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As fair begins, 15-year veteran vendor hoping things stay frosty

As fair begins, 15-year veteran vendor hoping things stay frosty

August 19th, 2014 9:19 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

For some people, the start of the Appalachian Fair may herald the return of a favorite ride or carnival game. For others, however, the fair's return may also mean the return of a favorite frozen treat.

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Sullivan Commission OKs budget

Sullivan Commission OKs budget

August 19th, 2014 8:25 am by J. H. Osborne

The budget is based on the same county property tax rate as last year: $2.3054. But it projects each penny of the tax rate is worth about $6,000 more than a penny was worth last year.

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National Guard mobilizes as Ferguson, Mo., protests turn tense

National Guard mobilizes as Ferguson, Mo., protests turn tense

August 19th, 2014 8:15 am by By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Tina Susman and Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Around 10 p.m. CDT, someone threw plastic water bottles, and the crowd protesting the Aug. 9 shooting surged, confronting nervous police in riot gear. Suddenly, the National Guard mobilized, after keeping a low profile throughout the day.

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VIDEO: Wellmont's assets need to stay under local control, panel says

VIDEO: Wellmont's assets need to stay under local control, panel says

August 18th, 2014 10:09 pm by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Health System's assets need to remain under local governance, a panel of regional power players told a supportive standing-room-only crowd at a Kingsport Higher Education Center forum on Monday night.

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Grandmother arrested for allegedly beating girl for coming home an hour late

Grandmother arrested for allegedly beating girl for coming home an hour late

August 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County grandmother was charged with aggravated assault Friday for allegedly beating her 15-year-old granddaughter with a belt for coming home an hour late.

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Police: 4-year-old Tenn. boy shoots self, dies

Police: 4-year-old Tenn. boy shoots self, dies

August 18th, 2014 8:30 pm by Associated Press

Clarksville Police spokeswoman Natalie Hall told The Leaf-Chronicle that the boy apparently gained access to a loaded handgun on Sunday night and was able to fire it.

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Body of East Tennessee Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

Body of East Tennessee Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

August 18th, 2014 8:18 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

For nearly two months, Southern California sheriff's deputies and a legion of volunteers scoured the vast, rough terrain where the 19-year-old pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine disappeared.

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Vols search for right mix on young O-line

Vols search for right mix on young O-line

August 18th, 2014 7:05 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee freshman Jashon Robertson's improbable rise to a potential starting role underscores the Volunteers' precarious situation on the offensive line.

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Jury selection to begin in Baldwin trial

Jury selection to begin in Baldwin trial

August 18th, 2014 6:30 pm by Stephen Igo

Brandie Maxine Baldwin, 31, is indicted on four counts, including one count of de facto second-degree felony murder related to the beating death of her daughter, Emma.

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Grandfather charged with assault after 'play wrestling' gets out of hand

Grandfather charged with assault after 'play wrestling' gets out of hand

August 18th, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man was charged with domestic assault and public intoxication Saturday evening after a bout of "play wrestling" with is 13-year-old grandson allegedly got out of hand.

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