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Second Harvest gets large donation to help feed children

Second Harvest gets large donation to help feed children

March 11th, 2015 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Food for Kids program provides a bag full of health snacks and easy to prepare meal items for 4,666 children in the 14 school districts around the eight county region of Northeast Tennessee.

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Family learns of Hawkins WWII soldier's death 70 years later

Family learns of Hawkins WWII soldier's death 70 years later

March 11th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Gene Price was surprised Tuesday to read an article in the Times-News about an effort by an organization that maintains a Dutch WWII cemetery in Margraten, attempting to locate a photo of his uncle, Pfc. Lewis E. Price.

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70 new dogs strain local rescue group

70 new dogs strain local rescue group

March 11th, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

The director of Bridge Home No Kill Animal Rescue made the decision to rescue the dogs after their owner, a Sullivan County woman, was cited for animal cruelty earlier this month.

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Teens tabbed in Kingsport burglary spree

Teens tabbed in Kingsport burglary spree

March 11th, 2015 4:59 pm by Rain Smith

Back-to-back, early morning burglaries at a Kingsport liquor store and pharmacy have led to a pair of arrests, with police saying the teenage suspects could be tied to a string of additional business break-ins.

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Haslam names Kingsport a pilot community in new health initiative

Haslam names Kingsport a pilot community in new health initiative

March 11th, 2015 3:13 pm by Nick Shepherd

"One of the reasons Kingsport was chosen was because of our infrastructure and policies," said Heather Cook, Executive Director of Healthy Kingsport. "Hopefully we can be a model city for other cities across the state."

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The euro's tumbling and here's why

The euro's tumbling and here's why

March 11th, 2015 12:55 pm by PAN PYLAS, Associated Press

On Wednesday, the euro fell as low as $1.0557, its weakest against the dollar since April 2003.

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Juvenile motorcyclist flees Kingsport police at 100 mph

Juvenile motorcyclist flees Kingsport police at 100 mph

March 11th, 2015 12:16 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police say an "immature" juvenile on a powerful street bike put the public at risk on Tuesday, fleeing officers at 100 mph - and flipping one the bird - before he was surrounded and arrested in a parking lot.

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TVA: No timeframe for fixing Boone Dam

TVA: No timeframe for fixing Boone Dam

March 11th, 2015 8:14 am by J. H. Osborne

Several hundred people turned out Tuesday for a community meeting to discuss Boone Lake with Tennessee Valley Authority officials.Many asked for a specific timeline on completion of a "fix" for seepage under an earthen embankment.

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Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead

Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead

March 11th, 2015 7:50 am by MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

A military official says the seven Marines and four soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that crashed over waters off Florida during a training mission are presumed dead.

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Marijuana legalization gets a boost on Capitol Hill

Marijuana legalization gets a boost on Capitol Hill

March 10th, 2015 8:30 pm by By Evan Halper, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

WASHINGTON - Marijuana legalization got a boost on Capitol Hill on Tuesday as a trio of rising stars in the Senate launched an effort to rewrite federal drug laws.

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