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Kingsport crews get snow removal equipment ready for action

Kingsport crews get snow removal equipment ready for action

November 14th, 2014 11:55 pm by Matthew Lane

The weather has turned cold. Very cold. And maybe the Model City is due for some white stuff this weekend. Or not. Either way, Kingsport's Streets and Sanitation Department has its equipment ready to roll.

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School board agrees to settlement in racial discrimination suit

School board agrees to settlement in racial discrimination suit

November 14th, 2014 8:30 pm by Matthew Lane

Among other things, the lawsuit against the Johnson City Board of Education claimed a child was routinely led to the cafeteria by a rope and tied to a desk with an extension cord.

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Comet lander starts drilling, but batteries a worry

Comet lander starts drilling, but batteries a worry

November 14th, 2014 7:12 pm by Associated Press

Material beneath the surface of the comet has remained almost unchanged for 4.5 billion years, making those mining samples a cosmic time capsule that scientists are eager to study.

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House passes controversial Keystone XL pipeline bill

House passes controversial Keystone XL pipeline bill

November 14th, 2014 1:46 pm by Kurtis Lee And Neela Banerjee, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The vote, along with a similar Senate proposal scheduled for a vote Tuesday, foreshadows the first post-election legislative showdown between the White House and Congress.

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What you need to know for Obamacare's 2nd year

What you need to know for Obamacare's 2nd year

November 14th, 2014 1:06 pm by JUDY LIN, Associated Press Writer

Starting Saturday, consumers will be able to enroll for 2015 coverage through health insurance marketplaces, also known as exchanges.

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Arrest made in Kingsport drive-by

Arrest made in Kingsport drive-by

November 14th, 2014 12:06 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police report that one week after a drive-by shooting at a city residence, the suspect is in custody and facing two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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Burn out: Man dashes down street in underwear to extinguish 'fire'

Burn out: Man dashes down street in underwear to extinguish 'fire'

November 14th, 2014 10:26 am by Rain Smith

Police were alerted to a suspicious person "running on the highway" in Blountville. An officer responded to the area of Food City along State Route 394, finding the suspect wearing nothing but boxers.

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Johnson leaving Sullivan schools central office to teach at King

November 14th, 2014 9:05 am by Rick Wagner

Former assistant superintendent will leave at end of 2014

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For some Minnesota businesses, snow means dough

For some Minnesota businesses, snow means dough

November 14th, 2014 8:40 am by By Adam Belz, Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

Businesses across Minnesota — snowmobile dealers, ski shops, hardware stores, bars, bowling alleys and even towing and auto body shops — are rubbing their hands with glee as up to a foot of snow blanketed parts of the state Monday, jump-starting Minnesota

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Auto parts manufacturer to build Sevierville plant

Auto parts manufacturer to build Sevierville plant

November 14th, 2014 7:52 am by Associated Press

An automobile parts manufacturer that already has a presence in Morristown is opening a new plant in Sevierville and create 117 new jobs.

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