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KCS officials meet with parents of  IA students

KCS officials meet with parents of IA students

December 13th, 2013 12:08 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — City school system officials are urging parents to support city leaders maintaining current STEM teacher funding for the city system, although the city system is pulling out of a joint STEM program at the school year’s end.

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Local woman battling lupus for nearly 40 years in need of kidney transplant

Local woman battling lupus for nearly 40 years in need of kidney transplant

December 13th, 2013 12:04 am by JENNIFER SPROUSE, NET News Service

Doctors told Jill Sauceman she would be either be on dialysis, have a kidney transplant or have kidney failure within 10 to 15 years. That was 40 years ago.

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Washington sheriff says deputy stopped rape in progress after woman called 911 from cell phone

Washington sheriff says deputy stopped rape in progress after woman called 911 from cell phone

December 12th, 2013 11:57 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Carlos Enrique Alegria, 27, 204 Wilson Ave., was literally pulled off the woman by Washington County Deputy Darrell Collins. The call to 911 came in at 4 a.m. Dispatchers apparently heard what was happening and dispatched officers to the location.

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Man indicted in Church Hill Food City pharmacy robbery, cop impersonation

Man indicted in Church Hill Food City pharmacy robbery, cop impersonation

December 12th, 2013 11:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — On Aug. 15, James William Arthur allegedly handed a clerk at the Church Hill Food City pharmacy a note demanding various narcotic drugs. The note also stated that if he did not get all the pills on his list, “all pharmacy workers will die.”

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Ministry raises $13,000 to help Rogersville family facing eviction

Ministry raises $13,000 to help Rogersville family facing eviction

December 12th, 2013 10:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Ministry director Sheldon Livesay said contributed funds will be used to place Chad and Amanda Horton, and their five children, ages 7-15, on property the family owns on Route 70 north of Rogersville.

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Lee father pleads guilty to felony abuse of 2-month-old

Lee father pleads guilty to felony abuse of 2-month-old

December 12th, 2013 9:55 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — James Donald Woodard Jr., 34, of Pennington Gap, faces up to 10 years in prison on the child abuse charge and a maximum sentence of five years in prison for malicious wounding.

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Second Harvest cuts ribbon on new, larger home to meet growing need

Second Harvest cuts ribbon on new, larger home to meet growing need

December 12th, 2013 7:28 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — “It’s really a dream come true for our staff, our board, our community, our agencies and our volunteers to be able to have the facility that we need to be able to meet the additional food needs in our area,” Rhonda Chafin said.

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10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

December 12th, 2013 6:59 pm by Associated Press

Here’s a look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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Photo Gallery: Second Harvest of Northeast Tennessee Opens in New Location

December 12th, 2013 5:01 pm by Ned Jilton

People from around the region turned out Thursday morning for a ribbon cutting at the new location of the Second Harvest Food Bank.

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