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Hawkins BOE send its budget, 12 cent property tax hike back to commission

Hawkins BOE send its budget, 12 cent property tax hike back to commission

September 26th, 2014 6:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The battle of wills between the Hawkins County Commission and the Board of Education over a proposed property tax hike will move back into the commission's arena Monday night with nothing new having been accomplished by the BOE Thursday.

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Three New York City firefighters who worked at ground zero die on same day

Three New York City firefighters who worked at ground zero die on same day

September 26th, 2014 12:33 am by ULA ILNYTZKY, Associated Press

NEW YORK — Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from cancer, an illness that many fear might be connected to toxic World Trade Center dust released on Sept. 11, fire officials said.

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UPDATE: Head-on collision on Stone Drive claims life of Johnson City man

UPDATE: Head-on collision on Stone Drive claims life of Johnson City man

September 25th, 2014 10:17 pm by Staff Report

Officers with the Kingsport Police Department responded to the 600 block of West Stone Drive at the intersection with Sherman Place on Thursday at approximately 9:15 p.m. in reference to a serious motor vehicle collision.

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Photos: Police search for catalytic converter theft suspects

Photos: Police search for catalytic converter theft suspects

September 25th, 2014 10:00 pm by Staff Report

As the two men were fleeing a home on Sullivan Gardens Drive, their vehicle was captured on camera.

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Law enforcement official: Ray Rice video addressed to NFL security chief

Law enforcement official: Ray Rice video addressed to NFL security chief

September 25th, 2014 8:56 pm by ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee inside a casino elevator was sent to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security chief Jeffrey Miller in April, a law enforcement official says.

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Tennessee woman accused of killing mom to steal her newborn

Tennessee woman accused of killing mom to steal her newborn

September 25th, 2014 8:45 pm by Associated Press

RINGGOLD, Ga. — A Tennessee woman was charged with murder after gunning down a northwest Georgia woman because she wanted the woman's newborn baby, a sheriff said.

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Adult Education programs partner to recognize outstanding efforts

Adult Education programs partner to recognize outstanding efforts

September 25th, 2014 8:30 pm by Marci Gore

The Musick Lifelong Learning Award recognizes the efforts of two local adult learners to continue their education. The accomplishments of the two designees will be noted at an Oct. 16 reception.

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Survey: Teacher support for Common Core standards decreasing

Survey: Teacher support for Common Core standards decreasing

September 25th, 2014 8:02 pm by Associated Press

A recent survey shows support for Tennessee's Common Core standards is decreasing among teachers, even though advocates, including business leaders, say they're needed to prepare students for college.

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Police chief: 'No idea' where missing Virginia student is

Police chief: 'No idea' where missing Virginia student is

September 25th, 2014 7:26 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Investigators still have "no idea whatsoever" where a missing University of Virginia student might be despite the arrest of a fugitive who was seen walking off with her.

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Holder resigning as attorney general

Holder resigning as attorney general

September 25th, 2014 7:16 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Eric Holder, America's first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation's laws, announced his resignation Thursday.

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