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KPD, KFD offer safety tips for drivers, students headed back to school

KPD, KFD offer safety tips for drivers, students headed back to school

August 3rd, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

School starts back on Monday and while they may get a squeal of excitement or a low pitched groan from students, adults need to be aware of the extra traffic and safety concerns that come along with the start of new school year.

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CHPD reminds motorists to be more cautious as school year begins Monday

CHPD reminds motorists to be more cautious as school year begins Monday

August 3rd, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

With Hawkins County Schools going back into session Monday morning, Church Hill police are asking motorists to exercise caution, and be especially observant on roadways near schools.

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Calif. governor declares emergency amid fires

Calif. governor declares emergency amid fires

August 3rd, 2014 3:00 am by Associated Press

A fast-growing wildfire along the Oregon-California border spurred evacuation notices even as California's governor declared a state of emergency to help fight blazes raging in the state.

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Batman creator's personal copies to be auctioned

Batman creator's personal copies to be auctioned

August 3rd, 2014 2:00 am by Associated Press

ComicConnect is selling Batman creator Bob Kane's file copies of Detective Comics Nos. 27 through 45 and Batman Nos. 1 through 3, a nearly mint copy of the first Incredible Hulk comic book and a 1942 Archie comic book.

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BOE mulling smoking ban on all Sullivan school properties

BOE mulling smoking ban on all Sullivan school properties

August 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

That would include non-students smoking inside private vehicles in a school parking lot, which is allowed now, and non-students smoking a set limit outside entrances to sporting events after school hours, also allowed now.

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Yennie hopes spreadsheet will keep BOE members in loop on renovation projects

Yennie hopes spreadsheet will keep BOE members in loop on renovation projects

August 2nd, 2014 6:44 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie is seeking to make details of renovation fund expenditures and projects more transparent.

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U.S. doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

U.S. doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

August 2nd, 2014 6:34 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

ATLANTA — The first person infected with Ebola to be brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit Saturday at one of the nation's best hospitals.

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Photo Gallery: KFD participates in swift water rescue training

August 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by David Grace

Members of the Kingsport Fire Department participated in a swift water rescue drill on Friday. Photos by David Grace

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Couple channel grief into retreat for veterans

Couple channel grief into retreat for veterans

August 2nd, 2014 4:00 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

Blumberg, a 22-year-old paratrooper known to his guys in the storied 82nd Airborne as "Blum," was killed days after deploying by a roadside bomb that tore through his Humvee.

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Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate

Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate

August 2nd, 2014 2:00 pm by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

State Rep. Bill Patmon is planning to introduce legislation to permit the sale of a commemorative "LeBron James Witness 2.0" plate honoring the Akron native's decision return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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