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Serving those who serve: D-B basketball players serve lunch to members of armed forces

Serving those who serve: D-B basketball players serve lunch to members of armed forces

August 10th, 2014 8:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Members of the Dobyns-Bennett High School basketball teams, both men and women, got together to serve those who serve and do some community service.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

August 9th, 2014 10:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a man getting shot as his wife showed off her gun via Skype, a pharmacist stealing pain medicine, a sentencing hearing for a Scott County woman accused of murder, among others

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Smoking ban mulled by school systems appears to be illegal

Smoking ban mulled by school systems appears to be illegal

August 9th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

BOE member Todd Broughton said he had questions about the legality and/or constitutionality of the total smoking ban before learning of the law and attorney general's opinion.

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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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