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Bluff City man killed in single-vehicle wreck

Bluff City man killed in single-vehicle wreck

November 9th, 2013 8:48 pm by Matthew Lane

BLUFF CITY — A Bluff City man died Friday evening after being ejected from the vehicle he was driving.

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Many government offices to close for Veterans Day

Many government offices to close for Veterans Day

November 9th, 2013 7:21 pm by Staff Report

Many local government offices will be closed Monday in observance of Veterans Day. Kingsport city offices will be open.

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NeuroTracker pilot program approved for Jefferson Elementary

NeuroTracker pilot program approved for Jefferson Elementary

November 9th, 2013 7:12 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The same technology used by the U.S. military and college and professional football teams will be used on a pilot basis at the city’s Jefferson Elementary School.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Hawkins County Humane Society sends up lanterns in memory of lost pets

PHOTO GALLERY: Hawkins County Humane Society sends up lanterns in memory of lost pets

November 9th, 2013 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Humane Society raised $700 Saturday night during what was described as an emotional lantern raising ceremony in remembrance of lost pets.

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Kingsport Board of Education gives Ailshie 'excellent' evaluation

Kingsport Board of Education gives Ailshie 'excellent' evaluation

November 9th, 2013 6:46 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport Superintendent of Schools Lyle Ailshie received a more than 3.628 mean score out of a 4 on his overall school board evaluation this year, which is about a 91 percent approval rating.

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Area health officials offer 11th-hour education efforts on Obamacare

Area health officials offer 11th-hour education efforts on Obamacare

November 9th, 2013 6:13 pm by Hank Hayes

With Obamacare still in place as 2013 comes to end, 11th-hour education efforts have begun locally to give the business community an idea what health care will be like under the law, also known as the Affordable Care Act.

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Red Cross official fears death toll from typhoon could approach 1,000

Red Cross official fears death toll from typhoon could approach 1,000

November 9th, 2013 6:06 pm by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

TACLOBAN, Philippines — The central Philippine city of Tacloban was in ruins Saturday, a day after being ravaged by one of the strongest typhoons on record.

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Marshall, special teams power No. 7 Tigers past Vols

Marshall, special teams power No. 7 Tigers past Vols

November 9th, 2013 3:19 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Nick Marshall gained 214 of Auburn's 444 yards rushing Saturday and the seventh-ranked Tigers scored on a punt return and kickoff return in a 55-23 victory over Tennessee.

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No strings attached: Ruth Graham promoting apron without strings

No strings attached: Ruth Graham promoting apron without strings

November 9th, 2013 2:00 pm by Jessica Fischer

With the help of Bristol, Va., businessman Bobby Griffin, speaker and author Ruth Graham - daughter of evangelist Billy Graham - is promoting her apron without strings.

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Few options for Obama to fix cancellations problem

Few options for Obama to fix cancellations problem

November 9th, 2013 1:22 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

President Barack Obama says he'll do everything he can to help people coping with health insurance cancellations, but legally and practically his options appear limited.

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