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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Historian and Author Gordon Rhea Appearing in Kingsport.

June 7th, 2014 4:00 am by Ned Jilton

The Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table is bringing nationally known historian and author Gordon Rhea to Kingsport Monday, June 9, 7pm and the program is free and open to the public.

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Sweet taste of success: Tenn. official proclaims Ridgewood state's best barbecue

Sweet taste of success: Tenn. official proclaims Ridgewood state's best barbecue

June 7th, 2014 12:22 am by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development Bill Hagerty rolled up his sleeves Friday and got down to the dirty business of promoting the state's native businesses.

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Kingsport couple hoping to witness history at Belmont

Kingsport couple hoping to witness history at Belmont

June 7th, 2014 12:01 am by Matthew Lane

Charles Clarke III has been attending horse races for more than 40 years and has seen some of the biggest names in the sport cross the finish line — Sunday Silence, Charismatic, Point Given and Thunder Gulch. But he's never seen a Triple Crown winner.

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Status of mayor's son-in-law heats up Mount Carmel budget talks

Status of mayor's son-in-law heats up Mount Carmel budget talks

June 6th, 2014 11:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

There was a tense moment during Tuesday's Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen budget workshop as the conversation shifted to the status of the mayor's recently hired son-in-law.

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New business preparing to open in Pennington Gap

New business preparing to open in Pennington Gap

June 6th, 2014 11:01 pm by Staff Report

The Industrial Development Authority of Lee County (IDA) on Friday closed on its financing for Cumberland Collision Center Inc. and Cumberland Automotive to bring jobs to Pennington Gap.

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UT probe finds no evidence of inappropriate relations

UT probe finds no evidence of inappropriate relations

June 6th, 2014 8:33 pm by Associated Press

A law firm hired by the University of Tennessee to investigate whether a former school official had inappropriate relationships with student-athletes has issued a report saying it found no evidence supporting the allegation.

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Cellphone operator reveals scale of government snooping

Cellphone operator reveals scale of government snooping

June 6th, 2014 8:32 pm by Associated Press

Government snooping into phone networks is extensive worldwide, one of the world's largest cellphone companies revealed Friday, saying that several countries demand direct access to its networks without warrant or prior notice.

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UNC's Williams denies McCants' academic allegations

UNC's Williams denies McCants' academic allegations

June 6th, 2014 7:00 pm by AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer

North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams and players from the 2005 national championship team deny they were involved with academic wrongdoing alleged by former teammate Rashad McCants.

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Graduation 2014: Gate City High School

June 6th, 2014 5:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Gate City High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 on Monday, June 2. The gallery features photos submitted by local readers.To share your Gate City graduation photos, email them to: gatecitygrad@timesnews.net.

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HAPPY SNAPS PHOTO BOOTH - Kingsport Twilight Alive 6.6.14

June 6th, 2014 5:00 pm by Staff Report

Check out photos of people having fun pretending to be Rock Stars, at the Times-News Happy Snaps Photo Booth, for the 2014 Twilight Alive Concert Series in Downtown Kingsport, TN, on 6.6.14. With headliner Sammy Kershaw.

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