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Kingsport Board of Education gives Ailshie 'excellent' evaluation

Kingsport Board of Education gives Ailshie 'excellent' evaluation

November 9th, 2013 6:46 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport Superintendent of Schools Lyle Ailshie received a more than 3.628 mean score out of a 4 on his overall school board evaluation this year, which is about a 91 percent approval rating.

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Area health officials offer 11th-hour education efforts on Obamacare

Area health officials offer 11th-hour education efforts on Obamacare

November 9th, 2013 6:13 pm by Hank Hayes

With Obamacare still in place as 2013 comes to end, 11th-hour education efforts have begun locally to give the business community an idea what health care will be like under the law, also known as the Affordable Care Act.

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Red Cross official fears death toll from typhoon could approach 1,000

Red Cross official fears death toll from typhoon could approach 1,000

November 9th, 2013 6:06 pm by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

TACLOBAN, Philippines — The central Philippine city of Tacloban was in ruins Saturday, a day after being ravaged by one of the strongest typhoons on record.

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Marshall, special teams power No. 7 Tigers past Vols

Marshall, special teams power No. 7 Tigers past Vols

November 9th, 2013 3:19 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Nick Marshall gained 214 of Auburn's 444 yards rushing Saturday and the seventh-ranked Tigers scored on a punt return and kickoff return in a 55-23 victory over Tennessee.

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No strings attached: Ruth Graham promoting apron without strings

No strings attached: Ruth Graham promoting apron without strings

November 9th, 2013 2:00 pm by Jessica Fischer

With the help of Bristol, Va., businessman Bobby Griffin, speaker and author Ruth Graham - daughter of evangelist Billy Graham - is promoting her apron without strings.

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Few options for Obama to fix cancellations problem

Few options for Obama to fix cancellations problem

November 9th, 2013 1:22 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

President Barack Obama says he'll do everything he can to help people coping with health insurance cancellations, but legally and practically his options appear limited.

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Geneva talks over Iran's disputed nuclear program hit snag

Geneva talks over Iran's disputed nuclear program hit snag

November 9th, 2013 1:22 pm by OHN HEILPRIN and MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press

France raised questions Saturday about whether a proposed deal to temporarily curb Iran's nuclear program went far enough, complicating negotiations with the Iranians and casting doubt on whether an agreement could be reached soon.

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AP Essay: For boomers, JFK death ripples still

AP Essay: For boomers, JFK death ripples still

November 9th, 2013 1:17 pm by TED ANTHONY, AP National Writer

We cannot get past it, we Americans. Not a half century later. Maybe not even ever.

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Sheriff's employee suspended over UT game tickets

Sheriff's employee suspended over UT game tickets

November 9th, 2013 12:54 pm by Associated Press

A Knox County Sheriff's Office employee was suspended after he seized tickets from Georgia fans at Neyland Stadium and gave them to other people.

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Olympic torch goes on first spacewalk

Olympic torch goes on first spacewalk

November 9th, 2013 12:49 pm by Associated Press

An Olympic torch took a spacewalk for the first time Saturday, carefully held by two Russian cosmonauts outside the International Space Station as it orbited some 260 miles above Earth.

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