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Kahne ends long drought with Michigan pole

Kahne ends long drought with Michigan pole

June 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by Associated Press

Kasey Kahne took his first NASCAR Sprint Cup pole in nearly 32 months Friday, topping qualifying at Michigan International Speedway with a lap of 201.992 mph.

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Catch of the Week: June 4-10

June 12th, 2015 7:00 pm by Staff Report

Thanks to everyone who has shared their Catch of the Week photos during our spring contest! Though the contest has ended, we still invite you to share your catch every week at outdoors@timesnews.net.

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Committee recommends pay hikes for Hawkins sheriff's staff

Committee recommends pay hikes for Hawkins sheriff's staff

June 12th, 2015 6:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

"I feel like it's time for Hawkins County to invest in the future of our deputies. They work diligently and risk their lives, yet 85 percent of them have to work two and three jobs to provide for their families." -- Sheriff Ronnie Lawson

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Sports
Muller to transfer from Virginia Tech

Muller to transfer from Virginia Tech

June 12th, 2015 6:21 pm by Staff Report

Malik Muller is leaving the Virginia Tech men's basketball program with plans to transfer to another school, Hokies coach Buzz Williams announced Friday.

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Man who slit elderly victim's throat during robbery gets 20 years

Man who slit elderly victim's throat during robbery gets 20 years

June 12th, 2015 3:27 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Our proof would have shown that Mr. Carpenter took a wrench and hit the victim in the face, and then slit his throat. It was gruesome." -- Attorney General Dan Armstrong

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A Call for Christmas Ornaments

A Call for Christmas Ornaments

June 12th, 2015 2:06 pm by Matthew Lane

KingsportARTS will be hosting a series of workshops each Monday in July where kids and teens can come and make ornaments, which will be sent to Nashville and put on display in the governor's residence and Conservation Hall this holiday season.

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Community Photos

Scenes from the Virginia-Kentucky District Fair

June 12th, 2015 1:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Virginia-Kentucky District Fair has celebrated its 102th anniversary this week with a horse show, 5K race, pageants, demolition derby and a talent show. The week-long event wraps up Saturday night with a concert by Shenandoah.

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Sullivan County SBK Animal Shelter adoptable animals this week. - VIDEO

June 12th, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

Click on the gallery to see new animals at the SBK Sullivan County Animal Shelter. Contact: 423-279-2741, or visit all of the animals at: 380 Massengil Rd, Blountville, TN. In this week's video we meet: Marco, Polo, Jay, Fancy, Meko, and Tiffany.

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Severe weather months are here -- don't get caught in a storm

Severe weather months are here -- don't get caught in a storm

June 12th, 2015 10:19 am by Holly Nelms

One of the most dangerous components of a thunderstorm is lightning, and hundreds of people are injured by lightning each year.

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KPD: Recently arrested auto burglary trio linked to additional crimes

KPD: Recently arrested auto burglary trio linked to additional crimes

June 12th, 2015 9:51 am by Holly Nelms

In each of these cases of auto burglary, the vehicles had been left unlocked by the owners, and in both cases of vehicles being stolen, the keys had been left in the vehicles by the owners. Police are urging city residents to lock vehicles.

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