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Santa Train makes annual trip through Southwest Virginia - VIDEO

November 23rd, 2013 7:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

On Saturday the 71st annual Santa Train made the 110-mile trek from Shelby, Ky., to downtown Kingsport, as Santa and his helpers distributed nearly 20 tons of food, toys and other gifts to crowds at 14 stops.

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Sullivan South band gearing up for Thanksgiving parade in Philadelphia

Sullivan South band gearing up for Thanksgiving parade in Philadelphia

November 23rd, 2013 7:07 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Sullivan South High School’s marching band is performing in this year’s Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day parade, then headed to take a bite out of the Big Apple in a sightseeing seeing trip to New York.

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BMA asked to consider director for Healthy Kingsport

BMA asked to consider director for Healthy Kingsport

November 23rd, 2013 6:15 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Does the future of a comprehensive health and wellness initiative hinge on Kingsport pitching in $60,000 a year for the next three years?

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PHOTO GALLERY: Gate City vs. Union football

November 23rd, 2013 6:12 pm by Jonathan McCoy

Pictures from Saturday's VHSL 2A West Region football playoff game between Gate City and Union at Bullitt Park in Big Stone Gap.

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Georgia Southern beats Florida in Swamp without completing a pass

Georgia Southern beats Florida in Swamp without completing a pass

November 23rd, 2013 5:59 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kevin Ellison ran for two touchdowns, Jerick McKinnon had a huge score late and Georgia Southern stunned Florida 26-20 Saturday in what will go down as the worst loss in school history.

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RCAM faces challenge of replacing boomers

RCAM faces challenge of replacing boomers

November 23rd, 2013 5:53 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Jeff Frazier and Jeff McCord are carrying the torch for work force development in a manufacturing town where expectations only get bigger.

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UPDATE: Gate City claims state volleyball crown, fifth since 2004

UPDATE: Gate City claims state volleyball crown, fifth since 2004

November 23rd, 2013 2:08 pm by Pat Kenney

When Gate City's Lindsey Harper smashed the final kill of the match, it was the shot heard all the way across Virginia. Harper's 11th kill sent the Lady Blue Devils to a 25-18, 25-18, 25-23 win over Luray in the VHSL 2A volleyball final Saturday.

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Local dietitians offer tips for a thinner Thanksgiving

Local dietitians offer tips for a thinner Thanksgiving

November 23rd, 2013 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

Experts say that with a little planning and by making good choices, it is still possible to enjoy all your favorite dishes on the one day of the year we probably indulge the most.

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Tennessee lawmakers discuss drug task forces

Tennessee lawmakers discuss drug task forces

November 23rd, 2013 1:30 pm by Staff Report

Tennessee lawmakers are considering tighter regulations for the 24 judicial drug task forces around the state.

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Clock ticks on authority for Gitmo detention

Clock ticks on authority for Gitmo detention

November 23rd, 2013 1:07 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

During nearly 12 years of legal disputes and political battles, the United States has put off deciding the fate of al-Qaida and Taliban militants captured after the Sept. 11 attacks. Time may be running out on the law that allows them to be held.

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