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Kingsport school board candidates discuss range of issues

Kingsport school board candidates discuss range of issues

April 11th, 2015 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Five Kingsport school board candidates tackled questions ranging from the timing of the fall start date of schools to school finances before a Kingsport Kiwanis Club Friday luncheon.

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Kingsport officials mull safety issues at Y, Aquatic Center

Kingsport officials mull safety issues at Y, Aquatic Center

April 11th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Mayor Dennis Phillips is pulling together a variety of city officials, from legal, administration and police, to discuss safety and discipline concerns at the facilities. The meeting comes about two weeks after a fatal stabbing in the parking lot.

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Residents allowed to return to tornado-hit Illinois town

Residents allowed to return to tornado-hit Illinois town

April 11th, 2015 7:40 pm by KERRY LESTER, Associated Press

FAIRDALE, Ill. - Residents of a small northern Illinois farming community that took a direct hit from a half-mile-wide tornado were allowed back into the area Saturday to assess damage and salvage what they could.

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'New fiber' at Phipps Bend crucial to industrial recruitment

'New fiber' at Phipps Bend crucial to industrial recruitment

April 11th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

For years the Hawkins County Industrial Development Board has tried to get "fiber" into Phipps Bend, but the providers weren't willing to make the investment.

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'Spring Cleaning' drug roundup sweeps Scott County

'Spring Cleaning' drug roundup sweeps Scott County

April 11th, 2015 4:00 pm by Marci Gore

As in other recent roundups, a large majority of drugs purchased in this operation were prescription narcotics developed to help opiate addicts. Authorities report these drugs are now the number one illegally sold narcotics.

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What to know about recent food recalls and listeria

What to know about recent food recalls and listeria

April 11th, 2015 3:15 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria: listeria.

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Serial murder suspect, hotel attack and more this week in crime

Serial murder suspect, hotel attack and more this week in crime

April 11th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of April 3 through April 10.

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School budget focus on employee raises

School budget focus on employee raises

April 10th, 2015 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - The city school system's forthcoming draft budget for 2015-16 will focus most new money on employee raises, Superintendent Lyle Ailshie told the school board at its Thursday night meeting.

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Search continues for missing Sullivan County couple

Search continues for missing Sullivan County couple

April 10th, 2015 8:00 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

It has now been three months since Sullivan County couple Arthur "Art" Gibson Jr., 38, and Amber Terrell, 22, were reported missing and their 1999 Ford Escort was found abandoned on Big Springs Road in Carter County.

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Taste of Hollywood for 'Gathering in the Gap'

Taste of Hollywood for 'Gathering in the Gap'

April 10th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Golden Globe, Emmy and Tony award nominated Patrick Wilson and his brothers have a family rock band, The Wilson Van, that will headline the 9th annual Gathering in the Gap Music Festival in Big Stone Gap.

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