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Calif. governor declares emergency amid fires

Calif. governor declares emergency amid fires

August 3rd, 2014 3:00 am by Associated Press

A fast-growing wildfire along the Oregon-California border spurred evacuation notices even as California's governor declared a state of emergency to help fight blazes raging in the state.

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Batman creator's personal copies to be auctioned

Batman creator's personal copies to be auctioned

August 3rd, 2014 2:00 am by Associated Press

ComicConnect is selling Batman creator Bob Kane's file copies of Detective Comics Nos. 27 through 45 and Batman Nos. 1 through 3, a nearly mint copy of the first Incredible Hulk comic book and a 1942 Archie comic book.

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Twins pitching bottles up K-Mets in 4-0 win

Twins pitching bottles up K-Mets in 4-0 win

August 2nd, 2014 11:32 pm by Staff Report

Elizabethton's Sam Gibbons scattered two hits over seven innings and the Twins went on to beat the Kingsport Mets 4-0 on Saturday night at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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BOE mulling smoking ban on all Sullivan school properties

BOE mulling smoking ban on all Sullivan school properties

August 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

That would include non-students smoking inside private vehicles in a school parking lot, which is allowed now, and non-students smoking a set limit outside entrances to sporting events after school hours, also allowed now.

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Yennie hopes spreadsheet will keep BOE members in loop on renovation projects

Yennie hopes spreadsheet will keep BOE members in loop on renovation projects

August 2nd, 2014 6:44 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie is seeking to make details of renovation fund expenditures and projects more transparent.

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U.S. doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

U.S. doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

August 2nd, 2014 6:34 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

ATLANTA — The first person infected with Ebola to be brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit Saturday at one of the nation's best hospitals.

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Photo Gallery: KFD participates in swift water rescue training

August 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by David Grace

Members of the Kingsport Fire Department participated in a swift water rescue drill on Friday. Photos by David Grace

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Couple channel grief into retreat for veterans

Couple channel grief into retreat for veterans

August 2nd, 2014 4:00 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

Blumberg, a 22-year-old paratrooper known to his guys in the storied 82nd Airborne as "Blum," was killed days after deploying by a roadside bomb that tore through his Humvee.

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Sports
Longtime Braves broadcaster Van Wieren dies at 69

Longtime Braves broadcaster Van Wieren dies at 69

August 2nd, 2014 2:31 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer

Pete Van Wieren, the bespectacled broadcaster who was part of the landmark team that carried Atlanta Braves games throughout the nation on Ted Turner's "SuperStation," died Saturday after a long battle with cancer, the team said. He was 69.

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Fugitive on TBI most wanted list arrested in Morristown

Fugitive on TBI most wanted list arrested in Morristown

August 2nd, 2014 2:27 pm by Associated Press

A fugitive who was recently placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's top 10 most wanted list was captured Thursday in Morristown, WRCB-TV reported.

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