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Despite traffic backups, Stone Drive signals staying the same

Despite traffic backups, Stone Drive signals staying the same

May 17th, 2015 11:57 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - The timing of the traffic signals at two Stone Drive intersections, where construction is currently taking place, has not been adjusted. And it probably won't be.

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Hamlin gives JGR first All-Star race victory

Hamlin gives JGR first All-Star race victory

May 17th, 2015 1:40 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Denny Hamlin gave Joe Gibbs Racing its first victory in NASCAR's Sprint All-Star race by using clean air to hold off Kevin Harvick at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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Kingsport considering 'constrained' capital plan

Kingsport considering 'constrained' capital plan

May 16th, 2015 11:00 pm by Holly Nelms

A constrained capital improvement plan being considered by city leaders has most funds allocated towards a new demolition landfill cell, facilities maintenance and library renovations. Money is also proposed for extension of the Greenbelt.

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Wise schools made strides under Perry

Wise schools made strides under Perry

May 16th, 2015 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Jeff Perry will become the superintendent of schools in Wythe County effective July 1. His tenure as Wise County Schools Superintendent included maelstrom over consolidation, with the final two years clearing to calmer seas.

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American Pharoah romps in Preakness; Triple Crown try next

American Pharoah romps in Preakness; Triple Crown try next

May 16th, 2015 7:45 pm by RICHARD ROSENBLATT, AP Racing Writer

American Pharoah has Bob Baffert back in the Triple Crown groove. With thunder rumbling and rain pouring down, Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah took the lead early and easily won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.

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SR 126 improvement project entering design phase

SR 126 improvement project entering design phase

May 16th, 2015 7:30 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer said the State Route 126 improvement project is still on track, the environmental review process is complete and the design phase has been funded.

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Photos: Racks by the Tracks in downtown Kingsport

May 16th, 2015 5:31 pm by Rain Smith

Beer, barbecue and music dominated the senses in Kingsport on Saturday, as 12,000 people were expected to funnel into the eighth annual Racks by the Tracks.

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U.S. official: Commando raid in Syria kills IS head of oil operations

U.S. official: Commando raid in Syria kills IS head of oil operations

May 16th, 2015 3:06 pm by ROBERT BURNS and SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press

In a rare ground attack deep into Syria, U.S. Army commandos killed a man described as the Islamic State's head of oil operations, captured his wife and rescued a woman whom American officials said was enslaved.

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Parsons seeks nomination to run again for Lee sheriff

Parsons seeks nomination to run again for Lee sheriff

May 16th, 2015 2:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Lee County Sheriff Gary Parsons has announced his intention to seek the nomination of the Lee County Republican Party to again run for the office of sheriff.

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Attorney: Court orders release of nun, other Y-12 protesters

Attorney: Court orders release of nun, other Y-12 protesters

May 16th, 2015 12:24 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal appeals court has ordered the immediate release of an 85-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists who vandalized a uranium storage bunker, their attorney said Friday.

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