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Tri-Cities labor market still waiting for boost from national economy

Tri-Cities labor market still waiting for boost from national economy

November 27th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tri-Cities employment moved slightly lower in this year's third quarter as "discouraged job seekers" continued to leave the labor force, according to a report released Wednesday by the ETSU Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

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A new beginning: Buffalo Mountain Camp relocating to Bays Mountain

A new beginning: Buffalo Mountain Camp relocating to Bays Mountain

November 27th, 2014 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

On Sunday, following two years of investigation and study, leaders of the Holston Conference's Kingsport and Johnson City Districts met and voted to relocate Buffalo Mountain Camp to a location in Kingsport.

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Hunger First preparing Thanksgiving for those in need

Hunger First preparing Thanksgiving for those in need

November 27th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

To honor Cindy Risk, her children are preparing a Thanksgiving meal for the people. "My brother and sister, since Mom wasn't going to be here, we agreed to do dinner for the people," said Michael Gillis, Director of Hunger First.

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Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

November 26th, 2014 10:30 pm by Associated Press

Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when officer Darren Wilson finished him off. Still others acknowledged changing their stories or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.

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Eight Southwest Virginians among 50 troopers graduating in VSP Academy's latest training class

Eight Southwest Virginians among 50 troopers graduating in VSP Academy's latest training class

November 26th, 2014 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Eight Southwest Virginia natives have reported to their first duty posts to begin their careers as a Virginia State Police trooper, including one each from Wise and Lee Counties.

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Vito's Italian Ristorante providing handmade Italian food to Kingsport residents

Vito's Italian Ristorante providing handmade Italian food to Kingsport residents

November 26th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"Richard always dreamed of having his own restaurant and wanted to have a restaurant in downtown Kingsport ... The Isaacs enjoy greeting customers at the door and talking with them as they dine. We treat everyone like family"

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Aquatic Center unveils new attraction

Aquatic Center unveils new attraction

November 26th, 2014 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The attraction consists of two, clear plastic panels, with hand and foot holds similar to those found on traditional rock climbing walls. The panels are attached to the side of the deep end of the pool.

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Lane closures on tap for 126 TDOT says

Lane closures on tap for 126 TDOT says

November 26th, 2014 5:00 pm by Staff reports

Starting on Monday, Dec. 1, one lane will be closed in both directions between Industry Drive and Lincoln Street on State Route 126. Lanes are expected to re-open on Dec. 23.

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Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

November 26th, 2014 3:43 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busiest shopping days of the holiday season, officials announced Wednesday.

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Kingsport school system earns quality award from Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence

Kingsport school system earns quality award from Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence

November 26th, 2014 3:12 pm by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

Award will be formally given Feb. 18 in Nashville.

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