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Update: $14-an-hour jobs expected at new Kingsport call center

Update: $14-an-hour jobs expected at new Kingsport call center

December 2nd, 2014 10:20 am by Hank Hayes

The Findlay, Ohio-based medical collections company said it will employ 100 people within a year and forecasts between 350 and 500 new jobs within four years of opening its Kingsport "Patient Contact Center."

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Markets solid despite global growth fears

Markets solid despite global growth fears

December 2nd, 2014 9:24 am by The Associated Press

A solid session in Asia helped shore up markets around the world Tuesday despite ongoing concerns over the state of the global economy and further market volatility in Russia.

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NASA launching new Orion spacecraft on test flight

NASA launching new Orion spacecraft on test flight

December 2nd, 2014 8:05 am by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

It will be the farthest a built-for-humans capsule has flown since the Apollo moon missions, shooting 3,600 miles out into space in order to gain enough momentum to re-enter the atmosphere at a scorching 20,000 mph.

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Ramsey says GOP-controlled General Assembly must decide what to do about Common Core

Ramsey says GOP-controlled General Assembly must decide what to do about Common Core

December 2nd, 2014 12:19 am by Hank Hayes

"I do believe Common Core has some major, major problems," Ramsey, R-Blountville, told a Greater Kingsport Republican Women's luncheon. "But I also believe that there are some things out there that's a fallacy about Common Core."

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Cyber Monday shoppers give retailers sales bump

Cyber Monday shoppers give retailers sales bump

December 1st, 2014 8:41 pm by Associated Press

Retailers rolled out discounts and free shipping deals on Cyber Monday, with millions of Americans expected to log on and shop on their work computers, laptops and tablets after the busy holiday shopping weekend.

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No Child Left Behind gets renewed focus

No Child Left Behind gets renewed focus

December 1st, 2014 7:39 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

WASHINGTON — The No Child Left Behind education law could be making a political comeback.

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Obama: Don't want 'militarized' police culture

Obama: Don't want 'militarized' police culture

December 1st, 2014 7:07 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday he wants to ensure the U.S. isn't building a "militarized culture" within police departments.

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Kingsport crash overturns vehicle

Kingsport crash overturns vehicle

December 1st, 2014 5:31 pm by Rain Smith

Distracted driving may have contributed to a Monday afternoon crash in Kingsport, where a vehicle containing an infant was T-boned and flipped on its side.

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Stone Drive drags - Two charged with racing in Kingsport

Stone Drive drags - Two charged with racing in Kingsport

December 1st, 2014 4:04 pm by Rain Smith

A Gray man and a juvenile have been charged with street racing following a Saturday incident in Kingsport, when police allegedly spotted each of their BMWs recklessly traveling Stone Drive "at a very high rate of speed."

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Gamer management: Spat over buy-back spirals to felony

Gamer management: Spat over buy-back spirals to felony

December 1st, 2014 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

After being told the store wouldn't purchase an Xbox and Wii — due to their "poor conditions and missing parts" — a man and woman cursed the manager and were ordered to leave. In the parking lot, felony charges were incurred.

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