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Scott twins arrive early and at home — but in different states, Kingsport's 99-year contract with AEP and other stories you may have missed

Scott twins arrive early and at home — but in different states, Kingsport's 99-year contract with AEP and other stories you may have missed

November 23rd, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Yennie on list of prospects for new state education commissioner

Yennie on list of prospects for new state education commissioner

November 23rd, 2014 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie and at least one other Northeast Tennessee school chief, Greene County Director of Schools Vicki Kirk, have made at least one list of potential replacements for Kevin Huffman.

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Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

November 23rd, 2014 4:00 am by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78.

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Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

November 23rd, 2014 12:56 am by DAVID ESPO, Associated Press

With the public favoring changes in the current immigration system, the Republicans' best short-term response appears to be purely rhetorical. Beyond that, their hopes of reversing his policies appear to be either a prolonged lawsuit or the 2016 election.

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Santa Train rolls on 'flawless day'

November 22nd, 2014 10:56 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Santa Train made its 72nd annual 110-mile rail trek from CSX's Shelby Yard, near Pikeville, Ky., to downtown Kingsport on Saturday with special guest Amy Grant.

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Advocates continue their fight against Tennessee voter ID law

Advocates continue their fight against Tennessee voter ID law

November 22nd, 2014 9:30 pm by Associated Press

A legendary lawyer whose push for voting rights dated back to the civil rights movement died last summer, not long before a new federal report found evidence that he might have had a point about Tennessee's voter identification law.

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Militants kill 28 in Kenya for being unable to recite Islamic creed

Militants kill 28 in Kenya for being unable to recite Islamic creed

November 22nd, 2014 8:52 pm by Associated Press

One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle.

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Photo Gallery: Annual Christmas parade in downtown Kingsport

November 22nd, 2014 7:02 pm by Jonathan McCoy

Bands, floats and Santa Claus himself graced downtown Kingsport for the annual Christmas parade. Photos by Jonathan McCoy

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Area Thanksgiving closings

Area Thanksgiving closings

November 22nd, 2014 6:00 pm by Staff reports

This is a list of all the area businesses and offices that will be closed on Thanksgiving

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New report on Sandy Hook shooter: parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities

New report on Sandy Hook shooter: parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities

November 22nd, 2014 4:00 pm by By Alaine Griffin and Josh Kovner, The Hartford Courant (TNS)

In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life.

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