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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.15.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.15.14 - VIDEO

August 15th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies and kitties who need a good home at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Blondie, Carnegie, Deena, Scooter, Charlie, and Waylon.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Stewart to skip second straight Sprint Cup race

Stewart to skip second straight Sprint Cup race

August 15th, 2014 9:05 am by Associated Press

Tony Stewart announced the decision in a statement Thursday. His plans for the rest of the season have not been determined. Jeff Burton will drive Stewart's No. 14 Chevrolet in Michigan.

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News Crime Regional & National
Tennessee panel to examine sentencing, recidivism

Tennessee panel to examine sentencing, recidivism

August 15th, 2014 7:37 am by Associated Press

The current sentencing structure in Tennessee has been in place for more than 20 years. Officials say an examination will ensure that the structure is in line with the variety and severity of criminal behavior.

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Community Local News
Residents want Kingsley building to become community center

Residents want Kingsley building to become community center

August 15th, 2014 12:49 am by Rick Wagner

Bloomingdale area residents met Thursday evening at Ketron Elementary School with Director of Schools Jubal Yennie, who once had hopes the school closed in 2012 could become affordable housing for seniors and the disabled.

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Sports Sports Live
Ryans, Highland Cavs look forward to better year in 2014

Ryans, Highland Cavs look forward to better year in 2014

August 14th, 2014 11:41 pm by George Thwaites

The hard knocks of the 2013 season were an accepted part of the former Cherokee High School standout's college curriculum as he heads into the 2014 season with Virginia-Wise.

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Crime Local News
Kingsport woman thwarts abduction attempt

Kingsport woman thwarts abduction attempt

August 14th, 2014 10:57 pm by Rain Smith

A city woman had to fight off an unknown man at her child's bus stop on Thursday, according to police, as he attempted to pull her into his vehicle before she kicked him and escaped.

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Local News
School issues raised before Bluff City BMA

School issues raised before Bluff City BMA

August 14th, 2014 10:45 pm by Nick Shepherd

A middle school student took the floor in front of the Bluff City Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Thursday and asked the board to consider placing a sidewalk between Bluff City Middle School and Bluff City Elementary School.

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Local News
Mountain States leaders address merger rumors

Mountain States leaders address merger rumors

August 14th, 2014 10:22 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

The message does not openly mention competing Wellmont Health System's year-long search for a merger partner, but it does outline MSHA's financial health and suggests that outside competition could be detrimental to local health care.

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News Regional & National
Missouri Highway Patrol takes control in Ferguson

Missouri Highway Patrol takes control in Ferguson

August 14th, 2014 10:09 pm by Associated Press

The agency assumes law-enforcement authority after four days of clashes between local officers in riot gear and furious crowds protesting the death of an unarmed black teen shot by a police officer.

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Sports Sports Live Photos

Photo Gallery: Big 7 Football Jamboree Action in Bristol

August 14th, 2014 9:41 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Sullivan Central vs Tennessee High and Dobyns-Bennett vs Science Hill games by Ned Jilton II

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