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'King of the Blues' legend B.B. King dead at age 89

'King of the Blues' legend B.B. King dead at age 89

May 15th, 2015 7:17 am by KEN RITTER, Associated Press

B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89.

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Prep Results, Thursday, May 14

Prep Results, Thursday, May 14

May 14th, 2015 11:54 pm by staff

Thursday's high school baseball, softball, soccer and track results from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, including late agate from the Conference 48 Track & Field meet.

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Yennie says he will remember "great people" as he prepares for Wyoming move

Yennie says he will remember "great people" as he prepares for Wyoming move

May 14th, 2015 9:09 pm by Rick Wagner

He will start as Albany County, Wyo, superintendent July 1

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Kingsport murderer dies on death row

Kingsport murderer dies on death row

May 14th, 2015 8:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Sullivan County man sentenced to death in 1978, making him the longest tenured Tennessee inmate on death row, died Wednesday of natural causes.

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Hawkins man voluntarily turns drug box over to cops

Hawkins man voluntarily turns drug box over to cops

May 14th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

When officers located him at his residence, Denim was asked if he had any illegal drugs in the house, the release said. Denim then allegedly produced a small metal box and gave officers permission to search the box.

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Brady appeals 4-game suspension in 'Deflategate'

Brady appeals 4-game suspension in 'Deflategate'

May 14th, 2015 5:30 pm by HOWARD ULMAN and JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer

Tom Brady appealed his four-game suspension for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC championship game, and the players union urged Commissioner Roger Goodell to appoint a neutral arbitrator to hear the case.

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Suspects arrested in 2013 Kingsport shooting

Suspects arrested in 2013 Kingsport shooting

May 14th, 2015 3:47 pm by Rain Smith

Precisely two years after police responded to a double shooting at a Kingsport apartment - allegedly fueled by robbery and crack cocaine - the final of four attempted murder suspects was arrested on Thursday.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters holding board game event

Big Brothers Big Sisters holding board game event

May 14th, 2015 2:30 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - In an age where seemingly everyone and everything is either plugged in, logged on or connected via Bluetooth, Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee is planning to go off the grid with a new fundraising event this Saturday.

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Wise County Schools Superintendent lands new post

Wise County Schools Superintendent lands new post

May 14th, 2015 1:43 pm by Stephen Igo

Dr. Jeff Perry is the choice to take up the superintendent's post for Wythe County Public Schools. The Wise County School Board on Thursday issued a notice for a special called meeting next week to begin its own search process for a new superintendent.

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Sullivan County drug investigation nets three arrests

Sullivan County drug investigation nets three arrests

May 14th, 2015 12:54 pm by Rain Smith

Police report that in February vice detectives identified Matthew Dalton Smith, 25, of East Market Street in Johnson City, as a suspect in making meth.

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