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Titans rookie Mettenberger hears 'Roll Tide,' gets sucker-punched

Titans rookie Mettenberger hears 'Roll Tide,' gets sucker-punched

July 26th, 2014 4:20 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger knows only too well the intensity of the Alabama-LSU rivalry. Mettenberger was sucker-punched last weekend by an Alabama fan while at a bar.

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Gibson Mill Bridge to be named for last Kingsport casualty of Vietnam War

Gibson Mill Bridge to be named for last Kingsport casualty of Vietnam War

July 26th, 2014 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

U.S. Army Spc. 4 David Lee Hann was the last Kingsport resident to be killed in the line of duty during the Vietnam War. Now, 43 years later, his life and service will be remembered and memorialized.

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Community Sunday Stories
Faith in Action: theRock on a mission to serve the community

Faith in Action: theRock on a mission to serve the community

July 26th, 2014 4:00 pm by Katina Rose

theROCK in Downtown Kingsport is on a mission to break down barriers, heal past wounds, and spread an authentic message of hope to the greater Kingsport community, along with remote countries around the world.

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U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

July 26th, 2014 2:16 pm by MATTHEW LEE and LARA JAKES, Associated Press

The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias.

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Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

July 26th, 2014 2:00 pm by Associated Press

This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

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At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college

At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college

July 26th, 2014 1:57 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

The 15-year-old boy walked into a conference room in Columbus, Ohio, for a fateful interview. If it went well, perhaps he'd have a chance to be the first member of his impoverished family to attend college. At stake was a place in Upward Bound.

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Sports
Baseball Hall cuts election eligibility to 10 years

Baseball Hall cuts election eligibility to 10 years

July 26th, 2014 1:10 pm by Associated Press

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire will have less time to remain eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot under changes made Saturday. The Hall of Fame's board cut a player's eligibility from 15 years to 10.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

July 26th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include professional thieves making off with a large haul, burglary suspects captured on a trail camera, a fire revealing a large marijuana farm and a classic car being seized along with an ounce of 'Ice,' among others

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Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

July 26th, 2014 10:00 am by Associated Press

Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago

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Community Sunday Stories
Local chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy releases anniversary cookbook

Local chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy releases anniversary cookbook

July 26th, 2014 9:00 am by Amanda Marsh

Although very little documentation still exists from the early years of the Johnson City chapter, Walker says there were 10 actual daughters of Confederate soldiers in the founding group which is now the only chapter in the Tri-Cities.

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