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'A better way'  — Local women promoting 'TNR' method to control cat population

'A better way' — Local women promoting 'TNR' method to control cat population

October 6th, 2014 10:42 am by J. H. Osborne

Their efforts focus on the "trap-neuter-return" concept, and they say it is a more cost-effective and just plain happier alternative to calling animal control when you see cats without owners.

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Tenn. voters to decide on abortion amendment

Tenn. voters to decide on abortion amendment

October 6th, 2014 8:44 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Tennessee voters will have a chance this November to decide whether they want to give the state Legislature more power to regulate abortions.

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Cyberattacks on state databases escalate

Cyberattacks on state databases escalate

October 6th, 2014 8:39 am by By Jeffrey Stinson, Stateline.org (MCT)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - State governments are facing a daily barrage of cyberattacks from increasingly sophisticated computer hackers. The hackers' rapidly changing tactics threaten the exposure of personal information of millions of people.

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No grants available for water lines to homes near Carters Valley Landfill

No grants available for water lines to homes near Carters Valley Landfill

October 6th, 2014 8:15 am by Jeff Bobo

State and federal authorities need evidence that the Carters Valley Landfill is polluting nearby residential water wells before emergency grant fund will become available to extend treated water service there.

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Kingsport eyes second dog park

Kingsport eyes second dog park

October 6th, 2014 8:00 am by Matthew Lane

At a recent Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, members of Kingsport's young professional organization PEAK, brought up the idea of the city having a second dog park in the downtown area, given the number of people moving downtown with their dogs.

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New policy requires Hawkins school name dedications to be approved by BOE

New policy requires Hawkins school name dedications to be approved by BOE

October 6th, 2014 7:15 am by Jeff Bobo

Although a at least four Hawkins County school facilities have already been given specially dedicated names, until Thursday there was no board policy for the naming of facilities.

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Ken Coomer recognized as top mine reclamation expert

Ken Coomer recognized as top mine reclamation expert

October 5th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals & Energy's Ken Coomer, an agency reclamation specialist and field supervisor, has been named the Dean Spindler Reclamationist of the Year for 2014

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Revenue from Hawkins Alumni football ticket sales down slightly

Revenue from Hawkins Alumni football ticket sales down slightly

October 5th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Administrators and volunteers ran the concession stand. Not a single sports organization requested to work at anything. I had to beg to get people to help with concessions." -- Cherokee principal Gloria Silvers

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Hawkins Elementary's honor roll reward program violated board policy

Hawkins Elementary's honor roll reward program violated board policy

October 5th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

For the past 20 years Hawkins Elementary School's brightest students have been rewarded at the end of every grading period with a trip to Hardee's for maintaining an honor roll grade level.

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