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Sullivan school officials question Kingsport city website information as inaccurate or at least outdated

Sullivan school officials question Kingsport city website information as inaccurate or at least outdated

September 7th, 2013 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Board of Education member Robyn Ivester, who represents part of the Colonial Heights area, said some constituents there recently showed her a city website — www.kingsporttn.gov — that incorrectly indicates annexation eventually makes it

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NASA robotic explorer leaves Va. for the moon

NASA robotic explorer leaves Va. for the moon

September 7th, 2013 12:39 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast. The LADEE spacecraft is charged with studying the lunar atmosphere and dust.

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Frank Brogden, former Kingsport alderman and longtime "Santa" on the Santa Train, has died

Frank Brogden, former Kingsport alderman and longtime "Santa" on the Santa Train, has died

September 7th, 2013 10:32 am by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Frank Brogden, a corporate and community leader who served Kingsport in a variety of roles for more than 50 years, has passed away.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

September 7th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Aug. 30 through Sept, 6.

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Witten's return from career-threatening injury was an inspiration to Cowboys

Witten's return from career-threatening injury was an inspiration to Cowboys

September 7th, 2013 7:00 am by Charean Williams, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Jason Witten played against the New York Giants a year ago, having been cleared only 24 hours before kickoff. Witten was given no chance to play in that season opener after lacerating his spleen Aug. 13, 2012, in a preseason game.

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Tribe takes care of Big 7 business vs. Falcons

Tribe takes care of Big 7 business vs. Falcons

September 6th, 2013 11:28 pm by George Thwaites

Friday night at J. Fred Johnson Stadium, Volunteer scored its first touchdown against Dobyns-Bennett since Bill Clinton was president. Other than that, things pretty much went the way they’ve gone since the Reagan era.

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Hubbard's pick-6 with no time left carries Bears to stunning win over Blue Tornado

Hubbard's pick-6 with no time left carries Bears to stunning win over Blue Tornado

September 6th, 2013 11:17 pm by Pat Kenney

Union’s Brandon Hubbard returned an interception 39 yards for a touchdown as time expired and the Bears rallied for a 27-21 win over Richlands at Bullitt Park on Friday night.

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Second-quarter outburst propels Gate City to win over Abingdon

Second-quarter outburst propels Gate City to win over Abingdon

September 6th, 2013 11:01 pm by Dave Ongie

A big second quarter carried Gate City’s football team to a 42-21 victory over Abingdon at Legion Field on Friday night. The Blue Devils exploded for three touchdowns in the second period to build a 35-7 advantage by halftime.

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Obama sets Tuesday speech, acknowledges big challenges on Syria

Obama sets Tuesday speech, acknowledges big challenges on Syria

September 6th, 2013 11:00 pm by Associated Press

Beset by divisions at home and abroad, President Barack Obama candidly admitted deep challenges Friday in pursuing support for a military strike against Syria from international allies and Congress.

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Unicoi County Jail cook becomes inmate

Unicoi County Jail cook becomes inmate

September 6th, 2013 10:29 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

ERWIN — An employee of the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department was arrested on Friday and now faces drug-related charges for allegedly delivering drugs to inmates in the Unicoi County Jail, according to Sheriff Mike Hensley.

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