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Study: Rare condors hurt by residual DDT

Study: Rare condors hurt by residual DDT

September 15th, 2013 1:04 pm by JASON DEAREN, Associated Press

In the coastal redwood forests of central California, scientists trying to unravel the mystery surrounding the reproductive problems of dozens of endangered condors think they have uncovered the culprit: the long-banned pesticide DDT.

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Vols get 'wakeup call' from Ducks

Vols get 'wakeup call' from Ducks

September 15th, 2013 12:48 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee still has a long way to go before it can end its recent history of frustration against ranked opponents. After easy victories over Austin Peay and Western Kentucky, No. 2 Oregon handed the Volunteers a cold slap of reality Saturday.

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Top stories you may have missed

Top stories you may have missed

September 15th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff Report

This week's stories include a child who died in a fire is remembered, Wellmont closing Lee Regional Medical Center,

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Prescription drug abuse  at epidemic levels

Prescription drug abuse at epidemic levels

September 15th, 2013 8:32 am by Nick Shepherd

Sullivan County is a beautiful region right on the edge of the Tennessee-Virginia state line. But just under the surface, an epidemic threatens the way of life for the 156,000 people who live in there. The epidemic is prescription drug abuse.

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Frank Theatres still on track to bring IMAX to Kingsport

Frank Theatres still on track to bring IMAX to Kingsport

September 15th, 2013 7:07 am by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Computer-generated images and copies of architectural drawings have given a group of decision makers what they were looking for in a project unlike anything Kingsport has ever experienced.

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Easy money: Mayweather dominates Alvarez

Easy money: Mayweather dominates Alvarez

September 15th, 2013 2:40 am by TIM DAHLBERG, AP Boxing Writer

Floyd Mayweather Jr. turned one of the richest fights ever into just another $41.5 million payday Saturday night, dominating Canelo Alvarez from the opening bell and winning a majority decision in a masterful performance.

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UPDATE: 1 killed, 3 injured in fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive

UPDATE: 1 killed, 3 injured in fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive

September 14th, 2013 9:21 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Kingsport police said two vehicles were involved in a fiery crash Saturday night that reportedly caused multiple injuries.

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Colleagues remember Hawkins farm agent as an ‘expert’ who ‘cared about people’

Colleagues remember Hawkins farm agent as an ‘expert’ who ‘cared about people’

September 14th, 2013 9:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The death last week of Hawkins County’s agricultural extension agent Bob Moncier left a huge vacancy to fill — both in the hearts of his family and many friends; and in the extension office.

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Prospects for planned Marquee Cinemas complex fading

Prospects for planned Marquee Cinemas complex fading

September 14th, 2013 7:56 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The outlook for Marquee Cinemas locating a new theater behind the Kmart Supercenter does not look good.

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Superintendents sign letter critical of state education commissioner

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September 14th, 2013 7:52 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — At least two Northeast Tennessee public school superintendents, heading systems in Hawkins County and Greeneville, are among more than 60 statewide who have signed a petition critical of state Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman.

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