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Local lawmaker's proposal on teacher license renewal overcomes hurdle

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 7:36am
Legislation that would prohibit student test scores from being tied to teacher licensing has passed a key House panel.
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Clarksville, TN man arrested on drug charges during traffic stop

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 6:36am
A traffic stop results in a drug bust in Johnson City.
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NASCAR tweaks qualifying, starting at BMS

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 12:08am
During a conference call Tuesday with crew chiefs, NASCAR banned drivers from making cool-down laps following their qualifying attempt. Teams will instead be allowed to hook up cooling units to their engines through hood flaps.
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Heath Calhoun fourth after alpine skiing event

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 12:07am
Grundy native Heath Calhoun is competing in the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia.
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Kingsport police looking for missing man

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:22pm
 The Kingsport Police Department is on the lookout for a missing man. On March 5,  38-year-old Dusten Toschlog left his home around 4 a.m.  .
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Motorcycle safety tips for motorists and bikers

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:11pm
News 5 uncovered what you need to know to keep yourself and other bikers safe when you hit the roads this spring.
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Local town working through money issues

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 9:48pm
The small southwest Virginia town of Coeburn, Virginia is back in the black.
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Tornado drill for kids

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 9:00pm
Students at Abingdon elementary school took part in a statewide tornado drill.
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Motorcycle collides with police cruiser in fatal accident

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 7:54pm
One person is dead after a motorcycle accident involving a sheriff's office vehicle.
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Update: Woman dies in Hawkins County murder-suicide

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:18pm
The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office said a man shot his girlfriend, then took his own life Tuesday afternoon.
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Fire burns vacant business in Marion

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:15pm
Crews continue to look for the cause of a suspicious fire. Click here to view photos from before and after the fire.
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Virginia town looking to add to 9/11 memorial

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:10pm
Marion, Virginia hopes to add two beams to it's existing 9/11 memorial.
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Celebrating reading around the world

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:09pm
Take a trip around the world and never leave your seat, and it doesn't involve the internet.
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Dale Junior's success could draw larger crowd to Bristol

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:05pm
A popular driver in NASCAR is gaining a lot of attention with his success -- Dale Earnhardt, Jr. has had three top performances recently, including a big win at Daytona.
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Bristol Motor Speedway puts finishing touches on track

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:03pm
Preparations are underway at the Bristol Motor Speedway as the racetrack gets ready for the drivers and fans.
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Businesses get ready for race week

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:02pm
Signs of race week are popping up all over the Tri-Cities, and fans are starting to roll into the campgrounds.
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Essay contest begins for Virginia high school girls

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 5:58pm
Virginia officials are holding an essay contest for female high school students who plan to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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Child released from hospital after bus stop accident

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 5:50pm
One week after being hit at a school bus stop, a six-year-old was released from the hospital Tuesday afternoon.
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Memorial fund established for murdered teacher

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 12:26pm
The Bristol Virginia Public School System Education Foundation announced the creation of the "Kristin Griffin Palmer Memorial Fund" Tuesday.
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Crews battle fire in Marion, Va.

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:31am
Firefighters in Marion, Virginia battled a fire on College Street Tuesday morning.
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