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Lady Indians face powerhouse Franklin in state soccer quarterfinals

Lady Indians face powerhouse Franklin in state soccer quarterfinals

October 29th, 2013 10:26 pm by Staff Report

If history is any indication, the Dobyns-Bennett girls soccer team faces a tough draw on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the TSSAA Class AAA state tournament.

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Rusty Wilkerson: BMA should know better than to subsidize housing for the elite

Rusty Wilkerson: BMA should know better than to subsidize housing for the elite

October 29th, 2013 10:22 pm by RUSTY WILKERSON

Once again Kingsport has lost the ongoing battle of the Tri-Cities. We don’t have as many houses that cost $500,000 or, even worse, more than Johnson City!

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Group files lawsuit against Sullvan County Sheriff’s office, Anderson

Group files lawsuit against Sullvan County Sheriff’s office, Anderson

October 29th, 2013 10:01 pm by Matthew Lane

BLOUNTVILLE — A prisoners’ rights group claims the department is censoring and refusing to deliver its publications and newsletter to inmates at the Sullivan County Jail. Prison Legal News filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Oct. 10.

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Worley out after having surgery on thumb; Dobbs to start against Mizzou

Worley out after having surgery on thumb; Dobbs to start against Mizzou

October 29th, 2013 8:08 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley is out indefinitely after undergoing surgery on his right thumb. Vols coach Butch Jones announced the severity of Worley’s injury after Tuesday’s practice and said he believes the QB has a torn ligament.

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Dow closes at  record high as Fed meeting begins

Dow closes at record high as Fed meeting begins

October 29th, 2013 6:46 pm by Associated Press

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 111.42 points, or 0.7 percent, to 15,680.35. The Dow also got a big boost from IBM, which announced that it would buy $15 billion more of its own stock.

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Johnson City police say Kingsport man struck wife with pickup truck

Johnson City police say Kingsport man struck wife with pickup truck

October 29th, 2013 5:57 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Ronald Roberts, 50, 605 Tomahawk Drive, Kingsport, was charged with domestic aggravated assault.

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Blackface costumes revive controversy at Halloween

Blackface costumes revive controversy at Halloween

October 29th, 2013 5:48 pm by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Is donning blackface to dress up as a favorite TV character ever OK for Halloween? How about a bloody hoodie and blackface for a costume riff on the slain teen Trayvon Martin, or full-on minstrel at a party for the fashion elite in Milan?

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Vols' Jones has history with Mizzou QB Mauk

Vols' Jones has history with Mizzou QB Mauk

October 29th, 2013 5:01 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Butch Jones remembers when he thought he might be coaching Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk instead of trying to stop him. Jones recruited Mauk during his stint as Cincinnati's coach.

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Kingsport mother arrested after child overdoses

Kingsport mother arrested after child overdoses

October 29th, 2013 2:39 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested after her 1-year-old son overdosed on Suboxone — a prescription medication used to treat opioid dependence — and she delayed seeking help for the vomiting child.

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Eastman breaks ground on new corporate business center

Eastman breaks ground on new corporate business center

October 29th, 2013 2:28 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The five-story facility will be an expansion of Eastman’s corporate campus and will be located on the site of its existing ballfields on South Wilcox. It is the first major component of “Project Inspire” — a $1.6 billion reinvestment plan.

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