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Woman charged with attempted murder in Pleasant Grove shooting

Woman charged with attempted murder in Pleasant Grove shooting

June 23rd, 2014 9:37 am by Nick Shepherd

A wife shot her husband in the back as they were checking a trail camera and left him to die in the woods as she went on a planned visit to Pigeon Forge with the couple's two children, according to a press release.

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First lady Haslam encouraging summer reading

First lady Haslam encouraging summer reading

June 23rd, 2014 9:19 am by Associated Press

First lady Crissy Haslam is partnering with law enforcement across the state to encourage children to read during the summer.

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Kerry urges political reform in Iraq

Kerry urges political reform in Iraq

June 23rd, 2014 9:18 am by LARA JAKES, Associated Press; HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged Iraq's top Shiite leaders to give more government power to political opponents before a Sunni insurgency seizes more control across the country and sweeps away hopes for lasting peace.

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Officials recommend building four ball fields

Officials recommend building four ball fields

June 23rd, 2014 9:15 am by Matthew Lane

City officials are recommending Kingsport's new ball field complex have four fields, rather than five, but have the contractor grade enough of the property to add a fifth field at a future date.

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Witness to the mission: Fundraiser for local church projects in South Sudan to feature former child soldier, government official

Witness to the mission: Fundraiser for local church projects in South Sudan to feature former child soldier, government official

June 23rd, 2014 9:13 am by Nick Shepherd

In 2009, Mandela first encountered the city of Kingsport, meeting with the vice mayor at the time to explain the political situation in South Sudan. From there, a relationship developed between Mandela and members of the Holston United Methodist Church.

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Sports Sports Live
Quick start leads K-Mets past Bluefield

Quick start leads K-Mets past Bluefield

June 22nd, 2014 11:24 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport picked up its second straight Appalachian League win at Hunter Wright Stadium on Sunday by beating the Bluefield Blue Jays 5-2.

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Man in serious condition following shooting in Bluff City

Man in serious condition following shooting in Bluff City

June 22nd, 2014 8:49 pm by Wes Bunch

BLUFF CITY — One man is seriously injured and another is in police custody following a shooting incident that occurred Sunday in Sullivan County.

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Sports
Goal in stoppage time gives Portugal draw with U.S.

Goal in stoppage time gives Portugal draw with U.S.

June 22nd, 2014 8:26 pm by CHRIS LEHOURITES, AP Sports Writer

Cristiano Ronaldo set up Varela for a late equalizer on a hot and humid night in the jungle Sunday to give the Portugal a 2-2 draw with the United States and hope for a spot in the second round of the World Cup.

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Edwards earns first career road course

Edwards earns first career road course

June 22nd, 2014 7:03 pm by Associated Press

SONOMA, Calif. — Carl Edwards made Roush Fenway Racing the unlikely organization to end Hendrick Motorsports' five-race winning streak.

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City BOE legislative liaison takes stock of year's 'good,' 'bad' laws

City BOE legislative liaison takes stock of year's 'good,' 'bad' laws

June 22nd, 2014 7:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The old saying that residents of Tennessee are safe now that the General Assembly is out of session doesn't give much comfort to city school system folks tracking education legislation.

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