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Kingsport man suffers severe burns in suspected meth lab explosion

Kingsport man suffers severe burns in suspected meth lab explosion

April 7th, 2014 10:42 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An early Saturday morning fire in Kingsport is suspected to have been triggered by a meth lab explosion, resulting in hospitalization of a man with burns over 40 percent of his body.

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UPDATE: Police say woman escaped alleged abductor at rest area

UPDATE: Police say woman escaped alleged abductor at rest area

April 7th, 2014 9:58 am by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested on kidnapping charges after his ex-girlfriend told them he abducted her from her place of work and left the state.

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Opinion
Should Tennessee teacher raises be put on hold?

Should Tennessee teacher raises be put on hold?

April 7th, 2014 9:57 am by Johnson City Press

Earlier this year, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam promised teachers and state employees a pay raise in the new budget year. Haslam announced last week those pay hikes would have to wait at least another year.

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Community
Journey to Africa

Journey to Africa

April 7th, 2014 9:41 am by Tony Casey

Kids say the darnedest things. Jonesborough's Allison Costley can attest to this.

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Opinion
Why are our public schools failing? Let's fix our schools

Why are our public schools failing? Let's fix our schools

April 7th, 2014 9:26 am by RALPH JOHNSTON

Taxpayer-funded vouchers are being considered for students attending failing Tennessee public schools. Why are there any failing Tennessee public schools?

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Opinion
Local governments under siege by state

Local governments under siege by state

April 7th, 2014 9:20 am by Johnson City Press

The last days of the Tennessee General Assembly often produce bad laws for local government. This year is no exception.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

The closing of public records is not good news for public

April 7th, 2014 9:11 am by Robert Houk

Balancing the public's right to know and personal privacy is not an easy job. It is something we in the news business struggle with every day.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Once the book finally kicks in, Middlemarch' is relatable

April 7th, 2014 9:11 am by Jan Hearne

It appeared for a while The Book Club had bitten off more than it could chew: namely, George Eliot's "Middlemarch."

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Opinion
Take the time to properly dispose of hazardous waste

Take the time to properly dispose of hazardous waste

April 7th, 2014 9:03 am by Johnson City Press

There are things found in many homes that should never be dumped in a landfill.

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News Regional & National
Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard

Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard

April 7th, 2014 8:48 am by NICK PERRY, Associated Press

Underwater sounds detected by a ship searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes, an Australian official said.

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