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Mayor says city garbage fee is DOA

Mayor says city garbage fee is DOA

June 2nd, 2014 10:16 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — A proposed $5 a month garbage collection fee, recommended last month to help Kingsport balance its budget, is off the table this year.

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Zoo settles lawsuit with family of mauled boy

Zoo settles lawsuit with family of mauled boy

June 2nd, 2014 10:00 pm by Molly Born, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT)

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has reached a settlement with the family of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into an exhibit there in 2012.

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77,000 foreign banks to share tax info with IRS

77,000 foreign banks to share tax info with IRS

June 2nd, 2014 9:00 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

It will soon get a lot harder to use overseas accounts to hide income and assets from the Internal Revenue Service.

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Dominion analyzes Obama power plant rules

Dominion analyzes Obama power plant rules

June 2nd, 2014 8:47 pm by Stephen Igo

The new regulations issued Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compel coal-fired power plants to cut emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

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Wise County's school year ends Friday

Wise County's school year ends Friday

June 2nd, 2014 8:39 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — School's not out for the summer for Wise County students. Yet.

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KCS partners with Niswonger Foundation to expand online course offerings

KCS partners with Niswonger Foundation to expand online course offerings

June 2nd, 2014 8:03 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools has an online course catalog and soon will be adding to its offerings.

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Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

June 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man who was falsely imprisoned for a rape he did not commit is part of a growing number of people who have been added to the National Registry of Exonerations.

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Supreme Court refuses to hear Tennessee mosque case

Supreme Court refuses to hear Tennessee mosque case

June 2nd, 2014 7:56 pm by Associated Press

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of a group of neighbors who tried unsuccessfully to block the construction of a mosque in Murfreesboro.

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Three local state representatives back state constitutional amendments

Three local state representatives back state constitutional amendments

June 2nd, 2014 7:48 pm by Hank Hayes

Three Tennessee Republican state representatives on Monday urged a "yes" vote for three constitutional amendments — involving abortion, judicial selection and a state income tax — scheduled for the November ballot.

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Sullivan BOE may join county's lawsuits against Kingsport, Bristol

Sullivan BOE may join county's lawsuits against Kingsport, Bristol

June 2nd, 2014 7:40 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Board of Education is expected on Wednesday to consider approval of its inclusion as a plaintiff in the county's lawsuits against the cities of Bristol and Kingsport over more than 30 years worth of liquor-by-the-drink tax revenues.

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