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Twice as nice: Scott County Art Bazaar returns for its second year

Twice as nice: Scott County Art Bazaar returns for its second year

June 1st, 2014 5:00 pm by Jessica Fischer

This year's event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, June 7 at Grogan Park in Gate City, Va. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted for Hope House of Scott County.

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Senate to take up new VA bill after scandal

Senate to take up new VA bill after scandal

June 1st, 2014 4:40 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

Details of a refashioned bill to address the problems plaguing the federally run veterans' health care system were released Sunday by its sponsor, the chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.

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Haslam to unveil plan to address Tennessee's pill problem

Haslam to unveil plan to address Tennessee's pill problem

June 1st, 2014 2:59 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

Gov. Bill Haslam will announce Tuesday a seven-point plan to quash Tennessee's pill-popping problem, but addiction experts worry addicts will turn to heroin as prescription narcotics become harder to get.

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Federer loses to Gulbis in French Open's fourth round

Federer loses to Gulbis in French Open's fourth round

June 1st, 2014 2:38 pm by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer

Roger Federer's streak of nine consecutive quarterfinals at the French Open ended Sunday with a 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 fourth-round loss to 18th-seeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia.

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Fabien Cousteau plans 31-day underwater mission

Fabien Cousteau plans 31-day underwater mission

June 1st, 2014 2:17 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

Like viewers worldwide, Fabien Cousteau was entranced by his famous grandfather's films about marine life and human exploration underwater. Now he's adding to his family's sea stories with a 31-day underwater expedition.

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Kingsport Fire Department promotes water safety tips to ensure summertime fun

Kingsport Fire Department promotes water safety tips to ensure summertime fun

June 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Water safety is important year-round, but more people — including families and children — head to area pools, lakes and other waterways this time of year.

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Kingsport homeless students, medical condition caused tractor death, Collin Raye to headline Hometown Throwdown, veteran remembers the "Forgotten War"

Kingsport homeless students, medical condition caused tractor death, Collin Raye to headline Hometown Throwdown, veteran remembers the "Forgotten War"

June 1st, 2014 10:05 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Update: Newspaper owner Katz among seven killed in small-plane crash

Update: Newspaper owner Katz among seven killed in small-plane crash

June 1st, 2014 3:34 am by Associated Press

Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz was killed along with six other people in a fiery plane crash in Massachusetts early Sunday morning.

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Austin leads Virginia High girls  to Region 2A West track and field title

Austin leads Virginia High girls to Region 2A West track and field title

June 1st, 2014 12:53 am by George Thwaites

"It's a great pleasure and an honor to coach this group of girls. They just didn't quit," said Virginia High coach Terry Smith, whose girls outpointed Gate City by three points (80 1/2-77 1/2) in the final team standings.

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Proposed Sullivan lawsuit against cities got just enough votes to proceed

Proposed Sullivan lawsuit against cities got just enough votes to proceed

May 31st, 2014 9:11 pm by J. H. Osborne

To move forward, a proposed lawsuit from Sullivan County against the cities of Bristol and Kingsport needed a simple majority vote by the 24-member Sullivan County Commission.

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