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Police arrest man suspected of cooking meth in grandmother's home

Police arrest man suspected of cooking meth in grandmother's home

August 4th, 2014 9:44 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man suspected of cooking methamphetamine in the basement of his grandmother's home has been arrested in Hawkins County.

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Comptroller spokesman: Audits can't reliably detect trustee's poor management

Comptroller spokesman: Audits can't reliably detect trustee's poor management

August 4th, 2014 9:41 am by J. H. Osborne

A spokesman for the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury told the Times-News last week that the state's audits of county governments' finances can't be relied on to identify poor management or waste in county government.

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Video and photos: Church Hill community garden using record yield to feed the needy

Video and photos: Church Hill community garden using record yield to feed the needy - VIDEO

August 4th, 2014 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Disadvantaged families throughout eastern Hawkins County have had fresh produce in their cupboards throughout the summer thanks to six volunteers who are maintaining 37 raised beds in the Church Hill Senior Center Garden.

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Education consultant addresses Kingsport officials about charter schools, other issues

Education consultant addresses Kingsport officials about charter schools, other issues

August 3rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

He said the U.S. education system does well with two over-arching goals, leaving no child behind while "putting my child ahead of yours," or equity vs. equity."

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WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York

WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York

August 3rd, 2014 6:00 pm by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

Men dressed in old-time overalls start balky engines with a hard pull down on propellers. Bulko blows kisses to the crowd on takeoff and chases a doppelganger of the Fokker triplane that was piloted by Manfred von Richthofen (aka the Red Baron).

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Turks & Caicos, south Bahamas buffeted by Bertha

Turks & Caicos, south Bahamas buffeted by Bertha

August 3rd, 2014 5:36 pm by VIVIAN TYSON, Associated Press

Tropical Storm Bertha was moving over the Turks & Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas on Sunday after emerging from the Dominican Republic.

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Lake Erie's algae woes began building a decade ago

Lake Erie's algae woes began building a decade ago

August 3rd, 2014 5:18 pm by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press

TOLEDO, Ohio — The toxins that contaminated the drinking water supply of 400,000 people in northwest Ohio didn't just suddenly appear.

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Cardio-Puppy Resuscitation: ER nurse breathes life into drowned dog

Cardio-Puppy Resuscitation: ER nurse breathes life into drowned dog

August 3rd, 2014 4:22 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

When Chris Williams discovered a small white mass of fur floating in her backyard pool a couple of weeks ago, fear ran through her because she knew it was one of her 6-week-old Maltese puppies.

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Important dates for academic school year 2014-15

Important dates for academic school year 2014-15

August 3rd, 2014 4:00 pm by Staff reports

August means back to school for students throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Many will be going back to the classroom as early as this week. Below you'll find important dates for the school year in area school systems.

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Strong quake kills at least 367 in southern China

Strong quake kills at least 367 in southern China

August 3rd, 2014 2:41 pm by JACK CHANG, Associated Press

A strong earthquake in southern China's Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and injuring more than 1,800.

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