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Kingsport Farmer's Market opens Saturday

Kingsport Farmer's Market opens Saturday

April 2nd, 2015 9:45 am by Nick Shepherd

There will be live music again this year and Amish doughnuts for customers shopping around the market will be added. Another new attraction will be the Kingsport Carousel.

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Road rage towards cop lands hothead in jail

Road rage towards cop lands hothead in jail

April 2nd, 2015 9:42 am by Rain Smith

As a detective in an unmarked car traveled west on Main Street, an SUV in front of him "abruptly braked and came to a complete stop." The other driver then exited his vehicle and walked towards the officer's vehicle: "You were tailgating me!"

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Opinion
Thanks to Tennessee lawmakers, highway partying can go on

Thanks to Tennessee lawmakers, highway partying can go on

April 2nd, 2015 8:28 am by EDITORIAL BOARD

Tennessee residents may, on the open highway, have a beer party in the backseat, thus interfering with the driver's attention. If the driver is also drinking and a trooper happens by, he need only pass the bottle to a passenger.

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New Jersey senator indicted on corruption charges

New Jersey senator indicted on corruption charges

April 2nd, 2015 7:45 am by ERIC TUCKER and SEAN CARLIN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Bob Menendez was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors.

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Tennessee says it is collecting unemployment overpayments

Tennessee says it is collecting unemployment overpayments

April 2nd, 2015 7:07 am by Associated Press

This comes after a scathing audit by the Tennessee comptroller's office that said prisoners, state employees and at least one dead person have been on the rolls of those receiving unemployment benefits in Tennessee.

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Local News
Scott supervisors to back Slant bridge rebuild

Scott supervisors to back Slant bridge rebuild

April 1st, 2015 11:59 pm by Marci Gore

Lori Mellons has spearheaded much of the effort to get folks to band together to try to save the bridge. During Wednesday's meeting, Mellons presented the board with a petition, signed by more than 1,600 people who want to see the bridge rebuilt.

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Local News
Eleven Days Overdue: Mount Carmel BMA changes library closure policy

Eleven Days Overdue: Mount Carmel BMA changes library closure policy

April 1st, 2015 11:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Mount Carmel public library was closed 11 days in February thanks to a policy implemented in November which called for the library to be closed when Hawkins County Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

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Marshall fans 18 in Lady Falcons' win over 'Toppers

Marshall fans 18 in Lady Falcons' win over 'Toppers

April 1st, 2015 11:21 pm by Jeff birchfield, NET News Service

Morgan Marshall was bringing the heat on Wednesday afternoon. The Volunteer junior was bringing plenty of effective off-speed pitches, too, in the Lady Falcons' Big 7 Conference 4-1 win over Science Hill at Metro-Kiwanis Park.

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Rogersville Middle's field house gets first major face lift since 1959

Rogersville Middle's field house gets first major face lift since 1959 - VIDEO

April 1st, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Throughout the 1950s Rogersville High School's football team dressed in the poorly ventilated gym locker room, until the smell caused a visiting parent to literally faint.

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Oakes seeks sixth term as Wise County sheriff

Oakes seeks sixth term as Wise County sheriff

April 1st, 2015 8:30 pm by Stephen Igo

A former Virginia State Trooper, Ronnie Oakes, a Republican, was first elected in 1995, and handily won reelection to subsequent terms.

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