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Kennedy's vision for mental health goes unrealized

Kennedy's vision for mental health goes unrealized

October 20th, 2013 2:05 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

The last piece of legislation President John F. Kennedy signed turns 50 this month: the Community Mental Health Act, which helped transform the way people with mental illness are treated and cared for in the United States.

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Surgoinsville to give pool owners sewer bill break for one-time fill up

Surgoinsville to give pool owners sewer bill break for one-time fill up

October 20th, 2013 12:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville’s new sewer customers will be billed based on their water usage, but town leaders want to allow swimming pool owners a chance once per year to fill up without being penalized on their sewer bill.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

October 20th, 2013 11:00 am by Staff reports

Stories you may have missed this week include DCS tackling the toughest job in state government, a Duck Dynasty star rescheduling, a movie beginning to film in Big Stone Gap and football coming to Bristol.

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Red Sox beat Tigers 5-2, advance to World Series

Red Sox beat Tigers 5-2, advance to World Series

October 19th, 2013 11:50 pm by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer

Shane Victorino’s seventh-inning grand slam propelled Boston to a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night, clinching the AL championship series in six games.

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Kingsport BMA backs armory sale to expand business incubator into light manufacturing sector

Kingsport BMA backs armory sale to expand business incubator into light manufacturing sector

October 19th, 2013 10:36 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — Holston Business Development Group hopes to acquire the former National Guard Armory property on West Stone Drive in order to expand the Holston Business Development Incubator.

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Kingsport planning to fund lots for $500,000 spec homes

Kingsport planning to fund lots for $500,000 spec homes

October 19th, 2013 8:55 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — Citing a lack of homes for sale priced at over $500,000, the BMA told the city manager to continue working on a plan to make funding available to provide developers with lots on which to build spec homes in that price range.

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Man hit with baking dish during dispute over firewood

Man hit with baking dish during dispute over firewood

October 19th, 2013 8:41 pm by Rain Smith

The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.

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Tigers win 33-12, spoil Wasps' homecoming

Tigers win 33-12, spoil Wasps' homecoming

October 19th, 2013 8:32 pm by Greg Peters

It was Homecoming Saturday at Emory & Henry College, but the celebration was cut short by the Wasps’ 33-12 Old Dominion Athletic Conference loss to Hampden-Sydney.

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Dobyns-Bennett robotics team turns to online giving site to fund new laptop

Dobyns-Bennett robotics team turns to online giving site to fund new laptop

October 19th, 2013 8:12 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School’s robotics team is using an online program to seek donations for buying a laptop computer dedicated to robotics use.

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Kingsport, developer to split cost of traffic signal at Island Road, Memorial Boulevard

Kingsport, developer to split cost of traffic signal at Island Road, Memorial Boulevard

October 19th, 2013 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport is partnering with a developer to install a traffic signal at Island Road and State Route 126 (Memorial Boulevard) to help the marketability of a shopping center.

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