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Logano's late move gets him victory at Richmond

Logano's late move gets him victory at Richmond

April 26th, 2014 11:25 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Joey Logano took advantage of a three-car duel by sneaking below the trio to take the lead Saturday night, outrunning Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski to win at Richmond International Raceway.

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GOP, 'dark money' group target Dem justices on Tennessee Supreme Court

GOP, 'dark money' group target Dem justices on Tennessee Supreme Court

April 26th, 2014 9:57 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Republicans have captured the executive and legislative branches of state government, and now it appears they are going after the top tier of the judicial branch — the state Supreme Court.

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BMA to make official city manager job offer  to Fleming  on May 6

BMA to make official city manager job offer to Fleming on May 6

April 26th, 2014 9:56 pm by Matthew Lane

The Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen is planning to officially extend the city manager job offer to Jeff Fleming at its next regular meeting on May 6.

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TDOT plans safety audit on section of Fort Henry Drive

TDOT plans safety audit on section of Fort Henry Drive

April 26th, 2014 9:50 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Department of Transportation plans to conduct a road safety audit on a stretch of Fort Henry Drive where four deadly accidents have taken place in the last seven months.

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Sullivan County budget requests contain no surprises

Sullivan County budget requests contain no surprises

April 26th, 2014 9:46 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan County Commission appears poised to begin public discussions about the county's budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

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Mount Carmel BMA approves the higher of two heat pump bids

Mount Carmel BMA approves the higher of two heat pump bids

April 26th, 2014 8:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 5-1 Tuesday to accept the high bid for a heat pump, despite the fact that the low bidder was offering the same unit and an identical warranty.

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Rising ninth-graders' parents  who wanted students in STEM program scrambling for options

Rising ninth-graders' parents who wanted students in STEM program scrambling for options

April 26th, 2014 8:16 pm by Rick Wagner

In the Sullivan County school board's plan to move Innovation Academy into Holston Middle School, students in grades 6-8 next school year still have a chance at attending the STEM platform school in its third year of operation.

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Education commissioner stays neutral on STEM school move

Education commissioner stays neutral on STEM school move

April 26th, 2014 8:06 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Tennessee Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman lauded Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee after spending nearly two hours at the grades 6-8 program Friday.

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Kingsport Aquatic Center adding parking

Kingsport Aquatic Center adding parking

April 26th, 2014 8:02 pm by Matthew Lane

For the second time in less than a year, the Kingsport Aquatic Center is expanding its parking lot in an attempt to meet demand and get ahead of the crowds.

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No clear starting QB following Hokies' spring game

No clear starting QB following Hokies' spring game

April 26th, 2014 7:45 pm by Associated Press

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer insists that the Hokies' offense will be better than it was a year ago. He's just not sure who the quarterback leading that unit next fall will be.

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