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Foreign Relations figure wants Syrian air strike

Foreign Relations figure wants Syrian air strike

August 26th, 2013 8:14 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The ranking Senate Foreign Relations Committee Republican is urging a "surgical" U .S. air strike against Syria in reprisal for Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons.

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Sullivan commissioner rewrites resolution that would ban hiring felons

Sullivan commissioner rewrites resolution that would ban hiring felons

August 26th, 2013 7:54 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Eddie Williams has toned down his effort to ban felons from the county payroll.

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Work under way on High Knob tower

Work under way on High Knob tower

August 26th, 2013 6:55 am by Stephen Igo

HIGH KNOB — Originally at over 4,160 feet above sea level, one of the most iconic lofty spots in Southwest Virginia expects to be roughly 16 feet higher than it was.

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Public hearing on Sullivan County budget set for Sept. 3 at 8:30 a.m.

Public hearing on Sullivan County budget set for Sept. 3 at 8:30 a.m.

August 25th, 2013 10:49 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — If you’re a Sullivan County taxpayer and you want to have a public say on the county’s budget proposal, you’ll need to be at the historic Sullivan County Courthouse early on a weekday morning next month.

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D-B adds Chinese language program

D-B adds Chinese language program

August 25th, 2013 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Exchange students from other countries have attended American high schools for years. But Dobyns-Bennett High School now has an exchange teacher, a native Chinese educator who has taught English to Chinese students.

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Two-vehicle crash involving motorcycle injures at least one

Two-vehicle crash involving motorcycle injures at least one

August 25th, 2013 9:18 pm by NET News Service

KINGSPORT — Johnson City police said there was a two-vehicle crash early Sunday afternoon on Tenn. Highway 36 near Dogwood Lane.

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Two boys rescued from burning Kingsport home flown to Cincinnati burn center

Two boys rescued from burning Kingsport home flown to Cincinnati burn center

August 25th, 2013 7:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT — Two children rescued from a burning residence by Kingsport firefighters Sunday morning have been transferred to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Cincinnati for treatment of “extremely critical” smoke inhalation injuries.

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Kingsport consults with DKA to address parking issues in downtown area

Kingsport consults with DKA to address parking issues in downtown area

August 25th, 2013 5:34 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Now that the BMA has taken steps to address a persistent problem with downtown parking — employees parking in spaces normally meant for customers — the city plans to deal with the other side of equation.

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Area teachers decry linking license to student test scores

Area teachers decry linking license to student test scores

August 25th, 2013 5:06 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Board of Education’s recent vote to link student test scores to teacher licensure doesn’t sit well with some area teachers.

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Sleeping motorists allegedly found with ‘mobile meth lab’

Sleeping motorists allegedly found with ‘mobile meth lab’

August 25th, 2013 3:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Virginia couple were arrested last week in Rogersville after allegedly being found “passed out” in a vehicle containing a mobile meth lab as well as a variety of drugs and paraphernalia including a marijuana grinder that looked like a handgun.

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