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PBS film tells the 80-year story of Rogersville's Swift College

PBS film tells the 80-year story of Rogersville's Swift College

February 17th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The youngest surviving graduates of the all African American College are well into their 80s, and many of the high school's last graduating class will turn 70 this year. That's why a former alumni was so adamant that they tell their stories.

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Train carrying 3 million gallons of crude still burning

Train carrying 3 million gallons of crude still burning

February 17th, 2015 9:01 pm by Associated Press

Hundreds of families were evacuated after losing their drinking water and electricity when 19 tank cars slammed into each other and caught fire, leaking oil into a Kanawha River tributary and burning a nearby house down to its foundation.

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Rogersville police deliver 99-year-old  woman to family  during snowstorm

Rogersville police deliver 99-year-old woman to family during snowstorm

February 17th, 2015 8:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville Police Department's new four-wheel-drive fleet came in handy Monday evening when severe winter weather required a special delivery to one local family.

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Authorities stress caution as extreme weather sticks around

Authorities stress caution as extreme weather sticks around

February 17th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

Though area roadways continued to improve throughout the day, low temperatures overnight could creating icing hazards into Wednesday - followed by dangerous wind chills and more precipitation in the days to come.

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Gate City, Duffield fire department rating improvements could lower insurance rates

Gate City, Duffield fire department rating improvements could lower insurance rates

February 17th, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

Two Scott County fire departments' ratings recently saw a decrease. But that's good news, and it could result in some businesses and residents seeing savings.

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Autism does not define him: D-B senior to be awarded Eagle Scout honors

Autism does not define him: D-B senior to be awarded Eagle Scout honors

February 17th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Becoming an Eagle Scout takes a lot of hard work. Becoming an Eagle Scout while also being autistic is nearly impossible. But one Kingsport teenager does not let impossible define him.

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Police: Man arrested for chasing woman through Kingsport

Police: Man arrested for chasing woman through Kingsport

February 17th, 2015 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man who allegedly pursued his estranged wife on multiple city streets - striking her vehicle with his own on East Stone Drive, then later fleeing police - is now jailed after being wanted for approximately two months.

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Arrest made in Bloomingdale business burglary

Arrest made in Bloomingdale business burglary

February 17th, 2015 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

Police say they have arrested a man who burglarized a Sullivan County wrecker service earlier this month, making away with thousands of dollars worth of tools.

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Push to boost defense spending puts GOP in budget bind

Push to boost defense spending puts GOP in budget bind

February 17th, 2015 11:21 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Lawmakers who want to rein deficit spending insist that any increases for the military should be financed by cuts to domestic programs.

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Live blog for updates about the winter storm

Live blog for updates about the winter storm

February 17th, 2015 10:17 am by Staff Report

This live blog will be periodically updated throughout the day giving all the latest news for the winter storm hitting our area.

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