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Sabbaticals may help military retain women

Sabbaticals may help military retain women

January 12th, 2014 2:25 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Military leaders are experimenting with programs that will give valued officers and enlisted troops the incentive to stay. "It's about creating the personnel policies that enable someone to say it's Navy and family, instead of Navy or family."

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Ring missing 63 years fetched from river, smoke shop lawsuits and more stories you may have missed

Ring missing 63 years fetched from river, smoke shop lawsuits and more stories you may have missed

January 12th, 2014 10:30 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Auditors give Kingsport finances clean report for 2013

Auditors give Kingsport finances clean report for 2013

January 11th, 2014 10:44 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Auditors have signed off on Kingsport’s finances for the 2013 fiscal year, giving the Model City a clean opinion, noting only one minor finding regarding the classification of a road improvement project.

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TDOT officials fast-tracking improvements near  Eastman

TDOT officials fast-tracking improvements near Eastman

January 11th, 2014 9:33 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Department of Transportation is fast-tracking nearly $6.5 million worth of roadway improvements along Wilcox Drive and Lincoln Street.

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Volunteer firefighters, emergency responders  relieved by Obamacare ruling

Volunteer firefighters, emergency responders relieved by Obamacare ruling

January 11th, 2014 8:22 pm by Wes Bunch

Local volunteer firefighters and emergency responders can breathe a sigh of relief after the U.S. Treasury Department ruled to exempt them from health insurance requirements under Obamacare.

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Detroit auto show 'super' boost for ailing city

Detroit auto show 'super' boost for ailing city

January 11th, 2014 2:11 pm by JEFF KAROUB, AP Business Writer

The industrial city is looking to climb out from under decades of financial decline as its longtime industry revs ahead four years after two of its major players, General Motors and Chrysler, emerged from bankruptcies of their own.

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4 hospitalized in W.Va. after chemical spill

4 hospitalized in W.Va. after chemical spill

January 11th, 2014 2:04 pm by JOHN RABY, Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A handful of people have been hospitalized and several hundred thousand remain without water after a chemical leaked from a storage tank in Charleston into the public water treatment system, state authorities said Saturday.

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VA under fire for proposed disability filing rule

VA under fire for proposed disability filing rule

January 11th, 2014 2:00 pm by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — For veterans seeking disability compensation, the application process is supposed to be so easy that a handwritten note on a napkin will initiate a claim or an appeal.

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Former JC couple planning to establish church in Africa

Former JC couple planning to establish church in Africa

January 11th, 2014 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

In order to understand the Mosleys’ move, it is necessary to go back a few years — when the two were 19-year-old college students at East Tennessee State University.

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Road rage, Waffle House assault and more this week in crime

Road rage, Waffle House assault and more this week in crime

January 11th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 3 through Jan. 10.

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