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Hawkins SRO vacancies to be filled immediately, according to contract revision

Hawkins SRO vacancies to be filled immediately, according to contract revision

September 17th, 2013 2:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Board of Education’s contract with the sheriff’s office for providing school resource officers (SROs) was tweaked earlier this month to ensure that any vacancies that arise aren’t left open for long.

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American Red Cross urges residents and businesses to 'make a plan'

American Red Cross urges residents and businesses to 'make a plan'

September 17th, 2013 1:32 pm by Debra McCown

September is National Preparedness Month. Even a little bit of emergency planning can be a big help in the event of a disaster, said Glenda Bobalik, CEO of the American Red Cross of Northeast Tennessee.

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Entertainment
Paula Deen fans say media ‘crucified’ her; they want her back on TV

Paula Deen fans say media ‘crucified’ her; they want her back on TV

September 17th, 2013 12:21 pm by By Rene Lynch, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Paula Deen, your fans want you back. Big time. And they’ve had it with the media harping on the allegations against you.

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Two arrested, two still sought  in Kingsport hit and run

Two arrested, two still sought in Kingsport hit and run

September 17th, 2013 11:09 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Police are searching for the occupants of a car that spurred a four-vehicle collision Friday afternoon, while two acquaintances accused of driving them from the scene have been arrested.

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Second person dies as result of fiery Kingsport crash

Second person dies as result of fiery Kingsport crash

September 17th, 2013 10:10 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Kingsport Police Department Public Information Officer Tom Patton confirms Walter T. (Tony) Bellamy, 58, of Kingsport, died Tuesday morning.

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Navy Yard shooter: A Buddhist chanter, an angry armed man

Navy Yard shooter: A Buddhist chanter, an angry armed man

September 17th, 2013 8:37 am by By Molly Hennessy-Fiske and David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Alexis seemed to hold grudges. He was upset over a salary dispute with his employer, a government subcontractor called The Experts, according to an official close to the investigation.

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In budget faceoff, Obama warns of 'economic chaos'

In budget faceoff, Obama warns of 'economic chaos'

September 17th, 2013 8:33 am by ANDREW TAYLOR and JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

A potential federal shutdown looming, President Barack Obama on Monday warned congressional Republicans they could trigger national "economic chaos" if they demand a delay of his health care law.

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Groups seek solutions to area’s prescription drug abuse epidemic

Groups seek solutions to area’s prescription drug abuse epidemic

September 17th, 2013 8:11 am by Nick Shepherd

Even though the prescription drug abuse problem looks grim, groups in the area and across Tennessee are trying to find solutions to the issue.

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Sports
Rookie Bernard scores 2 TDs, leads Bengals over Steelers

Rookie Bernard scores 2 TDs, leads Bengals over Steelers

September 17th, 2013 12:35 am by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

Rookie running back Giovani Bernard had a pair of touchdowns that made all the difference Monday night in the Cincinnati Bengals’ 20-10 victory over the struggling Pittsburgh Steelers.

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BMA poised to OK bond issuance for capital projects

BMA poised to OK bond issuance for capital projects

September 16th, 2013 10:46 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Board of Mayor and Aldermen is expected to move forward tonight on issuing nearly $30 million in bonds to cover the cost of the city’s 2014 capital improvement plan.

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