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Johnson City man gets 30 days in jail for killing dogs with 2x4

Johnson City man gets 30 days in jail for killing dogs with 2x4

June 19th, 2014 10:22 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City man believed to have killed four dogs - possibly with a 2x4 board - and dumped them along with an injured puppy into a trash can pleaded no contest to the charges Wednesday in Washington County General Sessions Court.

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Tenn. woman whose children died in hot car pleads guilty

Tenn. woman whose children died in hot car pleads guilty

June 19th, 2014 8:33 am by Associated Press

She was charged with felony murder and aggravated child neglect after the deaths of 3-year-old Daniel Marise and 2-year-old Savannah Marise in her car outside the family's home.

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Ruling adds momentum for Redskins name change

Ruling adds momentum for Redskins name change

June 19th, 2014 8:28 am by JOSEPH WHITE, AP Sports Writer

Ruling by a trademark board that the team has a "disparaging" nickname is another boost for those who have been advocating change, increasing the financial and political pressure for a movement that has gained significant momentum over the last year.

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Turmoil in Iraq is pushing up US gasoline prices

Turmoil in Iraq is pushing up US gasoline prices

June 19th, 2014 8:18 am by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

Drivers are being deprived of the usual price break between Memorial Day and July Fourth. The national average price of $3.68 per gallon is the highest price for this time of year since 2008, the year gasoline hit its all-time high.

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Kingsport man a knight: Payne Marshall inducted into French Legion of Honor

Kingsport man a knight: Payne Marshall inducted into French Legion of Honor

June 19th, 2014 8:14 am by Marci Gore

Payne Marshall spent six months in France during 1945, working as a radar technician for the radar units used during the Battle of the Bulge.

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Kingsport Mets to open 2014 season against Danville Braves at Hunter Wright Stadium

Kingsport Mets to open 2014 season against Danville Braves at Hunter Wright Stadium

June 18th, 2014 11:53 pm by George Thwaites

"We conquered our division and it was fun. The playoffs were fun for me and fun for the kids. But it's all about developing players here," said K-Mets manager Jose Leger, who returns for his third season in Kingsport.

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Corker proposes higher fuel tax to pay for repairs to highway infrastructure

Corker proposes higher fuel tax to pay for repairs to highway infrastructure

June 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker pitched his legislation Wednesday to fix up the nation's highway infrastructure by raising federal fuel taxes by six cents twice in the next two years and paying for the hike with provisions in the so-called "tax extenders" bill.

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Photo Gallery: Wednesday Afternoon Youth Baseball at Domtar Park 06-18.

June 18th, 2014 8:53 pm by Ned Jilton

Domtar Park Wednesday for some real baseball, the kind where the top players negotiate for a second scoop of ice cream and teams get pizza bonuses for a good season. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Wines named new principal at Volunteer High School

Wines named new principal at Volunteer High School

June 18th, 2014 7:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

"We are pleased that Mr. Wines has accepted the position at Volunteer and know that his focus on academic success and school improvement will benefit the students, staff and community." director of schools Steve Starnes

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Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare reach agreement on three-year deal

Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare reach agreement on three-year deal

June 18th, 2014 7:18 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — Wellmont Health System and UnitedHealthcare announced Wednesday they have signed a three-year agreement.

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