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Folks You Should Know: Walter Manis earns his name as Scott County's 'Punkin Man'

Folks You Should Know: Walter Manis earns his name as Scott County's 'Punkin Man'

October 11th, 2013 10:30 am by Katina Rose

During the months of August, September and October, Walter is surrounded by pumpkins and fall activities all day, seven days a week, but he wouldn’t think about spending his days any other way.

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Update: Rogersville man charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting at police

Update: Rogersville man charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting at police

October 11th, 2013 8:38 am by Rain Smith

A Rogersville man who exchanged gunfire with police on Thursday night first went to a neighbor's home while he was armed and drinking, according to investigators, and may have shot at individuals on a hay ride.

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Poll: Americans find little to like in Washington

Poll: Americans find little to like in Washington

October 11th, 2013 6:57 am by JENNIFER AGIESTA and NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

Americans are finding little they like about President Barack Obama or either political party, according to a new poll that suggests the possibility of a "throw the bums out" mentality in next year's midterm elections.

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Verlander, Cabrera send Tigers into ALCS

Verlander, Cabrera send Tigers into ALCS

October 11th, 2013 1:45 am by JANIE McCAULEY, AP Baseball Writer

Detroit's two biggest stars, Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera, teamed up Thursday night to send the Tigers back to the AL championship series with a 3-0 winner-take-all victory over the Oakland Athletics in their division series.

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Hope? Shutdown/debt talks but no resolution yet

Hope? Shutdown/debt talks but no resolution yet

October 11th, 2013 12:08 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s economy on the line, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans groped inconclusively Thursday for a compromise to avert an unprecedented U.S. default as early as next week and end the partial government shutdown.

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Committee members push for quick sale of Cedar Grove

Committee members push for quick sale of Cedar Grove

October 10th, 2013 11:38 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Five of Sullivan County’s 24 county commissioners made clear Thursday they are not willing to delay the sale of the former Cedar Grove Elementary School property.

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D-B takes District 1-AAA title over Science Hill

D-B takes District 1-AAA title over Science Hill

October 10th, 2013 10:16 pm by Greg Peters

For the second night in a row, the Tribe survived a five-game match against the Lady Hilltoppers.

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‘Road diet’ plan would three-lane downtown stretch of Center Street

‘Road diet’ plan would three-lane downtown stretch of Center Street

October 10th, 2013 9:58 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Assistant City Manager Jeff Fleming said such a change would improve safety, better manage the flow of traffic through downtown and possibly create better economic opportunities for businesses fronting Center Street.

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Two arrested on child neglect charges

Two arrested on child neglect charges

October 10th, 2013 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

One suspect was allegedly intoxicated at a Blountville school, while the other reportedly stumbled and fell on top of a 3-year-old in a Kingsport parking lot.

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Sullivan South wins District 1-AA volleyball tournament

Sullivan South wins District 1-AA volleyball tournament

October 10th, 2013 8:42 pm by Pat Kenney

South's Rylee Milhorn wins tournament MVP honors as the top-seeded Lady Rebels get past No. 2 Sullivan East.

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