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Is a lack of civics education putting democracy at risk?

July 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

On this day, Americans pause to remember the actions - on the battlefield and in the Continental Congress - that shaped the nation.

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Tourism official lauds Scott County character

July 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Clifford Jeffery

GATE CITY - A representative from the Virginia Tourism Corp. told the Scott County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that the rural county in Southwest Virginia has a character all its own.

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Motorcyclist sues Hawkins County over weeds

July 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Hawkins County was named as the defendant in a $125,000 lawsuit that was filed last week by a man who alleges that overgrown vegetation on the side of a county intersection contributed to his motorcycle accident last year.

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Kingsport BMA supports health facility

July 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - City leaders appear ready to take Bill Locke up on his offer to move all of Northeast State Technical Community College's medical programs to downtown Kingsport.

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BEP 2.0 funding picture slowly coming into focus

July 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Christan M. Thomas

KINGSPORT - Funding once again took center stage Monday at the Kingsport Board of Education's regular monthly meeting.

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Sunglasses help prevent health problems

July 2nd, 2007 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

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EMA director softens proposal on siren system

July 2nd, 2007 12:00 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - A proposal to install a countywide emergency siren system in Sullivan County has been amended, striking any mention of funding - or, for that matter, actual installation.

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Hawkins County deputies subdue stabbing suspect

July 2nd, 2007 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Hawkins County deputies used chemical spray to subdue a Rogersville man Sunday who'd allegedly stabbed his wife in the arm and then swung the weapon at the deputies who tried to arrest him.

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July 1st, 2007 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

AAA estimates more than 40 million people will travel the nation's highways between now and July 8. Luckily for motorists in the Tri-Cities, lower gas prices could help the travel budget.

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Road rage: Virginia driving offense fees provoke uproar

July 1st, 2007 12:00 am by Walter Littrell

A new law that went into effect July 1 and calls for the imposition of civil remedial fees on Virginia residents for certain driving offenses has created such an uproar that "we may have to relook at some of these when we get back to the General Assembly

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