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Cardinals thump K-Mets before storms hit again

Cardinals thump K-Mets before storms hit again

June 29th, 2014 10:50 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City racked up 14 hits for a 12-6 Appalachian League victory over the Kingsport Mets on Sunday at Cardinal Park in the completion of a game suspended Saturday night.

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Denied pepper permission at Phipps Bend, farmer will plant cucumbers

Denied pepper permission at Phipps Bend, farmer will plant cucumbers

June 29th, 2014 8:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

The federal Food and Drug Administration wouldn't allow a Grainger County produce grower to plant bell peppers on floodplain property at Phipps Bend, so the farmer will now be planting cucumbers instead.

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Registration for Aug. 7 election ends July 8

Registration for Aug. 7 election ends July 8

June 29th, 2014 8:46 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County residents who are not registered to vote have less than two weeks to do so and be eligible to cast a ballot in the county general election or party primaries for state races on Aug. 7.

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Five charged after allegedly breaking into abandoned Hawkins farmhouse

Five charged after allegedly breaking into abandoned Hawkins farmhouse

June 29th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

BULLS GAP — Five Hawkins County males have been charged with burglary for allegedly breaking into an abandoned farmhouse Monday near Bulls Gap and breaking out a window.

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Police capture Johnson City man accused of setting wife on fire

Police capture Johnson City man accused of setting wife on fire

June 29th, 2014 6:13 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Washington County sheriff's deputies and Johnson City police arrested a man accused of setting his wife on fire during an argument that occurred this weekend.

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AmeriCorps helps local man find his path

AmeriCorps helps local man find his path

June 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Cameron Perkins studied at East Tennessee State University and was approaching his third year, but still had not declared a major. He said he needed to take some time off because it was pointless to keep going if he didn't know what to do.

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Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

June 29th, 2014 5:46 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Congress is wildly unpopular. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their own House member booted. So incumbents are sweating out this year's election, right? Nope. Mostly they're not.

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Border Patrol has lots of agents — in wrong places

Border Patrol has lots of agents — in wrong places

June 29th, 2014 5:35 pm by ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

On an average day, hundreds of migrants are questioned on camera by agents in San Diego and other stations on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Tennessee board to consider teacher evaluation proposals

Tennessee board to consider teacher evaluation proposals

June 29th, 2014 5:13 pm by Associated Press

Teachers who consistently score highly on annual state-mandated teacher evaluations may be able to bypass training requirements to advance or to renew licenses.

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Oasis of Kingsport opens doors to local women

Oasis of Kingsport opens doors to local women

June 29th, 2014 4:05 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The Oasis of Kingsport, which just opened at 1009 East Sullivan Street in Downtown Kingsport on June 16, is a gathering place for all women and children (including boys 10 and under), offering services to promote self-sufficiency and empowerment.

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