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School bus hits child in Carter County

School bus hits child in Carter County

November 5th, 2014 7:03 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Carter County Director of Schools Kevin Ward said, "It was a very scary situation." The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating.

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Stocks gain as the price of crude oil rebounds

Stocks gain as the price of crude oil rebounds

November 5th, 2014 6:45 pm by Associated Press

Devon Energy was the biggest gainer in the Standard & Poor's 500 index after it reported record oil production late Tuesday and said that its third-quarter earnings more than doubled to $1.02 billion.

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Religion news in brief: Pakistan mob kills Christian couple; gunshots hit Calif. mosque

Religion news in brief: Pakistan mob kills Christian couple; gunshots hit Calif. mosque

November 5th, 2014 6:05 pm by Associated Press

Police in Pakistan say a Muslim mob has beaten a Christian couple to death and burned their bodies in a brick kiln for allegedly desecrating the Quran. Other sources say the young Christians were thrown alive into the fire.

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What small business can expect in the new Congress

What small business can expect in the new Congress

November 5th, 2014 5:47 pm by JOYCE ROSENBERG, Associated Press

The shift in power in Congress may give small businesses help with taxes and regulations, but there's little expectation that sweeping changes are in store. In fact, more gridlock could be on the way.

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Officer gives Jefferson student coat off his back

Officer gives Jefferson student coat off his back

November 5th, 2014 4:31 pm by Michelle McMillian

Kingsport officer to the rescue

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Ex-Ravens cheerleader charged with sex with teen

Ex-Ravens cheerleader charged with sex with teen

November 5th, 2014 2:33 pm by RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press

A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader and the estranged wife of a prominent Maryland energy executive was arraigned Wednesday on charges of having sex with a 15-year-old boy in Delaware.

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Obama, GOP in new political dynamic after election

Obama, GOP in new political dynamic after election

November 5th, 2014 2:32 pm by DAVID ESPO, Associated Press; JULIE PACE, Associated Press

Jubilant Republicans celebrated sweeping election gains Wednesday as President Barack Obama began adjusting to a Congress under two-house GOP control for his final years in office.

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Colonial Heights Middle student attends World Leadership Forum

Colonial Heights Middle student attends World Leadership Forum

November 5th, 2014 1:13 pm by Rick Wagner

Erin Enfield may be on her way to becoming a leader. In September, she traveled to Washington, D.C., to attend a three-day People to People World Leadership Forum.

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Kingsport abduction suspect arrested in Scott

Kingsport abduction suspect arrested in Scott

November 5th, 2014 10:57 am by Rain Smith

At approximately 10:40 a.m. Wednesday, the Kingsport Police Department confirmed that Joshua R. Parker, 28, was in the custody of law enforcement in Southwest Virginia.

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Lane of Stone Drive to be closed

Lane of Stone Drive to be closed

November 5th, 2014 9:17 am by Staff Report

The westbound lane of East Stone Drive, in the vicinity of 1708 East Stone Drive, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Friday to permit installation of a new water meter.

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