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11th-graders get dose of sticker shock thanks to Real Life 101

11th-graders get dose of sticker shock thanks to Real Life 101

November 6th, 2013 10:58 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — As adults know, a home, insurance, food, cell phone, Internet service, cable TV or satellite and a vehicle all cost money. But some high school students are getting sticker shock this week on the high price of adult living.

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Regional & National
Court hears Texas dispute over Confederate flag license plate

Court hears Texas dispute over Confederate flag license plate

November 6th, 2013 10:52 pm by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans sued members of the state Department of Motor Vehicles Board in 2011 after they denied its application for a specialty plate.

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Local News
Former Bean Station police chief hired as MCPD part-timer

Former Bean Station police chief hired as MCPD part-timer

November 6th, 2013 10:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Phil Robinette resigned from the BSPD on Dec. 15, 2012, the day after his son Nathaniel Robinette was arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer in Rogersville and possessing a BSPD automatic rifle, badge, and SWAT gear.

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Friends in Need plans fundraiser at MeadowView

Friends in Need plans fundraiser at MeadowView

November 6th, 2013 10:20 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — The organization was founded as a way to provide medical and dental care to the working uninsured. Patients pay for the service on a sliding scale based on income. The minimum that will be charged is $0, the maximum $80.

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Business & Technology
New Business Focus: Pulitzer Orthodontics opening new facility

New Business Focus: Pulitzer Orthodontics opening new facility

November 6th, 2013 9:21 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The facility includes a spacious clinic, a reception area with a theater, Apple iMacs to enjoy, and guest Wi-Fi and a semi-private clinic chair for its growing adult patient population.

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Sports
Unintended consequences: Trying to increase scoring, new NCAA hoops rules may stall game

Unintended consequences: Trying to increase scoring, new NCAA hoops rules may stall game

November 6th, 2013 8:26 pm by JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer

College basketball is trying to increase scoring and bring flow back to a game that's turned into a wrestling match in recent years. Instead, the NCAA's new rules put may actually bog things down, particularly early in the season.

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Regional & National
Health law clock is ticking for sickest patients

Health law clock is ticking for sickest patients

November 6th, 2013 6:02 pm by Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people across the country with pre-existing chronic conditions such as cancer, heart failure or kidney disease who are covered through high risk-insurance pools will see their coverage dissolve by year’s end.

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News
Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger than researchers thought

Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger than researchers thought

November 6th, 2013 5:32 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Meteors about the size of the one that streaked through the sky at 42,000 mph and burst over Chelyabinsk in February are probably four to five times more likely to hit the planet than scientists believed before the fireball.

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Paul sets citation rules amid plagiarism claims

Paul sets citation rules amid plagiarism claims

November 6th, 2013 4:36 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is instituting new approval and citation rules for his staffers and researchers in the face of accusations that he plagiarized material from several sources for speeches, a newspaper column and his book.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Brush Fire on Peach Orchard Drive

November 6th, 2013 4:09 pm by Ned Jilton

Kingsport Fire Dept., assisted by the Bloomingdale Fire Dept, responds to brush fire at Peach Orchard Dr. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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