — marking her second arrest related to drug distribution in four years.

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Mountain Empire Community College upgrades security team

Mountain Empire Community College upgrades security team

July 31st, 2013 3:13 pm by Stephen Igo

The MECC Police Force's duties will include monitoring traffic on campus, providing security during special events, responding to calls for assistance and investigating crimes. Two officers will also have the authority to make arrests and carry a firearm.

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Kingsport native Gaines ready to get to work at ETSU

Kingsport native Gaines ready to get to work at ETSU

July 31st, 2013 3:06 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport's Teddy Gaines is ready to get to work at East Tennessee State after being officially announced as a new member of Bucs football coach Carl Torbush's staff.

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Fast-food workers protest, walk out in push for higher wages

Fast-food workers protest, walk out in push for higher wages

July 31st, 2013 2:52 pm by By Tammy Stables Battaglia, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

The protests are taking place this week in seven states and are affecting 89 sites in metro Detroit and Flint, Mich. Workers said they don’t make enough to support their families, as the average full-time fast-food worker makes $15,392 annually.

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HVMC president to retire

HVMC president to retire

July 31st, 2013 2:01 pm by Hank Hayes

Holston Valley Medical Center President Virginia Frank will retire after the completion of a national search for her successor, Wellmont Health System announced Wednesday.

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9-year-old saves mother's life

9-year-old saves mother's life

July 31st, 2013 1:36 pm by Nick Shepherd

When one local mother was in a medical emergency, she found a hero in an unlikely person: her daughter.

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Annual outdoor show features lighter gear

Annual outdoor show features lighter gear

July 31st, 2013 12:40 pm by PAUL FOY, Associated Press

It's a showcase of technology for everything from socks that can take a beating to water bottles equipped with battery-powered ultraviolet purifiers.

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