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KEDB approves temporary lease with railroad tie recycler

KEDB approves temporary lease with railroad tie recycler

April 15th, 2014 10:59 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Economic Development Board has approved a temporary lease with an Indiana-based company planning to grind up old railroad ties and supply the material to the downtown Domtar paper mill.

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Funding running out for instructional coaches in Hawkins schools

Funding running out for instructional coaches in Hawkins schools

April 15th, 2014 10:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — With Hawkins County's "Race to the Top" federal grant funding set to expire this year, school officials will be looking for extra funding somewhere to keep four of the five instructional coaches the grant helped pay for.

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SW. Va. man arrested for threatening suicide at Wise Courthouse

SW. Va. man arrested for threatening suicide at Wise Courthouse

April 15th, 2014 9:24 pm by Wes Bunch

WISE — Crisis negotiators were dispatched to the Wise County Courthouse on Tuesday morning after a Southwest Virginia man reportedly threatened to cut his own throat during court.

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Panel makes Common Core compromise proposal

Panel makes Common Core compromise proposal

April 15th, 2014 8:55 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A special committee of lawmakers on Tuesday recommended that the testing component of Tennessee's Common Core education standards be delayed for one year.

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GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

April 15th, 2014 8:41 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

DETROIT (AP) — As General Motors shows off its newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.

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Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

April 15th, 2014 8:36 pm by DON THOMPSON and GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to prevent the crimes in the first pla

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Congress is giving states the transportation blues

Congress is giving states the transportation blues

April 15th, 2014 4:01 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: the government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke.

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Override of local bans of guns in parks fails

Override of local bans of guns in parks fails

April 15th, 2014 3:49 pm by Associated Press

A bill seeking to do away with city and county governments' power to ban firearms in parks, playgrounds and ball fields has failed for the year.

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Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings

Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings

April 15th, 2014 3:47 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies.

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Police seek info on Kingsport fraud suspect

Police seek info on Kingsport fraud suspect

April 15th, 2014 3:39 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are offering surveillance footage of a woman believed to be fraudulently using a stolen debit card, hoping someone may have information on the suspect.

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