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17th annual Farm Expo concludes on Sunday

17th annual Farm Expo concludes on Sunday

January 18th, 2014 10:15 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The 17th annual Farm Expo wraps up this afternoon, but 3-year-old Bronson Taylor of Pennington Gap got his early birthday present there Saturday.

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One dead after residential fire on Old State Route 34

One dead after residential fire on Old State Route 34

January 18th, 2014 10:06 pm by NET News Service

Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Doug Gregg said one person was found dead after an early Saturday morning fire.

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Eastman among defendants in class-action lawsuit following  spill in West Virginia

Eastman among defendants in class-action lawsuit following spill in West Virginia

January 18th, 2014 9:50 pm by Hank Hayes

A restaurant owner, single mother, car wash operator, beauty shop owner and West Virginia lawmaker are among the plaintiffs seeking damages from Kingsport-based Eastman Chemical Co. and other defendants.

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Local offices closed for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Local offices closed for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 18th, 2014 9:45 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport city offices will be closed Monday. Garbage pickup will be on a regular schedule. The Kingsport Public Library, Kingsport Senior Center and Renaissance Center will be closed Monday.

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Parade, candlelight service among events scheduled for Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Parade, candlelight service among events scheduled for Dr. Martin Luther King Day

January 18th, 2014 9:38 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — The 14th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade will be held Monday from noon to 1 p.m. in Kingsport, to be immediately followed by a luncheon and a candlelight service in the evening.

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Obama fuels reform on some but not all NSA spying

Obama fuels reform on some but not all NSA spying

January 18th, 2014 6:05 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s orders to change some U.S. surveillance practices put the burden on Congress to deal with a national security controversy that has alarmed Americans and outraged foreign allies.

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No. 13 Wildcats shoot down Vols 74-66

No. 13 Wildcats shoot down Vols 74-66

January 18th, 2014 3:07 pm by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

Freshman Andrew Harrison scored a season-high 26 points and No. 13 Kentucky used nearly perfect free throw shooting to pull away from Tennessee for a 74-66 victory Saturday.

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Analysis: Congress aims to fix busted budgeting

Analysis: Congress aims to fix busted budgeting

January 18th, 2014 1:39 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

In President Ronald Reagan's final State of the Union address, he slammed Congress for sending him a 14-pound, 1,053-page single spending bill. He warned lawmakers not to try his patience by doing it again.

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W.Va. spill latest case of coal tainting US waters

W.Va. spill latest case of coal tainting US waters

January 18th, 2014 1:38 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO and SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chemical spill that contaminated water for hundreds of thousands in West Virginia was only the latest and most high-profile case of coal sullying the nation's waters.

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NASCAR considering overhaul of points, Chase

NASCAR considering overhaul of points, Chase

January 18th, 2014 1:35 pm by Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (MCT)

NASCAR is planning a vast restructuring of the points system in its premier Sprint Cup Series that would greatly emphasize winning races and feature eliminations in its Chase playoff system, according to multiple sources briefed on the plan.

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