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Lane closures on tap for 126 TDOT says

Lane closures on tap for 126 TDOT says

November 26th, 2014 5:00 pm by Staff reports

Starting on Monday, Dec. 1, one lane will be closed in both directions between Industry Drive and Lincoln Street on State Route 126. Lanes are expected to re-open on Dec. 23.

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Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

November 26th, 2014 3:43 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busiest shopping days of the holiday season, officials announced Wednesday.

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Kingsport school system earns quality award from Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence

Kingsport school system earns quality award from Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence

November 26th, 2014 3:12 pm by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

Award will be formally given Feb. 18 in Nashville.

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AAA: 9 in 10 plan on purchasing holiday gifts this year, but almost 3 in 1 waited until November

AAA: 9 in 10 plan on purchasing holiday gifts this year, but almost 3 in 1 waited until November

November 26th, 2014 2:06 pm by Rick Wagner

Consumer Pulse Holiday Shopping survey also found 24 percent began holiday shopping before November.

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Black Friday overshadowed by Thanksgiving, other shopping days

Black Friday overshadowed by Thanksgiving, other shopping days

November 26th, 2014 2:05 pm by Rick Wagner

Holidays deals coming earlier and earlier, with research showing more deals on Thanksgiving Day than Black Friday.

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Fire fight: Woman trapped in bathroom by  boyfriend started fire to escape

Fire fight: Woman trapped in bathroom by boyfriend started fire to escape

November 26th, 2014 1:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say a Rogersville woman who was trapped in her bathroom late last Friday night after allegedly being choked and head-butted by her live-in boyfriend, started a small fire to distract him so she could escape.

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Akira's battle: Rogersville child to have first of three brain surgeries on Thanksgiving Day

Akira's battle: Rogersville child to have first of three brain surgeries on Thanksgiving Day

November 26th, 2014 11:09 am by Jeff Bobo

As 16- month-old Akira Arnold begins the first of three major brain surgeries Thanksgiving Day in Cincinnati, her parents David and Misty Arnold will be thankful if this is the beginning of the end of Akira's constant pain.

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Black Friday gun buys test background check system

Black Friday gun buys test background check system

November 26th, 2014 10:46 am by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

In the U.S., there are nine guns for every 10 people. Someone is killed with a firearm every 16 minutes. And every minute, gun shops make about 40 new requests for criminal background checks on people wanting weapons.

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Study: Big legal need among low-income Tennesseans

Study: Big legal need among low-income Tennesseans

November 26th, 2014 9:23 am by Associated Press

According to a news release from the Tennessee Supreme Court, respondents cited conflicts with creditors and landlords, problems obtaining or paying for health care, and difficulties with government benefits.

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Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

November 26th, 2014 9:23 am by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis su

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