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BMA plan  would cost most Kingsport homeowners more than larger property tax hike

BMA plan would cost most Kingsport homeowners more than larger property tax hike

May 17th, 2014 7:42 pm by Matthew Lane

A majority of Kingsport homeowners would be better off with a 13-cent property tax hike compared to a four-cent hike and a $5-per-month garbage collection fee, as endorsed by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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Sports
UPDATE: California Chrome wins Preakness, sets up date with history

UPDATE: California Chrome wins Preakness, sets up date with history

May 17th, 2014 7:08 pm by BETH HARRIS, AP Racing Writer

BALTIMORE — California Chrome won the Preakness in dramatic fashion Saturday to keep alive his bid for horse racing's first Triple Crown since 1978.

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Local News Health
Frontier Health  working to educate the public about mental health

Frontier Health working to educate the public about mental health

May 17th, 2014 6:40 pm by Nick Shepherd

In everyday life, people worry about their health. They exercise and eat right, or at least talk about exercising and eating right, visit the doctor and are generally in tune with their bodies.

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Local News Education
Cherokee High School's NJROTC named Distinguished Unit with Academic Honors

Cherokee High School's NJROTC named Distinguished Unit with Academic Honors

May 17th, 2014 6:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Cherokee High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) achieved its 8th consecutive year as a "Distinguished Unit with Academic Honors."

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Regional & National Faith
Tennessee church installs community prayer box

Tennessee church installs community prayer box

May 17th, 2014 6:07 pm by BETH KNOLL, The Jackson Sun

JACKSON, Tenn. — What began as a problem at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Jackson has transformed into a blessing — for both the church and the community.

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Local News Business & Technology
Bell Helicopter expands footprint in the region

Bell Helicopter expands footprint in the region

May 17th, 2014 5:45 pm by Hank Hayes

A major business player has emerged in the region out of the shadows of an under-the-radar company that once focused on refurbishing and selling used helicopters out of the Tri-County Industrial Park.

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Lady Falcons battle, come up short in sectional softball game

Lady Falcons battle, come up short in sectional softball game

May 17th, 2014 4:33 pm by Dave Ongie

Maryville blasted a pair of homers and Maddie Ogle escaped a jam in the sixth inning to send the Lady Rebels to their third state tournament in the last four years.

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States move to expand access to experimental drugs for terminally ill

States move to expand access to experimental drugs for terminally ill

May 17th, 2014 2:25 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

The "Right To Try" law, a proposal being advanced in several states by patient advocates, allows the terminally ill to obtain experimental drugs without getting federal approval.

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Crime Regional & National
Former UT Foundation official gets 10 years on child porn charges

Former UT Foundation official gets 10 years on child porn charges

May 17th, 2014 2:05 pm by Associated Press

A former University of Tennessee Foundation executive was sentenced to 10 years and one month in federal prison on child pornography charges Friday.

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Number choice for Braves star has local ties

Number choice for Braves star has local ties

May 17th, 2014 2:05 pm by Greg Peters

Jason Heyward's No. 22 is worn as a tribute to the late son of Dave Wilmot, who lives in Gray, and Tammie Ruston of Johnson City.

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