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Pluto close-up: Spacecraft makes flyby of icy, mystery world

Pluto close-up: Spacecraft makes flyby of icy, mystery world

July 14th, 2015 7:47 am by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

We've made it to Pluto by NASA's calculations, the last stop on a planetary tour of the solar system a half-century in the making.

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Guided tours offer inside look at Kingsport carousel's creation

Guided tours offer inside look at Kingsport carousel's creation

July 14th, 2015 7:42 am by Holly Nelms

The city's newest attraction, the Kingsport Carousel, was on display on Monday at the second of four guided carousel tours that will be held during Fun Fest week.

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Reds' Todd Frazier wins All-Star Home Run Derby in home park

Reds' Todd Frazier wins All-Star Home Run Derby in home park

July 13th, 2015 10:59 pm by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

CINCINNATI - Todd Frazier waited until the very last swing - three times, no less - to win the All-Star Home Run Derby in his home ballpark. Pressure? Sure didn't show it.

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Thanks Obama: Obama blamed for Kingsport counterfeiting

Thanks Obama: Obama blamed for Kingsport counterfeiting

July 13th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

She then told officers she read online that President Obama had made a new law that permitted her to print her own money because she is on a fixed income, the report stated.

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BOE rejects closing alternative school, cutting truancy officer position

BOE rejects closing alternative school, cutting truancy officer position

July 13th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County school board members agreed Thursday that when it comes to closing the alternative school and cutting a truancy officer, the number don't add up.

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Clinch School teacher on national Poverty in Education' panel

Clinch School teacher on national Poverty in Education' panel - VIDEO

July 13th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Thursday the Hawkins County Board of Education recognized Brittney Maness, who was one of seven educators selected to sit on a panel for the recent ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) "Whole Child Symposium."

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Scott County agencies work together to rescue family from river

Scott County agencies work together to rescue family from river

July 13th, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

"It happened down River Road, right outside the town limits of Weber City. There's a part of the creek where, normally, when the water is low, you could ford across. Most of the time, the water here is below your knees, maybe a half a foot deep,"

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Laurel Run Park to host inaugural 27 hole disc golf tourney

Laurel Run Park to host inaugural 27 hole disc golf tourney

July 13th, 2015 5:30 pm by Joe Lindsey

Proceeds from the July 19 tournament will help pay for additional tee pad installation and a proposed nine-hole course expansion.

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Preaching to the cars: Local church offers drive-in service

Preaching to the cars: Local church offers drive-in service

July 13th, 2015 5:00 pm by Dylan Chesser, NET News Service

"It's open to anybody who wants to come," said Scott Thompson, associate pastor in charge of spiritual growth and ministering logistics for University Parkway Baptist. "It's very non-threatening."

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Possible severe weather headed this way, NWS says

Possible severe weather headed this way, NWS says

July 13th, 2015 4:29 pm by Staff report

Damaging straight-line winds of 60-70 mph will be the biggest threat from the weather system, according to the weather service, along with large hail and heavy rainfall. "An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out," NWS said in the weather statement.

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