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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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Happy Snaps from Appalachian Fair on Saturday

August 25th, 2013 2:48 pm by Staff Reports

Our roving Happy Snaps photographer captured these shots at the fair on Saturday

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Ready or not, here they come: Campus parking, roads should ready for influx of students Monday

Ready or not, here they come: Campus parking, roads should ready for influx of students Monday

August 25th, 2013 8:00 am by Rex Barber

Hundreds of parking spaces that are now available for students to use, a main entrance to campus and a major pedestrian path through campus are all now ready for students who will show up tomorrow at East Tennessee State University for the start of the 20

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Kenseth holds off Kahne for BMS win

Kenseth holds off Kahne for BMS win

August 24th, 2013 11:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Matt Kenseth led the final 126 laps, but spent the final 15 circuits around the .533-mile oval holding off Kahne’s No. 5 Chevrolet to win the IRWIN Tools Night Race on Saturday at BMS.

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Late shoe store owner fondly remembered by customers

Late shoe store owner fondly remembered by customers

August 24th, 2013 9:03 pm by Nathan Baker

Former customers remember the late owner of a downtown shoe shop as a man with a big heart and a lot of sole.

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No left turns

No left turns

August 24th, 2013 9:02 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The town of Jonesborough is wrapping up construction on the redesigned U.S. Highway 11E intersection with North Cherokee Street that was put in place to reduce the high number of traffic accidents in front of the Washington County Justice Center.

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Big concerts bring big crowds at fair

Big concerts bring big crowds at fair

August 24th, 2013 8:55 pm by Tony Casey

It might be considered a tall order to compete with the summer race week at the Bristol Motor Speedway, but the Appalachian Fair has done well for itself in bringing in crowds of people.

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