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TBI fugitive Varner captured in Nevada

TBI fugitive Varner captured in Nevada

October 5th, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

A fugitive on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top Ten Most Wanted list has been captured in Nevada.

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With Kingsport centennial close, mayor appoints committee to plan celebration

With Kingsport centennial close, mayor appoints committee to plan celebration

October 5th, 2014 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's origins date back to the 1700s with early settlements on the Long Island of the Holston River and the establishment of a boatyard by William King. On March 2, 1917, the Tennessee state legislature re-chartered the city of Kingsport.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

October 5th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a head-on collision that claimed the life of a Johnson City man, a lawsuit filed by students, a pastor talking about his time on a reality show and a family returning after 35 years, among others

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Scott County Rotary kicks off annual Shoe Fund Drive

Scott County Rotary kicks off annual Shoe Fund Drive

October 5th, 2014 10:00 am by Marci Gore

"We do some programs outside of the county, but we realize there's a lot of need right here. ... It takes a lot of time and effort, but, in the end, it makes you feel good to know that you've helped the kids right here in Scott County."

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Belt's HR in 18th lifts Giants over Nats, ends 6 1/2-hour game

Belt's HR in 18th lifts Giants over Nats, ends 6 1/2-hour game

October 5th, 2014 1:14 am by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Sports Writer

Brandon Belt homered off Tanner Roark in the 18th inning, lifting the Giants to their 10th consecutive postseason victory, edging the Nationals 2-1 on Saturday night for a 2-0 lead in the NL division series.

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KFD kicks off fire prevention month with reminder to check smoke alarms

KFD kicks off fire prevention month with reminder to check smoke alarms

October 4th, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The Kingsport Fire Department wants you to test your smoke alarms every month, given that most fire deaths occur in homes without working smoke detectors.

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MOMS Club of Kingsport hosting Halloween party to raise awareness

MOMS Club of Kingsport hosting Halloween party to raise awareness

October 4th, 2014 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

During the Halloween event, MOMS Club of Kingsport also hopes to raise funds for Teeny Tears, one of the organization's many service projects. Bishop said Teeny Tears donates handmade diapers and hats to parents who have lost a baby prematurely.

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Former Kingsport city manager leads new startup

Former Kingsport city manager leads new startup

October 4th, 2014 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Campbell is the new executive director of AccelNow, which is tasked to accelerate technical entrepreneurs and their startup companies across eight Northeast Tennessee counties and beyond.

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Defense launches Hokies to win over Tar Heels

Defense launches Hokies to win over Tar Heels

October 4th, 2014 4:17 pm by JOEDY McCREARY, AP Sports Writer

Kendall Fuller returned an interception 47 yards for a momentum-shifting touchdown, one of three turnovers forced by Virginia Tech, and the Hokies beat North Carolina 34-17 on Saturday.

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Ousted Haitian dictator 'Baby Doc' Duvalier dies

Ousted Haitian dictator 'Baby Doc' Duvalier dies

October 4th, 2014 4:10 pm by EVANS SANON and TRENTON DANIEL, Associated Press

Jean-Claude-Duvalier, the self-proclaimed "president for life" of Haiti whose corrupt and brutal regime sparked a popular uprising that sent him into a 25-year exile, died Saturday of a heart attack, his attorney said.

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