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GUEST EDITORIAL: Arming teachers is best way to protect our children

August 26th, 2013 12:26 pm by Steve Siebold

Editor’s note: Guest editorials may not necessarily reflect the opinion of the newspaper. The following is from Steve Siebold, an outspoken Second Amendment advocate and author of the book “Sex, Politics and Religion: How Delusional Thinking is Destroying

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Motorcycle rider killed in head-on crash on Kingsport Hwy. crash near Washington/Sullivan Co. line

Motorcycle rider killed in head-on crash on Kingsport Hwy. crash near Washington/Sullivan Co. line

August 26th, 2013 11:47 am by Staff Report

According to preliminary information released by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, criminal charges were pending in the fatal crash.

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ETSU students flock to class as fall semester begins

ETSU students flock to class as fall semester begins - VIDEO

August 26th, 2013 11:13 am by Rex Barber

A new parking lot had just been completed to accommodate the return of students. A new entrance with several turn lanes and a roundabout was also installed just days ago.

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Elizabethton police: Video images helped identify laptop thief

Elizabethton police: Video images helped identify laptop thief

August 26th, 2013 10:44 am by Staff Report

Police have charged a 20-year-old Elizabethton man with stealing a laptop computer from a local fast-food restaurant.

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No easy target: Syrian official says country will defend itself against international attack

No easy target: Syrian official says country will defend itself against international attack

August 26th, 2013 10:00 am by Associated Press

In an interview with The Associated Press in Damascus Monday, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mikdad said strikes against Syria would trigger "chaos" and threaten worldwide peace and security.

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Johnson City police: Kingsport man hid behind restaurant after crashing on I-26 exit ramp

Johnson City police: Kingsport man hid behind restaurant after crashing on I-26 exit ramp

August 26th, 2013 7:46 am by Staff Report

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday on a ramp to North Roan Street.

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Two boys rescued from burning Kingsport home flown to Cincinnati burn center

Two boys rescued from burning Kingsport home flown to Cincinnati burn center

August 26th, 2013 7:12 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Two children rescued from a burning residence by Kingsport firefighters Sunday morning have been transferred to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Cincinnati for treatment of “extremely critical” smoke inhalation injuries.

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Let’s shift focus from Zimmerman case and race

Let’s shift focus from Zimmerman case and race

August 26th, 2013 4:00 am by Rebecca Horvath

One of the biggest stories in recent news is the acquittal of George Zimmerman, who was found not guilty of murder in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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Company leading new animal shelter campaign reveals 8 firm commitments

Company leading new animal shelter campaign reveals 8 firm commitments

August 25th, 2013 8:32 pm by Gary B. Gray

Private, capital campaign consultants are notorious for not rushing to reveal the names and numbers of who and how much they have secured until a “good bet” or a “strong possibility” materializes into a hard and fast reality.

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Teachers, legislators question state board’s voting methods

Teachers, legislators question state board’s voting methods

August 25th, 2013 8:22 pm by Nathan Baker

Teachers statewide are questioning the ambiguity of a new licensure policy passed by the Tennessee Board of Education last week linking the approval of teaching licenses to standardized performance data.

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