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Winter in the Park: Experience nature's beauty at Natural Tunnel State Park

Winter in the Park: Experience nature's beauty at Natural Tunnel State Park

February 27th, 2014 2:08 pm by Whitney H. Parker

Visiting a state park during the winter months can bring a completely new perspective and different ways to experience nature's beauty. Natural Tunnel State Park is no exception.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Bill to protect Tenn. outdoorsmen from drones

Bill to protect Tenn. outdoorsmen from drones

February 27th, 2014 1:29 pm by Associated Press

A proposal that would prohibit the use of drones to conduct video surveillance of outdoorsmen in Tennessee without their permission has passed the Senate.

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KPD: Drunk woman arrested after firing gun in street

KPD: Drunk woman arrested after firing gun in street

February 27th, 2014 1:21 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman faces felony charges after allegedly exiting her apartment while angry and intoxicated, then randomly firing a handgun along a city street.

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Kingsport neighbors' dispute over barking dogs ends in assault arrest

Kingsport neighbors' dispute over barking dogs ends in assault arrest

February 27th, 2014 11:46 am by Rain Smith

A Wednesday morning argument over barking dogs ended with one man transported to the hospital by ambulance - possibly with a broken jaw - and the arrest of his Kingsport neighbor on a charge of aggravated assault.

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Obama unveils $300 billion transportation infrastructure plan

Obama unveils $300 billion transportation infrastructure plan

February 27th, 2014 6:52 am by By Corey Mitchell, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

President Barack Obama has unveiled plans for a burst of spending on transportation and infrastructure projects, a proposal the White House says will save middle-class jobs and provide an overdue investment in the country's foundation.

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New food labels would highlight calories and sugar

New food labels would highlight calories and sugar

February 27th, 2014 6:48 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Those "Nutrition Facts" labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.

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Forestry officials investigating two SW Va. wildfires

Forestry officials investigating two SW Va. wildfires

February 26th, 2014 11:23 pm by Wes Bunch

William Miller, VDOF senior area forester, said the first blaze began Monday off Copper Creek Road in Scott County's Manville community, roughly five miles north of Gate City.

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Report: Tri-Cities area suffers largest loss of jobs since 2009

Report: Tri-Cities area suffers largest loss of jobs since 2009

February 26th, 2014 11:07 pm by Hank Hayes

The ETSU report noted employment has now declined for the past seven quarters, as the jobless rate for the Tri-Cities Consolidated Statistical Area was 7 percent compared to 6.8 percent a year earlier.

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Sullivan County property tax deadline looms

Sullivan County property tax deadline looms

February 26th, 2014 10:41 pm by J. H. Osborne

If you're a Sullivan County property owner and you haven't paid your 2013 county property taxes, you have until Friday to do so before late fees kick in. The deadline for payment of 2013 property taxes in Sullivan County is Feb. 28.

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Richlands caught up in Gate City's whirlwind

Richlands caught up in Gate City's whirlwind

February 26th, 2014 10:00 pm by George Thwaites

Blue Devils post 27-point second quarter effort on their way to a 77-54 win over the Blue Tornado in Wednesday's VHSL 2A West quarterfinals.

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