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W.Va.'s local-food movement a model for Appalachia

May 22nd, 2013 7:47 am by VICKI SMITH, Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — With eight in 10 farmers making less than $10,000 a year, West Virginia will never rival big Midwestern factory farms in producing food.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

May 22nd, 2013 7:44 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Senate panel approves immigration bill

May 22nd, 2013 4:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Far-reaching legislation that grants a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night.

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Kingsport voters choose Phillips, Clark, George, Parham

Kingsport voters choose Phillips, Clark, George, Parham

May 21st, 2013 11:02 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Model City voters stuck with the status quo in Tuesday’s city election, returning Mayor Dennis Phillips to a fifth term in office, re-electing two current aldermen and essentially replacing Alderwoman Valerie Joh with her daughter.

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Bluff City voters return Irene Wells to mayor’s post

May 21st, 2013 10:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLUFF CITY — Unofficial election results Tuesday evening showed Bluff City Mayor Irene Wells has for the first time been elected to the post by the town’s voters.

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Sleeping dad takes plea in neglect case

Sleeping dad takes plea in neglect case

May 21st, 2013 10:10 pm by Staff report

ROGERSVILLE — A Kingsport man found passed out in his apartment while his children, ages 2 and 4, were wandering outside the residence unattended accepted a plea agreement on a reduced charge Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court.

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Hawkins loses marijuana eradication helicopter to Jackson, Tenn., Police Department

Hawkins loses marijuana eradication helicopter to Jackson, Tenn., Police Department

May 21st, 2013 9:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — After nearly six years on the ground, the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office’s marijuana eradication helicopter was transferred to the Jackson, Tenn., Police Department earlier this month by federal order.

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Mount Carmel teen’s death prompts criminal investigation

May 21st, 2013 7:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Police don’t suspect foul play in the death of an 18-year-old Mount Carmel man at his home last week, but a criminal investigation is under way due to the presence of alcohol and drug paraphernalia in his home.

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Okla. teachers credited with saving students from tornado

Okla. teachers credited with saving students from tornado

May 21st, 2013 7:10 pm by Associated Press

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — “All the teachers started screaming into the room and saying, ‘Get into the hallway! We don’t want you to die!’ and stuff like that,” said sixth-grader Phaedra Dunn. “We just took off running.”

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Vanderbilt poll: Tennesseans oppose online tax

May 21st, 2013 6:41 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — A majority of Tennesseans oppose the state enforcing online sales taxes, though respondents were split on whether the current system is fair to local businesses, according to a Vanderbilt University poll released Tuesday.

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