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Override of local bans of guns in parks fails

Override of local bans of guns in parks fails

April 15th, 2014 3:49 pm by Associated Press

A bill seeking to do away with city and county governments' power to ban firearms in parks, playgrounds and ball fields has failed for the year.

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Police seek info on Kingsport fraud suspect

Police seek info on Kingsport fraud suspect

April 15th, 2014 3:39 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are offering surveillance footage of a woman believed to be fraudulently using a stolen debit card, hoping someone may have information on the suspect.

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Donations needed at Kingsport non-profit

Donations needed at Kingsport non-profit

April 15th, 2014 2:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

New things are happening at Hunger First — a new director, a donated freezer and a partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank — but donations have almost dried up. Each month they feed around 500 to 600 people, no questions asked.

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UPDATE: Cal hires Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin as coach

UPDATE: Cal hires Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin as coach

April 15th, 2014 1:36 pm by Associated Press

Cal announced Cuonzo Martin's hiring Tuesday. He went 63-41 in three seasons at Tennessee, including a 24-13 mark and an appearance in the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament this season.

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Big Dog is Back: 'T.K.' returns to downtown Kingsport with hot dog cart

Big Dog is Back: 'T.K.' returns to downtown Kingsport with hot dog cart

April 15th, 2014 1:16 pm by Matthew Lane

After more than a decade in the hot dog business, Tom Keller is getting back to the basics. His restaurant was located at the corner of Broad and Market and offered seven different styles of hot dogs and numerous toppings. But therein lies the problem.

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Widespread, hard freeze expected to threaten spring growth

Widespread, hard freeze expected to threaten spring growth

April 15th, 2014 12:44 pm by Staff Report

The National Weather Service expects temperatures between 22 and 28 degrees across the region tonight, meaning a widespread freeze will threaten blooming trees, spring crops and other plants.

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Tenn. school voucher bill fails for session

Tenn. school voucher bill fails for session

April 15th, 2014 11:17 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a program that gives parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school has once again failed to pass.

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Scrapbook Showcase: After the Rain

April 15th, 2014 9:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by Debbie Winegar. The pictures were taken from her house after an evening storm on April 4.

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Suspected serial murderers wore GPS devices

Suspected serial murderers wore GPS devices

April 15th, 2014 8:11 am by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

Two convicted sex offenders dutifully checked in with police every month and wore their GPS trackers around the clock — yet for at least two months last fall, authorities claim, they were raping and killing at least four women.

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Miller: NN Inc. project could lead to 200 new jobs

Miller: NN Inc. project could lead to 200 new jobs

April 15th, 2014 12:16 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Johnson City headquartered NN Inc. was confirmed Monday as the manufacturer being courted by local economic development leaders hoping to land a new $10 million corporate office building and 200 new jobs.

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