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Opinion: Road diet is a bold move to help transform downtown

Opinion: Road diet is a bold move to help transform downtown

August 10th, 2014 8:35 am by John Vachon, Community Contributor

What is the purpose of Center Street? Is it a high-speed east-west thoroughfare designed to move cars as quickly as possible without regard to adjoining businesses, property owners, and pedestrians?

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Serving those who serve: D-B basketball players serve lunch to members of armed forces

Serving those who serve: D-B basketball players serve lunch to members of armed forces

August 10th, 2014 8:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Members of the Dobyns-Bennett High School basketball teams, both men and women, got together to serve those who serve and do some community service.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR's Stewart hits, kills driver on N.Y. track

NASCAR's Stewart hits, kills driver on N.Y. track

August 10th, 2014 3:57 am by Associated Press

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a driver who was walking on a dirt track during a race in upstate New York, authorities said early Sunday.

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Blogs Hardtack & Hard Times
Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Students take part in History and Win Cash!

August 10th, 2014 12:01 am by Ned Jilton

Art being sought for Battle of Kingsport commemorative medal, cash prizes for best student designs.

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Sports Sports Live
K-Mets sweep away Pirates with fourth straight win

K-Mets sweep away Pirates with fourth straight win

August 9th, 2014 11:37 pm by Pat Kenney

Four wins in three nights. The Kingsport Mets are on a roll. Saturday night at Hunter Wright Stadium, the K-Mets downed visiting Bristol 5-4 to complete an Appalachian League series sweep of the Pirates.

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News Crime Local News
The week in crime

The week in crime

August 9th, 2014 10:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a man getting shot as his wife showed off her gun via Skype, a pharmacist stealing pain medicine, a sentencing hearing for a Scott County woman accused of murder, among others

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Smoking ban mulled by school systems appears to be illegal

Smoking ban mulled by school systems appears to be illegal

August 9th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

BOE member Todd Broughton said he had questions about the legality and/or constitutionality of the total smoking ban before learning of the law and attorney general's opinion.

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Sports
How will 13-member panel pick teams for College Football Playoff?

How will 13-member panel pick teams for College Football Playoff?

August 9th, 2014 8:30 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Starting in mid-October, a panel of 13 football experts will begin meeting once a week to determine the four teams that will compete for the national championship in the very first College Football Playoff.

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KPD promotions, honors recognized

KPD promotions, honors recognized

August 9th, 2014 8:00 pm by Staff reports

According to a KPD press release, officers, their families and city officials gathered for a ceremony in July at the Downtown Academic Village Auditorium. During the ceremony, several promotions were formally recognized.

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Wise GED Testing Center opens

Wise GED Testing Center opens

August 9th, 2014 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County school division's Career and Technical Center in Wise is the site for a new Wise County GED Testing Center, according to GED Regional Testing Proctor Amy Statzer.

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