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City wants its money back: Kingsport hoping to recover extra funds spent on D-B stadium renovation

City wants its money back: Kingsport hoping to recover extra funds spent on D-B stadium renovation

July 15th, 2014 6:51 am by Matthew Lane

The project hit a snag last month when Pat Breeding with GRC informed the BMA of an issue regarding the generator for the elevator and how its specifications in the plans were not adequate to operate the elevator.

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Photos: Fun Fest Rhythm in Riverview

July 15th, 2014 6:38 am by LURAH LOWERY, llowery@timesnews.net

Rhythm in Riverview has taken place for 33 years. This year had the most vendors yet with 14 — varying from soul food, to Caribbean, to cool refreshments and funnel cakes.

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Shipley leads Hulsey in 2nd House District race fundraising

Shipley leads Hulsey in 2nd House District race fundraising

July 14th, 2014 10:30 pm by Hank Hayes

Incumbent GOP state Rep. Tony Shipley has a huge fundraising advantage over Republican Primary challenger Bud Hulsey with help from political action committees, according to second quarter disclosures filed with the state.

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Man seeks arrest to visit son in jail

Man seeks arrest to visit son in jail

July 14th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A man from Coeburn had a question for dispatch: If he drinks beer, will police come and take him to jail in Duffield?

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KPD: Fight over drug money leads to child neglect arrests

KPD: Fight over drug money leads to child neglect arrests

July 14th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

Two Kingsport women, who reportedly went to fight a man over drug money, have been arrested for allegedly leaving a pair of young children unsupervised while they settled their grudge at a city motel.

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Kingsport juvenile allegedly crashes stolen van in cemetery during police chase

Kingsport juvenile allegedly crashes stolen van in cemetery during police chase

July 14th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A 16-year-old Kingsport boy is facing numerous charges after allegedly leading Hawkins County police on a high speed chase that ended with him rolling a stolen van at a Mount Carmel cemetery.

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Hawkins man killed when Bobcat rolls over

Hawkins man killed when Bobcat rolls over

July 14th, 2014 3:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man was killed Saturday evening after the Caterpillar Bobcat he was using apparently rolled down a steep embankment.

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Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

July 14th, 2014 3:14 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Authorities say the truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay $92 million in fines for cheating customers out of promised rebates and discounts.

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Former sheriff arrested after chase by troopers

Former sheriff arrested after chase by troopers

July 14th, 2014 3:00 pm by Associated Press

A former Grainger County sheriff and current mayoral candidate has been charged with drunk driving after police say he ran into at least one tombstone while leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

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VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

July 14th, 2014 2:49 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

Volkswagen plans to build a new seven-passenger SUV at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, adding about 2,000 factory jobs as it tries to reverse U.S. sales that have fallen for the past two years.

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