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Gibbs hires Carl Edwards

Gibbs hires Carl Edwards

August 19th, 2014 1:00 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Joe Gibbs Racing has hired Carl Edwards to drive a new fourth Sprint Cup car in 2015.

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Tribe's Burkett triplets have bond like no other

Tribe's Burkett triplets have bond like no other

August 19th, 2014 1:00 pm by Pat Kenney

The Dobyns-Bennett girls soccer roster lists three Burkett sisters. Colleen, Erin and Maggie aren't just sisters, though. They're triplets, and they have a bond like no other.

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Wise County mom takes Alford pleas in toddler's death

Wise County mom takes Alford pleas in toddler's death

August 19th, 2014 12:17 pm by Stephen Igo

Brandie M. Baldwin will serve a net 14 years in prison for her role in the death of 2-year old Emma Baldwin on or around Oct. 19, 2012. According to the child's father, Baldwin preferred to "party Emma's life away, slowly" rather than be a proper mother.

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Opportunity knocks as MECCA singers travel near and far to perform

Opportunity knocks as MECCA singers travel near and far to perform

August 19th, 2014 11:50 am by Amanda J. Vicars

MECCA, which is made up of around 135 total singers at present, serves as an umbrella organization for three age-specific choir groups.

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Entertainment Blogs
Vintage Junkie -- Flea Market Flip: Dressing Table Redo

Vintage Junkie -- Flea Market Flip: Dressing Table Redo

August 19th, 2014 11:15 am by Melissa Baskette

My husband picked up this old dressing table for me at a recent sale. The finish had seen better days, but it was well constructed and the drawers all opened and closed with ease.

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As fair begins, 15-year veteran vendor hoping things stay frosty

As fair begins, 15-year veteran vendor hoping things stay frosty

August 19th, 2014 9:19 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

For some people, the start of the Appalachian Fair may herald the return of a favorite ride or carnival game. For others, however, the fair's return may also mean the return of a favorite frozen treat.

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Sullivan Commission OKs budget

Sullivan Commission OKs budget

August 19th, 2014 8:25 am by J. H. Osborne

The budget is based on the same county property tax rate as last year: $2.3054. But it projects each penny of the tax rate is worth about $6,000 more than a penny was worth last year.

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National Guard mobilizes as Ferguson, Mo., protests turn tense

National Guard mobilizes as Ferguson, Mo., protests turn tense

August 19th, 2014 8:15 am by By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Tina Susman and Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Around 10 p.m. CDT, someone threw plastic water bottles, and the crowd protesting the Aug. 9 shooting surged, confronting nervous police in riot gear. Suddenly, the National Guard mobilized, after keeping a low profile throughout the day.

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VIDEO: Wellmont's assets need to stay under local control, panel says

VIDEO: Wellmont's assets need to stay under local control, panel says

August 18th, 2014 10:09 pm by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Health System's assets need to remain under local governance, a panel of regional power players told a supportive standing-room-only crowd at a Kingsport Higher Education Center forum on Monday night.

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Grandmother arrested for allegedly beating girl for coming home an hour late

Grandmother arrested for allegedly beating girl for coming home an hour late

August 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County grandmother was charged with aggravated assault Friday for allegedly beating her 15-year-old granddaughter with a belt for coming home an hour late.

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