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Fire marshal: Gas can likely source of mobile home fire

March 6th, 2007 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A gasoline container placed too close to a kerosene heater is likely the cause of a fire that broke out Monday in a Hawkins County mobile home while deputies were inside searching for drugs.

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Carter County mother charged after young children found in school auditorium

March 6th, 2007 8:54 pm by JOHN THOMPSON

ELIZABETHTON - A mother was arrested Tuesday morning after her two children were found three blocks away from home in the auditorium of T.A. Dugger Junior High School.

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Downtown facade program gets $60,000 cash infusion

March 6th, 2007 8:54 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Economic development officials hope a $60,000 infusion into a facade grant program will accelerate already booming work on downtown buildings.

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BAE to back fuels and duck fine

March 6th, 2007 8:54 pm by SHARON CASKEY HAYES

KINGSPORT - Instead of paying a civil penalty for improperly reporting some emissions data, BAE Systems has agreed to perform a "supplemental environmental project" and pay $59,000 to help grow the use of alternative fuels in the region.

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Sullivan panel OKs plan to put children's dental clinic in Kingsport

March 6th, 2007 4:48 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - The Sullivan County Regional Health Department's plan to add a children's dental clinic to its Kingsport location could be on again.

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JC BOE mulls 3% raise for teachers

March 6th, 2007 4:48 am by COREY SHOUN

JOHNSON CITY - Pay for Johnson City teachers has risen significantly enough in recent years to reach the top 10 in state rankings. Now, city education leaders are aiming to stay near the top.

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SW Va. foresters declare war against hemlock-ravaging woolly adelgid

March 6th, 2007 4:48 am by STEPHEN IGO

WISE - Forestry experts with the Jefferson National Forest's Clinch Ranger District are hoping to blunt the invasion of hordes of a tiny insect with a voracious appetite for hemlocks.

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Architect outlines five options for Blountville Middle School

March 6th, 2007 4:48 am by CHRISTAN M. THOMAS

BLOUNTVILLE - More concerns were aired over the future of Blountville Middle School at the Sullivan County Board of Education meeting Monday, this time from parents of fifth-grade students and those interested in historic preservation of the site.

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