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Graffiti increasing in Smokies' backcountry

Graffiti increasing in Smokies' backcountry

May 10th, 2014 6:04 pm by Associated Press

GATLINBURG — Officials in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park say they are seeing an unprecedented increase in graffiti.

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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: TCCWRT Presents "Johnsonville: The End of the Line", Leadership of Nathan Bedford Forrest.

May 10th, 2014 6:00 pm by Ned Jilton

Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table is bringing in Jerry Wooten Monday, May 12, his presentation, "Johnsonville: The End of the Line", focusing on the leadership of Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, is free and opened to the public.

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Leadercast aims to build new generation of leaders

Leadercast aims to build new generation of leaders

May 10th, 2014 5:43 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Take a global lineup of leaders who have been there and done that, add a satellite and stir in more than 100,00 people seeking leadership skills and you get the core elements of Leadercast.

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Pregnant women gain new options under health law

Pregnant women gain new options under health law

May 10th, 2014 3:04 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Under the new health care law, lower-income women who signed up for a private policy in the new insurance exchanges will have access to additional coverage from their state's Medicaid program if they get pregnant.

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Cardinals pick big Hokies QB Thomas in fourth round

Cardinals pick big Hokies QB Thomas in fourth round

May 10th, 2014 1:49 pm by BOB BAUM, AP Sports Writer

The Arizona Cardinals went for a quarterback in the fourth round of the NFL draft, taking Virginia Tech's big Logan Thomas on Saturday.

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Ukraine president decries eastern sovereignty

Ukraine president decries eastern sovereignty

May 10th, 2014 1:43 pm by Associated Press

As two of the most tense regions in eastern Ukraine prepare to vote on declaring sovereignty, the country's acting president is warning them against self-destruction. "This is a step into the abyss for the regions," Oleksandr Turchynov said.

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9/11 remains returned to World Trade Center site

9/11 remains returned to World Trade Center site

May 10th, 2014 1:25 pm by MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press

The unidentified remains of those killed on Sept. 11 returned to the World Trade Center site in a solemn procession on a foggy Saturday morning.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

May 10th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include men who plead guilty to murder, a Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges, six Wise County residents arrested for cockfighting and a biker who admitted he had a good buzz.

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Photo Gallery: 50-year-old Bluff City mural gets face lift thanks to Sullivan East students

Photo Gallery: 50-year-old Bluff City mural gets face lift thanks to Sullivan East students

May 10th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

A 50-year-old mural in Bluff City recently underwent a face lift with the help of some local high school students, and members of the board of Mayor and Alderman gathered on Friday to show their appreciation.

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UPDATE: University of Richmond officials say two athletic staffers on balloon that burst into flames

UPDATE: University of Richmond officials say two athletic staffers on balloon that burst into flames

May 10th, 2014 4:17 am by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

DOSWELL, Va. — A University of Richmond women's basketball assistant coach and team staff member were the passengers aboard a hot air balloon that drifted into a power line, burst into flames and crashed in Virginia.

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