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The Dude abides: Testicular cancer survivor now helps raise awareness through blog

The Dude abides: Testicular cancer survivor now helps raise awareness through blog

April 24th, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Report

At 29, blogger John Taylor was diagnosed with Stage 3 testicular cancer, which had spread to his lymph nodes, abdomen and lungs.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 4.24.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 4.24.14 - VIDEO

April 24th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Kingsport Animal Shelter, Kingsport, TN. This week we meet: Romeo, Ivan, Ryko, Charles, Georgia, and Kiki.

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Hello Stranger concert will benefit Mendota, Hiltons community cemeteries

Hello Stranger concert will benefit Mendota, Hiltons community cemeteries

April 24th, 2014 10:45 am by Jessica Fischer

For more than a century, the Mendota and Mount Vernon cemeteries have never charged for community members to be buried there. Both have operated solely on donations.

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Jones seeks solutions for Tennessee's depth issues

Jones seeks solutions for Tennessee's depth issues

April 24th, 2014 7:26 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Jones has created plenty of momentum off the field thus far. But he's still trying to end Tennessee's string of four straight losing seasons, the first time that's happened at Tennessee since 1903-06.

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Early voting to begin in Kingsport,  Bristol

Early voting to begin in Kingsport, Bristol

April 24th, 2014 12:05 am by J. H. Osborne

Early voting began at the Sulllivan County Election Office in Blountville on April 16, and as of close of business Wednesday had drawn a much higher turnout than during the same period four years ago.

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Coeburn takes over operation of town Public Works Department

Coeburn takes over operation of town Public Works Department

April 23rd, 2014 11:09 pm by Staff Report

Last fall, the Coeburn Town Council voted against renewing a public works contract with Veolia Water North America (VWNA). The company operated the town's Public Works Department since May 14, 2009, according to a press release.

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Area law enforcement agencies participating in Drug Take-Back Day

Area law enforcement agencies participating in Drug Take-Back Day

April 23rd, 2014 11:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is held around the nation twice a year to raise awareness of permanent prescription drug disposal boxes available to the public.

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Parents of Innovation Academy students launch petition to keep Bloomingdale site

Parents of Innovation Academy students launch petition to keep Bloomingdale site

April 23rd, 2014 10:51 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said the school board is keeping the STEM program alive and well by voting 5-0 with one absent and one abstaining for his recommendation to move it to a school within a school at Holston Middle.

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Volunteer clinches Big 7 softball crown

Volunteer clinches Big 7 softball crown

April 23rd, 2014 10:50 pm by George Thwaites

Morgan Marshall struck out 15 batters, breaking two school records and the Lady Falcons clinched the Big 7 Conference championship in an 11-2 win over visiting Dobyns-Bennett.

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Grant to help fund equipment upgrades, overtime for Weber City PD

Grant to help fund equipment upgrades, overtime for Weber City PD

April 23rd, 2014 10:24 pm by Wes Bunch

Weber City Police Chief Phillip Lane said he and Mayor Grover W. Dougherty applied for the funds last year after the Attorney General's Office received roughly $50 million from a settlement with Abbott Labs stemming from a lawsuit over misbranded drugs.

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