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Sale of former Sullivan County school still drawing questions

Sale of former Sullivan County school still drawing questions

September 11th, 2013 11:24 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Some Sullivan County commissioners said Wednesday that they’ve heard at least one of the two churches interested in buying an old county school has withdrawn, or will withdraw, their bid on the property.

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Lee County residents shocked,  angered by hospital’s closing

Lee County residents shocked, angered by hospital’s closing

September 11th, 2013 8:45 pm by Nick Shepherd

“As a nurse this not only saddens me it scares me,” Teresa Fultz Rowland wrote on Facebook. “I had the misfortune of witnessing what a local hospital closing can cost a person.”

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A look at Sept. 11 commemorations in US, abroad

A look at Sept. 11 commemorations in US, abroad

September 11th, 2013 6:48 pm by Associated Press

In a sadly familiar ceremony, friends and relatives of World Trade Center attack victims gathered at the National Sept. 11 Memorial plaza to call out the names of the dead and read messages to lost loved ones.

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Colo. recalls show risk of supporting gun control

Colo. recalls show risk of supporting gun control

September 11th, 2013 6:07 pm by Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — Democratic voters in Colorado helped remove two state senators of their own party — an ouster that was both intensely local and a national test of what can happen to lawmakers who support gun restrictions in battleground states.

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Kingsport attempted murder suspect arrested in Kentucky

Kingsport attempted murder suspect arrested in Kentucky

September 11th, 2013 3:41 pm by Rain Smith

A man accused of stabbing a 64-year-old Kingsport woman multiple times — angry because she wouldn't provide more cash when he asked for "gas money" — has been apprehended in Kentucky.

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UPDATE: Ten local high school students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

UPDATE: Ten local high school students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

September 11th, 2013 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Two of the students are from Sullivan South, three attend Dobyns-Bennett, three are from Science Hill, one is home schooled in Sullivan County and one is home schooled from Johnson City.

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Court reporter sentenced for obstructing federal investigation

Court reporter sentenced for obstructing federal investigation

September 11th, 2013 1:49 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia television station owner and court room reporter was sentenced to over a year in prison during an appearance Tuesday in federal court in Abingdon.

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Wellmont closing Lee Regional Medical Center

Wellmont closing Lee Regional Medical Center

September 11th, 2013 11:11 am by Hank Hayes

Lee Regional Medical Center will cease operations on Oct. 1 because of reimbursement cuts associated with Obamacare, extremely low community use of the hospital and a lack of consistent physician coverage, Wellmont Health System announced Wednesday.

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Update: Boy killed in Kingsport fire remembered, mother in critical condition

Update: Boy killed in Kingsport fire remembered, mother in critical condition

September 11th, 2013 9:25 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A 3-year-old boy has been identified as the victim of a fatal fire, leaving neighbors shocked by the tragic loss on their quiet Kingsport street.

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Americans respond to Obama pitch for Syria strike

Americans respond to Obama pitch for Syria strike

September 11th, 2013 8:07 am by Associated Press

The Associated Press spoke with a sampling of viewers from around the country to gauge whether the president succeeded in nudging the opinion needle in favor of action.

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