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Dispute threatens Surgoinsville sewer project

Dispute threatens Surgoinsville sewer project

January 13th, 2014 9:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — After three years of planning, Surgoinsville’s $3.5 million sewer project might have to be scrapped if the Hawkins County Board of Education determines the town is in breach of contract.

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Local News
Cost of finishing mobility path between Riverview, aquatic center estimated at $660,000

Cost of finishing mobility path between Riverview, aquatic center estimated at $660,000

January 13th, 2014 8:15 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — City leaders have an estimate on the cost to complete the mobility path from the Riverview community to the Kingsport Aquatic Center: $660,000.

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News Crime Local News
Kingsport man sentenced to 29 years in murder of Hawkins County man

Kingsport man sentenced to 29 years in murder of Hawkins County man

January 13th, 2014 8:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

GREENEVILLE — A Kingsport man who shot his wife’s ex-husband to death in the Stanley Valley community in 2012 and then set the victim’s home on fire was sentenced Monday to 29 years in prison with no chance for parole.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Southwest Airlines pilots grounded after landing at wrong airport

Southwest Airlines pilots grounded after landing at wrong airport

January 13th, 2014 7:34 pm by DAVID KOENIG, Associated Press

DALLAS — The pilots of a Southwest Airlines flight that mistakenly landed at the wrong Missouri airport were grounded Monday after they touched down at a small airfield that gave them only half as much room as normal to stop the jet.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Health care signups: More older Americans so far

Health care signups: More older Americans so far

January 13th, 2014 7:21 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — It’s an older, costlier crowd that’s signing up so far for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law, according to government figures released Monday.

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Sports
Update: Titans hire Whisenhunt as new coach

Update: Titans hire Whisenhunt as new coach

January 13th, 2014 6:48 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

The Tennessee Titans wrapped up their search by hiring San Diego offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt as their new head coach. Titans president and CEO Tommy Smith made the announcment Monday.

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Local News
Stoney Creek man shoots himself in chin while taking off pants

Stoney Creek man shoots himself in chin while taking off pants

January 13th, 2014 6:00 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — A man accidentally shot himself in the chin Sunday evening, according to the Carter County Sheriff’s Department.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Senior Center Photo Group exhibit showcases members’ diversity

Senior Center Photo Group exhibit showcases members’ diversity

January 13th, 2014 5:45 pm by Marci Gore

After more than 15 years of overseeing the Kingsport Senior Center Photo Group’s annual Members Show, Claude Kelly said he has never seen quite the variety of photos submitted for the 2013 Members Show.

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News Crime Local News
Kingsport man faces second attempted murder charge

Kingsport man faces second attempted murder charge

January 13th, 2014 5:13 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man arrested in a weekend shooting also "brutally" beat his ex-wife, according to police, then tossed her down a 15-foot drop to an unfinished basement.

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News Local News
Fire destroys Scott County home

Fire destroys Scott County home

January 13th, 2014 3:58 pm by Wes Bunch

The structure was fully involved in flames when fire crews first arrived on the scene roughly 15 minutes after receiving the call.

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