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Boone boys finish second at state cross country meet for second straight year

Boone boys finish second at state cross country meet for second straight year

November 2nd, 2013 8:24 pm by Staff Report

The Daniel Boone boys team posted its second straight state runner-up finish with its performance Saturday in the TSSAA Class AAA cross country meet at Percy Warner Park Steeplechase Course.

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Documentary stars Capitol building in Nashville

Documentary stars Capitol building in Nashville

November 2nd, 2013 8:12 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — A few of the region’s political stars recently came to the main library inside Sullivan Central High School for a documentary screening starring an iconic state building.

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Local News Business & Technology
Kingsport hopes to annex commercial  property on Shipley Ferry Road

Kingsport hopes to annex commercial property on Shipley Ferry Road

November 2nd, 2013 8:05 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport is looking to annex more than 14 acres of commercial property along Shipley Ferry Road next month, thus marking the first city-initiated annexation since a moratorium went into effect earlier this year.

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Local News Business & Technology
New Traders Village owners/operators to try out other business ideas for the site

New Traders Village owners/operators to try out other business ideas for the site

November 2nd, 2013 6:56 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — New Traders Village owners and operators Steve Ledford and Buddy Williams promise to freshen up the sales plan at the longtime East Stone Drive flea market.

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Note: LAX suspect wanted to kill at least one TSA officer

Note: LAX suspect wanted to kill at least one TSA officer

November 2nd, 2013 6:51 pm by GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — The suspect accused of opening fire inside the Los Angeles airport was determined to lash out at the Transportation Security Administration, authorities said Saturday.

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Sullivan school budget falls short of state maintenance of effort requirements

Sullivan school budget falls short of state maintenance of effort requirements

November 2nd, 2013 6:36 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County’s 2013-14 school budget missed meeting Tennessee maintenance of effort requirements by $405,000.

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Community Local News
Scott County Rotarians kick off Shoe Fund Drive

Scott County Rotarians kick off Shoe Fund Drive

November 2nd, 2013 6:27 pm by Wes Bunch

WEBER CITY — The Scott County Rotary Club has kicked off its annual Shoe Fund Drive with the goal of providing nearly 600 underprivileged students with new footwear for Christmas.

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Pakistan slams U.S. for killing Taliban leader

Pakistan slams U.S. for killing Taliban leader

November 2nd, 2013 6:17 pm by ISHTIAQ MAHSUD, Associated Press

ISLAMABAD — The Pakistani government Saturday accused the U.S. of sabotaging peace talks with domestic Taliban fighters by killing their leader in a drone strike, as the militants began the process of choosing a successor.

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Crime Local News
Vehicle driven into empty swimming pool; drug, DUI charges filed

Vehicle driven into empty swimming pool; drug, DUI charges filed

November 2nd, 2013 5:42 pm by NET News Service

Washington County deputies arrived at a Johnson City residence to find a vehicle had been driven into an empty swimming pool.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Volatile prices at gas pumps give drivers whiplash

Volatile prices at gas pumps give drivers whiplash

November 2nd, 2013 5:18 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

NEW YORK — Local gasoline prices are swinging up and down ever more drastically, a result of a national fuel system that is operating with a shrinking margin for error.

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