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$1.77M up in smoke in 2014

March 30th, 2015 9:24 am by Matthew Lane

Firefighters responded to 110 structure fires in 2014 with an estimated loss of $860,000. There were 44 vehicle fires last year with an estimated loss of $827,000. In total, the estimated loss of property due to fire in 2014 was $1.77 million

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City leaders should restore Lynn View's hours of operation

City leaders should restore Lynn View's hours of operation

March 30th, 2015 9:29 am by Editorial Board

Mayor Dennis Phillips said the city needs to do everything it can to restore the hours at Lynn View, for the goodwill of the community, while Vice Mayor Mike McIntire said, "Let's make it happen." Indeed. Let's see if Kingsport can make this happen.

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Sensabaugh Camp Classic coming back for third year

Sensabaugh Camp Classic coming back for third year

March 30th, 2015 9:25 am by Nick Shepherd

The Sensabaugh Camp Classic is quickly becoming an annual tradition in Kingsport, which means area children will be able to interact with current and former stars of the National Football League and college football

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Kingsport pitches state legislation to help bring dead properties alive

Kingsport pitches state legislation to help bring dead properties alive

March 30th, 2015 8:47 am by Hank Hayes

While the method varies, land banks acquire properties through tax foreclosure, intergovernmental transfers and open market purchases.

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Coalition to hold rally in support of Insure Tennessee

Coalition to hold rally in support of Insure Tennessee

March 30th, 2015 8:30 am by Associated Press

A coalition supporting Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans is planning a rally at the state Capitol on Monday.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Moments to Treasure

March 30th, 2015 8:30 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase reminds us that warmer weather and brighter days are just around the corner. It was submitted by Kim Hickman.

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Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim

Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim

March 30th, 2015 8:15 am by VIVIAN SALAMA, Associated Press; NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike has killed two of its advisers in Iraq, though the U.S. said Monday it has only struck militants in its campaign against the Islamic State group.

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Lady Vols, Terps meet in another high-stakes game

Lady Vols, Terps meet in another high-stakes game

March 30th, 2015 1:00 am by TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer

The expectation was placed on Holly Warlick the moment she was tabbed as Pat Summitt's successor at Tennessee. Competing for a national title was the baseline and, even with the transition, the standard for defining success didn't change.

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Burglary suspect allegedly removed window a.c. to steal meds

Burglary suspect allegedly removed window a.c. to steal meds

March 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill Police Department Detective Daniel Byington said the witness reported that a white female took out a window air conditioning unit, crawled through the window and put the air conditioning unit back in.

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Questions about Hawkins cemetery to be answered at meeting Monday

Questions about Hawkins cemetery to be answered at meeting Monday

March 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who owns a plot, or was the victim of fraud allegedly perpetrated by former Hawkins County Memorial Gardens operator Vickie Ringley, is encouraged to attend a public meeting in Surgoinsville Monday evening.

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Police chief confirms body recovered on banks of Nolichucky River as subject of interest in Erwin murder

Police chief confirms body recovered on banks of Nolichucky River as subject of interest in Erwin murder

March 29th, 2015 7:58 pm by JESSICA FULLER, NET News Service

A body discovered on the banks of the Nolichucky River on Sunday has been identified as a "person of interest" connected to the death of a 73-year-old woman, Erwin Police Chief Regan Tilson confirmed Sunday.

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