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Strong winds down multiple Kingsport traffic signals

Strong winds down multiple Kingsport traffic signals

March 12th, 2014 4:19 pm by David Grace

High winds disabled a few traffic signals across town on Wednesday, including ones at Stone Drive and Beechnut Drive, Center Street and Wilcox Drive and Lynn Garden Drive and Center Street.

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Regional & National
Legal battle brews over name change to Rocky Top

Legal battle brews over name change to Rocky Top

March 12th, 2014 3:43 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A development group has promised to turn Lake City into a tourist mecca if it goes through with the name change. The plan is to cash in on the fame of the bluegrass standard "Rocky Top."

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Four arrested in Kingsport meth bust

Four arrested in Kingsport meth bust

March 12th, 2014 1:39 pm by Rain Smith

A welfare check on children at a Kingsport residence has led to four arrests and the discovery of "several" one pot meth devices.

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Low-wage workers struggle to find middle-pay jobs

Low-wage workers struggle to find middle-pay jobs

March 12th, 2014 1:16 pm by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

For years, many Americans followed a simple career path: Land an entry-level job. Accept a modest wage. Gain skills. Leave eventually for a better-paying job. Not so much anymore.

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Haslam's anti-meth bill advancing in Senate

Haslam's anti-meth bill advancing in Senate

March 12th, 2014 1:00 pm by Associated Press

Haslam's measure would cap the annual amount of products containing pseudoephedrine that can be purchased at a 2 month supply, while the House bill would set that limit at an eight-month supply.

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Couponing 101: Time to go Krogering!

Couponing 101: Time to go Krogering!

March 12th, 2014 10:42 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

Kroger has some great sales, but if you want to maximize your savings then you must use coupons on the sale items.

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Update: 2 NYC buildings collapse in explosion, 2 dead

Update: 2 NYC buildings collapse in explosion, 2 dead

March 12th, 2014 10:40 am by Associated Press

A thunderous explosion that may have been caused by a gas leak flattened two East Harlem apartment buildings Wednesday, killing at least two people, injuring 18 and leaving an undisclosed number missing.

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The last laps? Lingering effects of 2012 Talladega crash may prompt local driver to retire at end of season

The last laps? Lingering effects of 2012 Talladega crash may prompt local driver to retire at end of season

March 12th, 2014 9:32 am by Jeff Bobo

Eric McClure won't end his racing career with the championships, race wins and other accolades that racecar drivers dream of, but he has done one thing better than any other driver in his era.

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Father, son arrested on meth charges in Carter County

Father, son arrested on meth charges in Carter County

March 12th, 2014 8:07 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

Carter County deputies said a father and son were arrested Monday evening when they were caught red-handed manufacturing methamphetamine.

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Senate bill proposes tough sanctions on Russia

Senate bill proposes tough sanctions on Russia

March 12th, 2014 7:56 am by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Congress will weigh some of the most significant U.S. sanctions on Russia since the end of the Cold War, including economic penalties on Russian officials complicit in Ukrainian corruption or anyone responsible for Moscow's military takeover of Ukraine.

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