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School facilities study could become plan costing $100 million

School facilities study could become plan costing $100 million

April 19th, 2015 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Instead of building two new 1,700 or 1,800 high schools to replace the four existing county high schools, Yennie said the plan may be tweaked to build two 1,200-student schools of two pods with a third pod to be built later.

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Video shows IS militants kill Ethiopian Christians in Libya

Video shows IS militants kill Ethiopian Christians in Libya

April 19th, 2015 1:55 pm by Associated Press

Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sunday.

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Service marks 20 years since Oklahoma City bombing killed 168

Service marks 20 years since Oklahoma City bombing killed 168

April 19th, 2015 1:30 pm by TIM TALLEY, Associated Press

Former President Bill Clinton and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin were among those who spoke at Sunday's service at the Oklahoma City National Memorial, where the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building once stood.

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Photo gallery: Creation Kingdom Zoo opens for sixth season

Photo gallery: Creation Kingdom Zoo opens for sixth season - VIDEO

April 19th, 2015 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

The private collection of rare animals opened to the public for the first full season in 2010 as Creation Kingdom Zoo. With ongoing construction, the breeding facility moved more residents into the public area.

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Family treasure found, crash kills trucker, Tempur-Pedic finds success in Scott County and more stories you may have missed

Family treasure found, crash kills trucker, Tempur-Pedic finds success in Scott County and more stories you may have missed

April 19th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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VCCS award for MECC student intro program

VCCS award for MECC student intro program

April 18th, 2015 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Last month the VCCS named MECC the second place finisher in the Improving Student Success -- Instructional category for the college's entry, "Rethinking SDV 100 -- A Jump Start to Student Success."

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Discussion about safety ongoing at Kingsport YMCA

Discussion about safety ongoing at Kingsport YMCA

April 18th, 2015 7:19 pm by Matthew Lane

In addition to the recent stabbing, other questionable and criminal activity has taken place in and around the aquatic center, the YMCA and its shared parking lot since the two facilities opened in 2013.

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Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

April 18th, 2015 1:13 pm by Associated Press

A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could.

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Area students learn about construction during career fair

Area students learn about construction during career fair

April 18th, 2015 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

About 120 career technical education high school students from three area school systems converged on the Kingsport Farmers Market for a Construction Career Fair on a rainy Wednesday morning.

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