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The Buzz: Bringing you the weekend's top 10 news, sports stories

The Buzz: Bringing you the weekend's top 10 news, sports stories

May 11th, 2014 7:55 pm by Staff Report

Busy weekend? The Buzz is here to bring you the top 10 stories you may have missed.

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$68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget to go before BMA on Monday

$68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget to go before BMA on Monday

May 11th, 2014 7:44 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

A more than $68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget proposal for 2014-15 is to go before the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday at a 4:30 p.m. work session. It will be in a second floor meeting room of City Hall.

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Abducted Nigerian girl scared to go back to school

Abducted Nigerian girl scared to go back to school

May 11th, 2014 7:36 pm by HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press

One of the teenagers who escaped from Islamic extremists who abducted more than 300 schoolgirls says the kidnapping was "too terrifying for words," and she is now scared to go back to school.

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Police: Man douses Nashville business, man with gas before igniting

Police: Man douses Nashville business, man with gas before igniting

May 11th, 2014 7:29 pm by David Yunker, The Tennessean

A Nashville man faces attempted murder and aggravated arson charges after Nashville police say he doused a South Nashville business and one of its employees with gasoline before setting both on fire.

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Picking Sam, Rams welcome 1st openly gay player

Picking Sam, Rams welcome 1st openly gay player

May 11th, 2014 7:21 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Michael Sam waited and waited. Hours passed, rounds came and went, and eventually, there were only eight more picks left on the third and final day of the NFL draft. For just a moment, it looked as if his chance of being picked by a pro team and becoming

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New business looks to combine wine, painting into 'Masterpiece'

New business looks to combine wine, painting into 'Masterpiece'

May 11th, 2014 4:35 pm by Contributed to the Press

Masterpiece Mixers, a Georgia-based wine-and-painting franchise, is moving into the Roan at Unaka Center at 101 East Unaka Ave., next to Wok and Hibachi.

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Crime
Police say delivery drivers arrested for selling stolen goods

Police say delivery drivers arrested for selling stolen goods

May 11th, 2014 3:57 pm by Staff Report

Police say two delivery truck drivers were arrested for selling furniture they had stolen from their employer.

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ETSU Graduation 2014

May 11th, 2014 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

ETSU Graduation Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press

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Sports Outdoors
Penny wins inaugural running of Mentoring Marathon

Penny wins inaugural running of Mentoring Marathon

May 10th, 2014 11:02 pm by Trey Williams

Marathon man J Penny was dominant Saturday. He even beat the bicycle that was initially helping secure his route along Highway 11-E.

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Arkansas issues same-sex marriage licenses

Arkansas issues same-sex marriage licenses

May 10th, 2014 10:05 pm by CHRISTINA HUYNH, Associated Press

Gay marriage arrived in the Bible Belt on Saturday, beginning with two women who had traveled overnight to ensure they'd be first in line.

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