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Kingsport planning to fund lots for $500,000 spec homes

Kingsport planning to fund lots for $500,000 spec homes

October 19th, 2013 8:55 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — Citing a lack of homes for sale priced at over $500,000, the BMA told the city manager to continue working on a plan to make funding available to provide developers with lots on which to build spec homes in that price range.

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Local News Police Blotter
Man hit with baking dish during dispute over firewood

Man hit with baking dish during dispute over firewood

October 19th, 2013 8:41 pm by Rain Smith

The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.

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Sports Sports Live
Tigers win 33-12, spoil Wasps' homecoming

Tigers win 33-12, spoil Wasps' homecoming

October 19th, 2013 8:32 pm by Greg Peters

It was Homecoming Saturday at Emory & Henry College, but the celebration was cut short by the Wasps’ 33-12 Old Dominion Athletic Conference loss to Hampden-Sydney.

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Local News Education
Dobyns-Bennett robotics team turns to online giving site to fund new laptop

Dobyns-Bennett robotics team turns to online giving site to fund new laptop

October 19th, 2013 8:12 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School’s robotics team is using an online program to seek donations for buying a laptop computer dedicated to robotics use.

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Kingsport, developer to split cost of traffic signal at Island Road, Memorial Boulevard

Kingsport, developer to split cost of traffic signal at Island Road, Memorial Boulevard

October 19th, 2013 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport is partnering with a developer to install a traffic signal at Island Road and State Route 126 (Memorial Boulevard) to help the marketability of a shopping center.

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Kingsport Streets and Sanitation Division has requests for leaf rakers

Kingsport Streets and Sanitation Division has requests for leaf rakers

October 19th, 2013 7:52 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — City Streets and Sanitation Division crews are now on the job with the start of leaf season last week. For Kingsport residents about to start raking, the city has a few requests.

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Sports Vols Sports
'Belief is a powerful thing:' Jones' Vols knock off 11th-ranked Gamecocks

'Belief is a powerful thing:' Jones' Vols knock off 11th-ranked Gamecocks

October 19th, 2013 3:55 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Michael Palardy made a 19-yard field goal as time expired Saturday to give Tennessee a 23-21 victory over No. 11 South Carolina that ended the Volunteers' 19-game losing streak against ranked opponents.

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Entertainment Business & Technology Education
Smithsonian’s ‘bionic man’ features artificial heart, prototype body parts

Smithsonian’s ‘bionic man’ features artificial heart, prototype body parts

October 19th, 2013 3:30 pm by Chad Garland, Cronkite News Service (MCT)

Frank’s skeleton looks like it was made in a bike shop, his arms and hands operate on batteries and a computer program lets him have an “almost human-like conversation.” He's a bionic man, built for a TV special about state-of-the-art manmade body parts.

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Local News
SW Va. to hold prescription drug take back event

SW Va. to hold prescription drug take back event

October 19th, 2013 2:00 pm by Wes Bunch

Sheriff's offices from several Southwest Virginia counties are hoping to keep prescription narcotics out of the wrong hands and curb the growing problem of drug abuse by taking part in this month's National Prescription Drug Take-Back initiative.

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Regional & National
Clarksville mom charged in daughter's death

Clarksville mom charged in daughter's death

October 19th, 2013 1:42 pm by Associated Press

Police have arrested a 23-year-old Clarksville woman on charges that she left her 8-month old daughter to drown in a bathtub.

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