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Sullivan officials reject proposal to cut own pay

Sullivan officials reject proposal to cut own pay

June 22nd, 2015 9:41 am by J. H. Osborne

It's not the first time the move has been proposed in recent years, but it is the first time it has come up and been rejected since last year's general election prompted a significant turnover in commission membership.

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Downtown Kingsport to host wine festival

Downtown Kingsport to host wine festival

June 22nd, 2015 9:27 am by Nick Shepherd

A burgeoning industry throughout the state is now getting its own festival in the Model City. The Downtown Kingsport Wine Festival is set to take place in August.

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Kingsport wins Top 20 spot on state's 'Best Places To Start A Business' list

Kingsport wins Top 20 spot on state's 'Best Places To Start A Business' list

June 22nd, 2015 7:51 am by Hank Hayes

Kingsport was ranked 18th among 85 localities tracked and ranked by Nerdwallet.com, the online personal finance website, as one of Tennessee's "Best Places To Start A Business."

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Virginia's Hagan records first win at Thunder Valley

Virginia's Hagan records first win at Thunder Valley

June 22nd, 2015 1:20 am by Jeff birchfield, NET News Service

Two-time and defending Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan won his home race at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals on Sunday at Bristol Dragway.

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Apple changes tune on royalties after Swift's complaints

Apple changes tune on royalties after Swift's complaints

June 22nd, 2015 1:00 am by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

Apple says it's bowing to concerns raised by pop superstar Taylor Swift. The giant tech company now plans to pay royalties to artists and record labels during a free, three-month trial of its new streaming music service.

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Thousands gather on Charleston's Arthur Ravenel Bridge in solidarity

Thousands gather on Charleston's Arthur Ravenel Bridge in solidarity

June 22nd, 2015 12:07 am by Associated Press

"Some folks might need some more time in order to walk in. But for those of us who are here this morning ... because the doors of Mother Emanuel are open on this Sunday, it sends a message to every demon in hell and on earth."

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Longtime member Randy Montgomery leaves Kingsport BOE

Longtime member Randy Montgomery leaves Kingsport BOE

June 22nd, 2015 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

His term on the board expires June 30, and retired school system employee Karen Reed-Wright was chosen for the four-year term in the city's May election.

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Spieth takes stunning U.S. Open win

Spieth takes stunning U.S. Open win

June 21st, 2015 11:04 pm by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

Chambers Bay delivered heart-stopping drama Sunday in the U.S. Open when Jordan Spieth birdied his final hole to become only the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year.

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Drones eyed for economic, medical impact in SW Va.

Drones eyed for economic, medical impact in SW Va.

June 21st, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

In Wise County, the dawning era of drones is beginning to be embraced as a potential economic opportunity that should seized way ahead of the curve.

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Couples, officials, foes readying for gay marriage ruling

Couples, officials, foes readying for gay marriage ruling

June 21st, 2015 5:09 pm by Associated Press

Gay couples, such as Ethan Fletcher and Andrew Hickam of Cincinnati, are gearing up for a quick run to the courthouse in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee .

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