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Bluff City racial discrimination lawsuit partially dismissed

Bluff City racial discrimination lawsuit partially dismissed

July 19th, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Mayor Irene Wells, former police officer Lee McClintock and former public works employee Milton Boyd filed a lawsuit in Sullivan County Chancery Court in February, naming Bluff City, City Manager Judy Dulaney and the aldermen as defendants.

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6.5 mile gas pipeline taking shape in Sullivan County

6.5 mile gas pipeline taking shape in Sullivan County

July 19th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

In 2013, Eastman announced plans to convert power boilers at its Kingsport facility from coal to natural gas. The goal is to achieve "significant reductions" in greenhouse gases and other emissions.

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Church Hill man dies in Stone Drive crash

Church Hill man dies in Stone Drive crash

July 19th, 2014 6:30 pm by Wes Bunch

A police spokesman said investigators believe alcohol consumption and excessive speed were contributing factors in the head-on collision.

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McCall, Robinette lead after first day of rainy Lonesome Pine Invitational

McCall, Robinette lead after first day of rainy Lonesome Pine Invitational

July 19th, 2014 6:20 pm by Pat Kenney

Mother Nature was a player in Saturday's rain-shortened first round of the 83rd Lonesome Pine Invitational, which saw Mike McCall and Tyler Robinette take advantage of their late start times to sit atop the leaderboard at 2 under.

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Kingsport crafting new annexation policy

Kingsport crafting new annexation policy

July 19th, 2014 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Earlier this year, the Tennessee legislature changed the way annexation works in the Volunteer State, removing a provision of the law that allows cities to annex land within its urban growth boundary by ordinance.

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DNA being collected to ID Ukraine crash victims

DNA being collected to ID Ukraine crash victims

July 19th, 2014 2:45 pm by MIKE CORDER, Associated Press

Forensic teams fanned out across the Netherlands on Saturday to collect material that will help positively identify the remains of victims killed in the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine.

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HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in U.S. over decade

HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in U.S. over decade

July 19th, 2014 2:32 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the United States.

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Tennessee AD Hart sees progress, preaches patience

Tennessee AD Hart sees progress, preaches patience

July 19th, 2014 2:14 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Athletic director Dave Hart sees signs of progress around the Tennessee campus and in the classroom. Now it's a matter of the Volunteers making similar strides on the field.

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Man already wanted for evading arrest nabbed during motorcycle chase

Man already wanted for evading arrest nabbed during motorcycle chase

July 19th, 2014 1:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hamblen County man with outstanding arrest warrants in three counties led Hawkins County deputies on a high speed motorcycle chase late Wednesday night before dumping the bike in an open field.

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McAuliffe plugs Medicaid expansion at Wise County RAM

McAuliffe plugs Medicaid expansion at Wise County RAM

July 19th, 2014 11:00 am by Stephen Igo

Volunteers delivered medical, dental and vision services while the governor and his entourage swirled through the splashy fairgrounds.

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