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Mayor says city garbage fee is DOA

Mayor says city garbage fee is DOA

June 2nd, 2014 10:16 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — A proposed $5 a month garbage collection fee, recommended last month to help Kingsport balance its budget, is off the table this year.

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Dominion analyzes Obama power plant rules

Dominion analyzes Obama power plant rules

June 2nd, 2014 8:47 pm by Stephen Igo

The new regulations issued Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compel coal-fired power plants to cut emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

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KCS partners with Niswonger Foundation to expand online course offerings

KCS partners with Niswonger Foundation to expand online course offerings

June 2nd, 2014 8:03 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools has an online course catalog and soon will be adding to its offerings.

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Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

June 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man who was falsely imprisoned for a rape he did not commit is part of a growing number of people who have been added to the National Registry of Exonerations.

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Three local state representatives back state constitutional amendments

Three local state representatives back state constitutional amendments

June 2nd, 2014 7:48 pm by Hank Hayes

Three Tennessee Republican state representatives on Monday urged a "yes" vote for three constitutional amendments — involving abortion, judicial selection and a state income tax — scheduled for the November ballot.

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Sullivan BOE may join county's lawsuits against Kingsport, Bristol

Sullivan BOE may join county's lawsuits against Kingsport, Bristol

June 2nd, 2014 7:40 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Board of Education is expected on Wednesday to consider approval of its inclusion as a plaintiff in the county's lawsuits against the cities of Bristol and Kingsport over more than 30 years worth of liquor-by-the-drink tax revenues.

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Group supporting incumbent justices raises $600K

Group supporting incumbent justices raises $600K

June 2nd, 2014 4:10 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey of Blountville has been spearheading efforts to persuade voters to reject the justices, each of whom was appointed by then-Gov. Phil Bredesen, a Democrat.

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TVA off to good start in meeting emissions goals

TVA off to good start in meeting emissions goals

June 2nd, 2014 4:04 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The plan unveiled Monday says carbon emissions are to be reduced 30 percent by 2030, compared with 2005 levels, in what would amount to one of the most significant U.S. actions on global warming.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Gate City vs. Tazewell soccer

June 2nd, 2014 3:41 pm by David Grace

Pictures from Monday's Region 2A West boys soccer quarterfinal match between Gate City and Tazewell in Bristol, Va.

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Man indicted in fatal Fort Henry Drive wreck

Man indicted in fatal Fort Henry Drive wreck

June 2nd, 2014 3:33 pm by Rain Smith

Jeremy Sturgill, 36, of Jonesville, Va., faces multiple charges in the Kingsport crash, including vehicular homicide by an intoxicated person, two counts of reckless aggravated assault and a second offense of DUI.

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