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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

July 25th, 2013 7:58 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Austin Dillon wins on dirt at Eldora

Austin Dillon wins on dirt at Eldora

July 25th, 2013 7:43 am by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

NASCAR returned to dirt for the first time since 1970, attempting to reconnect with its roots and give fans raised on asphalt and stock cars a taste of the slides and wall-banging that are staples of the surface.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Obama to talk manufacturing in Tennessee

Obama to talk manufacturing in Tennessee

July 25th, 2013 7:36 am by Associated Press

The White House says President Barack Obama will travel to Tennessee next week to promote his proposals for boosting U.S. manufacturing and high-wage jobs.

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Local News
Sullivan budget vote seems unlikely before late August

Sullivan budget vote seems unlikely before late August

July 24th, 2013 11:45 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County isn’t likely to have a budget — or property tax rate — in place for the fiscal year that began three weeks ago for at least another month or six weeks, based on comments made during a called meeting Wednesday.

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Local News Education
Schools in Kingsport, Sullivan damaged in storm

Schools in Kingsport, Sullivan damaged in storm

July 24th, 2013 11:10 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Water damaged some area schools in Kingsport and the western end of Sullivan County last week, while lightning damaged schools in several parts of the county. Saint Dominic Catholic School on Center Street sustained extensive water damage.

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Local News
12-year-old bike rider hospitalized after collision with car

12-year-old bike rider hospitalized after collision with car

July 24th, 2013 10:56 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — A 12-year-old girl was in serious but stable condition Wednesday night after failing to obey a stop sign and riding a bicycle into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

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Dog that was shot in the face may be ready for adoption in three weeks

Dog that was shot in the face may be ready for adoption in three weeks

July 24th, 2013 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — In an odd sort of way, getting shot in the face may be the luckiest thing that ever happened to Riley. Now she’s in a place where she is receiving medical care, regular meals and treats and the things she craves most — love and attention.

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Business & Technology
Telethon, contributions bring in nearly $27,000 for downtown businesses

Telethon, contributions bring in nearly $27,000 for downtown businesses

July 24th, 2013 9:08 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The Downtown Kingsport Association estimates downtown’s top 12 businesses lost an estimated $210,000 in cleanup and other damage from the flood. An estimated 65 businesses were affected in some way by the flood, according to DKA.

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Crime Local News
Sentencing delayed for Bristol man convicted in Christmas murder of Scott man

Sentencing delayed for Bristol man convicted in Christmas murder of Scott man

July 24th, 2013 7:55 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Charlie Joe Ramey, 61, is now set to be sentenced in Scott County Circuit Court on Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. by 30th Circuit Court Judge John Kilgore. Ramey was convicted in March of felony murder, robbery and distribution of Schedule III drugs.

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No more mail at your door? Delivery changes eyed

No more mail at your door? Delivery changes eyed

July 24th, 2013 6:53 pm by Staff Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans for generations have come to depend on door-to-door mail delivery. It’s as American as apple pie. But with the Postal Service facing billions of dollars in annual losses, the delivery service could be virtually phased out.

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