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KPD promotions, honors recognized

KPD promotions, honors recognized

August 9th, 2014 8:00 pm by Staff reports

According to a KPD press release, officers, their families and city officials gathered for a ceremony in July at the Downtown Academic Village Auditorium. During the ceremony, several promotions were formally recognized.

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Wise GED Testing Center opens

Wise GED Testing Center opens

August 9th, 2014 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County school division's Career and Technical Center in Wise is the site for a new Wise County GED Testing Center, according to GED Regional Testing Proctor Amy Statzer.

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Garden dedicated to longtime volunteer at Natural Tunnel State Park

August 9th, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Park officials wanted to find a way to honor Brown for her many years of service. "Jean touched the lives of so many people, not only here in the park, but in the community," said Robert Chapman, Natural Tunnel's park manager.

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Biggie's to host musical benefit for Wounded Warrior Project

Biggie's to host musical benefit for Wounded Warrior Project

August 9th, 2014 4:30 pm by Staff reports

Music will begin at 1 p.m. and continue into the night. From rock, country, blues and funk, organizers say there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

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KPD arrests nine, issue more than 100 citations during first week of school

KPD arrests nine, issue more than 100 citations during first week of school

August 9th, 2014 3:11 pm by Nick Shepherd

Wade admitted to the officer she had consumed vodka. When the officer conducted a field sobriety test, she performed poorly. She was arrested and charged with DUI, driving on a revoked license and speeding, at 7:45 a.m.

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White students to no longer be majority at school

White students to no longer be majority at school

August 9th, 2014 2:17 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press; JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

For the first time, U.S. public schools are projected to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fueled by growth in the number of Hispanic children.

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City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles

City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles

August 9th, 2014 12:53 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

On Friday evening, the Umoja Unity Festival opened its 18th year of celebrating the diversity, culture and unification of Northeast Tennessee.

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Baby found abandoned next to trash in Memphis

Baby found abandoned next to trash in Memphis

August 9th, 2014 12:49 pm by Associated Press

Police say the baby appears less than a week old and had no apparent injuries but was taken to LeBonheur Children's Hospital. The Tennessee Department of Children Services will determine placement.

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As bombs fall over Iraq, old emotions rise in US

As bombs fall over Iraq, old emotions rise in US

August 9th, 2014 12:48 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer

In interviews across the country, from the 9/11 memorial in New York to the Iowa State Fair and an Arizona war monument, Americans voiced conflicted feelings as airstrikes began Friday

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PHOTOS: Lynn View Pee-Wee teams playing championship games tonight

PHOTOS: Lynn View Pee-Wee teams playing championship games tonight

August 9th, 2014 12:36 pm by Nick Shepherd

As everyone gears up for the start of football, whether high school, college or the pros, some area youngsters are winding down their football season, which culminates in the peewee championship game tonight.

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