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Girl power: KTG stages acerbic comedy of manners 'The Women'

Girl power: KTG stages acerbic comedy of manners 'The Women'

May 30th, 2014 7:55 am by Jessica Fischer

Helming a production of Clare Booth Luce's comedy of manners, with its cast of 21 actresses playing 41 characters in 17 scenes, isn't for the faint of heart.

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Tenn. fugitive arrested in Reno SWAT team standoff

Tenn. fugitive arrested in Reno SWAT team standoff

May 30th, 2014 7:33 am by Associated Press

Police say the man made threats and indicated he was armed so they closed off a block around the hotel in the main casino district while a SWAT team initiated negotiations.

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Two boys share spelling bee title after long duel

Two boys share spelling bee title after long duel

May 30th, 2014 1:14 am by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post, N.Y., and Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth, Texas, ended up as co-champions of the National Spelling Bee, just the fourth time in the event's 89 years it ended in a tie.

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Battle edges Gate City in Conference 40 softball championship

Battle edges Gate City in Conference 40 softball championship

May 30th, 2014 12:40 am by Dave Ongie

Gate City gave up four runs to John Battle in the first inning en route to a 4-2 loss in the championship game of the Clinch Mountain Conference 40 softball tournament on Thursday.

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Police apprehend 4 juveniles in elementary school burglaries

Police apprehend 4 juveniles in elementary school burglaries

May 29th, 2014 11:28 pm by Wes Bunch

Four male juveniles were apprehended Thursday by Kingsport police for allegedly stealing Popsicles and candy during burglaries carried out at George Washington Elementary on back-to-back days this week.

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Ex-Coeburn town manager must serve 8 months, pay $25K for embezzlement

Ex-Coeburn town manager must serve 8 months, pay $25K for embezzlement

May 29th, 2014 10:42 pm by Stephen Igo

Former Coeburn Town Manager Loretta Mays was sentenced Thursday to serve eight months of a 15-year prison sentence as well as pay restitution of nearly $25,000 for embezzling funds from a town recreational facility.

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Police: Medical condition cause of death in Nickelsville tractor wreck

Police: Medical condition cause of death in Nickelsville tractor wreck

May 29th, 2014 10:09 pm by Wes Bunch

Natural causes were to blame for the death of a former Scott County Board of Supervisors member who was involved in a tractor wreck Monday near Nickelsville, authorities said.

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Locke to lead Hulsey campaign committee

Locke to lead Hulsey campaign committee

May 29th, 2014 9:38 pm by Hank Hayes

Bud Hulsey, a retired Kingsport police officer, will face incumbent GOP state Rep. Tony Shipley in the August Republican primary. Kingsport businessman will lead his campaign committee.

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Sports
Source: Former Microsoft CEO wins Clippers bid

Source: Former Microsoft CEO wins Clippers bid

May 29th, 2014 9:27 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

An individual with knowledge of negotiations to sell the Clippers says Shelly Sterling has reached an agreement to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. An attorney for Donald Sterling insists he's not selling the team.

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Kingsport's water gets hearty thumbs-up

Kingsport's water gets hearty thumbs-up

May 29th, 2014 8:40 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's water is not only good, it's great. This is the message from Kingsport's water department and the 2014 water quality report recently sent out to customers.

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