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Border collie wins Westminster show agility trial

Border collie wins Westminster show agility trial

February 8th, 2014 11:04 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

NEW YORK — A border collie named Kelso navigated a maze of obstacles Saturday, besting about 225 other dogs to win the Westminster Kennel Club show’s first agility competition.

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Hundreds march for medical marijuana rights

Hundreds march for medical marijuana rights

February 8th, 2014 10:51 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

About 200 people showed up at the location of the Johnson City Farmer’s Market, 500 S. Roan St., with signs and clothing to give their support to medical marijuana rights.

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Vote on Sullivan County highway department chief expected next week

Vote on Sullivan County highway department chief expected next week

February 8th, 2014 9:18 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Republican-controlled Sullivan County Commission is likely now to vote next week to appoint an interim head of the county’s highway department.

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Education reform  plans moving forward

Education reform plans moving forward

February 8th, 2014 9:16 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam doesn’t want to “back up” education reform, instead pressing forward to raise expectations in K-12 and beyond.

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Haslam: No  expansion  of TennCare ‘right now’

Haslam: No expansion of TennCare ‘right now’

February 8th, 2014 9:14 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Any notion of Tennessee giving more people health insurance coverage by expanding the state’s Medicaid program appears to be dead for now, according to Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Haslam’s education adviser pitches 'Tennessee Promise' in Hawkins County

Haslam’s education adviser pitches 'Tennessee Promise' in Hawkins County

February 8th, 2014 8:28 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s point man in the “Tennessee Promise” pitched the idea to a Rogersville/Hawkins County Chamber of Commerce legislative breakfast Saturday.

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Tribe sends seven wrestlers to state; 'Toppers take team title

Tribe sends seven wrestlers to state; 'Toppers take team title

February 8th, 2014 8:27 pm by Staff Report

Multiple injuries formed a dark cloud that loomed over Dobyns-Bennett wrestling this season. Saturday's Region 1-AAA championships served as a silver lining when three Indians won regional championships and four more made the finals.

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Lazarus the cat gives Kennedy students lesson in accepting differences

Lazarus the cat gives Kennedy students lesson in accepting differences

February 8th, 2014 8:10 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Some pre-kindergarten students learned Thursday about appreciating the differences among humans, a lesson delivered by a famously different feline.

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Northeast State plans expanded dual enrollment

Northeast State plans expanded dual enrollment

February 8th, 2014 8:02 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — With Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam pushing dual enrollment in his Feb. 2 State of the State address, Northeast State Community College is ready to oblige.

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Holder applies same-sex rights to Justice Department

Holder applies same-sex rights to Justice Department

February 8th, 2014 6:09 pm by PETE YOST, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — In an assertion of same-sex marriage rights, Attorney General Eric Holder is applying a landmark Supreme Court ruling to the Justice Department.

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