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Kingsport's Ailshie named one of top 30 "technologists, transformers and trailblazers"

Kingsport's Ailshie named one of top 30 "technologists, transformers and trailblazers"

October 9th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Ailshie in the past has described himself as a "technology geek." The system is seeking to have a 1-to-1 ratio of wireless devices in grades 4-12, starting with sixth grade laptops this school year.

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Dow plunges 334, posts its worst day of 2014

Dow plunges 334, posts its worst day of 2014

October 9th, 2014 5:22 pm by Associated Press

"The violent gyrations are causing havoc for fund managers and active investors (who were) hoping for a smooth fourth quarter," said Todd Schoenberger of J. Streicher Asset Management.

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Drunk 17 at 'Sweet 16' lands birthday girl's mom in jail

Drunk 17 at 'Sweet 16' lands birthday girl's mom in jail

October 9th, 2014 5:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

A total of 17 high school age juveniles were cited for underage consumption of alcohol at a Hawkins County 'Sweet 16' party Sept. 27-28.

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WETS-FM/HD on-air fundraiser begins Oct. 15

WETS-FM/HD on-air fundraiser begins Oct. 15

October 9th, 2014 5:00 pm by Staff reports

The station, heard at 89.5 Mhz, hopes to raise at least $120,000 during the fall fundraiser, according to station director Wayne Winkler. During the campaign, which will continue through Oct. 24, volunteers will answer telephones to take pledges from list

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Three injured during dispute on deck

Three injured during dispute on deck

October 9th, 2014 4:14 pm by Rain Smith

At 12:18 a.m. police responded to Leelend Drive, where an argument had erupted between friends. During the heated discussion on a back deck, two individuals reportedly "leaned" against the railing.

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St. Louis braces for protests after latest shooting of black man by cop

St. Louis braces for protests after latest shooting of black man by cop

October 9th, 2014 3:47 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Asked about police claims that there was evidence that the young man fired three shots and recovered a weapon at the scene, she told the wire service: "Police lie. They lied about Michael Brown, too."

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Sen. Alexander sheds feel-good image in Tenn. race

Sen. Alexander sheds feel-good image in Tenn. race

October 9th, 2014 3:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

It's a far cry from past general elections that featured ads heavy on imagery of Alexander's past triumphs as governor — or even from the recently-concluded Republican primary in which he declined to even mention his opponent by name.

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The family that raids together, pays together

The family that raids together, pays together

October 9th, 2014 2:44 pm by Rain Smith

Four North Carolina residents have been arrested following the alleged strong-armed robbery attempt of a disputed car in Kingsport, where victims were threatened at gunpoint and had to fight off forced entry into their home.

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Police: Toddlers wander shoeless outside while mom slumbers

Police: Toddlers wander shoeless outside while mom slumbers

October 9th, 2014 11:44 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport mother's Wednesday afternoon nap was interrupted by police, after her two toddlers were allegedly found wandering through woods and streets without shoes.

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Wellmont opens urgent care facility in Russell County

Wellmont opens urgent care facility in Russell County

October 9th, 2014 9:44 am by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Urgent Care began seeing patients on Monday beside Pal's in Lebanon.

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