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Big Dog is Back: 'T.K.' returns to downtown Kingsport with hot dog cart

Big Dog is Back: 'T.K.' returns to downtown Kingsport with hot dog cart

April 15th, 2014 1:16 pm by Matthew Lane

After more than a decade in the hot dog business, Tom Keller is getting back to the basics. His restaurant was located at the corner of Broad and Market and offered seven different styles of hot dogs and numerous toppings. But therein lies the problem.

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Widespread, hard freeze expected to threaten spring growth

Widespread, hard freeze expected to threaten spring growth

April 15th, 2014 12:44 pm by Staff Report

The National Weather Service expects temperatures between 22 and 28 degrees across the region tonight, meaning a widespread freeze will threaten blooming trees, spring crops and other plants.

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News Regional & National Education
Tenn. school voucher bill fails for session

Tenn. school voucher bill fails for session

April 15th, 2014 11:17 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a program that gives parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school has once again failed to pass.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Showcase: After the Rain

April 15th, 2014 9:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by Debbie Winegar. The pictures were taken from her house after an evening storm on April 4.

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News Crime
Suspected serial murderers wore GPS devices

Suspected serial murderers wore GPS devices

April 15th, 2014 8:11 am by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

Two convicted sex offenders dutifully checked in with police every month and wore their GPS trackers around the clock — yet for at least two months last fall, authorities claim, they were raping and killing at least four women.

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Local News Business & Technology
Miller: NN Inc. project could lead to 200 new jobs

Miller: NN Inc. project could lead to 200 new jobs

April 15th, 2014 12:16 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Johnson City headquartered NN Inc. was confirmed Monday as the manufacturer being courted by local economic development leaders hoping to land a new $10 million corporate office building and 200 new jobs.

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Local News
Fire claims Boones Creek home, up to 17 animals' lives

Fire claims Boones Creek home, up to 17 animals' lives

April 14th, 2014 11:40 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Despite spending approximately seven hours battling a blaze, firefighters were unable to save a Boones Creek home, or what could have been as many as 17 animals that were trapped inside.

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Local News
Surgoinsville residents want speed bumps on Regency Drive

Surgoinsville residents want speed bumps on Regency Drive

April 14th, 2014 11:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

The conversation got heated at times Monday night as a group of Regency Drive residents asked the Surgoinsville Board of Mayor and Aldermen for speed bumps or speed tables on their street to curb a speeding problem.

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Sullivan County mayoral candidates discuss top priorities

Sullivan County mayoral candidates discuss top priorities

April 14th, 2014 10:52 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Kingsport Times-News submitted five questions to Steve Godsey and Richard Venable, the two candidates for Sullivan County mayor.

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Sports Sports Live
Volunteer sweeps team titles at County Clash

Volunteer sweeps team titles at County Clash

April 14th, 2014 10:14 pm by Pat Kenney

The third annual County Clash at Volunteer High School on Monday turned into a Hawkins County affair. Volunteer's girls and boys track and field programs ran away with the team titles.

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