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Legion doomed: Workers begin demolishing Model City landmark

Legion doomed: Workers begin demolishing Model City landmark

March 31st, 2014 10:12 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The demolition of Legion Pool has begun. E. Luke Greene Company of Strawberry Plains mobilized its crews on Monday and began demolition work on the Legion Pool site.

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Congress passes bill to stop cut  to  doctors who treat Medicare patients

Congress passes bill to stop cut to doctors who treat Medicare patients

March 31st, 2014 9:20 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

With just hours to spare, Congress stepped in Monday to finalize legislation to prevent doctors who treat Medicare patients from being hit with a 24 percent cut in their payments from the government.

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Rebels put hammer down in win over Patriots

Rebels put hammer down in win over Patriots

March 31st, 2014 9:20 pm by Dave Ongie

Sullivan South took advantage of four Sullivan East errors, hammered out 13 hits and raced to a 9-2 win in a key Three Rivers Conference baseball game Monday.

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State employees, teachers won't get pay increase

State employees, teachers won't get pay increase

March 31st, 2014 8:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday that he won't be able to give state employees and teachers a pay increase next year mainly because of reductions due to an ongoing decline in revenue collections.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Sullivan East at Sullivan South baseball

March 31st, 2014 8:00 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday's Three Rivers Conference baseball game between Sullivan East and Sullivan South.

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Crossroads United Methodist Church takes care of those near and far

Crossroads United Methodist Church takes care of those near and far

March 31st, 2014 7:14 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

In late October 1929, a group of 125 residents stood at a crossroads of faith and decided to organize a new church. Four years later, West View Park Methodist Episcopal Church South opened its doors.

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'A Man and his Machine:' Exhibit showcases John Plutchak's quilts

'A Man and his Machine:' Exhibit showcases John Plutchak's quilts

March 31st, 2014 7:04 pm by Marci Gore

John Plutchak began quilting about 20 years ago and estimates that he has made hundreds of quilts during that time.

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Sneedville man sentenced to eight years on drug charges

Sneedville man sentenced to eight years on drug charges

March 31st, 2014 6:51 pm by Wes Bunch

A member of a 12-person drug trafficking ring that distributed oxycodone in East Tennessee was sentenced to eight years in prison Monday during an appearance in federal court in Greeneville.

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Body of missing Kingsport man found

Body of missing Kingsport man found

March 31st, 2014 6:42 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The body of a Kingsport man reported missing earlier this month was located Monday afternoon near his residence, authorities said.

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Liquored up man attacks friend, police

Liquored up man attacks friend, police

March 31st, 2014 4:47 pm by Rain Smith

While "watching wrestling and drinking liquor" the suspect began throwing punches for "no apparent reason," then took a "fighting stance" with responding officers.

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