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Thousands turn out for Women’s Expo

Thousands turn out for Women’s Expo

October 26th, 2013 11:28 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Thousands of women, some of whom even brought their husbands or boyfriends, descended on MeadowView Convention Center on Saturday for the 16th annual Tri-Cities Women’s Expo.

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Three dead in two house fires in Hamblen County

Three dead in two house fires in Hamblen County

October 26th, 2013 10:00 pm by Associated Press

MORRISTOWN — Officials say three people have died in two early morning house fires in Hamblen County.

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JCPD chief says using force ‘traumatic’ for officers

JCPD chief says using force ‘traumatic’ for officers

October 26th, 2013 9:14 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — When Johnson City police officers responded to a domestic call at a local motel, they didn’t know what they’d find.

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D-B 2.0 plan eyes takeover of most sites in ‘D-B triangle’

D-B 2.0 plan eyes takeover of most sites in ‘D-B triangle’

October 26th, 2013 8:13 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — As part of Dobyns-Bennett High School 2.0, city school officials would like to take over the Legion Pool site to accommodate a new 35,000-to-40,000 square-foot science or STEM building.

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Handful of claims remain in lawsuit against Sullivan County, sheriff

Handful of claims remain in lawsuit against Sullivan County, sheriff

October 26th, 2013 8:01 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A federal judge has dismissed a majority of the claims made in a lawsuit filed by two Sullivan County women whose trailer was destroyed following a standoff with law enforcement officials in April 2011.

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Ho-ho-hiring: Retailers plan to employ thousands  for 2013 holiday shopping season

Ho-ho-hiring: Retailers plan to employ thousands for 2013 holiday shopping season

October 26th, 2013 7:46 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — You would expect the front door at your local Target to feature signs encouraging customers to come inside and buy something. Instead it says, “We’re Hiring.”

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Sports
Duke shocks No. 16 Virginia Tech 13-10

Duke shocks No. 16 Virginia Tech 13-10

October 26th, 2013 7:38 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Anthony Boone ran for a touchdown, Ross Martin kicked two long field goals and Duke ended a long history of losing to ranked teams with a 13-10 victory against No. 16 Virginia Tech on Saturday.

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Alabama cruises to 45-10  win over Tennessee

Alabama cruises to 45-10 win over Tennessee

October 26th, 2013 7:29 pm by JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — T.J. Yeldon scored on three 1-yard runs, AJ McCarron passed for 275 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 1 Alabama rolled along to a 45-10 victory over Tennessee on Saturday.

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New Wendy’s restaurant to be located at Kingsport Pavilion shopping center

New Wendy’s restaurant to be located at Kingsport Pavilion shopping center

October 26th, 2013 7:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — If one new, 21st century Wendy’s is not enough for the Model City, residents will soon have a second one to choose from.

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United Way of Southwest Virginia sets $150,000 goal for Scott County campaign

United Way of Southwest Virginia sets $150,000 goal for Scott County campaign

October 26th, 2013 7:22 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The United Way of Southwest Virginia kicked off its campaign this week to raise $150,000 for various nonprofit agencies that provide a multitude of services for those less fortunate living in Scott County.

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