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Two officers, three others dead in Las Vegas shooting

Two officers, three others dead in Las Vegas shooting

June 8th, 2014 10:08 pm by MICHELLE RINDELS, Associated Press

A man and a woman ambushed two police officers eating lunch at a Las Vegas restaurant, fatally shooting them at point-blank range before fleeing to a nearby Walmart where they killed a third person and then themselves.

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Local News Education
Kingsport City Schools featuring wide range of summer programs

Kingsport City Schools featuring wide range of summer programs

June 8th, 2014 9:26 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — It's almost summer of 2014, but summer programs in Kingsport City Schools are not your father's or mother's summer school.

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Sullivan's sheriff's budget requests unlikely to net more than $1 million in new funds

Sullivan's sheriff's budget requests unlikely to net more than $1 million in new funds

June 8th, 2014 9:20 pm by J. H. Osborne

For the year ahead, Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson submitted budget requests, for all the public safety services under his authority, that list more than $7 million worth of new spending.

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Local News Education
Kingsport City Schools' call for social media support on budget funding brings strong response

Kingsport City Schools' call for social media support on budget funding brings strong response

June 8th, 2014 9:17 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Can Facebook likes, Tweets and emails influence increased local government funding levels for education?

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Kingsport considering specific policy for single families seeking annexation

Kingsport considering specific policy for single families seeking annexation

June 8th, 2014 9:07 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — In the past, when a single family requested annexation, Kingsport's policy was to bring them into the city limits, if the cost to provide services was reasonable.

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Scott County native graduates from Virginia State Police academy

Scott County native graduates from Virginia State Police academy

June 8th, 2014 8:21 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A Scott County native was among the 44 new troopers who graduated Friday from the Virginia State Police academy's 121st basic training session.

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Jonesville man charged in string of arsons in Lee County

Jonesville man charged in string of arsons in Lee County

June 8th, 2014 8:14 pm by Wes Bunch

PENNINGTON GAP — A Southwest Virginia man was arrested on arson charges for allegedly burning down an unoccupied apartment building Friday in Lee County.

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Regional & National Faith
Tennessee pastor's wife ministers to strippers

Tennessee pastor's wife ministers to strippers

June 8th, 2014 6:43 pm by HEIDI HALL, The Tennessean

MT. JULIET, Tenn. — Erin Stevens isn't that kind of evangelist who stands outside the strip club with her bullhorn, yelling at the customers to repent or face the flames.

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Name of girl killed in Kingsport crash released

Name of girl killed in Kingsport crash released

June 8th, 2014 6:02 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Authorities have released the name of a 7-year-old girl killed in a single-vehicle accident that occurred Saturday afternoon in Kingsport.

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Entertainment
Star-studded performance caps George Strait's last tour

Star-studded performance caps George Strait's last tour

June 8th, 2014 5:48 pm by EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas — Country music king George Strait capped off the last tour of his career with an epic, star-studded final performance.

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