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Families Free helping women  transition from jail to freedom

Families Free helping women transition from jail to freedom

February 22nd, 2014 6:23 pm by Nick Shepherd

Families Free is a nonprofit faith-based organization serving the Tri-Cities. They offer classes in four jails around the region, Blountville, Washington County, Johnson City and Hawkins County.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Regan Smith wins Nationwide opener at Daytona

Regan Smith wins Nationwide opener at Daytona

February 22nd, 2014 6:12 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Regan Smith had the checkered flag in sight at Daytona a year ago and a freight train of cars in his rearview mirror. He moved high to throw a block on Brad Keselowski and it backfired badly.

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Local News Business & Technology
Downtown Kingsport Association plans to build on its multiple successes from 2013

Downtown Kingsport Association plans to build on its multiple successes from 2013

February 22nd, 2014 5:18 pm by Hank Hayes

The Downtown Kingsport Association's game plan for this year looks much like what happened last year - recruit more specialty retailers and restaurants, and help developers craft loft living space.

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News
World's most-wanted drug chief arrested

World's most-wanted drug chief arrested

February 22nd, 2014 3:51 pm by Associated Press

The world's most-wanted drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, arrived at the Mexico City airport after his arrest early Saturday and was being taken directly to prison, said Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR considers limiting drivers' double duty

NASCAR considers limiting drivers' double duty

February 22nd, 2014 3:13 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

NASCAR said Saturday it is looking at potentially limiting the number of second- and third-tier event Sprint Cup regulars can run during the season. Officials have already talked about a potential rules adjustments.

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Regional & National
Court rules against Notre Dame over birth control

Court rules against Notre Dame over birth control

February 22nd, 2014 3:00 pm by Associated Press

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled against the University of Notre Dame in a case over parts of the federal health care law that forces it to provide health insurance for students and employees that covers contraceptives.

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Entertainment
Lawsuit: Sony cheated 'Idol' contestants out of $10M

Lawsuit: Sony cheated 'Idol' contestants out of $10M

February 22nd, 2014 2:53 pm by Associated Press

A federal lawsuit filed in New York charges that Sony Music Entertainment cheated "American Idol" contestants including Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood out of at least $10 million in royalties.

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News
10 takeaways from this week in the news

10 takeaways from this week in the news

February 22nd, 2014 2:08 pm by Associated Press

Ukraine protesters and president make deal, final week of the Winter Olympics, Facebook buys messaging app, and other big stories from this week:

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Sports Local News
K-Mets' GM looks to build on successful rookie season

K-Mets' GM looks to build on successful rookie season

February 22nd, 2014 2:00 pm by Greg Peters

Success on the field led the way for Brian Paupeck to be named Appalachian League Executive of the Year. But don't call his first-year success "rookie luck."

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
UAW's money struggles concern automakers

UAW's money struggles concern automakers

February 22nd, 2014 1:56 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Membership and dues are down sharply, and just this month UAW suffered a stunning defeat when it tried to organize a Tennessee VW factory. But instead of relief, Detroit automakers are increasingly anxious about the union's future.

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