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Mandela home after 3 months in hospital

Mandela home after 3 months in hospital

September 1st, 2013 1:42 pm by Associated Press

Nelson Mandela went home in an ambulance on Sunday after nearly three months in a hospital, but authorities said the health of the former South African president remained critical and sometimes unstable.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

September 1st, 2013 10:05 am by Staff reports

This weeks top stories include two boys rescued from a burning home, a famous TV star set to visit the area and Eastman is planning to move from coal to gas, among many others.

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‘Reading with Ralph:’ Tutoring sessions turn into ministry, lead to book

‘Reading with Ralph:’ Tutoring sessions turn into ministry, lead to book

September 1st, 2013 8:14 am by Marci Gore

Leigh Anne W. Hoover says when an adult student named Ralph first came to the Literacy Council of Kingsport for tutoring, he was only reading at a first-grade level.

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Swimmers choose a cause, distance, and then just ... Swim For Them

Swimmers choose a cause, distance, and then just ... Swim For Them

September 1st, 2013 7:12 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Melanie Sheppard has finally found a way to thank Scott and Nikki Niswonger and the Niswonger Foundation for selecting her son Matthew as a Niswonger Scholar.

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Tennessee attorney general: Annexation by ordinance  is constitutional

Tennessee attorney general: Annexation by ordinance is constitutional

August 31st, 2013 9:27 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Annexation by ordinance is constitutional, according to a recent opinion issued by State Attorney General Robert Cooper.

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Sullivan County eyes changes to health insurance as costs increase

Sullivan County eyes changes to health insurance as costs increase

August 31st, 2013 9:14 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Health insurance costs for Sullivan County government and its employees are expected to increase dramatically in January.

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Labor Day to affect schedules of some city, county offices

Labor Day to affect schedules of some city, county offices

August 31st, 2013 9:05 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport city offices will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday. Garbage pickup will be on a regular schedule Monday. The demolition landfill will be closed.

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KFD honors four firefighters who made ultimate sacrifice

KFD honors four firefighters who made ultimate sacrifice

August 31st, 2013 9:03 pm by Rick Wagner

“We want to honor them and look at their stories and try to do everything safe so it doesn’t happen again,” Fire Chief Craig Dye said.

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Forced chemo: Should court overrule Amish parents?

Forced chemo: Should court overrule Amish parents?

August 31st, 2013 5:56 pm by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press

A legal fight between a hospital and an Amish family in Ohio over whether doctors can force their 10-year-old daughter to resume chemotherapy after her parents stopped treatment is again raising questions about what rights parents have.

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Workers’ comp sees reform; law goes into effect in July 2014

Workers’ comp sees reform; law goes into effect in July 2014

August 31st, 2013 4:45 pm by Hank Hayes

Jeff Francis looked over a packed Eastman Board Room inside the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce and uttered what he called the “scariest words” employers will ever hear.

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