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Vince Staten: Maybe it’s time for Kingsport to step up to Goats on the Roof premium content

September 12th, 2013 11:04 pm by VINCE STATEN

If I were to ask if you want to go see Goats on the Roof, would you think: a) I had bought a Ma and Pa Kettle movie on DVD? b) Bruce Haney has a new bluegrass band? c) Disney has a new animated version of “Fiddler on the Roof?”

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Historic Blountville Flea Market and Yard Sale set for Saturday

Historic Blountville Flea Market and Yard Sale set for Saturday

September 12th, 2013 10:57 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The event has drawn hundreds of vendors and thousands of shoppers in past years, and will go on come rain or shine, said Shelia Steele Hunt, director of the Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism.

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Tennessee’s first lady helps kick off Kingsport’s United WE READ

Tennessee’s first lady helps kick off Kingsport’s United WE READ

September 12th, 2013 10:16 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — United WE READ is a collaborative partnership seeking to have all Kingsport and Sullivan County school system third-graders reading proficient or advanced on the TCAP test by 2018.

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Crime Local News
Argument on Gate City street leads to drug arrest

Argument on Gate City street leads to drug arrest

September 12th, 2013 9:55 pm by Wes Bunch

A report of a public argument in Gate City that possibly involved a gun led the arrest of a Scott County man this week on drug possession charges.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Sullivan Central vs. David Crockett volleyball.

September 12th, 2013 8:44 pm by Ned Jilton

Scenes from Thursday night's action between the Lady Cougars and the Lady Pioneers. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Regional & National
Obituary about abusive Nevada mother goes viral

Obituary about abusive Nevada mother goes viral

September 12th, 2013 5:27 pm by Associated Press

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The children of a woman whose horror stories prompted Nevada to become one of the first states to allow children to sever parental ties wrote a scathing obituary that has become an Internet sensation.

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NASA: Voyager 1 probe has left the solar system

NASA: Voyager 1 probe has left the solar system

September 12th, 2013 5:19 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thirty-six years after it rocketed away from Earth, the spacecraft has escaped the sun’s influence and is now cruising 11 1/2 billion miles away in interstellar space, or the vast, cold emptiness between the stars, NASA said.

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TCRA resurfacing to shut down flight operations

TCRA resurfacing to shut down flight operations

September 12th, 2013 2:48 pm by Hank Hayes

The massive $15.7 million task means all flight operations will be shut down Friday night through Monday morning both this weekend and the next.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Man tells police 'just forget' 13 calls to 911

Man tells police 'just forget' 13 calls to 911

September 12th, 2013 2:15 pm by Rain Smith

In one hour's time, dispatch received thirteen 911 hang ups from a residence on Skyland Drive. An officer checked the home to find the front door open, while four people inside sat around a table.

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Business & Technology
Dell shareholders approve $24.8B buyout offer

Dell shareholders approve $24.8B buyout offer

September 12th, 2013 1:48 pm by BREE FOWLER, Associated Press; PAUL WEBER, Associated Press

Dell Inc. will end its quarter-century history as a publicly traded company and try to engineer a turnaround away from the prying eyes of Wall Street following shareholders' approval Thursday of a $24.8 billion buyout offer from the company's founder.

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