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Great Golden Gathering

Great Golden Gathering

June 29th, 2015 10:15 am by Holly Nelms

A reunion 50 years in the making will be held in August for those who attended African-American schools in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Between 1963 and 1966, African-American schools in the region closed for integration.

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Sullivan schools list of appointments almost complete

Sullivan schools list of appointments almost complete

June 29th, 2015 9:07 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - Some new faces and some familiar faces in new roles will be in Sullivan County schools positions for 2015-16.

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High court ruling offers chance to alter health law debate

High court ruling offers chance to alter health law debate

June 29th, 2015 8:35 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

There's no shortage of pressing issues, including prescription drug prices, high insurance deductibles and long-term care.

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Museum event offers fossil, artifact identification

Museum event offers fossil, artifact identification

June 29th, 2015 8:22 am by Associated Press

Experts will help people identify their fossils and other artifacts at an event this week at the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum and Visitors Center at the Gray Fossil Site.

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THDA targets middle income Tennesseans with Great Choice loan product

THDA targets middle income Tennesseans with Great Choice loan product

June 29th, 2015 8:08 am by Hank Hayes

The loan program offers down payment assistance and 30-year fixed interest rate mortgage loans to first-time homebuyers, repeat homebuyers and military members with credit scores of at least 640.

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RiverBend rises again

RiverBend rises again

June 29th, 2015 8:06 am by Matthew Lane

Years ago, local developers planned to transform 80 acres around the Walmart Supercenter on Fort Henry Drive into a retail and restaurant development, with housing overlooking the Holston River. The original project never materialized.

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Sports Sports Live
Gonzalez loses perfect game in 9th, K-Mets fall to Blue Jays in 10

Gonzalez loses perfect game in 9th, K-Mets fall to Blue Jays in 10

June 28th, 2015 10:50 pm by Staff Report

Harol Gonzalez was three outs away from a perfect game Sunday when the wheels came off, and the Kingsport Mets went on to drop an 8-7, 10-inning decision to the Bluefield Blue Jays at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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Comeback kid: Kyle Busch grabs first win of season

Comeback kid: Kyle Busch grabs first win of season

June 28th, 2015 7:16 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kyle Busch's comeback from serious injuries suffered a day before the season opener now includes a victory. Busch won Sunday on the road course at Sonoma, just his fifth race since returning after breaking his right leg and left foot in a crash.

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Second escaped murderer shot, captured near Canadian border

Second escaped murderer shot, captured near Canadian border

June 28th, 2015 5:31 pm by MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press

The second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison in northern New York was shot and captured near the Canadian border on Sunday.

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Summer activities continue at Warriors Path

Summer activities continue at Warriors Path

June 28th, 2015 4:00 pm by Holly Nelms

Events offered this week include hikes, nature walks and family-fun games. Nature rubbings and a sunset hike will kick off the events on Monday.

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