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Sullivan early voter turnout heavy

Sullivan early voter turnout heavy

July 29th, 2014 9:17 am by J. H. Osborne

By Monday, the ninth day of early voting, 7,972 voters had cast ballots — up from 7,276 at the same point of early voting in August 2010.

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Girls, Inc. van driver crashes into Bristol animal hospital

Girls, Inc. van driver crashes into Bristol animal hospital

July 29th, 2014 7:39 am by Wes Bunch

BRISTOL, Tenn. — A Bristol woman is facing charges after she allegedly hit another vehicle and struck the entrance to an animal hospital Monday while driving a van loaded with children.

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

July 29th, 2014 7:35 am by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid. Even past-due gym membership fees or cellphone contracts can end up with a collection agency.

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Eastman's June shutdown negatively impacts earnings by $10 M

Eastman's June shutdown negatively impacts earnings by $10 M

July 29th, 2014 7:24 am by Hank Hayes

Still, earnings from continuing operations, excluding non-core or non-recurring items, were $1.92 per diluted share for the second quarter versus $1.80 per diluted share in last year's second quarter.

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Hawkins school director urges  12 cent tax hike to balance budget

Hawkins school director urges 12 cent tax hike to balance budget

July 29th, 2014 5:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Director of Schools Steve Starnes told the Hawkins County Board of Education Monday that the school system is on an "unsustainable path" without new revenue.

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K-Mets' road woes continue with 7-1 loss to Braves

K-Mets' road woes continue with 7-1 loss to Braves

July 29th, 2014 12:34 am by Staff Report

The road has not been kind to the Kingsport Mets this month. Of 13 games played away from Hunter Wright Stadium in July, the K-Mets have dropped nine of them, including Monday's 7-1 loss at Danville.

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KPD: Twister turns up stolen goods at destroyed home

KPD: Twister turns up stolen goods at destroyed home

July 29th, 2014 12:05 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Sunday evening's Sullivan County tornado revealed more than the devastating side of nature, according to police, but also nearly $2,000 worth of goods recently stolen in Kingsport burglaries.

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Kingsport police investigating shooting on Dale Street

Kingsport police investigating shooting on Dale Street

July 28th, 2014 11:54 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Police are investigating a shooting that reportedly occurred late Monday night near downtown Kingsport.

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Hawkins commission agrees to bid out new emergency radio system

Hawkins commission agrees to bid out new emergency radio system

July 28th, 2014 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County will use the 2014-15 construction impact payment from the Tennessee Valley Authority to pay for an emergency radio system upgrade which will hopefully eliminate most of the dangerous radio dead spots in the county.

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Greeneville crash kills Kingsport businessman

Greeneville crash kills Kingsport businessman

July 28th, 2014 9:16 pm by Wes Bunch

GREENEVILLE — The owner of a Kingsport jewelry store was killed Saturday evening in a motorcycle crash that occurred in Greeneville.

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