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Letter to the editor: Ousting Yennie won't fix problems

Letter to the editor: Ousting Yennie won't fix problems

July 11th, 2013 3:00 am by JOSEPH LINGERFELT

I see that Todd Broughton has presented a petition to the Sullivan County School Board to remove Dr. Yennie, and a similar petition has been started in the South zone.

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Hardtack & Hard Times
Marching with the 19th: Wedding, cheating wife help disrupt South’s efforts

Marching with the 19th: Wedding, cheating wife help disrupt South’s efforts premium content

July 11th, 2013 2:00 am by Ned Jilton

In the spring of 1863, Lt. Col. Arthur Fremantle of Her Majesty’s Coldstream Guards arrived in the South to visit the Confederate armies as a neutral observer and report the state of affairs back to England.

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Community

Dave Clark: Kingsport BMA should assert itself and rein in city’s bureaucracy premium content

July 10th, 2013 9:15 pm by DAVE CLARK

The new BMA members not only face the tasks of promoting the rational growth and enhancement of the quality of life in Kingsport, but a somewhat daunting task of reining in what has become an overly assertive and expensive bureaucracy.

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Local News Education
Kingsport BOE recommends buying lot, donating another

Kingsport BOE recommends buying lot, donating another

July 10th, 2013 8:35 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The difference between giving up city school property as surplus and acquiring more property can be summed up in those three magic real estate words: location, location and location.

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News Regional & National
Egypt’s Christians face backlash over Morsi's ouster

Egypt’s Christians face backlash over Morsi's ouster

July 10th, 2013 8:12 pm by Staff Report

CAIRO (AP) — With a mob of Muslim extremists on their tail, the Christian businessman and his nephew climbed up on the roof and ran for their lives, jumping from building to building in their southern Egyptian village. Finally they ran out of rooftops.

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Local News
Jenkins sworn in as new 3rd Judicial District chancellor

Jenkins sworn in as new 3rd Judicial District chancellor

July 10th, 2013 6:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville attorney Douglas T. Jenkins, who was appointed Third Judicial District chancellor Tuesday by Gov. Bill Haslam, was sworn in Wednesday by Criminal Court Judge John Dugger.

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Business & Technology
Employers offer pet insurance as employee perk

Employers offer pet insurance as employee perk

July 10th, 2013 5:26 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Melissa Yoakam calls her dog Shadow her “car payment” because she pays $250 a month for the 12-year-old’s cancer treatments. She’d pay far less if she had pet insurance, but she didn’t take advantage of it when Shadow was young.

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Community Blogs Local Entertainment
Ned Jilton

History Events in Kingsport this Saturday-Monday.

July 10th, 2013 5:25 pm by Ned Jilton

While checking out Fun Fest events stop by Netherland Inn this Saturday, July 13, for free tours of the Inn and Museum of Pioneer Transportation then go by the Renaissance Center Theater on Monday, July 15, for a Civil War Evening.

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Local News
Opening statements presented in Kingsport double murder trial

Opening statements presented in Kingsport double murder trial

July 10th, 2013 4:01 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two armed men got out of a gray Lincoln and walked inside the Sole candle shop, which was a front for cocaine. Once inside, they ordered the decoy to get out and told another man to remain quiet and went to the back of the shop.

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Regional & National
Boston Marathon bombing suspect pleads not guilty

Boston Marathon bombing suspect pleads not guilty

July 10th, 2013 3:40 pm by DENISE LAVOIE,AP Legal Affairs Writer

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to 30 counts including use of a weapon of mass destruction to kill.

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