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Early vote up a bit

Early vote up a bit

May 4th, 2015 10:54 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - Voters' interest in Kingsport's city elections appears higher than last time around, based on voter turnout during the first few days of early voting for May 19 city elections.

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Colonial Heights Middle School to be open next fall

Colonial Heights Middle School to be open next fall

May 4th, 2015 9:34 am by Rick Wagner

Contrary to an apparently widespread rumor, Sullivan County school officials said they are not closing Colonial Heights Middle School after the end of the school year later this month.

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Police kill 2 gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event in Texas

Police kill 2 gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event in Texas

May 4th, 2015 8:23 am by NOMAAN MERCHANT and JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press

Police shot and killed two gunmen who opened fire on a security officer outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, and a bomb squad searched the gunmen's vehicle as a precaution.

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Thousands expected for 'Memory Lane' car show near Rogersville

Thousands expected for 'Memory Lane' car show near Rogersville - VIDEO

May 4th, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

The new Memory Lane Justice Center is the latest addition to Memory Lane, which will be open to the public on Saturday, May 23, for the annual Memory Lane Car Show and 1950s Nostalgia Festival near Rogersville.

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GOP field grows: Fiorina, Carson to launch presidential bids

GOP field grows: Fiorina, Carson to launch presidential bids

May 4th, 2015 7:49 am by STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Fiorina is likely to be the only prominent woman to seek the GOP nomination, with Carson the only likely African-American. They are both also political outsiders in a field likely to be dominated by governors, former governors and senators.

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Frontier Health's Post Adoption Services to host program at MECC

Frontier Health's Post Adoption Services to host program at MECC

May 3rd, 2015 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The program is for anyone who has adopted, is planning to adopt or interested in adopting, and for those who provide adoption services and support.

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Kingsport library leaping into 21st century with new software

Kingsport library leaping into 21st century with new software

May 3rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Helen Whitaker describes the new system's search as "Amazon-style" with better looks and icons more recognizable where patrons will easily know if the item is a book or a DVD or other item. People will be able to better target what they're looking for.

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Man with Kingsport ties experiences Nepal earthquake first-hand

Man with Kingsport ties experiences Nepal earthquake first-hand

May 3rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

"That said, there are several houses right here in our neighborhood that have completely collapsed. Quite a few people died in that. Unfortunately, on top of the earthquake and permanent or temporary homelessness, now they're sleeping out on the streets."

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Baltimore mayor lifts curfew six days after riots

Baltimore mayor lifts curfew six days after riots

May 3rd, 2015 3:20 pm by JULIET LINDERMAN and BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

The curfew was ordered Tuesday after a night of violence, looting and arson sparked by the death of Freddie Gray. About 3,000 National Guard soldiers were deployed to the city along with 1,000 extra police officers.

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Federal panel seeks ideas to protect children

Federal panel seeks ideas to protect children

May 3rd, 2015 2:15 pm by Associated Press

A federal commission is looking for new methods that could be used to help stop deadly child abuse. "It's time we start looking for visionary ideas to protect these children," said Chris Newlin of the National Children's Advocacy Center.

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