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Mobile dental unit to roll out by midsummer

February 1st, 2015 4:57 pm by Matthew Lane

Dental care is the number one unmet health need in our region with the United Way of Greater Kingsport identifying more than 16,000 people in Sullivan County not having adequate access to dental care.

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Thomas Jones is moving on to new field of dreams:  acting

Thomas Jones is moving on to new field of dreams: acting

February 1st, 2015 5:22 pm by Stephen Igo

Fleet-footed Thomas Jones made his mark on the gridiron starting with Powell Valley High School in Big Stone Gap, then at the University of Virginia toward a solid career in the National Football League.

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K-9 handlers, partners build bonds  of necessity — and love

K-9 handlers, partners build bonds of necessity — and love

February 1st, 2015 5:11 pm by Rain Smith

In a profession that often deals with the less savory aspects of society, you may not expect to find synergetic bonds that are built not only out of necessity, but also love.

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Super Bowl Poll: Predictions, DeflateGate and More...

Super Bowl Poll: Predictions, DeflateGate and More...

January 30th, 2015 5:00 pm by Staff Report

Super Bowl XLIX is almost here. Who'll win? Who'll be watching? How do you feel about 'deflategate,' Marshawn Lynch and more? Vote now!!

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Replay Booth: Thomas and McCann pick schools, Volunteer gets a football coach, Morrisette shines and more preps from the past week

Replay Booth: Thomas and McCann pick schools, Volunteer gets a football coach, Morrisette shines and more preps from the past week

February 1st, 2015 7:45 pm by Staff Report

A look back at some of the high school sports news from across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia that you may have missed this past week.

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Tri-Cities ranks third in most Bible-minded U.S. cities

Tri-Cities ranks third in most Bible-minded U.S. cities

February 1st, 2015 6:04 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Have you heard the good news? Well, the news is good, depending on who you speak with in regards to the Tri-Cities being named the third most Bible-minded city in the United States.

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Five lawmakers to watch in Insure Tennessee special session

Five lawmakers to watch in Insure Tennessee special session

February 1st, 2015 5:51 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — As Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal to cover 280,000 low-income people heads into a special legislative session Monday, here are five lawmakers who are playing key roles in the debate.

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No. 6 Lady Vols fight off No. 18 Bulldogs 79-67

No. 6 Lady Vols fight off No. 18 Bulldogs 79-67

February 1st, 2015 5:48 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Cierra Burdick scored a career-high 24 points and had eight rebounds and six assists to help No. 6 Tennessee beat No. 18 Mississippi State 79-67 on Sunday to move to 9-0 in SEC play.

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Obama proposing $478 billion public works program in budget

Obama proposing $478 billion public works program in budget

February 1st, 2015 5:44 pm by Associated Press

The $4 trillion budget that President Barack Obama sends Congress on Monday proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, and an ambitious $478 billion public works program.

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Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast

Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast

February 1st, 2015 5:34 pm by SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press

A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of more than 1,500 flights and making roads treacherous.

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Tennessee must address highway funding issue

Tennessee must address highway funding issue

February 1st, 2015 4:00 pm by Editorial Board

While the public may have no appetite for a gas tax increase, we expect lawmakers to fully vet all the options this year and come back with a solution. Doing nothing eventually will not be an option

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