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FBI: Navy Yard gunman left note about radio waves

FBI: Navy Yard gunman left note about radio waves

September 25th, 2013 9:09 pm by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis left a note saying he was driven to kill by months of bombardment with extremely low-frequency radio waves, the FBI said Wednesday.

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ETSU hosting  area  summit on  prescription drugs

ETSU hosting area summit on prescription drugs

September 25th, 2013 8:59 pm by Nick Shepherd

Members of the health care community, law enforcement, public health and academia gathered at East Tennessee State University for a summit on prescription drug abuse.

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Dangerous Mount Carmel curve to receive ‘coarse’ asphalt to improve grip

Dangerous Mount Carmel curve to receive ‘coarse’ asphalt to improve grip

September 25th, 2013 8:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — A higher grade, coarse type of asphalt will be used to resurface a 200-foot section of Hammond Avenue that has been the site of numerous crashes in recent years.

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Grant funds some flood relief for Sullivan County

Grant funds some flood relief for Sullivan County

September 25th, 2013 8:47 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Some financial assistance will be available through a state grant to help repair some of the homes in Sullivan County that were damaged by flooding earlier this year.

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Kingsport Aquatic Center shifts gears  for fall, winter

Kingsport Aquatic Center shifts gears for fall, winter

September 25th, 2013 8:36 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT – The Kingsport Aquatic Center has shifted into fall and winter mode by announcing a host of new programs and classes, from deep water fitness to water aerobics and yoga.

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Eastman plans expansion at Virginia facility

Eastman plans expansion at Virginia facility

September 25th, 2013 7:25 pm by Hank Hayes

RICHMOND — Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Wednesday that Kingsport-based Eastman Chemical Co. will invest $40 million over the next three years to expand its manufacturing operation in Henry County.

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Speaker Ramsey predicts supermarket wine legislation will pass

Speaker Ramsey predicts supermarket wine legislation will pass

September 25th, 2013 5:47 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey predicted Wednesday that lawmakers will approve a bill next session to allow wine to be sold in supermarkets and convenience stores.

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U.S. Postal Service seeks increase in cost of stamps to 49 cents

U.S. Postal Service seeks increase in cost of stamps to 49 cents

September 25th, 2013 5:05 pm by ANDREW MIGA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — It soon could cost 49 cents to mail a letter. The postal Board of Governors said Wednesday it wants to raise the price of a first-class stamp by 3 cents.

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Oracle beats New Zealand to keep America’s Cup

Oracle beats New Zealand to keep America’s Cup

September 25th, 2013 4:58 pm by BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer

SAN FRANCISCO — Skipper Jimmy Spithill and Oracle Team USA won the America’s Cup on Wednesday with one of the greatest comebacks in sports history.

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Kingsport traffic fatalities hit eight-year high

Kingsport traffic fatalities hit eight-year high

September 25th, 2013 3:15 pm by Rain Smith

Though Kingsport's 14 traffic fatalities in 2013 are the most seen in a calendar year since 20 deaths in 2005, police say there's little they can do about the overriding factors in such tragedies: poor decisions and habits of motorists themselves.

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