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Roads, water and sewer, schools at top of city's capital improvements list

Roads, water and sewer, schools at top of city's capital improvements list

May 3rd, 2014 9:26 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — In no uncertain terms, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen wants to see the condition of Kingsport's roads improved.

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Take a book, give a book at Little Free Library boxes

Take a book, give a book at Little Free Library boxes

May 3rd, 2014 9:25 pm by Matthew Lane

Take a book. Return a book. Sounds like a library right? In this case, the tagline describes what's at the heart of Little Free Libraries — a literacy promotion started five years ago in a Wisconsin man's front yard.

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Dobyns-Bennett Science Olympiad teams finish first in astronomy, forensics

Dobyns-Bennett Science Olympiad teams finish first in astronomy, forensics

May 3rd, 2014 9:15 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — If you have a question about outer space or need to match evidence from a crime scene to suspects, some local high school students could be your go-to sources.

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Fun Fest chairman says annual festival has something for all ages

Fun Fest chairman says annual festival has something for all ages

May 3rd, 2014 9:14 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — Fun Fest 2014 will feature "Fun in the Sun ... and Under the Stars," Fun Fest 2014 chairman George DeCroes announced Friday.

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Letter carriers food drive set for May 10

Letter carriers food drive set for May 10

May 3rd, 2014 9:11 pm by Nick Shepherd

Letter carriers around the region will be collecting nonperishable food items and donating them to Second Harvest Food Bank, but they need your help.

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Vikings win game, lose star Kitzmiller in 1-AAA tournament

Vikings win game, lose star Kitzmiller in 1-AAA tournament

May 3rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Dave Ongie

Tennessee High avoided elimination on Saturday at the District 1-AAA baseball tournament with a 5-4 win over David Crockett. Unfortunately for the Vikings, star center fielder Zak Kitzmiller did not.

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Sports
UPDATE: California Chrome wins 140th Kentucky Derby

UPDATE: California Chrome wins 140th Kentucky Derby

May 3rd, 2014 7:45 pm by BETH HARRIS, AP Racing Writer

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — California Chrome found another gear and pulled away down the stretch to win the 140th Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

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Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Saturday's Netherland Inn Opening

May 3rd, 2014 6:27 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from the event along with details of upcoming events in our region.

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City, state back effort to reopen glass plant

City, state back effort to reopen glass plant

May 3rd, 2014 6:01 pm by Hank Hayes

Talks between the Heritage Glass ownership group and Kingsport officials about restarting the old Blue Ridge glass plant had gone on for about a year before the company announced last week it plans to start production this summer.

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More babies hemorrhaging after parents refuse vitamin K shots

More babies hemorrhaging after parents refuse vitamin K shots

May 3rd, 2014 5:34 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

Vanderbilt physicians have diagnosed three additional babies with a rare bleeding disorder that is becoming more common in Tennessee because parents are refusing vitamin K injections at birth.

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