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City, state back effort to reopen glass plant

City, state back effort to reopen glass plant

May 3rd, 2014 6:01 pm by Hank Hayes

Talks between the Heritage Glass ownership group and Kingsport officials about restarting the old Blue Ridge glass plant had gone on for about a year before the company announced last week it plans to start production this summer.

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More babies hemorrhaging after parents refuse vitamin K shots

More babies hemorrhaging after parents refuse vitamin K shots

May 3rd, 2014 5:34 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

Vanderbilt physicians have diagnosed three additional babies with a rare bleeding disorder that is becoming more common in Tennessee because parents are refusing vitamin K injections at birth.

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Stoney Creek man dies after truck falls on him

Stoney Creek man dies after truck falls on him

May 3rd, 2014 5:09 pm by NET News Service

Authorities said a Stoney Creek man who suffered injuries while working on a pickup truck has died from those wounds.

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Interstate 40 closed after Knoxville police spot man waving gun

Interstate 40 closed after Knoxville police spot man waving gun

May 3rd, 2014 5:05 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — Police in Knoxville say a man fired shots along Interstate 40 West prompting the shutdown of the thoroughfare.

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Lawsuit alleges 'racial gerrymandering' in Va.

Lawsuit alleges 'racial gerrymandering' in Va.

May 3rd, 2014 4:44 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Virginia is one of several states where Democrats have gone to court to challenge redistricting plans drawn by Republicans, and the GOP also has asked courts to invalidate Democrat-produced remapping in a few states.

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Education
Cosmic commencement: Astronaut giving UConn speech

Cosmic commencement: Astronaut giving UConn speech

May 3rd, 2014 4:25 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

Alumnus Rick Mastracchio would have liked to deliver this year's graduation address to Connecticut's school of engineering in person, but he'll be out of town — orbiting the globe on the ISS. So the school made other arrangements.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
RCR's Scott wins pole at Talladega

RCR's Scott wins pole at Talladega

May 3rd, 2014 2:53 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Brian Scott won the pole for Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway after posting the fastest lap as time expired in knockout qualifying Saturday.

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Youth Music Festival returns to Crooked Road

Youth Music Festival returns to Crooked Road

May 3rd, 2014 2:00 pm by Entertainment Staff

Some of Southwest Virginia's most promising young musicians will showcase their talents at the third annual Crooked Road Youth Music Festival, to be held Saturday, May 10.

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Regional & National
If it's OK for women to propose, why don't they?

If it's OK for women to propose, why don't they?

May 3rd, 2014 1:24 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

If a man is marrying a woman somewhere in America, odds are that he proposed to her. That may seem obvious, but consider this: Three-fourths of Americans say it would be fine for the woman to do the proposing, in theory.

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Entertainment
Efrem Zimbalist Jr., star of '77 Sunset Strip' and 'The F.B.I.,' dies

Efrem Zimbalist Jr., star of '77 Sunset Strip' and 'The F.B.I.,' dies

May 3rd, 2014 1:20 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

Handsome, debonair and blessed with a distinguished voice that reflected his real-life upbringing, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. seemed born to play the television roles that made him famous, that of hip Hollywood detective and brilliant G-man.

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