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Vintage Junkie is having a Summer giveaway

Vintage Junkie is having a Summer giveaway

June 3rd, 2014 11:09 am by Melissa Baskette

It's time for my summer giveaway. Technically, it's not summer until June 21st, but who cares? It's hot outside, so that's good enough for me.

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Kingsport Spring Spectacular photography contest, exhibition opens at Renaissance Center

Kingsport Spring Spectacular photography contest, exhibition opens at Renaissance Center

June 3rd, 2014 9:18 am by Jessica Fischer

Sixty-two entrants — many of them first-timers — submitted photographs for this year's 12th annual competition, which will hang in the Renaissance Center's second-floor Main Gallery and Atrium Gallery through June 26.

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Kingsport man acquitted of theft in alleged inheritance scheme

Kingsport man acquitted of theft in alleged inheritance scheme

June 3rd, 2014 8:29 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Roscoe Phillips, 25, went to trial Monday on a charge of theft over $60,000, but because the state had little more than two accomplices' testimony, Criminal Court Judge Stacy Street granted a motion for acquittal.

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1 in 8 U.S. children face abuse or neglect, study concludes

1 in 8 U.S. children face abuse or neglect, study concludes

June 3rd, 2014 8:02 am by By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Slightly more than 2 percent of kids are victimized during their first year of life, 5.8 percent are mistreated before their fifth birthdays, and 12.5 percent experience some form of abuse or neglect before they turn 18.

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Former Charlotte mayor expected to plead guilty to corruption charge

Former Charlotte mayor expected to plead guilty to corruption charge

June 2nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Michael Gordon and Rick Rothacker, The Charlotte Observer (MCT)

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon is expected to plead guilty Tuesday to a federal public corruption charge that carries up to a 20-year prison sentence and a $250,000 fine.

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Mayor says city garbage fee is DOA

Mayor says city garbage fee is DOA

June 2nd, 2014 10:16 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — A proposed $5 a month garbage collection fee, recommended last month to help Kingsport balance its budget, is off the table this year.

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Dominion analyzes Obama power plant rules

Dominion analyzes Obama power plant rules

June 2nd, 2014 8:47 pm by Stephen Igo

The new regulations issued Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compel coal-fired power plants to cut emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

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KCS partners with Niswonger Foundation to expand online course offerings

KCS partners with Niswonger Foundation to expand online course offerings

June 2nd, 2014 8:03 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools has an online course catalog and soon will be adding to its offerings.

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Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

June 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man who was falsely imprisoned for a rape he did not commit is part of a growing number of people who have been added to the National Registry of Exonerations.

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Three local state representatives back state constitutional amendments

Three local state representatives back state constitutional amendments

June 2nd, 2014 7:48 pm by Hank Hayes

Three Tennessee Republican state representatives on Monday urged a "yes" vote for three constitutional amendments — involving abortion, judicial selection and a state income tax — scheduled for the November ballot.

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