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Happy Snaps photo booth at the Back To School Expo at Kingsport Town Center

July 30th, 2014 8:05 am by Staff Report

See all the fun that was had at the Kingsport Times-News Happy Snaps photo booth at the Back To School Expo at Kingsport Town Center.

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Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

July 30th, 2014 8:01 am by JENNIFER AGIESTA and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.

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Theater apologizes after kids see 'Sex Tape' clips

Theater apologizes after kids see 'Sex Tape' clips

July 30th, 2014 7:59 am by Associated Press

A movie theater chain says it is reviewing complaints after a theater showed scenes from the R-rated film "Sex Tape" instead of the children's movie "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" in a summer movie program for youngsters.

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SW Va. man sentenced in shooting death of former stepfather

SW Va. man sentenced in shooting death of former stepfather

July 30th, 2014 7:48 am by Wes Bunch

Richard Allen Brooks was ordered by 30th Circuit Court Judge Tammy McElyea to serve a total of 21 years and four months of a 40-year prison sentence.

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Regional & National
Tenn. chief justice pleads his case to stay behind bench

Tenn. chief justice pleads his case to stay behind bench

July 29th, 2014 11:38 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

On another sweep through East Tennessee, Supreme Court Justice Gary Wade met with judges, attorneys and others on Tuesday to continue his efforts to combat an attack campaign to oust him from the bench.

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Arias gives K-Mets five strong innings in 6-2 win at Danville

Arias gives K-Mets five strong innings in 6-2 win at Danville

July 29th, 2014 11:31 pm by staff reports

The Kingsport Mets blew open a close game with three runs in the ninth inning and cruised to a 6-2 Appalachian League victory over the Danville Braves on Tuesday night.

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Local News
'Person of interest' identified in case of damaged historic gravestones at Hawkins church

'Person of interest' identified in case of damaged historic gravestones at Hawkins church

July 29th, 2014 11:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville Police Chief James Hammonds said he has identified a" person of interest" who is suspected of damaging several historic graves with a wire brush recently at the New Providence Presbyterian Church on Stoney Point Road in Surgoinsville.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Birthplace of Country Music Museum set to open

Birthplace of Country Music Museum set to open

July 29th, 2014 11:05 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Bristol museum's grand opening event begins Friday and runs throughout the weekend, offering discounted admission, free live concerts, vendors, family activities and a live show at the Paramount.

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Crime Local News
Tractor Supply worker accused of merchandise return scam

Tractor Supply worker accused of merchandise return scam

July 29th, 2014 11:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Joshua Westley Clark, 28, 181 Cedar Creek Drive, Apt. 8, Gray, is scheduled for arraignment today in Hawkins County Sessions Court on one count of theft over $1,000.

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House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

July 29th, 2014 11:00 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home.

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