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Head count: Kingsport school attendance up; Sullivan slightly under projection

Head count: Kingsport school attendance up; Sullivan slightly under projection

August 11th, 2014 7:30 pm by Rick Wagner

County and city school board members in recent weeks have asked how much of a shift of students has occurred from the county system in annexed Colonial Heights/Rock Springs areas into Kingsport schools.

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UPDATE: Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

UPDATE: Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

August 11th, 2014 7:26 pm by Associated Press

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Oscar-winner Robin Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide. He was 63.

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Former special ed teacher arrested on assault charges

Former special ed teacher arrested on assault charges

August 11th, 2014 6:56 pm by NET News Service

A former special education teacher suspended from teaching after accusations of inappropriate comments and behavior during school hours was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault Monday.

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Hawkins D.A. wants to speak to potential victims in alleged cemetery scam

Hawkins D.A. wants to speak to potential victims in alleged cemetery scam

August 11th, 2014 5:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

An ongoing fraud investigation at the Hawkins County Memorial Gardens cemetery may have as many as 200 victims, but the attorney general's office is concerned that many potential victims don't even know there's an investigation.

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D-B grad celebrates new lease on life in Transplant Games

D-B grad celebrates new lease on life in Transplant Games

August 11th, 2014 5:30 pm by Marci Gore

Ginger Carrick Curlee was just shy of her 40th birthday in 2008 when the stay-at-home mom was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. At the time, her two sons were just 7 and 2.

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Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

August 11th, 2014 4:30 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

An accused murderer entered a no contest plea to lesser charges this morning in Washington County Criminal Court, earning him a 25-year prison sentence.

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Obama directs funds to fight terrorists in Africa

Obama directs funds to fight terrorists in Africa

August 11th, 2014 3:31 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday directed $10 million in emergency Pentagon spending to help France fight terrorists in northwest Africa.

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Vols' Howard never doubted he'd return to team

Vols' Howard never doubted he'd return to team

August 11th, 2014 3:26 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Alton "Pig" Howard spoke to reporters Monday for the first time since rejoining the Volunteers. Howard, who led the team in receptions and touchdown catches last season, wasn't with the team during spring practice.

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Crash on off-road trail leads to assault on police

Crash on off-road trail leads to assault on police

August 11th, 2014 2:58 pm by Rain Smith

A hunter found an abandoned pickup approximately a half mile off of Brookside Drive, along an "off-road path." A responding officer observed the vehicle on its top with the lights left on, while a check of its registration revealed the owner lived nearby.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Church Hill Community Celebration

PHOTO GALLERY: Church Hill Community Celebration

August 11th, 2014 1:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Church Hill community Celebration Saturday featured plenty of fun for kids, live entertainment, and a variety of booths, games and attractions for all ages. The main attraction was probably the free food.

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