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The future is now: Robotics, 3-D printing inspire D-B sophomores' career plans

The future is now: Robotics, 3-D printing inspire D-B sophomores' career plans

November 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Rick Wagner

Two self-professed future engineers are among students getting in some time with a 3-D printer at Dobyns-Bennett High School this year. Their creations include a train, chain and square puzzle, as well as small robots.

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Sevier Middle School newspaper captures two national awards

Sevier Middle School newspaper captures two national awards

November 8th, 2014 10:31 pm by Rick Wagner

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Tri-Cities newspaper won two national awards Saturday. But it wasn't the Kingsport Times-News or Johnson City Press. Instead, it was a paper staffed by students, the Sequoyah Scribe.

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Third EMS company stakes a claim for Hawkins ambulance business

Third EMS company stakes a claim for Hawkins ambulance business

November 8th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

For 20 years an unofficial turf war has existed between Hawkins County's two main EMS providers. Most of the time there's cooperation, but every few years a turf dispute boils to a head.

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Another Arizona immigration law struck down

Another Arizona immigration law struck down

November 8th, 2014 7:22 pm by JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press

PHOENIX — Arizona's frustrations over federal enforcement of the state's border with Mexico spawned a movement nearly a decade ago to have local police confront illegal immigration.

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86-year-old Serb guards over World War I dead in Greece

86-year-old Serb guards over World War I dead in Greece

November 8th, 2014 7:15 pm by COSTAS KANTOURIS, Associated Press

THESSALONIKI, Greece — Stooped and unsteady, Djordje Mihailovic walks among rows of discolored marble crosses of Serb soldiers slain a century ago in the horrors of World War I.

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Sullivan panel gets firsthand look at jail

Sullivan panel gets firsthand look at jail

November 8th, 2014 6:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

When Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable took office Sept. 1, the Sullivan County Jail was facing threat of decertification by the Tennessee Correction Institute.

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Kingsport Ministry empowers women through love, laughter, laundry

Kingsport Ministry empowers women through love, laughter, laundry

November 8th, 2014 4:15 pm by Marci Gore

The Oasis of Kingsport, which opened in June at 1009 E. Sullivan St. in downtown Kingsport, is a gathering place for all women and children (including boys 10 and under), offering services to promote self-sufficiency and empowerment.

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Mexican meth increasingly supplanting at-home labs

Mexican meth increasingly supplanting at-home labs

November 8th, 2014 2:04 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

In Tennessee, lab seizures are down 40 percent this year, said Tommy Farmer, director of the Tennessee Meth and Pharmaceutical Task Force. Meanwhile, Mexican cartels have upped their meth-making.

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Tow truck stolen from Kingsport wrecker service

Tow truck stolen from Kingsport wrecker service

November 8th, 2014 10:35 am by Rain Smith

The truck was hot-wired and driven from West Stone Wrecker, 2005 West Stone Drive, then located the following afternoon at Food City in Church Hill.

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Teen accused of Roan Mountain murder may face attempted murder charge for alleged assault on jailer

Teen accused of Roan Mountain murder may face attempted murder charge for alleged assault on jailer

November 8th, 2014 9:38 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

The latest charge being sent to the grand jury stems from an incident at the Carter County Jail on Oct. 23, where Anthony Lacy allegedly assaulted a jailer while Lacy was being held in pretrial confinement on the murder charge.

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