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Kaine, Warner back LGBT non-discrimination bill

Kaine, Warner back LGBT non-discrimination bill

July 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

They joined 38 of their Senate colleagues and 158 members of the House of Representatives this week to introduce legislation to ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens.

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Police probe mystery of hospitalized man

Police probe mystery of hospitalized man

July 24th, 2015 6:30 pm by Rain Smith

Nearly two months after he was found unresponsive in a Kingsport street, a man remains hospitalized with head trauma and unable to communicate, leaving police searching for insights on how his injuries occurred.

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High Knob Lake 75th ceremony on Saturday

High Knob Lake 75th ceremony on Saturday

July 24th, 2015 6:30 pm by Community contributor

The 75th anniversary celebration of High Knob Recreational Lake of the Jefferson National Forest's Clinch Ranger District in Wise County will be held at the lake amphitheater at 11 a.m.

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NCAA: Southern Miss, Tyndall committed multiple violations

NCAA: Southern Miss, Tyndall committed multiple violations

July 24th, 2015 6:28 pm by DAVID BRANDT, AP Sports Writer

Southern Mississippi's men's basketball program and former coach Donnie Tyndall committed multiple violations, including arranging fraudulent academic credit and impermissible financial aid, the NCAA said Friday.

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Inaugural Disc Golf tournament at Laurel Run Park attracts 71 players

Inaugural Disc Golf tournament at Laurel Run Park attracts 71 players

July 24th, 2015 5:30 pm by Kristie Lindsey

It was a very hot and humid day, not the best conditions for disc golf but everyone seem to have a good time.

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Kids Fishing Day is Saturday at Warriors Path

Kids Fishing Day is Saturday at Warriors Path

July 24th, 2015 5:15 pm by community contributor

The annual Warriors Path State Park Kids Fishing Day runs from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, July 25. This free event is for children ages 15 and under.

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Phipps Bend industries want second access road to  park

Phipps Bend industries want second access road to park

July 24th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Currently there is only one two-lane road leading in and out of Phipps Bend for a dozen industries employing more than 1,100 people.

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Kingsport teen graduates from National Law Enforcement Exploring Leadership Academy

Kingsport teen graduates from National Law Enforcement Exploring Leadership Academy

July 24th, 2015 2:30 pm by Community contributor

A 2014 graduate of Volunteer High School, she joined the Kingsport Police Department's Explorer Post during her junior year and has since achieved the rank of Lieutenant.

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Drainage pipe project on Wise Mountain Road

Drainage pipe project on Wise Mountain Road

July 24th, 2015 2:30 pm by community contributor

Be alert to flaggers directing traffic during daylight hours this week on State Route 646 (Wise Mountain Road) in Wise County while work crews replace a drain pipe.

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Elderly man attacked outside of store

Elderly man attacked outside of store

July 24th, 2015 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

An employee of a Kingsport grocery store, along with a pair of customers, reported an elderly man had been pushed to the ground in the parking lot, then Tasered by his assailant.

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