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AG: Private groups can't ban guns in Tenn. parks

AG: Private groups can't ban guns in Tenn. parks

July 31st, 2015 7:50 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An attorney general's opinion says private organizations can't prevent licensed handgun permit holders from taking weapons into events the groups operate at public parks.

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Sweeney double puts Yankees out front for 4-2 win over K-Mets

Sweeney double puts Yankees out front for 4-2 win over K-Mets

July 30th, 2015 11:17 pm by George Thwaites

Pulaski (22-14) cinched best-of-three in its home series with Kingsport with a win that kept the Yankees at the top of the Appy League East standings.

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Big front leads Rebels football into new era

Big front leads Rebels football into new era

July 30th, 2015 9:45 pm by Pat Kenney

With 13 of 14 scorers from 2014 having graduated, Sullivan South will look to big, experienced lineman to provide leadership until the skill positions catch up.

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Update: Repairs to Boone Dam to take years, cost up to $300 million

Update: Repairs to Boone Dam to take years, cost up to $300 million

July 30th, 2015 9:44 pm by J. H. Osborne

The biggest sticking point to many property owners who spoke at a public hearing was TVA's revelation that Boone Lake's current extra-low water level will not likely be raised at all during that years-long repair period.

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Hawkins safety committee chairman resigns after his family is harassed

Hawkins safety committee chairman resigns after his family is harassed

July 30th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"I was told to my face by a Hawkins County EMS employee that they would take me down and drag me through the dirt, and they're pretty much doing it." -- Bob Palmer

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One dead, five injured in crash near Winged Deer entrance

One dead, five injured in crash near Winged Deer entrance

July 30th, 2015 8:58 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

The T-bone crash between a Ford Mustang and a Cadillac was reported about 5:30 p.m. According to JCPD Capt. Brian Rice, the Mustang pulled from Carroll Creek Road to head north on Bristol Highway.

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Community
Pretty in Pink: Susan G. Komen kicks off "Big Wig" Challenge

Pretty in Pink: Susan G. Komen kicks off "Big Wig" Challenge

July 30th, 2015 8:30 pm by Community Contributor

The 2015 Susan G. Komen Tri-Cities BigWig Challenge was launched on Thursday with a goal of raising a minimum of $16,000 to fund local breast cancer patient services and education programs.

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Hawkins man accused of selling narcotics received through Medicare

Hawkins man accused of selling narcotics received through Medicare

July 30th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Fred Willard Chamberlain, 58, 120 Skyview Drive, Rogersville, receives a doctor's prescription for 56 oxymorphone pills per month, which according to the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office has a street value of $2,800.

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Job Fair in Lee County

Job Fair in Lee County

July 30th, 2015 7:00 pm by Southwest Virginia Bureau

Confirmed to participate are employers from the construction, healthcare and retail sectors.

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Kingsport speech therapist bilks TennCare through schools

Kingsport speech therapist bilks TennCare through schools

July 30th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport speech pathologist has admitted to filing false claims of treating local students in therapy sessions, with court records showing she fraudulently documented nearly 400 such meetings to her employer and TennCare.

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