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Kilgore slams McAuliffe's reasoning on coal tax veto

Kilgore slams McAuliffe's reasoning on coal tax veto

May 2nd, 2015 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

State Del. Terry Kilgore, R-Gate City, on Friday disagreed with Gov. Terry McAuliffe's reasoning behind the governor's veto of a bill to extend Virginia's coal tax credit.

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Mayoral candidates appeal to young professionals in Kingsport

Mayoral candidates appeal to young professionals in Kingsport

May 2nd, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's young professionals organization PEAK held a candidate forum Thursday night at the Kingsport Center for Higher Education with at least 100 people in attendance.

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Calling all walkathoners: MEOC pleads for walkers and donors for Sunday's annual fund raiser

Calling all walkathoners: MEOC pleads for walkers and donors for Sunday's annual fund raiser

May 2nd, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

alling all volunteers! Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. issued a plea on Tuesday for a big turnout of walkers and donors for its annual walkathon to raise money for its Emergency Fuel Fund for the Elderly (EFF).

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100 Tennessee seniors will not graduate after prank goes too far

100 Tennessee seniors will not graduate after prank goes too far

May 2nd, 2015 4:45 pm by Associated Press

MADISONVILLE, Tenn. - One hundred Sequoyah High School seniors are not being allowed to graduate and a school resource officer has been fired after a senior prank got out of control.

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Mendota couple open river-based adventure company

Mendota couple open river-based adventure company

May 2nd, 2015 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

The Beaules realized their 500 feet of riverfront property offered something special and unique. So, hoping to boost ecotourism efforts in their community, Eva and Mike made the decision to provide outdoor enthusiasts a kayak launching spot.

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Nigerian military: 234 girls, women rescued from extremists

Nigerian military: 234 girls, women rescued from extremists

May 2nd, 2015 1:40 pm by MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press

Nigeria's military rescued 234 more girls and women from a Boko Haram forest stronghold, an announcement on social media said Saturday. It brings the number of females declared rescued this week to more than 677.

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It's a girl! Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a princess

It's a girl! Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a princess

May 2nd, 2015 12:12 pm by SYLVIA HUI and DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, "was safely delivered of a daughter" Saturday morning, less than three hours after checking into St. Mary's Hospital in London, royal officials said

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This week in crime

This week in crime

May 2nd, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

Stories this week include a road rage crash, children eating off a hospital floor, a Hawkins woman being indicted for rape and a Lee County man found guilty of killing his wife, among others

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Geeks Rule! Free Comic Book Day set for Saturday

Geeks Rule! Free Comic Book Day set for Saturday

May 1st, 2015 3:21 pm by Matthew Lane

"It's insane and there will maybe be more than that," Dewayne Chase said. "People were lined up through the store and out to the corner of the building for four hours last year."

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Haslam pitches 'Tennessee Reconnect' to chamber luncheon

Haslam pitches 'Tennessee Reconnect' to chamber luncheon - VIDEO

May 1st, 2015 2:17 pm by Hank Hayes

"Of our community college population across the state, about a third of the student body are adults," Gov. Haslam told people in Kingsport. "They've been out of high school for awhile. They make up about 50 percent of our graduates."

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