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Can-do canine: Family hopes getting service dog will open up seizure-stricken son's world

Can-do canine: Family hopes getting service dog will open up seizure-stricken son's world

November 24th, 2014 8:44 am by Nick Shepherd

Seeing someone have a seizure is a scary experience. Seeing your son go from laughing to full-body convulsions a month before his first birthday is terrifying.

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Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

November 24th, 2014 8:19 am by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

Sales of high-end Samsung and Apple phones remain robust, but demand for budget phones is growing.

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Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

November 24th, 2014 8:03 am by DAVID A. LIEB and ANDALE GROSS, Associated Press

The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown.

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New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college sex policy

New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college sex policy

November 23rd, 2014 8:28 pm by MICHAEL CATALINI, Associated Press

You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. But if things turn sexual, are you sure that will hold up under legal scrutiny?

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BMA has questions about laptops for students

BMA has questions about laptops for students

November 23rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The laptops would be used by students for three years, but KCS would keep the laptops an additional two years. John Payne said the plan is to purchase the laptops by the end of the year and have them in the hands of students sometime in early January.

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Working mother raising six children struggles at Christmas

Working mother raising six children struggles at Christmas

November 23rd, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Tina Page, who works an early shift at Brookhaven so she can be home when her children get out of school, says after she pays her utilities and the rent for her single-wide trailer and lot there's just not much of her paycheck left.

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Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

November 23rd, 2014 4:00 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

A decade or two ago, folks went to theme parks big and small to experience the latest in entertainment and technology. Now, attractions need to come up with something better

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Tri-Cities school board members lead the state

Tri-Cities school board members lead the state

November 23rd, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Two Tri-Cities school board members moving up the top leadership ladder rungs of the Tennessee School Boards Association got some other accolades from the TSBA.

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Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

November 23rd, 2014 12:33 pm by Rain Smith

Road rage on Interstate 26 in Kingsport escalated to attempted murder, according to police, as a man wielded a machete to attack the occupant of another vehicle at an exit ramp.

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Scott twins arrive early and at home — but in different states, Kingsport's 99-year contract with AEP and other stories you may have missed

Scott twins arrive early and at home — but in different states, Kingsport's 99-year contract with AEP and other stories you may have missed

November 23rd, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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