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Obama visit expected to tout health law, not Insure Tennessee

Obama visit expected to tout health law, not Insure Tennessee

July 1st, 2015 7:50 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - President Barack Obama's visit to Nashville on Wednesday to tout his health care law is getting mixed reactions from those on both sides of a failed plan to expand Medicaid in Tennessee.

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App lets diners check restaurants' inspection scores

App lets diners check restaurants' inspection scores

July 1st, 2015 7:18 am by Staff Report

Available for both iOS and Android, the free app lets users view health inspection scores from Tennessee restaurants and retail stores that prepare food, including grocery stores and convenience markets.

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Tractor-trailer mishap shuts down northbound I-81

Tractor-trailer mishap shuts down northbound I-81

June 30th, 2015 11:03 pm by Staff report

Kingsport police responded to the incident at mile marker 58 at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Mount Carmel municipal Senior Center opens Wednesday

Mount Carmel municipal Senior Center opens Wednesday

June 30th, 2015 8:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

The skeptics and critics have had their say for the past four months, but on Wednesday Mount Carmel Mayor Larry Frost can begin making good on his promise of a bigger and better municipal Senior Center.

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Drunk man damaging trees in historic park wanted to cook hot dogs

Drunk man damaging trees in historic park wanted to cook hot dogs

June 30th, 2015 7:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

In 2013 Crockett Spring Park was named one of Tennessee's approximately 70 certified arboretums by the state Forestry Division owing to its 32 individual species of trees.

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Senior Center ouster from Mount Carmel City Hall complete

Senior Center ouster from Mount Carmel City Hall complete - VIDEO

June 30th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The independent Mount Carmel Senior Center's lease for the second floor of City Hall expired Tuesday, and the seniors' ouster from City Hall that was initiated by a surprise Board of Mayor and Aldermen vote this past February came to full fruition.

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KPD: Father intentionally kills kitten in front of children

KPD: Father intentionally kills kitten in front of children

June 30th, 2015 4:07 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested for fatally stomping and throwing a kitten in front of his young children, according to police, because he was angry with their mother.

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D-B students get hooked on fly fishing

D-B students get hooked on fly fishing

June 30th, 2015 2:45 pm by Laura Boggan, Community Contributor

Many people are hooked on fly fishing. Now, thanks to a unique class, a group of students at Dobyns-Bennett High School are among those intrigued with the popular sport.

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Kingsport woman charged with theft from J.C. auto dealer

Kingsport woman charged with theft from J.C. auto dealer

June 30th, 2015 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

A woman accused of stealing a new car from a Johnson City dealership apparently didn't read the owner's manual very closely, as police used the vehicle's factory-equipped GPS to track her to Blountville and make an arrest.

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Kingsport police probe 'cloned' fraud cases

Kingsport police probe 'cloned' fraud cases

June 30th, 2015 11:27 am by Rain Smith

Investigators say legitimate account numbers and details are obtained from credit and debit cards, with the information then copied to fake cards to make fraudulent purchases.

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