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UCHS students gear up to go global in GIS program

UCHS students gear up to go global in GIS program

May 11th, 2014 9:14 pm by Brad Hicks

Over the past few years, Dara Carney-Nedelman, Dylan Roberts and Eilsabeth Moughon have worked to develop maps for some of Unicoi County's more popular destinations, and their proficiency with these projects has helped earn each an opportunity to put thes

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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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Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

May 11th, 2014 7:13 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Police negotiator Andres Wells was doing all he could to keep a suspect from committing suicide after a gas station robbery and 100 mph chase. But the man kept cutting phone calls short and pointing his handgun to his head.

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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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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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UPDATED: U. of Richmond: 2 athletic staffers on Va. balloon

UPDATED: U. of Richmond: 2 athletic staffers on Va. balloon

May 10th, 2014 10:01 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

A University of Richmond women's basketball assistant coach and team staff member were the passengers aboard a hot air balloon that drifted into a power line, burst into flames and crashed in Virginia.

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