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Catch of the Week Gallery (Week 10)

May 29th, 2015 9:30 am by Staff Report

Thanks to everyone who has shared their Catch of the Week photos during our spring contest! Though the contest has ended, we still invite you to share your catch every week at outdoors@timesnews.net.

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Record food haul for local postal workers

Record food haul for local postal workers

May 29th, 2015 8:57 am by Jeff Bobo

One day a year, letter carriers, both city and rural, pick up bags of food from the homes on their routes to help local food pantries meet local hunger needs within their region.

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Republicans Bush, Santorum making Tennessee stops

Republicans Bush, Santorum making Tennessee stops

May 29th, 2015 7:21 am by Associated Press

Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, who officially launched his presidential bid on Wednesday, is speaking in Chattanooga. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is the headliner at the state Republican Party's annual fundraiser in Nashville on Saturday.

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Anthrax shipments came from military site in Utah desert

Anthrax shipments came from military site in Utah desert

May 29th, 2015 6:47 am by BRADY McCOMBS and ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press

The U.S. Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to government and commercial laboratories occurred at a military post in a desolate stretch of the Utah desert.

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Riverview Splash Pad

Riverview Splash Pad - VIDEO

May 29th, 2015 5:00 am by Matthew Lane

Take a look at how some local kids beat the heat this summer.

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National Spelling Bee ends in tie for second year in a row

National Spelling Bee ends in tie for second year in a row

May 29th, 2015 12:53 am by Associated Press

They couldn't be rattled. They couldn't be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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Clinch Coalition to celebrate National Trails Day with hike

Clinch Coalition to celebrate National Trails Day with hike

May 29th, 2015 12:36 am by Marci Gore

The Clinch Coalition's hike on the Chief Benge Scout Trail will take place over two days and traverse 19.5 miles of mountain terrain with beautiful views of water and wildlife.

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Eleven cents and counting: Sullivan property tax rate could rise

Eleven cents and counting: Sullivan property tax rate could rise

May 29th, 2015 12:27 am by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County property owners could be looking at an 11-cent-or-more property tax increase. But that's a significant drop from the 35-cent to 40-cent increase Commissioner Eddie Williams initially warned it could take to fund all requested increases.

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Tri-Cities employment up slightly in first quarter

Tri-Cities employment up slightly in first quarter

May 29th, 2015 12:13 am by Hank Hayes

Still, the ETSU report noted about 14,500 people are without jobs, but the overall jobless rate for the Tri-Cities metro area was 6.4 percent compared to 6.9 percent in 2014 and 8.1 percent in 2013.

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Trio charged in Kingsport, JC bank robberies

Trio charged in Kingsport, JC bank robberies

May 29th, 2015 12:09 am by Matthew Lane

Cameron Horne, Robin Culp and Shannon Long were arrested last month and charged in U.S. District Court in Greeneville. The U.S. Attorney's office did not release the addresses of the defendants.

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