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KPD: Burglars sledgehammer their way into pharmacy

KPD: Burglars sledgehammer their way into pharmacy

June 1st, 2015 12:14 pm by Rain Smith

Three people have been arrested for separate incidents at a Kingsport pharmacy: a woman who allegedly claimed she had a gun to steal medication, and a couple believed to have sledgehammered through a concrete wall to swipe drugs.

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GOP attack on water rule part of wider bid to 'rein in' EPA

GOP attack on water rule part of wider bid to 'rein in' EPA

June 1st, 2015 10:10 am by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

The Obama administration says a new federal rule regulating small streams and wetlands will protect the drinking water of more than 117 million people in the country. Not so, insist Republicans.

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Opinion
Don't drink Obama haters' Kool-Aid

Don't drink Obama haters' Kool-Aid

June 1st, 2015 10:02 am by Letters to the Editor

As for Obama's miserable failures, the Kool-Aid we're not drinking is yours. President Obama took the stimulus and brought back the auto industry, the banks, the stock market, ended the Iraq war, and killed bin Laden.

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Sullivan officials seek attorney review of insurance pact

Sullivan officials seek attorney review of insurance pact

June 1st, 2015 10:02 am by J. H. Osborne

Insurance Committee Chairman Mark Bowery said taped conversations with the company's representative can be used to show the committee was misled about what was covered by the written contract.

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Moonshine continues to permeate East Tennessee culture

Moonshine continues to permeate East Tennessee culture

June 1st, 2015 8:36 am by LANCE COLEMAN, Knoxville News Sentinel

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) - The city's first jar of legal moonshine was sold July 3, 2010. Some saw the moment as a salute to independence, a shedding of antiquated laws that kept the region from telling an important part of its history.

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Help wanted: Next-generation STEM jobs

Help wanted: Next-generation STEM jobs

June 1st, 2015 8:32 am by Hank Hayes

Getting millennials and other young people attracted to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers and entry-level manufacturing jobs has the full attention of higher education and corporations.

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Blue Plum Festival expected to draw 80,000

Blue Plum Festival expected to draw 80,000

June 1st, 2015 12:01 am by DYLAN CHESSER, NET News Service

The festival is intended to showcase continued improvements in Johnson City, highlight businesses that contribute to the city's revitalization and offer a venue where regional artists can show their work.

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Entertainment
Strawberry Jam opens 'Lunch on the Lawn' at SW Va. Museum

Strawberry Jam opens 'Lunch on the Lawn' at SW Va. Museum

May 31st, 2015 10:55 pm by Staff report

Strawberry Jam will kick off the popular annual "Lunch on the Lawn" musical performance series at noon on June 5 at the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park.

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Local News
Hawkins County clerk's office in Rogersville to be closed June 8-19

Hawkins County clerk's office in Rogersville to be closed June 8-19

May 31st, 2015 10:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

During this renovation project, the satellite office in Church Hill will be open. All vehicle registration renewals, title transfers, duplicate titles, marriage licenses and business licenses will continue to be done at this office.

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Sports Sports Live NASCAR/Racing
Barnes, VanDyke split LM wins at Lonesome Pine

Barnes, VanDyke split LM wins at Lonesome Pine

May 31st, 2015 9:22 pm by Staff Report

Kyle Barnes and Kres VanDyke both found victory lane Saturday at Lonesome Pine Raceway in twin 35-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock features.

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