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Celebration planned for Hawkins school atop of state's value added rankings

Celebration planned for Hawkins school atop of state's value added rankings

May 12th, 2015 6:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

For the third consecutive year Hawkins County's McPheeters Bend Elementary School has been recognized for being among the top schools in the state for student academic growth.

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Man KOs brother in defense of mom

Man KOs brother in defense of mom

May 12th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

Officers located an unresponsive man lying in a ditch along Melinda Ferry Road. He was transported to a hospital for treatment of lacerations and knots to his head, then later reported his brother had attacked him.

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KCS school nurse visits down by design

KCS school nurse visits down by design

May 12th, 2015 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Giving teachers bandages and crackers to dispense instead of sending students to a school nurse for that purpose has helped decrease the number of school nurse visits this school year by almost 14,000.

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2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

May 12th, 2015 2:41 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Jurors in Jonesborough this afternoon found two women guilty of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and two counts of first-degree murder in the 2012 double slayings of a Johnson County couple.

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Best-selling author returning to Kingsport for fundraiser

Best-selling author returning to Kingsport for fundraiser

May 12th, 2015 12:17 pm by Marci Gore

New York Times best-selling author Mary Alice Monroe will return to Kingsport for a book tour fundraising event later this month. This will mark Monroe's third visit to the Model City.

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Meet the Candidates event set for tonight

Meet the Candidates event set for tonight

May 12th, 2015 11:47 am by Staff Report

Candidates for the non-partisan election for mayor, aldermen and school board have been invited to make a brief statement at Zachary Steak House, followed by candidate mingling.

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Verizon to purchase AOL in $4.4 billion deal

Verizon to purchase AOL in $4.4 billion deal

May 12th, 2015 10:37 am by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times

In announcing the deal early Tuesday, Verizon said AOL would boost its wireless video offerings, online content and burgeoning world of Internet connected devices.

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Attorney says jail had no medical staff when inmate died

Attorney says jail had no medical staff when inmate died

May 12th, 2015 10:07 am by Associated Press

An attorney for Unicoi County says the jail had no medical staff on duty when an inmate died there from an overdose. The admission came in response to a $2 million wrongful-death lawsuit filed by Nathan Silvers' daughter.

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California water districts scramble to deal with ruling on rate tiers

California water districts scramble to deal with ruling on rate tiers

May 12th, 2015 10:00 am by By Matt Stevens, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

But conservation alone is no longer a justification for higher fees, and that has Irvine Ranch and other water districts across California scrambling.

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Stress of Baltimore unrest could stay with residents for a while

Stress of Baltimore unrest could stay with residents for a while

May 12th, 2015 9:59 am by By Andrea K. McDaniels, The Baltimore Sun (TNS)

The emotional scars left behind will take much longer to heal. Sociologists liken the mental health effects of a riot to those of a natural disaster such as an earthquake or a hurricane

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