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Update: Wellmont CEO resigns

Update: Wellmont CEO resigns

September 10th, 2014 4:56 pm by Matthew Lane

Roger Leonard, chairman of Wellmont Health System's board of directors, issued a statement on Wednesday afternoon: "It is not unusual during these times of transition that there be a change in leadership."

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Obama to deepen America's military role in Mideast

Obama to deepen America's military role in Mideast

September 10th, 2014 4:32 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

In a major reversal, President Barack Obama is moving to deepen the U.S. military role in the volatile Middle East, including training and arming Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State militants and potentially expanding airstrikes

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Fire reported at Kingsport residence

Fire reported at Kingsport residence

September 10th, 2014 4:27 pm by David Grace

At approximately 2:15 p.m. units from the Kingsport Fire Department responded to a call smoke coming out of the eaves of the house.

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Kingsport man pleads guilty in stalking spree

Kingsport man pleads guilty in stalking spree

September 10th, 2014 3:58 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man will serve three years behind bars — followed by a two-year suspended sentence that includes mental evaluations and treatment — after pleading guilty to a systematic stalking spree of local women.

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Update: Plane makes emergency landing on I-77

Update: Plane makes emergency landing on I-77

September 10th, 2014 2:27 pm by Staff Report

Virginia State Police on Wednesday reported responding to an emergency landing of a small, single engine aircraft on I-77 near the 5-mile marker in Carroll County.

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KPD seeks suspect in gas station theft

KPD seeks suspect in gas station theft

September 10th, 2014 11:31 am by Staff Report

A man who borrowed a gas can from a Kingsport Gas 'N Go is now sought by police, as he allegedly stole a pressure washer when he returned the canister.

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VH1 awards Sullivan County school $10K in musical instruments, equipment

VH1 awards Sullivan County school $10K in musical instruments, equipment

September 10th, 2014 9:05 am by Rick Wagner

Holston Valley Middle School has a band program, but the items will be used in the general music classes and chorus.

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Charges expected against father of 5 dead children

Charges expected against father of 5 dead children

September 10th, 2014 8:28 am by JAY REEVES and BRYNN ANDERSON, Associated Press

Authorities expect to charge a South Carolina man in connection with the deaths of his five children after he led them to a secluded dirt road in Alabama where their bodies lay wrapped in individual garbage bags.

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Haslam failed to sign 79 bills in required time

Haslam failed to sign 79 bills in required time

September 10th, 2014 8:19 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mistakes in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's office caused 79 bills to become law without his signature and another 67 measures to be backdated to meet constitutional deadlines.

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KCS to be self-insured, based on employee vote

KCS to be self-insured, based on employee vote

September 10th, 2014 8:13 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools employees have voted for the school system to go with a self-insured health benefits plan, joining their non-school system city employees already on such a plan.

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