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Kingsport BMA meets with firm about city manager search

Kingsport BMA meets with firm about city manager search

January 7th, 2014 10:10 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The largest public sector search firm in the United States made a concise yet strong sales pitch to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday afternoon as to why it should be the company hired to help Kingsport select its next city manager.

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Local News Business & Technology
Bristol drags down Sullivan County sales tax numbers

Bristol drags down Sullivan County sales tax numbers

January 7th, 2014 10:06 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County sales tax revenue, as a whole, took a hit for the most recently reported collection period, according to public information available from the county’s accounting office.

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Sports Vols Sports
UT defense clamps down on LSU in SEC-opening win

UT defense clamps down on LSU in SEC-opening win

January 7th, 2014 9:54 pm by BRYAN LAZARE, Associated Press

Jordan McRae scored 19 points and Jarnell Stokes registered his 25th career double-double to lead Tennessee to a 68-50 victory against LSU in the Southeastern Conference men’s basketball opener for both teams Tuesday night.

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Sports Sports Live Photos

PHOTO GALLERY: Union at Gate City girls basketball

January 7th, 2014 9:20 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Tuesday night's Union at Gate City Mountain District girls basketball game in Gate City:

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Entertainment
Charter customers could lose WJHL Wednesday night

Charter customers could lose WJHL Wednesday night

January 7th, 2014 9:09 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — If Charter pulls the signal, which the company is required to do by law if no agreement is in place, it would be WJHL’s second blackout on subscriber services in four months.

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Regional & National
Deep freeze strands rail, air travelers nationwide

Deep freeze strands rail, air travelers nationwide

January 7th, 2014 8:31 pm by Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — The Amtrak train slowed to a crawl as it hammered through snowdrifts in a stretch of Illinois countryside, delivering thuds and jolts to passengers, until it lurched into a mound big enough to grind its 8,000-horsepower engine to a halt.

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Sports Sports Live
Tribe splits duals matches with Vikings, Falcons

Tribe splits duals matches with Vikings, Falcons

January 7th, 2014 8:24 pm by Greg Peters

Frigid weather may have played havoc with the region’s sports calendar Tuesday, but the wrestlers inside Buck Van Huss Dome carried on. Dobyns-Bennett split a District 1-AAA duals match with Tennessee High and Volunteer.

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News Crime Local News
Man claiming to have gun robs Blountville pharmacy

Man claiming to have gun robs Blountville pharmacy

January 7th, 2014 5:42 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE — Police are searching for a man who allegedly claimed he was armed with a gun and threatened to kill employees of a Blountville drug store if the pharmacist would not give him drugs.

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News Business & Technology
Hubble reveals galaxies from 13.2 billion years ago

Hubble reveals galaxies from 13.2 billion years ago

January 7th, 2014 5:41 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “I like to call it cosmic dawn,” Hubble astronomer Jennifer Lotz said at the American Astronomical Society convention in Washington. “It’s when the lights are coming on.”

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Local Entertainment TriCityMom Outdoors
13 regional parks offer winter wonderlands

13 regional parks offer winter wonderlands

January 7th, 2014 4:41 pm by Entertainment Staff

From downhill and cross-country skiing, snow boarding and snowshoeing to ice skating and tubing, 13 regional resorts provide a winter playground for area snow enthusiasts.

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