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Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

January 27th, 2015 12:29 pm by TERRY TANG, Associated Press

Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix by kickoff Sunday.

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Washington County approves $1M to 'Project X'

Washington County approves $1M to 'Project X'

January 27th, 2015 12:12 pm by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

The appropriation did not come easy, and a hour-long debate preceded the 19-4 vote with Commissioners Sam Humphreys, Robbie Tester, Steven Light and Danny Edens voting against giving money to an unidentified source.

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Public gives input on Kingsport school facilities study

Public gives input on Kingsport school facilities study

January 27th, 2015 8:39 am by Rick Wagner

Community support is high for construction of a new home for the Dobyns-Bennett High School EXCEL program, while the group also was in overall agreement with building one new elementary school to replace Roosevelt and Kennedy.

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New Kingsport ballfields on track for opening in early April

New Kingsport ballfields on track for opening in early April

January 27th, 2015 7:20 am by Matthew Lane

Even with construction moving along, the deadline for completion of Brickyard Park is coming up fast and basically hinges on what type of weather comes out of February.

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Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run during stop in JC

Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run during stop in JC

January 27th, 2015 7:06 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

On Monday afternoon, Huckabee appeared at Barnes & Noble at 3030 Franklin Terrace to promote his latest book, "God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy," through a signing event.

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US snowstorm totals downgraded

US snowstorm totals downgraded

January 27th, 2015 6:52 am by MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press

Tens of millions of people along the U.S. East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.

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Hawkins County adopts ambulance regulations

Hawkins County adopts ambulance regulations

January 26th, 2015 9:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Regardless of whether it's previously operated for decades, months, or not at all, beginning June 30 any ambulance service that wants to do business in Hawkins County must apply and be approved by the county commission.

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Kurds celebrate ousting Islamic State fighters from Kobani

Kurds celebrate ousting Islamic State fighters from Kobani

January 26th, 2015 8:13 pm by ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press

Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle — a significant victory for both the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition.

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Snowstorm threatens to paralyze crowded Northeast U.S.

Snowstorm threatens to paralyze crowded Northeast U.S.

January 26th, 2015 6:52 pm by MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press

NEW YORK — More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in.

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Video: Kingsport robbery hoax annoys police

Video: Kingsport robbery hoax annoys police

January 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to "go viral" with surveillance footage from a local music store — showing a staged robbery in which the owner pulls a gun on a knife-wielding man, making him "faint" — has drawn the ire of Kingsport police.

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