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Kingsport mayor proclaims this weekend 'Sweetheart Weekend'

Kingsport mayor proclaims this weekend 'Sweetheart Weekend'

February 14th, 2014 12:40 pm by Hank Hayes

The proclamation was read by Kingsport Mayor Dennis Phillips as he was backed by his Tri-Cities colleagues in the floral section at the Food City on Eastman Road.

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Train vs pedestrian report leads police to marijuana, mushroom growing operation

Train vs pedestrian report leads police to marijuana, mushroom growing operation

February 14th, 2014 12:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Southern Railroad engineer thought he'd struck a man late Thursday night in Surgoinsville who was flashing his middle finger at the approaching train and then tried to jump off the tracks at the last second.

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Tenn. bill would allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples

Tenn. bill would allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples

February 14th, 2014 11:28 am by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Tennessee lawmakers are taking up a bill that would let cake makers, florists and other vendors refuse service to same-sex couples who wish to marry, even if the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage were struck down.

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Community Faith
In His Steps theme of 2014 Missions Conference at First Broad Street UMC

In His Steps theme of 2014 Missions Conference at First Broad Street UMC

February 14th, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Report

In His Steps, First Broad Street United Methodist Churchs Missions Celebration 2014, will be held Feb. 21-23.

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UPDATE: Weather wins again, forces another round of changes to area prep schedule

UPDATE: Weather wins again, forces another round of changes to area prep schedule

February 14th, 2014 10:33 am by Staff Report

The overnight freeze and a bleak forecast for additional snow is prompting yet another round of schedule changes. One of the major changes involves the Gate City Blue Devils who are swapping opponents for the day.

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Bays Mountain Park reopens; overnight rock slide cleared

Bays Mountain Park reopens; overnight rock slide cleared

February 14th, 2014 9:47 am by Matthew Lane

A rock slide about three-quarters of a mile from the Bays Mountain Park gatehouse made a majority of the access road impassible.

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Dream the Impossible Dream; 'Man of La Mancha' opens Barter's main stage lineup

Dream the Impossible Dream; 'Man of La Mancha' opens Barter's main stage lineup

February 14th, 2014 9:43 am by Jessica Fischer

Barter Theatre will kick off its 2014 Main Stage lineup on Feb. 13 with the opening of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical "Man of La Mancha."

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Use of Fifth Amendment complicates bridge scandal probe

Use of Fifth Amendment complicates bridge scandal probe

February 14th, 2014 9:41 am by By Karen Sudol, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) (MCT)

As more subpoenas are issued by New Jersey lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal, perhaps the most unforeseen aspect of the ongoing probe is the Fifth Amendment protection being invoked

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Another messy morning in winter-weary Northeast

Another messy morning in winter-weary Northeast

February 14th, 2014 9:38 am by MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press; RON TODT, Associated Press

Commuters faced slippery, slush-covered roads on Friday after yet another winter storm brought snow and ice to the East Coast, leaving at least 21 people dead.

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Business & Technology
Comcast-TWC merger worries, outrages consumers

Comcast-TWC merger worries, outrages consumers

February 14th, 2014 9:34 am by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

Outrage that these two big cable companies would join hands to form an even more massive entity spurred a cascade of sarcastic tweets and satirical memes.

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