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Business & Technology NASCAR/Racing
Fast cars equal big business for region's hospitality industry

Fast cars equal big business for region's hospitality industry

March 11th, 2014 11:39 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

As the high-banked oval of Bristol Motor Speedway churns to life, hundreds of thousands of fans, drivers and support staff will flock to the Tri-Cities this week, bringing millions of dollars rolling into the local economy from race-related tourism.

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Local News
Rogersville health office closed 3-4 weeks

Rogersville health office closed 3-4 weeks

March 11th, 2014 11:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

It may be another month before flood damage cleanup and repairs at Rogersville's Health Department facility are completed and the building can reopen.

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News Local News
Motorcyclist killed in Washington County, Va., collision

Motorcyclist killed in Washington County, Va., collision

March 11th, 2014 10:54 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia man was killed Tuesday after losing control of his motorcycle, which collided with a Washington County, Va., Sheriff's Office SUV.

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Sports Sports Live
Tribe loses 3-0 lead, settles for draw with Vikings

Tribe loses 3-0 lead, settles for draw with Vikings

March 11th, 2014 9:51 pm by Pat Kenney

Tennessee High's Jonas Schenderlein scored a goal on a brilliant running header in the 78th minute to secure a 4-4 tie for the Vikings in a season-opening Big 7 Conference boys soccer match against Dobyns-Bennett at Indian Highland Park on Tuesday.

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News Crime Regional & National
After 50 years, murder of Kitty Genovese still fascinates

After 50 years, murder of Kitty Genovese still fascinates

March 11th, 2014 9:07 pm by Associated Press

Genovese's random stabbing by Winston Moseley became a sensation when The New York Times reported that "38 respectable, law-abiding citizens" in Queens watched the attack over more than half an hour and didn't call police until it was too late.

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Sports Sports Live
Lady Pioneers build 7-0 lead then hold off Tribe

Lady Pioneers build 7-0 lead then hold off Tribe

March 11th, 2014 8:57 pm by Greg Peters

Though their bus arrived late, David Crockett's Lady Pioneers were on time with their bats and picked up a 9-5 softball win over Dobyns-Bennett on Tuesday.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR alters qualifying after safety concerns

NASCAR alters qualifying after safety concerns

March 11th, 2014 8:22 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Moving swiftly to address driver safety concerns, NASCAR on Tuesday banned cool-down laps and will start allowing teams to hook up cooling units to their engines on pit road - the first major changes to the popular new knockout qualifying format.

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Sports Sports Live Photos

PHOTO GALLERY: Dobyns-Bennett vs. Tennessee High boys soccer

March 11th, 2014 8:18 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Tuesday's Dobyns-Bennett vs. Tennessee High boys soccer match at Indian Highland Park in Kingsport.

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News Regional & National
Attitudes and laws about pit bulls soften

Attitudes and laws about pit bulls soften

March 11th, 2014 7:15 pm by Associated Press

For much of the past three decades, pit bulls have been widely regarded as America's most dangerous dog: the favorite breed of thugs, drug dealers and dog-fighting rings, with a fearsome reputation for unprovoked, sometimes deadly attacks.

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Local News
No charges in death of Washington County inmate

No charges in death of Washington County inmate

March 11th, 2014 7:08 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Stewart Peppers, 22, died in April at Johnson City Medical Center after being transported from the Washington County Detention Center. He had been in jail several days when sheriff's department employees said he began acting violently inside his cell.

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