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ACT scores up statewide, in Kingsport and Hawkins

ACT scores up statewide, in Kingsport and Hawkins

August 27th, 2015 11:11 am by Rick Wagner

For the third straight year, Tennessee public high school students improved on the ACT, administered to all students statewide.

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Trump dumps insults on questioners, insists on control

Trump dumps insults on questioners, insists on control

August 27th, 2015 8:51 am by LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press; JILL COLVIN, Associated Press

Whether his challengers are fellow presidential candidates, the press or others, they are, according to Trump: incompetent, weak, pathetic, disgusting, idiots or the like.

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Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15s and similar weapons

Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15s and similar weapons

August 27th, 2015 7:36 am by CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press

A company spokesman said the decision to remove the weapons was not political and that the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer made the decision earlier this year.

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Trigiani coming to Kingsport for meet-and-greet on Friday

Trigiani coming to Kingsport for meet-and-greet on Friday

August 26th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

October will be a big month for Adriana Trigiani. The film adaptation of her debut novel, "Big Stone Gap," will be released in theatres on Oct. 9. And, then, the following week, on Oct. 13, her next novel, "All the Stars in Heaven," will be released.

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In Jerusalem's culture war, secular residents make gains

In Jerusalem's culture war, secular residents make gains

August 26th, 2015 7:25 pm by Associated Press

Despite Jerusalem's image as a city that grinds to a halt on the Sabbath, more than 200 cafes, restaurants, bars, cinemas, museums, cultural institutions and other entertainment centers now stay open in non-religious Jewish areas of the city.

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Update: Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV

Update: Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV

August 26th, 2015 7:09 pm by Associated Press

He planned it all so carefully - a choreographed execution of two former colleagues, broadcast live to a horrified television audience, and also recorded by him and then shared worldwide across social media.

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Church Hill FUMC celebrating 175 years as 'the church on the hill'

Church Hill FUMC celebrating 175 years as 'the church on the hill' - VIDEO

August 26th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Sometimes you have to look backward in order to move forward, and for "the church on the hill" that gave Church Hill its name, 2015 has been a look back at growth and expansion over the past 175 years.

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Judge upholds Tennessee lethal injection method

Judge upholds Tennessee lethal injection method

August 26th, 2015 6:59 pm by Associated Press

Davidson County Chancery Judge Claudia Bonnyman said from the bench that the plaintiffs, 33 death row inmates, didn't prove that the one-drug method led to a painful and lingering death.

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In TV shooting, a volatile, angry man 'waiting to go BOOM'

In TV shooting, a volatile, angry man 'waiting to go BOOM'

August 26th, 2015 6:45 pm by Associated Press

Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman, the man identified as the killer traced a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two stations for conflicts with co-workers.

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Walmart hiring for new neighborhood market

Walmart hiring for new neighborhood market

August 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The majority of new associates will begin work in October to help prepare the store, currently under construction off Lynn Garden Drive, for its grand opening later this fall.

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