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'You gotta have Faith': Students, community raise nearly six times goal for cancer-stricken classmate

'You gotta have Faith': Students, community raise nearly six times goal for cancer-stricken classmate

February 2nd, 2015 9:03 am by Nick Shepherd

"We had students bringing in their birthday money," said Kerry Lancaster, a third-grade teacher and assistant principal at Indian Springs. "We had students who emptied out their piggy banks ... and students who made bracelets and sold them."

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Tri-Cities ranks third in most Bible-minded U.S. cities

Tri-Cities ranks third in most Bible-minded U.S. cities

February 1st, 2015 6:04 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Have you heard the good news? Well, the news is good, depending on who you speak with in regards to the Tri-Cities being named the third most Bible-minded city in the United States.

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Five lawmakers to watch in Insure Tennessee special session

Five lawmakers to watch in Insure Tennessee special session

February 1st, 2015 5:51 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — As Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal to cover 280,000 low-income people heads into a special legislative session Monday, here are five lawmakers who are playing key roles in the debate.

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Obama proposing $478 billion public works program in budget

Obama proposing $478 billion public works program in budget

February 1st, 2015 5:44 pm by Associated Press

The $4 trillion budget that President Barack Obama sends Congress on Monday proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, and an ambitious $478 billion public works program.

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Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast

Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast

February 1st, 2015 5:34 pm by SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press

A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of more than 1,500 flights and making roads treacherous.

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Mobile dental unit to roll out by midsummer

Mobile dental unit to roll out by midsummer

February 1st, 2015 4:57 pm by Matthew Lane

Dental care is the number one unmet health need in our region with the United Way of Greater Kingsport identifying more than 16,000 people in Sullivan County not having adequate access to dental care.

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Story of pit bull's rescue earns Mount Carmel animal shelter $500 prize

Story of pit bull's rescue earns Mount Carmel animal shelter $500 prize

February 1st, 2015 12:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

The story of an abused pit bull rescued by the Mount Carmel Animal Shelter five years ago had a happy ending for the dog, and five years later the experience is paying for the shelter as well.

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Lee and Wise countians goes to Hollywood, Ridgefields for sale, county residents want two high schools and more stories you may have missed

Lee and Wise countians goes to Hollywood, Ridgefields for sale, county residents want two high schools and more stories you may have missed

February 1st, 2015 10:00 am 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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Video purportedly shows Islamic State group beheading Japanese journalist

Video purportedly shows Islamic State group beheading Japanese journalist

January 31st, 2015 6:37 pm by ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press

TOKYO — An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations to save the man.

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Tri-Cities not immune to measles outbreak

Tri-Cities not immune to measles outbreak

January 31st, 2015 4:30 pm by Marci Gore

Health officials say the current outbreak of measles in the United States has now infected nearly 100 people in eight states, with 67 of those cases linked to California's Disneyland.

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