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Vols won't host Wildcats in men's hoops for first time in more than six decades

Vols won't host Wildcats in men's hoops for first time in more than six decades

August 13th, 2013 9:41 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee won’t have a men’s home basketball game against Kentucky for the first time in over six decades, Vols coach Cuonzo Martin confirmed Tuesday.

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Local News Education
Enrollment higher in Wise County schools

Enrollment higher in Wise County schools

August 13th, 2013 9:34 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Wise County’s school division is off to a great start for the 2013-14 school year, according to reports received by the School Board on Tuesday, including an upward bump in enrollment — at least from initial numbers — after decades of declines.

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Community

Vince Staten: Not counting drive-ins, Frank Theatres city’s 10th movie house premium content

August 13th, 2013 9:28 pm by VINCE STATEN

Our first movie theater was the original Strand, which was located on the corner of Main and Shelby (and later became the Gem Theater). It actually opened before this newspaper began publication so we don’t know what the first feature to play here was.

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Photo Gallery: K-Mets vs Princeton

August 13th, 2013 8:50 pm by Ned Jilton

A few highlights from the Kingsport Mets' rain-delayed doubleheader against Princeton on Tuesday night.

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News Regional & National
Carolina conservatives want more opposition in DC

Carolina conservatives want more opposition in DC

August 13th, 2013 8:41 pm by Associated Press

LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — Republican Patrick McHenry’s loudest constituents have no desire to see conciliation on gridlocked Capitol Hill, unless it comes from President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats.

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Crime Local News
Washington man won’t face prison time for false crop insurance claims

Washington man won’t face prison time for false crop insurance claims

August 13th, 2013 7:44 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — One of three Northeast Tennessee residents involved in a scheme to submit more than $178,500 in false crop insurance claims will not be going to federal prison but will face hefty restitution, a judge ordered last week.

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Business & Technology
Governor appoints  Keith Wilson to THEC

Governor appoints Keith Wilson to THEC

August 13th, 2013 7:25 pm by Staff report

NASHVILLE — The Kingsport Times-News publisher was among eight new members appointed to the state's higher education boards by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Ganassi cutting ties with Montoya

Ganassi cutting ties with Montoya

August 13th, 2013 6:18 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Juan Pablo Montoya, one of the most decorated drivers in the world with an Indy 500 victory and wins in F1, NASCAR and the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, will not have a chance to find success in NASCAR with longtime team owner Chip Ganassi.

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Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ transport idea has sci-fi feel

Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ transport idea has sci-fi feel

August 13th, 2013 5:38 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The concept sounds like something from the comic books that billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk read religiously as a boy: a capsule that speeds along as fast as sound, carrying people between major cities.

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Caller reports her 'body parts' were stolen

Caller reports her 'body parts' were stolen

August 13th, 2013 3:30 pm by Rain Smith

An Appalachia woman told dispatchers that another female had taken her lips and several other "body parts."

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