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Sullivan BOE to take up teacher salary scale, employee health insurance issues

Sullivan BOE to take up teacher salary scale, employee health insurance issues

November 30th, 2014 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's school board is to consider two memorandums of understanding from collaborative conferencing Monday, one pertaining to a new teacher salary scale, the other on employee health insurance.

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City notification to include KPD fliers, newspaper ads, website

City notification to include KPD fliers, newspaper ads, website

November 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport plans to establish a community notification system where residents, schools and child-care facilities would be informed of newly arrived sex offenders in the city.

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Broken furnace no match for elderly Appalachia woman

Broken furnace no match for elderly Appalachia woman

November 30th, 2014 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The most aggravating aspect of making it to age 86 for Mrs. H. is she can't cook, play pool or clean house like she used to.

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Numbers say Black Friday weekend losing allure

Numbers say Black Friday weekend losing allure

November 30th, 2014 4:21 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Early discounting, more online shopping and a mixed economy meant fewer people shopped over Thanksgiving weekend, according to a survey of shoppers released Sunday by the National Retail Federation.

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Pricey, possibly bomb-laden property no easy sell

Pricey, possibly bomb-laden property no easy sell

November 30th, 2014 4:00 pm by LYNNE TUOHY, Associated Press

The sale of the compound owned by a now-jailed pair of tax evaders who held off police during a nine-month armed standoff is beset by problems both procedural and perilous

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New approach for elderly addicts at nursing home

New approach for elderly addicts at nursing home

November 30th, 2014 2:14 pm by JIM FITZGERALD, Associated Press

A surge in baby boomers has driven up the number of elderly people abusing drugs or alcohol, bringing more attention to the sometimes delicate problems involved in treating addiction in the aging.

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Bonus bias? Supporters of schools' proposed bonus cite gift cards given to Kingsport workers

Bonus bias? Supporters of schools' proposed bonus cite gift cards given to Kingsport workers

November 30th, 2014 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

For the BMA, the matter came down to how the issue was handled by the school system and whether or not the bonus was the best use of the money.

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13-year-old's 'Winter Wonderland' lights up night with soundtrack on WELF FM 95.5

13-year-old's 'Winter Wonderland' lights up night with soundtrack on WELF FM 95.5

November 30th, 2014 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

Kevin, who is an eighth-grader at Sullivan North Middle School, has synchronized thousands of Christmas lights to music, creating quite the holiday show right in his own front yard.

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Working mother raising six children struggles at Christmas, Santa Train rolls on 'flawless day' and more stories you may have missed

Working mother raising six children struggles at Christmas, Santa Train rolls on 'flawless day' and more stories you may have missed

November 30th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

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

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Cherokee H.S. NJROTC wins 'Rebel Challenge' fitness contest

Cherokee H.S. NJROTC wins 'Rebel Challenge' fitness contest

November 29th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Cherokee NJROTC Varsity cadets won the overall varsity competition, and the junior varsity cadets placed second overall in their age group.

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