Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Kaymer closes out wire-to-wire U.S. Open win

Kaymer closes out wire-to-wire U.S. Open win

June 15th, 2014 8:44 pm by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

Martin Kaymer turned the toughest test of golf into a runaway at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday to become only the seventh wire-to-wire winner in 114 years of the U.S. Open.

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Blogs Hardtack & Hard Times
Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Nashville's Infamous "Smokey Row"

June 15th, 2014 7:21 pm by Ned Jilton

At one point in the Civil War the women of "Smokey Row" were inflecting more casualties on the Yankees in Nashville than the Rebel army did.

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Continuing budget measure likely to get second vote at Sullivan commission meeting Monday

Continuing budget measure likely to get second vote at Sullivan commission meeting Monday

June 15th, 2014 7:16 pm by J. H. Osborne

With no hope on the horizon for a budget proposal prior to the start of the fiscal year that begins July 1, there will likely be a vote again Monday to temporarily continue current spending levels for Sullivan County government.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Income gap widens as American factories shut down

Income gap widens as American factories shut down

June 15th, 2014 6:59 pm by MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

In August 2008, factory workers David and Barbara Ludwig treated themselves to new cars — David a Dodge pickup, Barbara a sporty Mazda 3. With David making $22 an hour and Barbara $19, they could easily afford the payments.

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Boy on visit to honor deceased father, five others die in fire

Boy on visit to honor deceased father, five others die in fire

June 15th, 2014 6:49 pm by SAMANTHA HENRY, Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. — A teenager on a Father's Day visit to Newark to honor his deceased dad died, along with his mother and four others, when a fast-moving fire ripped through a three-story home early Sunday.

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Militants post photos of mass killing in Iraq

Militants post photos of mass killing in Iraq

June 15th, 2014 6:25 pm by QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA, Associated Press

BAGHDAD — The Islamic militants who overran cities and towns in Iraq last week posted graphic photos that appeared to show their gunmen massacring scores of captured Iraqi soldiers.

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Regional & National Education TriCityMom
Home-schooling parents rally against Common Core

Home-schooling parents rally against Common Core

June 15th, 2014 6:16 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

WASHINGTON — Home-schooling mom Jenni White gave some of the loudest cheers when Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation to repeal the Common Core education standards.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Jimmie Johnson finally wins at Michigan

Jimmie Johnson finally wins at Michigan

June 15th, 2014 6:07 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Jimmie Johnson finally won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. The six-time series champion won Sunday for the first time in 25 Cup starts at MIS.

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Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown, dies

Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown, dies

June 15th, 2014 2:18 pm by ANTHONY MCCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio host with the cheerful manner and gentle voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday. He was 82.

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Crash kills child, a big idea for Kingsport recreation, reaching for HOPE and more stories you may have missed

Crash kills child, a big idea for Kingsport recreation, reaching for HOPE and more stories you may have missed

June 15th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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