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Anti-gay crusader Rev. Fred Phelps dead at 84

Anti-gay crusader Rev. Fred Phelps dead at 84

March 20th, 2014 6:50 pm by Associated Press

Phelps did not care what you thought of his Westboro Baptist Church, nor did he care if you heard its message that society's tolerance for gay people is the root of all earthly evil.

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Tennessee governor signs supermarket wine bill

Tennessee governor signs supermarket wine bill

March 20th, 2014 6:32 pm by Associated Press

The earliest wine can be sold in supermarkets and convenience stores is the summer of 2016 — or a year later if they are located near an existing liquor store. Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey told reporters that lawmakers may consider moving the date up.

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Boone names Chris Brown boys head basketball coach

Boone names Chris Brown boys head basketball coach

March 20th, 2014 4:15 pm by Pat Kenney

Chris Brown, who formerly coached at Volunteer, replaces Ryan Arnold, who resigned several weeks ago.

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Man demands own arrest after berating clerk

Man demands own arrest after berating clerk

March 20th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

While responding to a disturbance at a motel on Airport Parkway, police found a man in the breezeway, "yelling and screaming at the clerk." The frightened employee had taken up position "behind a locked door."

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Cops: Teen eludes guard, climbs to top of 1 World Trade Center

Cops: Teen eludes guard, climbs to top of 1 World Trade Center

March 20th, 2014 3:26 pm by DAVID PORTER, Associated Press; JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

A 16-year-old New Jersey boy described as a thrill-seeker bypassed an inattentive security guard in the middle of the night and climbed a ladder to the spire of 1 World Trade Center, where he apparently took pictures, authorities said Thursday.

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Research center names Eastman 'World's Most Ethical' chemical company

Research center names Eastman 'World's Most Ethical' chemical company

March 20th, 2014 3:21 pm by Staff Report

An independent center of research, best practices and thought leadership has named Eastman as their 2014 "World's Most Ethical Company" in the category of chemical companies.

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KPD: Motorcyclist killed on Fort Henry was going 109 mph

KPD: Motorcyclist killed on Fort Henry was going 109 mph

March 20th, 2014 2:32 pm by Rain Smith

A motorcyclist recently killed in a fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive was traveling at approximately 109 mph just prior to striking a car, according to Kingsport police, and 89 mph at the point of impact.

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Hawkins County Schools to host second annual Family Fair

March 20th, 2014 2:08 pm by Staff Report

There will be something for students of all ages and their family members at this multi-purpose Family Fair, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., March 22, at Surgoinsville Middle School.

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Photo gallery: Groundbreaking held for Kingsport Carousel

Photo gallery: Groundbreaking held for Kingsport Carousel

March 20th, 2014 1:55 pm by Matthew Lane

For more than five years, a group of woodcarvers and volunteers has been working to recreate a traditional carousel in downtown Kingsport, complete with 32 wooden riding animals, two chariots and 24 rounding boards depicting notable city sites.

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Obama orders new round of sanctions on Russia

Obama orders new round of sanctions on Russia

March 20th, 2014 12:14 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Warning of more costs to come for the Kremlin if the situation worsens, President Barack Obama said he also had signed an executive order that would allow the U.S. to penalize key sectors of the Russian economy, including its huge energy business.

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