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Cardboard arcade, Colonial News Network, new iPads highlight Innovation Academy’s week

Cardboard arcade, Colonial News Network, new iPads highlight Innovation Academy’s week

October 6th, 2013 8:29 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Tuesday morning, eighth-graders at Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee did mock television newscasts from each of the original 13 colonies.

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BMA sets sights on new visioning process for Kingsport

BMA sets sights on new visioning process for Kingsport

October 6th, 2013 7:51 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Alderman John Clark believes now is the time for the Board of Mayor and Aldermen to craft a new vision for the city, with goals for the next five to 10 years and one that will take the Model City to the next level.

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Harvick wins wreck-filled race at Kansas Speedway

Harvick wins wreck-filled race at Kansas Speedway

October 6th, 2013 6:15 pm by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kevin Harvick won a wreck-filled race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday, keeping out of trouble all afternoon and making a big move in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Supreme Court term begins with contentious topics

Supreme Court term begins with contentious topics

October 6th, 2013 5:42 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is beginning a new term with controversial issues that offer the court’s conservative majority the chance to move aggressively to undo limits on campaign contributions.

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Boehner to Obama: No debt hike without concessions

Boehner to Obama: No debt hike without concessions

October 6th, 2013 5:26 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Speaker John Boehner adamantly ruled out a House vote on a straightforward bill to boost the borrowing authority without concessions from President Barack Obama.

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Libya bristles at U.S. raid that captured militant

Libya bristles at U.S. raid that captured militant

October 6th, 2013 4:59 pm by ESAM MOHAMED, Associated Press

A suspected Libyan al-Qaida figure nabbed by U.S. special forces in a dramatic operation in Tripoli was living freely in his homeland for the past two years, after a trajectory that took him to Sudan, Afghanistan and Iran.

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Perfect Chiefs rally for 26-17 win over Titans

Perfect Chiefs rally for 26-17 win over Titans

October 6th, 2013 4:55 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

NASHVILLE — The Kansas City Chiefs are still perfect thanks to an old-fashioned mix of a good running game and some very timely defense.

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Mount Carmel school closing so staff can attend SCORE awards banquet

Mount Carmel school closing so staff can attend SCORE awards banquet

October 6th, 2013 4:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Schools has the rare distinction of having two of the top three elementary schools in the state, McPheeters Bend and Mount Carmel, recognized for top improvements in academic achievement this past school year.

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VIDEO: Hawkins BOE celebrates accomplishments including perfect ACT scores

VIDEO: Hawkins BOE celebrates accomplishments including perfect ACT scores

October 6th, 2013 3:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three Hawkins County students were presented a certificate by Director of Schools Charlotte Britton at the beginning of Thursday’s BOE meeting, and received a standing ovation from the board and audience.

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'Realism is good:' Some anti-drilling activists change tactics, tone

'Realism is good:' Some anti-drilling activists change tactics, tone

October 6th, 2013 1:59 pm by KEVIN BEGOS and MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

For years, activists have warned that fracking can have disastrous consequences: ruined water and air, sickened people and animals, a ceaseless parade of truck traffic. Now some critics are doing what was once unthinkable: working with the industry.

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