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SCSO: Sullivan County Jail doesn’t  block PLN mail

SCSO: Sullivan County Jail doesn’t block PLN mail

January 3rd, 2014 11:10 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — The assertion is in response to a federal lawsuit filed by Prison Legal News, whose mission is public education, prisoner education, advocacy and outreach in support of prisoners’ rights.

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Local News
Tri-Cities leaders  ask lawmakers to end restrictions on annexations

Tri-Cities leaders ask lawmakers to end restrictions on annexations

January 3rd, 2014 11:07 pm by Hank Hayes

BRISTOL, Tenn. — “Where you can, leave local decisions at the local level with people that eat, sleep, live and breathe those issues on a daily basis,” Pete Peterson, city manager of Johnson City, asked lawmakers Friday.

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Sports Sports Live
Fourth-quarter run carries Boone over South

Fourth-quarter run carries Boone over South

January 3rd, 2014 11:01 pm by Dave Ongie

After three quarters of futility, Daniel Boone caught fire at the right time. The Trailblazers opened the fourth quarter on a 10-0 run and held on to beat Sullivan South 58-55 in a rugged non-conference boys basketball contest Friday night.

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Community Health
Lose Big 2014 contest set to weigh in

Lose Big 2014 contest set to weigh in

January 3rd, 2014 10:57 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

A year ago, Stella Robinette was borderline diabetic and knew that losing weight was a necessity. Though the 2013 Greater Kingsport Lose Big contest, she lost 47 pounds and learned how to make lasting positive lifestyle changes.

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Sports Sports Live Photos

PHOTO GALLERY: Daniel Boone vs. Sullivan South basketball

January 3rd, 2014 10:14 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Friday's Daniel Boone at Sullivan South basketball games in Kingsport.

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Sports Sports Live
Lady Blue Devils outrun Lady Patriots

Lady Blue Devils outrun Lady Patriots

January 3rd, 2014 10:14 pm by Pat Kenney

Going at a frenetic pace at both ends of the court, Gate City’s Lady Blue Devils rolled to an impressive 58-32 basketball victory over Sullivan East on Friday.

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News
Religion news in brief: creationism debate, nativity scene challenge and more

Religion news in brief: creationism debate, nativity scene challenge and more

January 3rd, 2014 9:29 pm by Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bill Nye “The Science Guy” is set to visit Kentucky next month for a debate on science and creation with the man who founded the Creation Museum. The event will be titled “Is Creation A Viable Model of Origins?”

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Local News
Wise man’s death is fourth SW Va. traffic fatality in two weeks

Wise man’s death is fourth SW Va. traffic fatality in two weeks

January 3rd, 2014 9:09 pm by Wes Bunch

WISE — A Southwest Virginia man was killed New Year’s Eve after his car ran off the road, overturned and struck a tree. Virginia State Police identified the motorist as John R. Hall, 35, of Wise.

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Crime Local News
Former candidate in Washington County, Va., accused of faking military record for gun permit

Former candidate in Washington County, Va., accused of faking military record for gun permit

January 3rd, 2014 7:49 pm by NET News Service

ABINGDON, Va. — Washington County Sheriff Fred Newman said the investigation into Timothy Mark Mowery's actions began in late September during a heated Board of Supervisors’ race in the Wilson District of the county.

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News Regional & National
‘Polar vortex’ to blast frigid air over much of U.S.

‘Polar vortex’ to blast frigid air over much of U.S.

January 3rd, 2014 7:12 pm by Associated Press

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Winter is normally cold, but starting Sunday tundra-like temperatures will deliver a rare and potentially dangerous sledgehammer blow to much of the Midwest, driving temperatures so far below zero that records will shatter.

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