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Editorial: Study finds counties in Tennessee improving health outcomes, Southwest Virginia among worst in health outcomes

Editorial: Study finds counties in Tennessee improving health outcomes, Southwest Virginia among worst in health outcomes

June 21st, 2013 9:23 am by Staff Report

Occasional reports from some national organization that ranks localities in some fashion are to be taken with a grain of salt, since they seldom consider local variables that would alter outcomes.

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Crime
Man charged with assaulting Elizabethton police sergeant

Man charged with assaulting Elizabethton police sergeant

June 21st, 2013 9:21 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

An Elizabethton Police officer responding to a domestic violence incident recently was assaulted.

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Sports
LeBron leads Heat to second straight title

LeBron leads Heat to second straight title

June 21st, 2013 12:19 am by Associated Press

LeBron James had 37 points and 12 rebounds and the Miami Heat repeated as champions with a 95-88 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.

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Business & Technology
Local moonshine poised for wider audience

Local moonshine poised for wider audience premium content

June 21st, 2013 12:08 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Some Tennessee moonshine from Sullivan County may be headed up north and out west soon. Destinations include New York, New Jersey and California.

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Local News
Gun control: Resolution on historic Sullivan courthouse held over for July

Gun control: Resolution on historic Sullivan courthouse held over for July

June 20th, 2013 11:59 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner John Gardner did not seek a vote from the full commission earlier this week on his resolution seeking to give control of the historic Sullivan County Courthouse to the commission.

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Facebook introduces video on Instagram

Facebook introduces video on Instagram

June 20th, 2013 11:52 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding video to its popular photo-sharing app Instagram, following in the heels of Twitter’s growing video-sharing app, Vine.

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Cardinals crash K-Mets' opening night celebration, 9-3

Cardinals crash K-Mets' opening night celebration, 9-3 - VIDEO

June 20th, 2013 11:51 pm by George Thwaites

A healthy opening-night crowd and festive atmosphere marked the opening of the Appalachian League season at Hunter Wright Stadium Thursday night.

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Local News Education
Kingsport may assume control of Colonial Heights Middle

Kingsport may assume control of Colonial Heights Middle

June 20th, 2013 11:14 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — City school leaders are talking about assuming operation of Sullivan County’s Colonial Heights Middle School, as early as August if county school leaders would agree.

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Perry touts Texas, Tennessee leadership at Sullivan Reagan Day dinner

Perry touts Texas, Tennessee leadership at Sullivan Reagan Day dinner

June 20th, 2013 11:05 pm by Hank Hayes

BRISTOL, Tenn. — States like Texas and Tennessee are winning the job creation battle because their elected leaders promote conservative principles, Texas Gov. Rick Perry told a Sullivan County Republican Party Reagan Day dinner Thursday night.

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Community

Vince Staten: Cookie, a wonderful mama cat, is still in need of a ‘furever’ home premium content

June 20th, 2013 10:20 pm by VINCE STATEN

When last we checked on Cookie and Pandora, residents of the Kingsport Animal Shelter, they were celebrating Mother’s Day with their eight shared babies. Both were looking for new homes, as were their kitties.

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