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BMA approves plan to make changes to Center, Wexler

BMA approves plan to make changes to Center, Wexler

October 15th, 2013 11:07 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — A project to slim down Center Street through downtown Kingsport won’t include closure of Wexler Street. But Wexler Street’s outlet onto East Center will be narrowed considerably from its current 45-foot width.

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On the edge: House shutdown plan fails; now Senate tries

On the edge: House shutdown plan fails; now Senate tries

October 15th, 2013 11:01 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time growing desperately short, Senate leaders took command of efforts to avert a Treasury default and end the partial government shutdown Tuesday night after a last big attempt by House Republicans abruptly collapsed.

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Kree Harrison returns for second run aboard Santa Train

Kree Harrison returns for second run aboard Santa Train

October 15th, 2013 9:39 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — The 23-year-old Texas native has performed country music since she was 3 years old, including four appearances on Rosie O’Donnell’s show “Most Talented Kids,” and found comfort in music to cope with the loss of her parents at a young age.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Region 1-AAA volleyball, Dobyns-Bennett vs. Science Hill

October 15th, 2013 9:31 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Tuesday's Region 1-AAA volleyball championship match between Dobyns-Bennett and Science Hill at the Buck Van Huss Dome in Kingsport.

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Vince Staten: It may be the biggest game, but it won’t be the first premium content

October 15th, 2013 9:04 pm by VINCE STATEN

If the game between Tennessee and Virginia Tech goes off as planned at Bristol Motor Speedway, it won’t be the first big-time football game in the infield of a speedway. It won’t even be the first time for a football game in the infield at Bristol.

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Howl-o-ween to benefit dog park, animal shelters

Howl-o-ween to benefit dog park, animal shelters

October 15th, 2013 8:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — If you’re looking to scare up a good time this weekend, why not head to Howl-o-ween at the Kingsport Dog Park Saturday. The event will be free to the public and will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The park is located at 801 Granby Road.

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Crime
HCSO: Pedestrian who admitted he ‘shot up’ was carrying morphine stash, syringes

HCSO: Pedestrian who admitted he ‘shot up’ was carrying morphine stash, syringes

October 15th, 2013 8:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office allegedly seized morphine pills with an approximate street value of $3,000 Sunday morning from a man walking along Lee Valley Road.

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Johnson City Power Board warns of latest phone scam

Johnson City Power Board warns of latest phone scam

October 15th, 2013 7:50 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — J.T. McSpadden, communications specialist for the power board, said although less than 10 customers have reported claims of the attempted scam, there could be more who have been contacted who haven’t notified authorities.

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Vols' Jones, Hokies' Beamer eager to be part of history in Battle at Bristol

Vols' Jones, Hokies' Beamer eager to be part of history in Battle at Bristol

October 15th, 2013 6:20 pm by Dave Ongie

For Butch Jones and Frank Beamer, a football game between their programs on Sept. 10, 2016, in front of a massive crowd at Bristol Motor Speedway is a tantalizing proposition.

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KPD warns citizens to be cautious with door-to-door solicitation

KPD warns citizens to be cautious with door-to-door solicitation

October 15th, 2013 3:49 pm by Nick Shepherd

If you have had someone come to your door trying to sell magazines over the past week, the Kingsport Police Department wants you to know that these companies have been doing so unlawfully.

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