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Scott Co. school officials unveil new drug testing policy

Scott Co. school officials unveil new drug testing policy

May 12th, 2014 10:22 am by Wes Bunch

Scott County Public Schools officials have unveiled a new random drug testing policy that, if passed, would involve all students participating in high school athletics beginning in the fall.

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Day full of fun on tap at Racks by the Tracks

Day full of fun on tap at Racks by the Tracks

May 12th, 2014 8:33 am by Entertainment Staff

The seventh annual Racks by the Tracks will be held from noon to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 17 in downtown Kingsport. In addition to some great-tasting beer and ribs, festival attendees will be treated to a performance by Grammy Award winner Joe Diffie.

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Tenn. woman charged in child's pain patch death

Tenn. woman charged in child's pain patch death

May 12th, 2014 8:24 am by Associated Press

Police have charged a Chattanooga woman with criminally negligent homicide in the death of her 1-year-old great-nephew.

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Spring snowstorm hits Rockies, threatens Plains

Spring snowstorm hits Rockies, threatens Plains

May 12th, 2014 12:09 am by THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press

A spring storm dropped more than a foot of wet snow in parts of Colorado and Wyoming on Mother's Day, and forecasters warned that instability ahead of the cold front created conditions ripe for tornadoes.

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Texas officer fired after shooting, killing 93-year-old woman

Texas officer fired after shooting, killing 93-year-old woman

May 12th, 2014 12:00 am by MATT PEARCE, Los Angeles Times

The small-town Texas cop who shot and killed a 93-year-old woman after responding to a 911 call at her house has been fired.

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Kingsport BMA amends traffic calming practices

Kingsport BMA amends traffic calming practices

May 11th, 2014 7:34 pm by Matthew Lane

Traffic calming is back on the agenda in the Model City, as residents seek to have devices installed along the main road through their neighborhood.

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Kingsport to sell water to North Greene Utility

Kingsport to sell water to North Greene Utility

May 11th, 2014 7:26 pm by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport plans to sell the North Greene Utility District a minimum of 600,000 gallons of water a month, under the terms of an agreement approved by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen last week.

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Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

May 11th, 2014 5:32 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Police negotiator Andres Wells was doing all he could to keep a suspect from committing suicide after a gas station robbery and 100 mph chase. But the man kept cutting phone calls short.

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Venable ousts Godsey, accident kills mother and injures daughters, young Springsteen fan dances with 'The Boss' and more stories you may have missed

Venable ousts Godsey, accident kills mother and injures daughters, young Springsteen fan dances with 'The Boss' and more stories you may have missed

May 11th, 2014 10:10 am by Staff Report

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

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Tennessee Supreme Court justices vow to defend seats against Ramsey-led attacks

Tennessee Supreme Court justices vow to defend seats against Ramsey-led attacks

May 10th, 2014 9:07 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Three Democratic Tennessee Supreme Court justices seeking to be retained on the August ballot promise they will mount a defense of their seats despite a GOP effort to unseat them.

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