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Millions of GMO insects could be released in Keys

Millions of GMO insects could be released in Keys

January 25th, 2015 2:23 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases: dengue and chikungunya.

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Hawkins schools facing IRS audit of 2013 payroll records

Hawkins schools facing IRS audit of 2013 payroll records

January 25th, 2015 10:46 am by Jeff Bobo

As if an anticipated $2 million budget deficit wasn't enough to worry about, Hawkins County Schools are now being targeted for a federal Internal Revenue Service audit beginning next month.

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Stone Drive's $1M sidewalk, local infant's heart transplant and more stories you may have missed

Stone Drive's $1M sidewalk, local infant's heart transplant and more stories you may have missed

January 25th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories this week from the Kingsport Times-News.

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Local firefighter dies after five-month battle with cancer

Local firefighter dies after five-month battle with cancer

January 24th, 2015 8:07 pm by NET News Service

Five months after being diagnosed with a terminal illness and receiving immense support from the community, Jonesborough firefighter Luke Story died Saturday afternoon

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City invites bids for Sullivan Street project

City invites bids for Sullivan Street project

January 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The City of Kingsport plans to remove the traffic signal at the intersection of Sullivan, Clay and Charlemont as part of the upcoming widening and improvement project along Sullivan Street.

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Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

January 24th, 2015 6:58 pm by PETER LEONARD, Associated Press

KIEV, Ukraine — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said.

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NE Tenn. realtors report continued gains in sales

NE Tenn. realtors report continued gains in sales

January 24th, 2015 2:30 pm by Hank Hayes

Tri-Cities home sales posted their fourth straight year-over-year gain in 2014 while the annual average price dipped 0.9 percent, according to the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors.

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Southern Baptist leaders call for integrated churches

Southern Baptist leaders call for integrated churches

January 24th, 2015 1:12 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Leaders in nation's largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be a hard sell to those sitting in Southern Baptist Convention congregations.

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One year after founder's death, Hunger First wants to move from survival to growth

One year after founder's death, Hunger First wants to move from survival to growth

January 24th, 2015 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Last year the no-questions asked, free store in downtown Kingsport provided food to approximately 8,000 individuals.

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A meth cook at grandma's, cops rescue infant and more this week in crime

A meth cook at grandma's, cops rescue infant and more this week in crime

January 24th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories generated by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 17 through Jan. 25

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