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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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'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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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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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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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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Hall of Famer Bill Russell arrested for carrying gun at airport

Hall of Famer Bill Russell arrested for carrying gun at airport

October 19th, 2013 1:40 pm by Associated Press

Hall of Fame center Bill Russell was arrested this week at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after Transportation Security Administration officials found a loaded gun in his luggage.

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Obama nurtures his faith away from the spotlight

Obama nurtures his faith away from the spotlight

October 19th, 2013 1:32 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is not an overtly religious man, but away from the public eye, advisers say, the president has carefully nurtured a sense of spirituality and his Christian faith has served as a grounding mechanism during turbulent times.

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Breed easy: Motion detectors aid dairy farmers

Breed easy: Motion detectors aid dairy farmers

October 19th, 2013 12:42 pm by M.L. JOHNSON, Associated Press

Every step a cow takes and every mouthful she eats at Saxon Homestead Farm is recorded by an electronic device on a collar around her neck. Since cows in heat move more and digest less, farmers can use the data to determine when to breed them.

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N.Y. man charged with trying to support terrorists

N.Y. man charged with trying to support terrorists

October 19th, 2013 12:21 pm by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

U.S.-born Marcos Alonso Zea pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country, attempting to support terrorists and al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, and obstruction of justice.

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