Kingsport Times News Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Odd news: One mayor, one day, 24 restaurants

Odd news: One mayor, one day, 24 restaurants

April 20th, 2014 3:20 pm by Associated Press

Jenkintown, Pa., Mayor Ed Foley, in a gut-busting campaign to draw attention to the tiny borough's varied restaurant scene, set out to visit all 24 of them on Saturday, starting with a pre-dawn visit to IHOP.

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Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

April 20th, 2014 2:40 pm by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76. He had been stricken with prostate cancer in Toronto, the New Jersey native's adopted home.

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Kingsport rezoning, hotdog vendor returns, SCSO on national TV and more stories you may have missed

Kingsport rezoning, hotdog vendor returns, SCSO on national TV and more stories you may have missed

April 20th, 2014 11:30 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Carter Family Fold set to host Clinch Mountain Music Fest

Carter Family Fold set to host Clinch Mountain Music Fest

April 19th, 2014 10:42 pm by Wes Bunch

The Carter Family Fold is preparing once again to host lovers of old-time and bluegrass music as it holds the ninth edition of the Clinch Mountain Music Fest next month in Hiltons.

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100-year-old Easter egg a treasured memento of father's long-ago hunt

100-year-old Easter egg a treasured memento of father's long-ago hunt

April 19th, 2014 9:35 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — If Harriet Broome Helton's house ever caught fire, there's one thing she knows for certain she would grab — her father's 100-year-old Easter egg.

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Three seek Sullivan County  attorney position

Three seek Sullivan County attorney position

April 19th, 2014 9:33 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Kingsport Times-News asked the three candidates for Sullivan County attorney in the Republican party primary to answer five questions.

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Innovation Academy principal says students upset by plan to move school

Innovation Academy principal says students upset by plan to move school

April 19th, 2014 9:24 pm by Rick Wagner

Of 15.5 teachers this year at Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee, Principal Sandy Watkins said she knows of only three considering going to the new IA STEM platform school location at Holston Middle School.

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Haslam to address Sullivan  County GOP Reagan Day Dinner

Haslam to address Sullivan County GOP Reagan Day Dinner

April 19th, 2014 8:11 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will be the keynote speaker and entertainer Jimmy Fortune will hit the musical notes at this year's Sullivan County Republican Party Reagan Day Dinner.

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Prayer breakfast to honor  ministers

Prayer breakfast to honor ministers

April 19th, 2014 7:54 pm by Matthew Lane

Mayor Dennis Phillips is inviting the public to attend an annual prayer breakfast on May 1 to thank the many outstanding ministers who serve the residents of the Greater Kingsport area every single day.

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Bears end game with 'Blazers on stunning triple play

Bears end game with 'Blazers on stunning triple play

April 19th, 2014 7:10 pm by Greg Peters

Sevier County staged a rare feat Saturday in the Coca-Cola Classic at Daniel Boone, pulling off a game-ending triple play to quell a Trailblazers rally and win 6-4.

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