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Scooter rider fatally struck on Sullivan County road

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Scooter rider fatally struck on Sullivan County road

November 25th, 2014 12:46 pm by Rain Smith

According to a preliminary crash report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the victim was riding south on Hickory Tree Road on what is described as an unregistered and "homemade scooter."

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Bad Apples: KPD seeks info on device thieves

Bad Apples: KPD seeks info on device thieves

November 25th, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are searching for a pair of apparently opportunistic thieves, with one accused of swiping an unattended iPhone from a store clerk, the other of lifting an iPad from a waiting room.

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Conference 40, Region 2A West volleyball coaches howl in chorus for Gate City's Wolfe

Conference 40, Region 2A West volleyball coaches howl in chorus for Gate City's Wolfe

November 25th, 2014 7:03 pm by staff reports

Gate City libero Hayley Wolfe was named Player of the Year in both Conference 40 and Region 2A West and Gate City coach Amy Reed was accorded Coach of the Year status at the conference and regional levels.

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Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of case

Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of case

November 25th, 2014 6:51 pm by Associated Press

Attorneys for Michael Brown's family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed calls for peace following a night of violent protests.

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New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

November 25th, 2014 6:30 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

The idea is that people may pass on that bacon double cheeseburger if they know it has hundreds of calories — and, in turn, restaurants may make their foods healthier to keep calorie counts down.

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Wieger named Three Rivers Player of the Year

Wieger named Three Rivers Player of the Year

November 25th, 2014 6:29 pm by staff reports

South placed 10 players on the all-conference list, including Defensive Player of the Year Jacob Strickler. Rebels coach Sam Haynie was accorded conference Coach of the Year honors.

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Photos: 'Thankful Meal' at Palmer Center serves 350

Photos: 'Thankful Meal' at Palmer Center serves 350

November 25th, 2014 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The event is an opportunity to provide a meal for families of the Kingsport students, volunteers and others in the community. It's provided almost entirely from donated food served by volunteer workers.

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Scrapbook Showcase: A Waterfall Walk

November 25th, 2014 3:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase features a collection of photos taken during a fall hike in Southwest Virginia.

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It's the duty of Congress to impeach a president who has gone rogue

It's the duty of Congress to impeach a president who has gone rogue

November 25th, 2014 11:53 am by EDITORIAL BOARD

The president of the United States swore an oath to uphold the nation's laws; it doesn't matter whether he agrees with them. In suspending deportations by executive order in direct contradiction to existing law, he is violating that oath.

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Sullivan teachers get promise now, pay later

Sullivan teachers get promise now, pay later

November 25th, 2014 10:44 am by Rick Wagner

Pay for new Sullivan County teacher salary scale for 2014-15 will come in a lump sum in January or February checks.

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Kingsport organization shows off one of its two new supportive living homes

Kingsport organization shows off one of its two new supportive living homes

November 25th, 2014 10:33 am by Matthew Lane

"This is exactly the type of project the redevelopment trust fund is for," said Ralph Perrey, executive director of THDA. "(The partnerships) make it a lot easier to put our funds to work."

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