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Region’s schools rank high  on ACT

Region’s schools rank high on ACT

September 9th, 2013 7:54 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools ranks as the fourth highest achieving district in the Volunteer State, according to a recent release of statewide ACT scores by district by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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Historic Rogersville park named certified arboretum by state

Historic Rogersville park named certified arboretum by state

September 9th, 2013 7:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A historic Rogersville park that is the final resting place of Davy Crockett’s grandparents and the city’s founding father now has another noteworthy distinction.

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Mergers, homebuilder outlook send stocks higher

Mergers, homebuilder outlook send stocks higher

September 9th, 2013 7:14 pm by JOSHUA FREED, AP Business Writer

The stock market got a boost on Monday from mergers, homes, and phones. Stocks posted their biggest gains in almost two months.

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Two indicted after gun discharges at Memphis school

Two indicted after gun discharges at Memphis school

September 9th, 2013 5:23 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

MEMPHIS — Two adults have been charged with reckless endangerment after a gun discharged in a 5-year-old boy’s backpack in a school cafeteria last month, authorities said Monday.

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Fla. police called on George Zimmerman

Fla. police called on George Zimmerman

September 9th, 2013 4:04 pm by KYLE HIGHTOWER, Associated Press; MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

George Zimmerman's estranged wife called police officers to her father's house in Florida Monday, saying the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder threatened her with a gun.

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Wings Air Rescue Crewmembers Meet with Scott County Career and Technical Students - VIDEO

September 9th, 2013 3:08 pm by David Grace

GATE CITY -- Members of the Wings Air Rescue EMS were at the Scott County Career and Technical Center Monday morning to help conduct a school-wide emergency evacuation drill and discuss their careers with students.

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Road rage incident leaves KPD looking for answers, seeking public's help

Road rage incident leaves KPD looking for answers, seeking public's help

September 9th, 2013 2:58 pm by Nick Shepherd

Kingsport police are seeking two motorcyclists, one who punched a mirror off a car and caused both motorcycles to wreck, for a road rage incident.

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Three nabbed on drug charges at Rogersville public park

Three nabbed on drug charges at Rogersville public park

September 9th, 2013 2:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies nabbed three men last week who were allegedly attempting to make a drug deal involving meth at a public park in Rogersville.

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GOP Sen. Alexander opposes US strike on Syria

GOP Sen. Alexander opposes US strike on Syria

September 9th, 2013 1:00 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander says he will oppose a measure authorizing U.S. military force against Syria.

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Rodman returning to North Korea, with others

Rodman returning to North Korea, with others

September 9th, 2013 12:45 pm by BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer

Touting his friendship with Kim and taunting President Barack Obama for not talking to him, Rodman said he will go back to North Korea for a week in December to help select local players for the game.

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