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Kingsport BMA awards bid for Cooks Valley Road widening

Kingsport BMA awards bid for Cooks Valley Road widening

July 7th, 2014 9:31 am by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport plans to fix an issue with Cooks Valley Road, widening and realigning a small section of the road and fulfilling a promise made to residents years ago when the city first annexed into the community.

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Leeper seeking support from hometown in effort to be on front of Wheaties box

Leeper seeking support from hometown in effort to be on front of Wheaties box

July 7th, 2014 9:29 am by J. H. Osborne

If you want to see a local hero on the Wheaties box — a spot traditionally held by star athletes — the clock is ticking to cast your vote for Blake Leeper.

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308 Memphis police officers call in sick

308 Memphis police officers call in sick

July 7th, 2014 9:26 am by Associated Press

Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong says 308 officers have called in sick in the last week and in what appears to be a deliberate work action.

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Mariners' Littell keeps K-Mets' bats quiet; Pulaski wins 4-1

Mariners' Littell keeps K-Mets' bats quiet; Pulaski wins 4-1

July 7th, 2014 12:09 am by Staff Report

Pulaski right-hander Zack Littell stymied Kingsport for seven innings Sunday night, striking out nine batters in the Mariners' 4-1 Appalachian League victory at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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Sheriff: Teens confessed to robbing, killing Roan Mountain man

Sheriff: Teens confessed to robbing, killing Roan Mountain man

July 6th, 2014 10:51 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said two teenagers accused of murdering a 56-year-old Roan Mountain man at his home Friday have confessed to their roles in his death.

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Duffield woman sentenced in meth case

Duffield woman sentenced in meth case

July 6th, 2014 10:01 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — A Southwest Virginia woman convicted of making and selling methamphetamine was sentenced to five years in prison last week during an appearance in Lee County court.

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U.S. survivors of World War II battle recall Saipan attack

U.S. survivors of World War II battle recall Saipan attack

July 6th, 2014 8:06 pm by CHRIS CAROLA, Associated Press

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Even after seven decades, Wilfred "Spike" Mailloux won't talk about surviving a bloody World War II battle unless longtime friend John Sidur is by his side.

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States look to gun seizure law after mass killings

States look to gun seizure law after mass killings

July 6th, 2014 5:55 pm by DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press

As state officials across the country grapple with how to prevent mass killings like the ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School, some are turning to a gun seizure law pioneered in Connecticut 15 years ago.

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Almirola puts Petty's famed 43 in Victory Lane for first time since 1999

Almirola puts Petty's famed 43 in Victory Lane for first time since 1999

July 6th, 2014 4:00 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Aric Almirola won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, putting Richard Petty's famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999.

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Chicago group answers street violence with yoga

Chicago group answers street violence with yoga

July 6th, 2014 4:00 pm by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

It seems odd, all these slow movements, deep breathing and talk about being centered in a neighborhood ruled by drug-dealing gangs. It's simply the latest attempt to curb violence in a city where the number of homicides and guns seized leads the nation.

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