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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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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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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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Stoney Creek man dies after truck falls on him

Stoney Creek man dies after truck falls on him

May 3rd, 2014 5:09 pm by NET News Service

Authorities said a Stoney Creek man who suffered injuries while working on a pickup truck has died from those wounds.

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Interstate 40 closed after Knoxville police spot man waving gun

Interstate 40 closed after Knoxville police spot man waving gun

May 3rd, 2014 5:05 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — Police in Knoxville say a man fired shots along Interstate 40 West prompting the shutdown of the thoroughfare.

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Lawsuit alleges 'racial gerrymandering' in Va.

Lawsuit alleges 'racial gerrymandering' in Va.

May 3rd, 2014 4:44 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Virginia is one of several states where Democrats have gone to court to challenge redistricting plans drawn by Republicans, and the GOP also has asked courts to invalidate Democrat-produced remapping in a few states.

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