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Eligibility for kindergarten students cited as cause for missing enrollment projections

Eligibility for kindergarten students cited as cause for missing enrollment projections

September 2nd, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

He said that cut the eligible kindergarten students by about 8 percent, although Board of Education member Randall Jones said the numbers should go back up in years to come, all other things being equal.

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Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

September 2nd, 2014 1:55 pm by ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press

Sotloff, 31, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syria in August 2013 until he appeared in a video released online last month by ISIS that showed the beheading of fellow American journalist James Foley.

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Corn maze craze: Income from Tennessee's agri-tourism business has grown by more than double in the last decade

Corn maze craze: Income from Tennessee's agri-tourism business has grown by more than double in the last decade

September 2nd, 2014 1:13 pm by Hank Hayes

Some farms, Bartholomew said, have multiple mazes with different designs, or some may have a large maze showcasing one design. A separate maze may be on the farm for smaller children to go through in a shorter amount of time.

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D-B's Stratton earns MVP honors at showcase

D-B's Stratton earns MVP honors at showcase

September 2nd, 2014 12:30 pm by Staff Report

Dobyns-Bennett High School softball player Abby Stratton was named an MVP of the Queen of Diamonds Showcase South, held over the weekend in South Carolina.

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Underwear clad man arrested in front of Kingsport elementary school

Underwear clad man arrested in front of Kingsport elementary school

September 2nd, 2014 12:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

During this time, parents were driving through the school zone with children in their cars. Police said Davis stepped from his vehicle in the middle of Stone Drive wearing only underwear.

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Some Virginia State Parks offering different forms of hunting

Some Virginia State Parks offering different forms of hunting

September 2nd, 2014 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Stands or zones can be reserved by hunters on a first come, first serve basis at some parks. Hunters can reserve preferred days and stands or zones for an advanced fee of $15 a day.

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Last stages of carousel project about to get underway

Last stages of carousel project about to get underway

September 2nd, 2014 10:00 am by Matthew Lane

The carousel will be located adjacent to the Kingsport Farmers Market, inside a 70-foot octagonal, pre-fabricated building, commonly called a "roundhouse."

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Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

September 2nd, 2014 9:43 am by JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press

In Moscow, a Kremlin aide sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying that Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished.

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32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

September 2nd, 2014 9:42 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling through a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and more than half of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.

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Times-News accepting artwork entries for medal commemorating 150th anniversary of Battle of Kingsport

Times-News accepting artwork entries for medal commemorating 150th anniversary of Battle of Kingsport

September 2nd, 2014 9:00 am by Ned Jilton

Area students have less than two weeks left to enter the design contest for the medal, which will be based on the Civil War veteran's medal. The back of the medal reads "150th Anniversary, Battle of Kingsport, Dec. 13, 1864-2014."

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