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Ministry sets up fund to help family with child's heart surgery expenses

December 21st, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — For a child with so many health problems, it's pretty easy to make 13-month-old Alliana Delph smile. All you have to do is smile at her first.

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

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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Police departments on alert after cop killings

Police departments on alert after cop killings

December 22nd, 2014 8:14 am by TOM HAYS, Associated Press

Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers.

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'In Memory of Marge': Scott County Hope House looking to the future after the death of its long-time executive director

'In Memory of Marge': Scott County Hope House looking to the future after the death of its long-time executive director

December 21st, 2014 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

Last month, Marge Quillen, who had been a truck driver, gone to hair school, served in the military and spent countless hours helping victims of domestic violence, died at the age of 73.

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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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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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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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