Kingsport Times News Monday, July 28, 2014
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NWS to survey damage, assess reports of 3 tornadoes touching down

NWS to survey damage, assess reports of 3 tornadoes touching down

July 28th, 2014 10:20 am by Rain Smith

According to a preliminary storm report issued by the NWS, there is "possible tornado damage" from roughly Exit 56 of Interstate 81 to Exit 10 of I-26. There were also reports of a possible touchdown in the area of Church Hill and Carters Valley.

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Police: Knoxville officer shoots man after being attacked

Police: Knoxville officer shoots man after being attacked

July 28th, 2014 10:11 am by Associated Press

Police say 45-year-old Ronald Carden died Sunday morning after suddenly attacking Officer David Gerlach, who had stopped to help him and another man change a flat tire along Interstate 40.

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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

July 28th, 2014 8:13 am by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.

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KATS eyeing new home

KATS eyeing new home

July 28th, 2014 8:00 am by Matthew Lane

The Kingsport Area Transit Service has run out of space and is in need of a new facility, one specifically tailored for transit to meet the current needs and the needs for the next 10 to 15 years.

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PHOTO GALLERY : Storm Damage

July 27th, 2014 9:09 pm by David Grace

The area of Sullivan County near Rock Springs Road and Cox Hollow was hit by "touchdown" of storms moving through the region early Sunday evening.

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UPDATED: Reader submitted storm photos, July 27

July 27th, 2014 8:20 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport Times-News readers submitted photos after storms moved through the Tri-Cities region on Sunday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Storms slam Rock Springs area

UPDATE: Storms slam Rock Springs area

July 27th, 2014 8:10 pm by J. H. Osborne

The area of Sullivan County near Rock Springs Road and Eastern Star Road was hardest hit by "touchdown" of storms moving through the region early Sunday evening.

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Hawkins school prayer walk scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 3

Hawkins school prayer walk scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 3

July 27th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The public is invited to attend the second annual HawkinsCounty School Prayer Walk scheduled for afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 3 —the day before the 2014-15 school year starts.

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Enrollment at city school system up, county school system down

Enrollment at city school system up, county school system down

July 27th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

After Tuesday night's Board of Education work session, Hampton said D-B had 2014 enrolled with other 50 pending, although he added some will transfer out because they've moved away or enrolled at another school.

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It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Brickyard for record fifth time

It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Brickyard for record fifth time

July 27th, 2014 5:04 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago. Gordon nailed the final restart of the race, powering past teammate Kasey Kahne to claim the win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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