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New  sirens for Kingsport on hold for now

New sirens for Kingsport on hold for now

March 2nd, 2014 8:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - An expansion of Kingsport's early warning siren system has been put on hold temporarily as a result of the new sirens not being compatible with the city's existing radio system.

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UPDATE: Region braces for another icy breath of winter

UPDATE: Region braces for another icy breath of winter

March 2nd, 2014 7:20 pm by Stephen Igo

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a winter weather advisory for ice, sleet and snow accumulations. The advisory is in effect from 4 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday.

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Bryan College takes stand on creation that has professors worried for their jobs

Bryan College takes stand on creation that has professors worried for their jobs

March 2nd, 2014 5:46 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

DAYTON, Tenn. - Bryan College was founded on the back of the country's most famous debate over creation and evolution.

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Rogersville Tree Board plans seedling distribution

Rogersville Tree Board plans seedling distribution

March 2nd, 2014 4:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Tree Board will give the seedlings away in March rather than the Arbor Day Celebration in May in order that the trees may be planted at the best time to grow and thrive.

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Mount Carmel zoning proposal reverses 2009 'retail only' restrictions on Main Street

Mount Carmel zoning proposal reverses 2009 'retail only' restrictions on Main Street

March 2nd, 2014 4:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Proposed zoning changes would reverse a 2009 ordinance which made all of Mount Carmel's Main Street frontage property zoned for retail businesses only.

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World scrambles as Russia tightens grip on Crimea

World scrambles as Russia tightens grip on Crimea

March 2nd, 2014 3:23 pm by DALTON BENNETT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Igniting a tense standoff, Russian forces surrounded a Ukrainian army base Sunday just as the country began mobilizing in response to the surprise Russian takeover of Crimea.

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Netanyahu vows tough line for White House talks

Netanyahu vows tough line for White House talks

March 2nd, 2014 1:23 pm by JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press

Israel's prime minister headed to Washington on Sunday and vowed to maintain a tough line in the face of heavy international pressure to begin making concessions to the Palestinians.

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Fatal I26 crash, restaurant employees help save man's life and other stories you may have missed

Fatal I26 crash, restaurant employees help save man's life and other stories you may have missed

March 2nd, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Sullivan commissioner defers action on measure calling for new fee on license, permit transactions

Sullivan commissioner defers action on measure calling for new fee on license, permit transactions

March 1st, 2014 10:59 pm by J. H. Osborne

A proposal to charge Sullivan County residents a new $5 fee for many license and permit transactions seems to have been put in storage. The money raised by the new fee would go to help cover costs of longtime archiving of county records.

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U.S. calls on Russia to withdraw forces from Ukraine

U.S. calls on Russia to withdraw forces from Ukraine

March 1st, 2014 8:02 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama on Saturday called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to de-escalate the tense atmosphere in Ukraine by pulling his forces back to bases in the country's Crimean region.

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