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Update: Newspaper owner Katz among seven killed in small-plane crash

Update: Newspaper owner Katz among seven killed in small-plane crash

June 1st, 2014 3:34 am by Associated Press

Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz was killed along with six other people in a fiery plane crash in Massachusetts early Sunday morning.

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Sports Sports Live
Austin leads Virginia High girls  to Region 2A West track and field title

Austin leads Virginia High girls to Region 2A West track and field title

June 1st, 2014 12:53 am by George Thwaites

"It's a great pleasure and an honor to coach this group of girls. They just didn't quit," said Virginia High coach Terry Smith, whose girls outpointed Gate City by three points (80 1/2-77 1/2) in the final team standings.

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Proposed Sullivan lawsuit against cities got just enough votes to proceed

Proposed Sullivan lawsuit against cities got just enough votes to proceed

May 31st, 2014 9:11 pm by J. H. Osborne

To move forward, a proposed lawsuit from Sullivan County against the cities of Bristol and Kingsport needed a simple majority vote by the 24-member Sullivan County Commission.

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Community Local News
Kingsport July 4th fireworks may misfire for lack of sponsors

Kingsport July 4th fireworks may misfire for lack of sponsors

May 31st, 2014 9:05 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport will have fireworks on Independence Day this year. Next year? Maybe not if community support and local sponsorship fails to improve from this year, said Sherri Mosley.

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Mount Carmel BMA adds zoning districts to help undo 2009 action

Mount Carmel BMA adds zoning districts to help undo 2009 action

May 31st, 2014 8:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — The Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen took its first steps Tuesday toward undoing the 2009 "retail sales only" rezoning of Main Street.

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Haslam launches bid for second term as governor

Haslam launches bid for second term as governor

May 31st, 2014 7:47 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Saturday launched a re-election bid that bears little resemblance to the often contentious campaign of four years ago.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Kyle Busch 2-for-2 at Dover with Nationwide win

Kyle Busch 2-for-2 at Dover with Nationwide win

May 31st, 2014 7:29 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Kyle Busch heard the critics who said he was too good, too dominant, too loaded with the best equipment to keep dropping down levels and routinely romping his way toward victories.

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Regional & National Health
New drugs may make progress in fight against lung, ovarian cancers

New drugs may make progress in fight against lung, ovarian cancers

May 31st, 2014 7:11 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

CHICAGO — New drugs are making a dent against some hard-to-treat cancers, but some results raise fresh questions about whether the benefit is worth the cost.

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Community Education
Volunteer High Environmental Club reaches 77-ton recycling mark in fourth year

Volunteer High Environmental Club reaches 77-ton recycling mark in fourth year

May 31st, 2014 6:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Volunteer High School students are trying to set an example for the rest of the state on how to reduce the carbon footprint for a large campus.

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Ketron Elementary set to offer no-charge lunches to all students

Ketron Elementary set to offer no-charge lunches to all students

May 31st, 2014 6:03 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Sullivan County's Ketron Elementary School is set to offer universal no-charge lunches to all of its more than 700 students, with no applications required.

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