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NASCAR tweaks restart rules before Chicago race

NASCAR tweaks restart rules before Chicago race

September 15th, 2013 3:09 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR tweaked its restart rules Sunday before the Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland and will allow the second-place driver to beat the leader to the start-finish line.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Surgoinsville Riverfront Festival included music, food and family fun

September 15th, 2013 2:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville hosted its annual Riverfront Festival this past Friday and Saturday, featuring music, food and other wholesome family fun.

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Charlotte police officer who shot, killed man seeking help charged with manslaughter

Charlotte police officer who shot, killed man seeking help charged with manslaughter

September 15th, 2013 1:37 pm by Associated Press

An unarmed man who was shot and killed by a police officer in North Carolina after a wreck was a former football player for Florida A&M University, school officials said Sunday.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Bassett upsets local drivers with second consecutive UARA win at Kingsport

September 15th, 2013 1:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

It was the second consecutive Kingsport Speedway win on the UARA tour for Dillon Bassett. The 16-year-old Winston-Salem, N.C., driver started near the back of the pack but dominated the last 30 laps.

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Bombings kill 58 in south, central Iraq

Bombings kill 58 in south, central Iraq

September 15th, 2013 1:20 pm by SINAN SALAHEDDIN, Associated Press

A wave of car bombings and other attacks in Iraq killed at least 58 people in mostly Shiite-majority cities on Sunday. The country is experiencing its deadliest bout of sectarian violence since 2008.

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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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