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Mountain City family, South Carolina motorist die after fiery, head-on crash

Mountain City family, South Carolina motorist die after fiery, head-on crash

May 17th, 2015 5:29 pm by Associated Press

BOONE, N.C. - The North Carolina Highway Patrol says a Tennessee family of three and a South Carolina motorist are dead after a high-speed crash in the North Carolina mountains.

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Crime Regional & National
Theater shooting defense lawyers try to limit gore, emotion

Theater shooting defense lawyers try to limit gore, emotion

May 17th, 2015 5:08 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial are trying hard to keep jurors from knowing the worst details of the massacre, fighting to prevent survivors from revealing how badly they were injured.

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News Regional & National
States saying 'no' to cities seeking to regulate businesses

States saying 'no' to cities seeking to regulate businesses

May 17th, 2015 5:03 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Alarmed about cities trying to outlaw plastic bags, the director of the Missouri Grocers Association decided to do something about it.

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Sports
Miller gives up first hit with two outs in 9th, Braves win 6-0

Miller gives up first hit with two outs in 9th, Braves win 6-0

May 17th, 2015 4:05 pm by STEVEN WINE, AP Sports Writer

Shelby Miller's no-hit bid ended with two outs in the ninth Sunday when Justin Bour singled sharply up the middle, and the Braves right-hander pitched a two-hitter in a 6-0 win over the Marlins that completed a three-game sweep.

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Great white shark cruising coast becomes Twitter star

Great white shark cruising coast becomes Twitter star

May 17th, 2015 3:35 pm by PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press

@MaryLeeShark is the fake Twitter handle for a very real, nearly 3,500-pound great white whose movements can be tracked online and in real time.

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Local News Education TriCityMom
Miller Perry trio aim for the stars with school newspaper

Miller Perry trio aim for the stars with school newspaper

May 17th, 2015 2:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Three Miller Perry Elementary students, with help from their principal and a teacher, gave birth to a newspaper this school year. The first edition of The Bobcat Enterprise "News and Beyond" went home with students April 24.

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News Local News
Despite traffic backups, Stone Drive signals staying the same

Despite traffic backups, Stone Drive signals staying the same

May 17th, 2015 11:57 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - The timing of the traffic signals at two Stone Drive intersections, where construction is currently taking place, has not been adjusted. And it probably won't be.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Hamlin gives JGR first All-Star race victory

Hamlin gives JGR first All-Star race victory

May 17th, 2015 1:40 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Denny Hamlin gave Joe Gibbs Racing its first victory in NASCAR's Sprint All-Star race by using clean air to hold off Kevin Harvick at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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Kingsport considering 'constrained' capital plan

Kingsport considering 'constrained' capital plan

May 16th, 2015 11:00 pm by Holly Nelms

A constrained capital improvement plan being considered by city leaders has most funds allocated towards a new demolition landfill cell, facilities maintenance and library renovations. Money is also proposed for extension of the Greenbelt.

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Wise schools made strides under Perry

Wise schools made strides under Perry

May 16th, 2015 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Jeff Perry will become the superintendent of schools in Wythe County effective July 1. His tenure as Wise County Schools Superintendent included maelstrom over consolidation, with the final two years clearing to calmer seas.

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