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Discussion about safety ongoing at Kingsport YMCA

Discussion about safety ongoing at Kingsport YMCA

April 18th, 2015 7:19 pm by Matthew Lane

In addition to the recent stabbing, other questionable and criminal activity has taken place in and around the aquatic center, the YMCA and its shared parking lot since the two facilities opened in 2013.

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Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

April 18th, 2015 1:13 pm by Associated Press

A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could.

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Area students learn about construction during career fair

Area students learn about construction during career fair

April 18th, 2015 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

About 120 career technical education high school students from three area school systems converged on the Kingsport Farmers Market for a Construction Career Fair on a rainy Wednesday morning.

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Afghan suicide bombing blamed on Islamic State kills 35

Afghan suicide bombing blamed on Islamic State kills 35

April 18th, 2015 12:48 pm by LYNNE O'DONNELL and RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press

A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State group.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

April 18th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

A man was charged with setting two people on fire and killing them, the KPD and FBI are searching for a bank robber, a shoe thief and a spring cleaning drug round up are among the stories this week in crime

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Rogersville Christian group planning for a major 'praise and worship' event at Cherokee High School

Rogersville Christian group planning for a major 'praise and worship' event at Cherokee High School

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

Two weeks after putting the call out for volunteers to join Hawkins County's biggest Christian Choir ever, a Rogersville-based organization is now explaining why.

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Sullivan County commissioners grill sheriff's official on leasing or buying forty-five new vehicles for the department

Sullivan County commissioners grill sheriff's official on leasing or buying forty-five new vehicles for the department

April 17th, 2015 6:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Commissioner Robert White said he is concerned the expenditure commits too much of the sheriff's and jail's capital funding for too long a period. But White said he understands the sheriff department's needs.

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Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

April 17th, 2015 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Nashville police stopped Rep. Bill Beck on Friday morning and arrested him after he declined to complete a roadside sobriety or a breath alcohol test. Beck is a first-term Democrat who represents portions of downtown and eastern Nashville.

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Apple Watch's arrival in stores will be delayed

Apple Watch's arrival in stores will be delayed

April 17th, 2015 10:15 am by By Julia Love, San Jose Mercury News

Apple began showcasing the watch in stores April 10, inviting customers to come in for one-on-one demos -- a new sales strategy for the tech giant. But shipping times quickly slipped back to June for many models, amounting to quite a wait for customers.

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Traveling man: Will Sullivan's Yennie stay or go?

Traveling man: Will Sullivan's Yennie stay or go?

April 17th, 2015 9:30 am by Rick Wagner

"I'll have to weigh pretty heavily the longing to be home and the work we've done here," Yennie said after a school board budget work session, adding that if he moves to his parents' home state, he will miss folks here. "I've got a lot of tasks yet to do

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