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Coffee rust could affect your morning cup

Coffee rust could affect your morning cup

May 18th, 2014 12:42 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

A fungus called coffee rust has caused more than $1 billion in damage across Latin American region. The fungus is especially deadly to Arabica coffee, the bean that makes up most high-end, specialty coffees.

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Woman goes berserk on BMA, 54-year-old receives high school diploma and more stories you may have missed

Woman goes berserk on BMA, 54-year-old receives high school diploma and more stories you may have missed

May 18th, 2014 11:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the important and interesting stories you may have missed over the past week from the Kingsport Times-News.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Crowd weathers storm to enjoy taste of Rogersville

PHOTO GALLERY: Crowd weathers storm to enjoy taste of Rogersville

May 18th, 2014 9:48 am by Jeff Bobo

After a short rain, the sky turned blue and the tantalizing aroma of delicious foods drew a street full of hungry local residents.

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Philadelphia native George honored by Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame induction

Philadelphia native George honored by Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame induction

May 18th, 2014 5:00 am by TERRY McCORMICK, Associated Press

Former Tennessee Titans running back Eddie George says he's deeply honored to be inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame given that the state became his adopted home during his NFL career.

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CDC: MERS virus spreads in U.S., but second man not ill

CDC: MERS virus spreads in U.S., but second man not ill

May 18th, 2014 4:00 am by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Health officials reported Saturday what appears to be the first time that a mysterious Middle East virus has spread from one person to another in the United States, though the second man never needed medical treatment.

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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Siege of Fort Watauga Cliff Hanger.

May 18th, 2014 12:16 am by Ned Jilton

The Cherokee and their British allies attacked Fort Watauga Saturday and drove the settlers inside the fort. Just as it seemed bad for the people in the fort everything stopped.

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McMurray pulls off surprise win in All-Star race

McMurray pulls off surprise win in All-Star race

May 18th, 2014 12:02 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

CONCORD, N.C. — Jamie McMurray, a 40-1 long shot, had a $1 million payday Saturday night with an upset victory in the Sprint All-Star Race.

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Thousands flee, 25 die in record Balkan floods

Thousands flee, 25 die in record Balkan floods

May 17th, 2014 11:11 pm by JOVANA GEC, Associated Press

Packed into buses, boats and helicopters, carrying nothing but a handful of belongings, tens of thousands fled their homes Saturday in Bosnia and Serbia to escape the worst flooding in a century.

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Photo gallery: Racks by the Tracks brings  thousands to downtown Kingsport

Photo gallery: Racks by the Tracks brings thousands to downtown Kingsport

May 17th, 2014 10:01 pm by J. H. Osborne

Thousands turned out Saturday for the seventh annual Racks by the Tracks in downtown Kingsport. The craft beer tasting event is a feature fans have come to wait for all year.

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Live where you work: Alderman says some not 'fully invested' in Kingsport

Live where you work: Alderman says some not 'fully invested' in Kingsport

May 17th, 2014 8:01 pm by Rick Wagner

If you work in Kingsport, Alderman John Clark wants you to consider moving to Kingsport. And City Manager-elect Jeff Fleming said a project is afoot to encourage live-where-you-work behavior in the Model City.

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