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Need for IT: DigiGirlz Day promotes females in information technology careers

Need for IT: DigiGirlz Day promotes females in information technology careers

May 3rd, 2015 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Wanted: Females to go into information technology careers. That's the message of the DigiGirlz Day at the Kingsport Higher Education Center, where area high school females got a glimpse at IT careers

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Pace of death sentences, executions slows in Virginia

Pace of death sentences, executions slows in Virginia

May 3rd, 2015 1:55 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Virginia, which once operated one of the busiest execution chambers in the nation, has sent only six people to death row in the past nine years after sending 40 over the previous eight years.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

May 3rd, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

Top stories this week include 6-year-old pork being served to students, a speeding car slamming into a cop car, a fundraiser for a partially paralyzed officer and another officer delivery a baby, among others

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Mount Carmel seniors enjoying their center while they can

Mount Carmel seniors enjoying their center while they can - VIDEO

May 3rd, 2015 9:05 am by Jeff Bobo

The breakfast gathering every Friday morning at the Mount Carmel Senior Center is extra special these days because the seniors don't know how many more times they'll get to enjoy the event.

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Smash-and-grab burglar uses pick ax to steal smokes from store

Smash-and-grab burglar uses pick ax to steal smokes from store - VIDEO

May 3rd, 2015 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Police are hoping video surveillance will help identify a man who used a pick ax last week to smash and grab about a dozen packs of cigarettes from a Dollar General store off of Carters Valley Road near Church Hill.

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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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