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Haslam promoting free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

Haslam promoting free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

April 26th, 2015 1:23 pm by Associated Press

State officials have launched a radio advertising campaign in an effort to get the word out about its new Tennessee Reconnect program, part of Gov. Bill Haslam's Tennessee Promise legislation passed last year.

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Kingsport considers ban on 'visual clutter'

Kingsport considers ban on 'visual clutter'

April 26th, 2015 1:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport will consider banning window and door border lighting in non-residential areas of town later this summer. The new ordinance would include all types of lighting neon, LED and incandescent.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

April 26th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

Stories this week include a 9-year-old baseball player being hit in the chest, a family mourning a teen killed on his bike, a wrestling legend passing away and kid racers getting away.

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Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865

Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865

April 25th, 2015 11:23 pm by Associated Press

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday.

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KPD officer partially paralyzed by massive stroke

KPD officer partially paralyzed by massive stroke

April 25th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

On the evening of April 9, Jamal Phelps didn't show up to roll call. Finding this out of character, supervisors and fellow officers went to his apartment, finding Phelps on the floor and completely incapacitated.

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Kids eating off hospital floor prompts mom's arrest

Kids eating off hospital floor prompts mom's arrest

April 25th, 2015 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to Holston Valley Medical Center after staff observed two young children "crawling around in the hallway....eating food out of the floor." Upon arrival an officer located their mother "passed out" in a chair.

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Nepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbles, Everest shaken

Nepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbles, Everest shaken

April 25th, 2015 10:08 am by BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press; MUNEEZA NAQVI, Associated Press

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 718 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest.

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Protests in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

Protests in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

April 25th, 2015 10:07 am by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press; TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press

Protesters who've been holding near-daily demonstrations this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed

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Same-sex marriage pioneer among lawyers for high court cases

Same-sex marriage pioneer among lawyers for high court cases

April 25th, 2015 10:05 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage.

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2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy

2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy

April 25th, 2015 10:03 am by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press

Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect

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