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Aquatic Center offers special needs swim lessons

Aquatic Center offers special needs swim lessons

July 21st, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Thirteen-year-old Adam Byczko is learning how to swim this summer. This may not sound like a big deal for most teenagers, but for Adam is it. He has Fragile X Syndrome, a genetic condition causing developmental delays

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Stewart riding high from sprint car victory

Stewart riding high from sprint car victory

July 21st, 2014 9:19 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR driver/owner Tony Stewart raced in a sprint car last weekend for the first time since he broke his leg in an extracurricular race last August. He missed the final 15 weeks of the NASCAR season with the injury.

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Photo Gallery: K-Mets take on Rays at Hunter Wright

July 21st, 2014 9:19 pm by Ned Jilton

K-Mets in action in middle of a homestand. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

July 21st, 2014 9:00 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Azamat Tazhayakov was charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy, with prosecutors saying he agreed with a friend's plan to remove Tsarnaev's backpack containing altered fireworks from his dorm room a few days after the 2013 bombing.

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Piney Flats man sentenced in counterfeit postage scheme

Piney Flats man sentenced in counterfeit postage scheme

July 21st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A 34-year-old Piney Flats man has been sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for using more than $200,000 in counterfeit postage with his online vinyl decal business.

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Woman allegedly attacks daughter, bites Kingsport officer

Woman allegedly attacks daughter, bites Kingsport officer

July 21st, 2014 5:20 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman is facing numerous charges after allegedly pouring a bottle of liquor on her daughter, ripping off the other woman's shirt and attempting to choke her with it, then biting an officer after she was pepper sprayed.

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Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

July 21st, 2014 4:15 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

Gov. Rick Perry, a vocal critic of the White House's response to the surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally, plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday.

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Man charged with attempted murder of Kingsport woman

Man charged with attempted murder of Kingsport woman

July 21st, 2014 3:55 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

A Johnson City man was arrested this weekend after a Kingsport woman said he abducted her, beat her and pushed her out of a moving vehicle.

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Some counterfeit Kingsport cash not detectable with pens

Some counterfeit Kingsport cash not detectable with pens

July 21st, 2014 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

Following eight additional reports of fake money over the weekend, Kingsport police are now offering several tips for revealing phony bills, while noting that detector pens won't alert to some counterfeiting techniques being deployed.

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The hot seat: Ivester, Hughes, Reed contest District 4 Sullivan BOE slot

The hot seat: Ivester, Hughes, Reed contest District 4 Sullivan BOE slot

July 21st, 2014 2:17 pm by Rick Wagner

In the only contested county BOE race of three this year, incumbent Robyn Ivester of Piney Flats and challengers Michael Hughes of the Bluff City area and Bruce Reed of the Blountville area are seeking the District 4 BOE seat in the Aug. 7 election.

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