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Traffic routes for BMS race week

Traffic routes for BMS race week

March 11th, 2014 1:58 pm by Nick Shepherd

Bristol Motor Speedway is gearing up for the spring races coming up later this week. And all those race fans pouring into the area bring lots of traffic.

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Kingsport book fair to support literacy efforts

Kingsport book fair to support literacy efforts

March 11th, 2014 1:27 pm by Staff Report

As with previous book fairs, the 2014 inventory features fiction, non-fiction, history, biography, children's, religion, music, cookbooks, DIY, gardening, textbooks, and art/coffee table books.

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President Barack Obama did an interview with Zach Galifianakis and it is hilarious

President Barack Obama did an interview with Zach Galifianakis and it is hilarious

March 11th, 2014 11:07 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

President Obama went on "Between Two Ferns," a show hosted by Zach Galifianakis at Funnyordie.com. The exchange between the two was hilarious.

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Our 'Vintage Junkie' is having a spring giveaway

Our 'Vintage Junkie' is having a spring giveaway

March 11th, 2014 9:41 am by Melissa Baskette

For spring, I am offering this old wood storage box which I upcycled by painting it with Annie Sloan chalk paint in Old Ochre, then distressing the edges with sandpaper. I then dry brushed the inside with a blush pink acrylic paint.

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Johnson City teen's death remains under investigation

Johnson City teen's death remains under investigation

March 11th, 2014 6:40 am by NET News Service

On Saturday, the body of 19-year-old Jaremy Taylor Kazen, 268 W. Main St., Apt. 13, was found floating in a retention pond at the Plymouth Ridge Apartments complex at 2560 Plymouth Road.

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States wrestle with developing, restricting drones

States wrestle with developing, restricting drones

March 11th, 2014 6:34 am by MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press

Law enforcement, government agencies and others are itching to use drones for everything from finding lost hikers to tracking shifting wildfires. But privacy watchdogs are urging state legislatures to step in and head off any potential privacy violations.

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Colorado collects $2M in recreational pot taxes

Colorado collects $2M in recreational pot taxes

March 11th, 2014 6:25 am by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Including licensing fees and taxes from Colorado's pre-existing medical marijuana industry, the state collected about $3.5 million from the marijuana industry in January.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
At 50, Bloomquist still brings  passion to win to the racetrack

At 50, Bloomquist still brings passion to win to the racetrack

March 10th, 2014 11:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

While East Tennessee race fans are just now coming out of hibernation this weekend, the "Dirtrax Dominator" is in full stride, with nearly 20 feature starts and a prestigious points championship already in the record book for 2014.

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Local News Business & Technology
Contract for partial demolition of former Pet Dairy property approved

Contract for partial demolition of former Pet Dairy property approved

March 10th, 2014 11:34 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport purchased the Pet Dairy property just over two years ago for $250,000 and in that time has been working to find a suitable business to locate in the building.

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Local News Education
Updated: Kingsport BOE: Bills attack on local control of schools

Updated: Kingsport BOE: Bills attack on local control of schools

March 10th, 2014 11:20 pm by Rick Wagner

"I've never seen anything like this," Kingsport Board of Education member Susan Lodal told the board. "Our voices are not going to be heard. Right now, public education is under attack."

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