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Tennessee defense getting tougher on third down

Tennessee defense getting tougher on third down

September 9th, 2014 4:20 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee opponents have converted just seven of their 31 third-down situations through the first two weeks of the season, a remarkable turnaround for a defense that struggled in those scenarios the last few years.

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Scrapbook Showcase: America the Beautiful

September 9th, 2014 3:40 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase features a collection of national park photos. The photos were submitted by John and Bette Jeffries of Kingsport.

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United Way of Greater Kingsport kicks off community campaign

United Way of Greater Kingsport kicks off community campaign

September 9th, 2014 1:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

This year's goal is to raise $4 million for the United Way of Greater Kingsport. United Way has very specific goals in mind for the money, such as literacy and hunger.

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Christian 'honored' to be elected Hawkins BOE's new chairman

Christian 'honored' to be elected Hawkins BOE's new chairman

September 9th, 2014 11:54 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — With only two years of experience under his belt on the Hawkins County Board of Education, Chris Christian has been elected by his fellow board members to serve as board chairman.

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Kingsport couple's granddaughter a finalist on 'America's Got Talent'

Kingsport couple's granddaughter a finalist on 'America's Got Talent'

September 9th, 2014 11:07 am by Rick Wagner

A ballet dancer with ties to Kingsport will be on the finals of "America's Got Talent" Tuesday on NBC.

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Two properties acquired to enable Greenbelt expansion

Two properties acquired to enable Greenbelt expansion

September 9th, 2014 9:22 am by Matthew Lane

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved two small property purchases in connection to the Kingsport Greenbelt, key pieces to help extend the nine-mile walking and biking trail across the old Rotherwood Bridge and into Hawkins County.

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Old favorites and new events on tap at Kingsport Oktoberfest

Old favorites and new events on tap at Kingsport Oktoberfest

September 9th, 2014 8:28 am by Marci Gore

Tennessee's largest Oktoberfest will once again take over the streets of downtown Kingsport when the gates open at 10 a.m. Saturday for the fourth annual Kingsport Oktoberfest.

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Police: Remains are those of missing Tenn. woman

Police: Remains are those of missing Tenn. woman

September 9th, 2014 8:22 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Human remains discovered in a rural Tennessee county are those of a missing nursing student Holly Bobo, who disappeared from her home in April 2011, investigators said late Monday.

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Home Depot confirms breach in US, Canada stores

Home Depot confirms breach in US, Canada stores

September 9th, 2014 8:17 am by MARLEY JAY, Associated Press

Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards. The breach could turn out to be one of the biggest in history.

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Kingsport BMA approves bond issue

Kingsport BMA approves bond issue

September 8th, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen took the initial step last week of issuing $26.3 million in bonds — money that will be used to fund the city's capital improvement plan over the next year.

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