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Trademark board rules against Redskins name

Trademark board rules against Redskins name

June 18th, 2014 11:13 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.

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Alleged Kingsport paving scammer wanted in Scott County

Alleged Kingsport paving scammer wanted in Scott County

June 18th, 2014 10:36 am by Wes Bunch

Frank Edward Small's criminal record extends from Sullivan County, Tenn., to Mercer, W. Va. He was scheduled to appear June 11 in Scott County Circuit Court, but reportedly failed to show.

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Motorcyclist who led police on chase before crashing into fence charged with felony

Motorcyclist who led police on chase before crashing into fence charged with felony

June 18th, 2014 8:30 am by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport motorcyclist who allegedly led police on a high speed chase Saturday night through a residential neighborhood near Volunteer High School was arraigned Monday on charges including felony evading arrest.

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ETSU students could face 6 percent tuition hike

ETSU students could face 6 percent tuition hike

June 18th, 2014 7:55 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

The increase and maintenance fees requested by the university would put the cost to attend ETSU for full-time, in-state undergraduate students at $7,691 annually.

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First US executions since botched lethal injection

First US executions since botched lethal injection

June 18th, 2014 7:10 am by JIM SALTER and KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

Within an hour, Georgia, then Missouri carried out the nation's first executions since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April raised new concerns about capital punishment.

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Convicted child rapist sentenced to 180 days after failing to report for a year

Convicted child rapist sentenced to 180 days after failing to report for a year

June 18th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Convicted child rapist Billy Wayne Spears was sentenced to 180 days in jail Monday by Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross in exchange for a guilty plea to attempted violation of the Tennessee Sex Offender Registry.

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Hawkins random drug testing proposal excludes machinery operators

Hawkins random drug testing proposal excludes machinery operators

June 18th, 2014 6:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A proposal recommended by the Hawkins County leaders Friday would exclude a substantial number of county employees from mandatory random drug testing, including heavy equipment and machinery operators.

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Kingsport BMA approves budget, tax increase

Kingsport BMA approves budget, tax increase

June 17th, 2014 11:49 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave final approval to Kingsport's 2015 budget Tuesday night, a budget that includes a 13-cent property tax hike and increases to both the water and sewer rates.

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Downtown Kingsport  motorcycle crash leaves Gate City man injured

Downtown Kingsport motorcycle crash leaves Gate City man injured

June 17th, 2014 10:57 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A Southwest Virginia man was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon in Kingsport when a pickup truck collided with the motorcycle he was riding.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Downtown Kingsport

June 17th, 2014 10:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos of Downtown Kingsport, taken and submitted by Derek Cress. Included is some beautiful night photography.

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