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Fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash, Kingsport wants its money back, it's dark on the river bridge and more stories you may have missed

Fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash, Kingsport wants its money back, it's dark on the river bridge and more stories you may have missed

July 20th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net.

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Entertainment
TV legend James Garner dead at 86

TV legend James Garner dead at 86

July 20th, 2014 9:15 am by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

James Garner's whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick," led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance."

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Longtime Sullivan County trustee challenged by wife of comptroller's office chief of staff

Longtime Sullivan County trustee challenged by wife of comptroller's office chief of staff

July 20th, 2014 12:36 am by J. H. Osborne

Challenger Alicia Mumpower is the wife of former state representative Jason Mumpower, who now is chief of staff for the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury in Nashville.

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Florida jury slams R.J. Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

Florida jury slams R.J. Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

July 20th, 2014 12:25 am by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

A Florida jury slammed the nation's No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages on Friday in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

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Sports Sports Live
K-Mets' Nuez, two relievers shut out Rays

K-Mets' Nuez, two relievers shut out Rays

July 19th, 2014 11:00 pm by Staff Report

Three Kingsport pitchers combined on a six-hit shutout on Saturday night at Hunter Wright Stadium, and the Mets cruised to a 3-0 Appalachian League victory over the Princeton Rays.

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Community Photos Local Entertainment

Happy Snaps Photographer at Fun Fest 2014 -Train Concert Saturday

July 19th, 2014 10:35 pm by Staff Report

The Times-News Happy Snaps photographer was out and about catching people having fun at Kingsport, TN, Fun Fest 2014. Tonight our Happy Snaps photographer was around the grounds of J. Fred Johnson Stadium at the Taste and Dirty Guv/Train Concert.

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Bluff City racial discrimination lawsuit partially dismissed

Bluff City racial discrimination lawsuit partially dismissed

July 19th, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Mayor Irene Wells, former police officer Lee McClintock and former public works employee Milton Boyd filed a lawsuit in Sullivan County Chancery Court in February, naming Bluff City, City Manager Judy Dulaney and the aldermen as defendants.

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6.5 mile gas pipeline taking shape in Sullivan County

6.5 mile gas pipeline taking shape in Sullivan County

July 19th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

In 2013, Eastman announced plans to convert power boilers at its Kingsport facility from coal to natural gas. The goal is to achieve "significant reductions" in greenhouse gases and other emissions.

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Church Hill man dies in Stone Drive crash

Church Hill man dies in Stone Drive crash

July 19th, 2014 6:30 pm by Wes Bunch

A police spokesman said investigators believe alcohol consumption and excessive speed were contributing factors in the head-on collision.

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McCall, Robinette lead after first day of rainy Lonesome Pine Invitational

McCall, Robinette lead after first day of rainy Lonesome Pine Invitational

July 19th, 2014 6:20 pm by Pat Kenney

Mother Nature was a player in Saturday's rain-shortened first round of the 83rd Lonesome Pine Invitational, which saw Mike McCall and Tyler Robinette take advantage of their late start times to sit atop the leaderboard at 2 under.

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