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Waste not ... Jackson Elementary program sends good food where it's needed — instead of to the trash

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Waste not ... Jackson Elementary program sends good food where it's needed — instead of to the trash

December 21st, 2014 2:38 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — When Jackson Elementary School instructional aide Angie Hyche saw all the food that was wasted every school day in the Kingsport public school's cafeteria, she did more than just fret.

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Documents: Florida State QB cleared in conduct hearing

Documents: Florida State QB cleared in conduct hearing

December 21st, 2014 6:10 pm by KAREEM COPELAND, Associated Press

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago, according to documents.

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Crime Regional & National
Tennessee woman charged with drugging three more of her children

Tennessee woman charged with drugging three more of her children

December 21st, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — A Nashville woman accused of drugging and killing her 22-month-old son has now been charged with giving drugs to her other three children.

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U.S. coal mines nearing record low in worker deaths

U.S. coal mines nearing record low in worker deaths

December 21st, 2014 5:54 pm by DYLAN LOVAN, Associated Press

Less than five years after an explosion fueled by excess coal dust killed 29 men deep inside a West Virginia underground mine, the nation's coal mines are on pace for an all-time low in work-related deaths.

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Australian woman charged with murder of eight children

Australian woman charged with murder of eight children

December 21st, 2014 5:48 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

SYDNEY — An Australian woman was charged with murder on Sunday in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said.

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Killings of two New York officers trigger backlash

Killings of two New York officers trigger backlash

December 21st, 2014 5:42 pm by RIK STEVENS and VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

NEW YORK — Civil rights leaders Sunday condemned the ambush killings of two New York police officers and expressed fear that the backlash over the bloodshed could derail the protest movement.

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Local woman collects toiletries to give away

Local woman collects toiletries to give away

December 21st, 2014 4:30 pm by Marci Gore

Gail Cole says when she worked at the Social Security Administration Office she realized that, for many people, there was no money available to buy everyday toiletry items such as soap and shampoo.

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Plan ahead: Christmas closings for the holiday week

Plan ahead: Christmas closings for the holiday week

December 21st, 2014 1:00 pm by Staff Report

Listings for Kingsport, Sullivan County, Hawkins County and throughout Southwest Virginia.

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New high schools discussion, ECU dividend,  Phillips won't run and more stories you may have missed

New high schools discussion, ECU dividend, Phillips won't run and more stories you may have missed

December 21st, 2014 11:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Happy Howlidays Pet Photo Gallery

December 21st, 2014 8:00 am by Staff Report

We asked for fun and festive holiday pet photos and you sent them. Lots of them. Our Happy Howlidays Pet Photo Gallery is chock full of cats, dogs and guinea pigs who are celebrating the holiday season in style.

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Sources say NYPD officers' killer angry at chokehold death

Sources say NYPD officers' killer angry at chokehold death

December 20th, 2014 10:12 pm by COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

NEW YORK — A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death.

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