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Will surge of older workers take jobs from young?

Will surge of older workers take jobs from young?

January 3rd, 2014 4:04 pm by MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press

It's an assertion that has been accepted as fact by droves of the unemployed: Older people remaining on the job later in life are stealing jobs from young people.

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KPD looking for suspect in Colonial Heights shooting

KPD looking for suspect in Colonial Heights shooting

January 3rd, 2014 2:47 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Patrol officers with the KPD were dispatched to the parking lot of Perkins restaurant on Fort Henry Drive because shots had been fired, according to a press release.

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Hope Renewed: Fundraiser, donations help Kingsport kitchen repair plumbing

Hope Renewed: Fundraiser, donations help Kingsport kitchen repair plumbing

January 3rd, 2014 9:49 am by Rick Wagner

Plumbing repairs have been completed at the Kitchen of Hope in Kingsport and it plans to resume serving meals to the homeless on Jan. 6.

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Firm foundation: Housing, development report delivered to BMA

Firm foundation: Housing, development report delivered to BMA

January 3rd, 2014 9:48 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Kingsport has an older housing stock with a lack of newer developments as compared with Johnson City. However, city planners say the Model City does have plenty of land available for development and is an attractive market.

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Memphis grandmother calls 911 for beer

Memphis grandmother calls 911 for beer

January 3rd, 2014 9:23 am by Associated Press

Authorities say a Memphis grandmother was arrested after she called 911 for beer.

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Poll: Americans have little faith in government

Poll: Americans have little faith in government

January 3rd, 2014 6:25 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Half say America’s system of democracy needs either “a lot of changes” or a complete overhaul, according to the poll conducted by the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Just 1 in 20 says it works well and needs no changes.

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Winter weather advisory for snow in effect

Winter weather advisory for snow in effect

January 2nd, 2014 11:46 pm by Staff Report

A mixture of high winds, cold temperatures and snow moving into the region has resulted in a winter weather advisory being issued for Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail

Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail

January 2nd, 2014 6:18 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of female Marines in boot camp can’t do three pullups, the minimum standard that was supposed to take effect with the new year.

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Witness implicates Hawkins teen in school burglary, truck theft and recycling center heist

Witness implicates Hawkins teen in school burglary, truck theft and recycling center heist

January 2nd, 2014 4:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen accused in the burglaries of a school and a county recycling center, as well as theft of a truck that was abandoned during a police chase, was turned over to Hawkins County authorities Wednesday morning.

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Minister wanted in wife's death arrested in Tenn.

Minister wanted in wife's death arrested in Tenn.

January 2nd, 2014 3:45 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An Alabama minister wanted in connection with the death of his wife has been arrested at the Nashville International Airport trying to leave the country.

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