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Stewart breaks leg in sprint car race in Iowa

Stewart breaks leg in sprint car race in Iowa

August 6th, 2013 3:30 am by Associated Press

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will miss this weekend's road course race at Watkins Glen after breaking his right leg in a sprint car race Monday night at Southern Iowa Speedway.

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Local News Education
South zone parents give Sullivan BOE an earful

South zone parents give Sullivan BOE an earful

August 5th, 2013 10:37 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County’s school board got an earful of public comments Monday night from the Sullivan South High School zone. Topics ranged from an alleged lack of school maintenance to side effects of a nonsubsidized pre-kindergarten program.

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Sports Sports Live
South broadcaster Tom Taylor on top of his game

South broadcaster Tom Taylor on top of his game

August 5th, 2013 10:33 pm by Pat Kenney

For the third time in the past four years, Tom Taylor has been named the Virginia Broadcaster of the Year. It’s a pretty neat trick considering Taylor broadcasts games for Sullivan South, a Tennessee school.

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Local News
Congestion, minor crashes occur near new Popeyes on North Roan Street

Congestion, minor crashes occur near new Popeyes on North Roan Street

August 5th, 2013 10:08 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Motorists attempting to get into Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, located at 2602 N Roan St., Johnson City, have had quite the wait since the business opened a week ago.

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Scott County teen indicted in father's murder

Scott County teen indicted in father's murder

August 5th, 2013 9:00 pm by Wes Bunch

A 15-year-old Scott County girl will be tried as an adult after she was indicted on a first-degree murder charge Monday for her alleged role in her father's slaying.

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Youth sports could have $10 million impact in Model City in 2013

August 5th, 2013 8:38 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Youth sporting events, such as AAU girls basketball and USSSA baseball, are hugely popular across the country, mostly recession-proof and can add up to big bucks for the communities that host the events.

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Crime Local News
Man accused of breaking into woman’s home to ‘sleep it off’

Man accused of breaking into woman’s home to ‘sleep it off’

August 5th, 2013 7:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT — Jamie Coleman Byrd, 39, 989 Highridge Drive, Kingsport, was being held without bond prior to his arraignment Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court on charges including criminal trespassing and public intoxication.

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Despite town’s problems, some Pennington Gap residents aren’t giving up

Despite town’s problems, some Pennington Gap residents aren’t giving up

August 5th, 2013 7:29 pm by Nick Shepherd

Even though Pennington Gap has a host of problems — no jobs, high poverty level, drug abuse — there are still people who refuse to give up on the town they call home. One of those people sits in the highest elected office in town, the mayor’s office.

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News Business & Technology
Taste test: Lab-grown hamburger short on flavor

Taste test: Lab-grown hamburger short on flavor

August 5th, 2013 6:35 pm by Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — The food of the future could do with a pinch of seasoning — and maybe some cheese. Two volunteers who took the first public bites of hamburger grown in a laboratory gave it good marks for texture but agreed there was something missing.

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Crime Local News
Police say irate customer on drugs put Rogersville McDonald’s on ‘lockdown’

Police say irate customer on drugs put Rogersville McDonald’s on ‘lockdown’

August 5th, 2013 5:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — After his drug addled half-hour attempt to order breakfast, Patrick Gilliam allegedly began beating on the drive-thru window, prompting McDonald’s to lock down its drive-thru and called 911.

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