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City gears up for next phase of improvements  to Cooks Valley Road

City gears up for next phase of improvements to Cooks Valley Road

November 16th, 2013 11:13 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Three years after work wrapped up on the first phase of improvements along Harbor Chapel Road, the final phase — one long promised to the residents of Cooks Valley — is scheduled to start next spring.

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News Local News
Church Hill woman killed in Carters Valley wreck

Church Hill woman killed in Carters Valley wreck

November 16th, 2013 10:22 pm by Wes Bunch

CHURCH HILL — The Tennessee Highway Patrol identified the victim as Heather N. Bowen of Church Hill. The wreck occurred at 11:10 a.m. Saturday on Carters Valley Road at the intersection of Morning Star Road.

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Sports Sports Live
Lady Devils to enter 2A Final Four as West Region champs

Lady Devils to enter 2A Final Four as West Region champs

November 16th, 2013 9:53 pm by Pat Kenney

In the first-ever VHSL Region 2A West Region volleyball final, Gate City dug down deep to pull out a 25-21, 25-23, 25-20 victory over John Battle on Saturday at Virginia High.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Dillon edges Hornish for Nationwide title

Dillon edges Hornish for Nationwide title

November 16th, 2013 7:57 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Austin Dillon won the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship on Saturday, holding off Sam Hornish Jr. in a wild season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Sports Sports Live
Burton knocks off Clintwood in playoff opener

Burton knocks off Clintwood in playoff opener

November 16th, 2013 7:46 pm by Greg Peters

J.I. Burton used a strong defense and timely plays to pull off a 16-14 upset of Clintwood on Saturday in the first round of the VHSL 1A West Region football playoffs.

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Crime Local News
Johnson City police say gun that man pointed at officer in standoff was plastic

Johnson City police say gun that man pointed at officer in standoff was plastic

November 16th, 2013 7:40 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Arnold L. Ebalo, 57, 715 E. Fairview Ave., was arrested after the incident on three counts of aggravated assault and vandalism. He was arraigned on the charges Friday morning in Washington County Sessions Court.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Obama struggles to save his cherished health law

Obama struggles to save his cherished health law

November 16th, 2013 7:01 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president needs breakthroughs on three fronts: the cancellations mess, technology troubles and a crisis in confidence among his own supporters.

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Community Education
D-B band finishes 3rd in Class 3A, falls short of finals at BOA Grand Nationals

D-B band finishes 3rd in Class 3A, falls short of finals at BOA Grand Nationals

November 16th, 2013 6:10 pm by Staff Report

Unfortunately, the stellar performance wasn't enough to propel the Tribe into the elite field of 12 finalists slated to compete for the national title.

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News Business & Technology
NASA’s newest Mars flyer will explore atmosphere

NASA’s newest Mars flyer will explore atmosphere

November 16th, 2013 6:07 pm by Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA hopes its newest Mars spacecraft lives up to its know-it-all name. The robotic explorer called Maven is due to blast off Monday on a 10-month journey to the red planet.

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Sports
Terps ambush Hokies on Senior Day, win in OT

Terps ambush Hokies on Senior Day, win in OT

November 16th, 2013 6:00 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

C.J. Brown ran for 122 yards, including a touchdown in overtime, and Maryland beat Virginia Tech 27-24 on Saturday to become bowl eligible and damage the Hokies’ hopes of playing for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship.

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