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Folks You Should Know: Kyla Staubus works to raise awareness about epilepsy

Folks You Should Know: Kyla Staubus works to raise awareness about epilepsy

September 23rd, 2013 8:47 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Sullivan Central High School student and Bristol, Tenn. resident Kyla Staubus is passionate about pageantry. But, as dedicated as she is, the 17-year-old pageant queen holds even greater fervor for her campaign to raise awareness about epilepsy.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Grammy-winning Blind Boys of Alabama bringing spirited music, message to Kingsport

Grammy-winning Blind Boys of Alabama bringing spirited music, message to Kingsport

September 23rd, 2013 8:44 am by Staff Report

The Blind Boys will bring that spirited message to East Tennessee when they perform at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26 at the Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center in Kingsport.

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News Regional & National
Obama opens UN talks with diplomatic opportunities

Obama opens UN talks with diplomatic opportunities

September 23rd, 2013 8:20 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama opens meetings at the United Nations with diplomatic opportunities on three vexing issues: Iran's disputed nuclear program, Syria's chemical weapons use, and elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

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Sports
Bears dump turnover-prone Steelers, stay unbeaten

Bears dump turnover-prone Steelers, stay unbeaten

September 23rd, 2013 12:06 am by WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

Major Wright returned an interception 38 yards for a TD in the second quarter, Julius Peppers picked up Ben Roethlisberger’s fumble and raced 42 yards for a score in the fourth and the Bears dropped the reeling Steelers 40-23 on Sunday night.

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Entertainment
‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Modern Family’ crowned at Emmys

‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Modern Family’ crowned at Emmys

September 22nd, 2013 11:20 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

LOS ANGELES — “Breaking Bad,” the brutal saga of an everyman’s ambition turned evil, captured its first best drama Emmy Award on Sunday, while “Modern Family” won its fourth consecutive trophy for top comedy series.

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Hawkins  mayor makes alternative proposals for removal of tree from courthouse lawn

Hawkins mayor makes alternative proposals for removal of tree from courthouse lawn

September 22nd, 2013 10:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County Mayor Melville Bailey is willing to plant another tree on the front lawn of the Hawkins County Courthouse if the Rogersville Tree Board allows the county to cut down the existing spruce pine.

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Meth contamination delays action on former Valley Pike Elementary

Meth contamination delays action on former Valley Pike Elementary

September 22nd, 2013 9:53 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County taxpayers will be footing the bills for testing and cleanup of a closed county elementary school, where evidence of methamphetamine production was discovered.

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Kingsport  to send representative to countywide meeting on  schools

Kingsport to send representative to countywide meeting on schools

September 22nd, 2013 9:45 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — City school board members aren’t sure who should attend a meeting later this month on K-12 education across Sullivan County, but they say someone will.

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Sports Vols Sports
Fulmer says he wasn’t aware of Foster getting paid

Fulmer says he wasn’t aware of Foster getting paid

September 22nd, 2013 8:43 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Former Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer says he wasn’t aware of Houston Texans running back Arian Foster ever receiving money during his college career.

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Johnson County woman, 6-year-old daughter dead in apparent murder-suicide

September 22nd, 2013 7:08 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

A Johnson County woman and her 6-year-old daughter are dead in what authorities believe to be a murder-suicide.

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