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Vikings win game, lose star Kitzmiller in 1-AAA tournament

Vikings win game, lose star Kitzmiller in 1-AAA tournament

May 3rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Dave Ongie

Tennessee High avoided elimination on Saturday at the District 1-AAA baseball tournament with a 5-4 win over David Crockett. Unfortunately for the Vikings, star center fielder Zak Kitzmiller did not.

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UPDATE: California Chrome wins 140th Kentucky Derby

UPDATE: California Chrome wins 140th Kentucky Derby

May 3rd, 2014 7:45 pm by BETH HARRIS, AP Racing Writer

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — California Chrome found another gear and pulled away down the stretch to win the 140th Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Saturday's Netherland Inn Opening

May 3rd, 2014 6:27 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from the event along with details of upcoming events in our region.

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City, state back effort to reopen glass plant

City, state back effort to reopen glass plant

May 3rd, 2014 6:01 pm by Hank Hayes

Talks between the Heritage Glass ownership group and Kingsport officials about restarting the old Blue Ridge glass plant had gone on for about a year before the company announced last week it plans to start production this summer.

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More babies hemorrhaging after parents refuse vitamin K shots

More babies hemorrhaging after parents refuse vitamin K shots

May 3rd, 2014 5:34 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

Vanderbilt physicians have diagnosed three additional babies with a rare bleeding disorder that is becoming more common in Tennessee because parents are refusing vitamin K injections at birth.

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Stoney Creek man dies after truck falls on him

Stoney Creek man dies after truck falls on him

May 3rd, 2014 5:09 pm by NET News Service

Authorities said a Stoney Creek man who suffered injuries while working on a pickup truck has died from those wounds.

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Interstate 40 closed after Knoxville police spot man waving gun

Interstate 40 closed after Knoxville police spot man waving gun

May 3rd, 2014 5:05 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — Police in Knoxville say a man fired shots along Interstate 40 West prompting the shutdown of the thoroughfare.

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Lawsuit alleges 'racial gerrymandering' in Va.

Lawsuit alleges 'racial gerrymandering' in Va.

May 3rd, 2014 4:44 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Virginia is one of several states where Democrats have gone to court to challenge redistricting plans drawn by Republicans, and the GOP also has asked courts to invalidate Democrat-produced remapping in a few states.

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Cosmic commencement: Astronaut giving UConn speech

Cosmic commencement: Astronaut giving UConn speech

May 3rd, 2014 4:25 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

Alumnus Rick Mastracchio would have liked to deliver this year's graduation address to Connecticut's school of engineering in person, but he'll be out of town — orbiting the globe on the ISS. So the school made other arrangements.

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RCR's Scott wins pole at Talladega

RCR's Scott wins pole at Talladega

May 3rd, 2014 2:53 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Brian Scott won the pole for Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway after posting the fastest lap as time expired in knockout qualifying Saturday.

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