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Update: Caleb Johnson wins "American Idol" competition

Update: Caleb Johnson wins "American Idol" competition

May 21st, 2014 10:23 pm by From staff and wire reports

The Asheville, N.C., resident, whose mother lives in Kingsport, was crowned season 13 champion during the "American Idol" season finale on Fox Wednesday night.

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School board members met privately on Bible class backed by Hobby Lobby president

School board members met privately on Bible class backed by Hobby Lobby president

May 21st, 2014 10:10 pm by Associated Press

A prosecutor said the move — which involved the board traveling to Oklahoma City — could create a potential violation if it is proven to be a deliberate attempt to go around laws that require government bodies to meet in public.

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Mount Carmel BMA proposes using savings to balance budget

Mount Carmel BMA proposes using savings to balance budget

May 21st, 2014 9:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

After five workshop sessions, the Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen has finalized a proposed 2014-15 budget that uses about $265,750 in savings to avoid a property tax increase.

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Woman sentenced in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

Woman sentenced in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

May 21st, 2014 6:41 pm by Nick Shepherd

Jaime Nichole Marissa McClain, 22 previously pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including DUI, vehicular homicide, reckless aggravated assault and drug possession.

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WNBA to market to LGBT community

WNBA to market to LGBT community

May 21st, 2014 6:32 pm by Associated Press

The womens basketball league is capitalizing on what it has known for years: The lesbian, bisexual and transgender community makes up a significant portion of its fan base.

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Grand jury takes no action on Kingsport inmate death

Grand jury takes no action on Kingsport inmate death

May 21st, 2014 5:10 pm by Rain Smith

The Kingsport Police Department has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the death of an inmate within its jail nearly seven months ago.

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Kingsport crash yields 'high grade' pot

Kingsport crash yields 'high grade' pot

May 21st, 2014 3:44 pm by Rain Smith

Serious injuries were avoided in a three-vehicle Kingsport traffic crash on Wednesday morning, but police say the driver who triggered it faces significant charges due in part to what he was transporting — a substantial amount of "high grade" marijuana.

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D-B fights off Brentwood to stay alive at state

D-B fights off Brentwood to stay alive at state

May 21st, 2014 3:26 pm by Staff Report

Sammy Stewart smacked a two-run double in the top of the eighth inning and Caleb Cook pitched a complete game to lead Dobyns-Bennett to a 3-2 win over Brentwood on Wednesday at the TSSAA Class AAA tournament.

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Cleaner air could mean higher electric bills

Cleaner air could mean higher electric bills

May 21st, 2014 3:07 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

Electricity prices are probably on their way up across much of the U.S. as coal-fired plants, the dominant source of cheap power, shut down in response to environmental regulations and economic forces.

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Tips for Flea Market Shopping

Tips for Flea Market Shopping

May 21st, 2014 1:59 pm by Melissa Baskette

Consider these seven tips from an experienced flea market shopper to get the most from your visits to the vendor booths.

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