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Chamber celebrates wins in Tenn. Legislature

Chamber celebrates wins in Tenn. Legislature

June 27th, 2014 12:28 am by Hank Hayes

Catherine Glover, speaking before about 150 business leaders and elected officials at the Kingsport Farmers Market, pointed out no new business taxes made it through the legislature this year.

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Tennessee, Virginia officers joining forces for  DUI checkpoint

Tennessee, Virginia officers joining forces for DUI checkpoint

June 27th, 2014 12:19 am by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department announced that the area-wide campaign will kick off locally with a DUI-sobriety checkpoint at the Tennessee-Virginia line on Lynn Garden Drive. The checkpoint will take place from 11:00 p.m. until 1 a.m.

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KPD seeking identity of woman in laptop thefts

KPD seeking identity of woman in laptop thefts

June 26th, 2014 10:13 pm by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a woman who allegedly stole a pair of laptop computers valued over $1,000 from a local retailer.

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Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

June 26th, 2014 10:00 pm by Associated Press

One year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a pair of landmark rulings, one striking down the statute that denied federal recognition to same-sex marriages and the other clearing the way for gay couples to wed legally in California.

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ARCH summit explores resources for homeless

ARCH summit explores resources for homeless

June 26th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Connecting a homeless or low-income person with the best service to help is essential. So essential, in fact, an entire summit was held Thursday in Kingsport for that express purpose.

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Appalachia, Wise county to share in distriubtion of CDBG funds

Appalachia, Wise county to share in distriubtion of CDBG funds

June 26th, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Two projects in Wise County have been included in a total of $8.5 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grants to be distributed among 13 projects statewide.

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Airport authority passes spending plan

Airport authority passes spending plan

June 26th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Airport Authority commissioners decided Thursday to hold the line on airline landing fees and terminal rents at Tri-Cities Regional Airport while passing a $5.9 million spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1.

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VIDEO REPORT: Area Vietnam Vets honor Rogersville Walmart for help with fundraising

VIDEO REPORT: Area Vietnam Vets honor Rogersville Walmart for help with fundraising - VIDEO

June 26th, 2014 4:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville Walmart and its manager Brenda Frazier were honored Thursday by area members of the Vietnam Veterans of America for assisting in VVA fundraising and membership drive efforts.

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Ruling limits president's recess appointments

Ruling limits president's recess appointments

June 26th, 2014 4:06 pm by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level administration posts with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their partisan clash with President Barack Obama.

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Court strikes down New York City ban on super-sized, surgary drinks

Court strikes down New York City ban on super-sized, surgary drinks

June 26th, 2014 3:53 pm by By Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The state's highest court on Thursday struck down New York City's law banning the sale of super-sized sugary drinks.

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