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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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Regional & National Education
Senate approves Haslam's free tuition plan

Senate approves Haslam's free tuition plan

April 14th, 2014 9:57 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is a step closer to the governor's desk.

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BMA lines up behind local candidate Jeff Fleming for city manager post

BMA lines up behind local candidate Jeff Fleming for city manager post

April 14th, 2014 9:15 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Board of Mayor and Aldermen plans to ask Kingsport native and longtime city employee Jeff Fleming to be the Model City's next city manager. Fleming said he would "absolutely" accept the job.

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Sports Sports Live Photos

PHOTO GALLERY: County Clash track and field meet

April 14th, 2014 9:12 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday's County Clash track and field meet at Volunteer in Church Hill.

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Local News Business & Technology
Petition aimed at  getting wine in grocery  stores approved in Church Hill

Petition aimed at getting wine in grocery stores approved in Church Hill

April 14th, 2014 8:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Church Hill couple who led the charge to get liquor by the drink approved in the city through referendum two years ago is now ready to begin seeking signatures to allow wine sales in grocery stores.

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Crime Regional & National
Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence

Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence

April 14th, 2014 7:48 pm by JIM SUHR, Associated Press

Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, twice running for federal office with campaigns steeped in anti-Semitism.

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Local News
Hawkins mayor GOP primary a rematch of three 2010 candidates

Hawkins mayor GOP primary a rematch of three 2010 candidates

April 14th, 2014 7:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The May 6 Hawkins County Mayor Republican primary will be a three-way rematch from the 2010 primary, with a couple of big differences.

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