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Huge spending bill would bury budget battles in Congress

Huge spending bill would bury budget battles in Congress

January 13th, 2014 11:19 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Top congressional negotiators Monday night released a bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill that would pay for the operations of government through October and finally put to rest the bitter budget battles of last year.

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Local News
Virginia state trooper, a Gate City native, dies following crash

Virginia state trooper, a Gate City native, dies following crash

January 13th, 2014 10:39 pm by Wes Bunch

A Virginia state trooper with ties to Scott County died while on duty this weekend following a crash in Henry County.

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Entertainment Business & Technology Local Entertainment
Jessie’s Girls to headline the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce dinner

Jessie’s Girls to headline the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce dinner

January 13th, 2014 9:23 pm by Hank Hayes

Jessie’s Girls — the sister band to Party on the Moon — will headline the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce’s 67th annual Dinner on February 7 at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Dobyns-Bennett at Sullivan Central girls basketball

January 13th, 2014 9:20 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Monday's Dobyns-Bennett at Sullivan Central girls basketball game in Blountville.

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Local News
Dispute threatens Surgoinsville sewer project

Dispute threatens Surgoinsville sewer project

January 13th, 2014 9:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — After three years of planning, Surgoinsville’s $3.5 million sewer project might have to be scrapped if the Hawkins County Board of Education determines the town is in breach of contract.

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Local News
Cost of finishing mobility path between Riverview, aquatic center estimated at $660,000

Cost of finishing mobility path between Riverview, aquatic center estimated at $660,000

January 13th, 2014 8:15 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — City leaders have an estimate on the cost to complete the mobility path from the Riverview community to the Kingsport Aquatic Center: $660,000.

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Kingsport man sentenced to 29 years in murder of Hawkins County man

Kingsport man sentenced to 29 years in murder of Hawkins County man

January 13th, 2014 8:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

GREENEVILLE — A Kingsport man who shot his wife’s ex-husband to death in the Stanley Valley community in 2012 and then set the victim’s home on fire was sentenced Monday to 29 years in prison with no chance for parole.

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Southwest Airlines pilots grounded after landing at wrong airport

Southwest Airlines pilots grounded after landing at wrong airport

January 13th, 2014 7:34 pm by DAVID KOENIG, Associated Press

DALLAS — The pilots of a Southwest Airlines flight that mistakenly landed at the wrong Missouri airport were grounded Monday after they touched down at a small airfield that gave them only half as much room as normal to stop the jet.

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Health care signups: More older Americans so far

Health care signups: More older Americans so far

January 13th, 2014 7:21 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — It’s an older, costlier crowd that’s signing up so far for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law, according to government figures released Monday.

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Sports
Update: Titans hire Whisenhunt as new coach

Update: Titans hire Whisenhunt as new coach

January 13th, 2014 6:48 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

The Tennessee Titans wrapped up their search by hiring San Diego offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt as their new head coach. Titans president and CEO Tommy Smith made the announcment Monday.

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