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Goshen Valley bridge to be closed to one lane for construction

Goshen Valley bridge to be closed to one lane for construction

September 19th, 2013 11:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Contractors have been surveying the bridge this week, and next week they will begin installing a traffic signal on both ends to direct single lane traffic 24 hours per day.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Sullivan Central vs. Sullivan South girls soccer

September 19th, 2013 7:32 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from the Sullivan Central vs Sullivan South girls soccer match at Sullivan South. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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News Regional & National
House votes to cut $4B a year from food stamps

House votes to cut $4B a year from food stamps

September 19th, 2013 7:03 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 217-210 vote was a win for conservatives after Democrats united in opposition and some GOP moderates said the cut was too high.

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Rain forecast forces postponement of Kingsport Speedway's 'Robert Pressley Invitational'

Rain forecast forces postponement of Kingsport Speedway's 'Robert Pressley Invitational'

September 19th, 2013 5:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

Due to the weather forecast for heavy rains on Saturday, track promoter Robert Pressley has rescheduled the "Friends of Coal - We Support Coal Miners 125" until Oct. 19.

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Crime Local News
Man accused of beating girlfriend because she was mourning her daughter

Man accused of beating girlfriend because she was mourning her daughter

September 19th, 2013 4:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

The assault allegedly occurred after Rhonda Dorton told her boyfriend she wanted to remove a couch from their home because it reminded her of her deceased daughter.

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KPD sorts through conflicting statements in fatal crash

KPD sorts through conflicting statements in fatal crash

September 19th, 2013 3:27 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have yet to identify a woman who crossed into oncoming traffic on Saturday at 104 mph — igniting a head-on collision that killed both her and another driver — and continue weeding through conflicting witness statements about the incident.

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Here's the truth: The government doesn't shut down

Here's the truth: The government doesn't shut down

September 19th, 2013 2:33 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

The world won't end if a dysfunctional Washington can't find a way to pass a funding bill before the new budget year begins on Oct. 1. Social Security checks will still go out. Troops will remain at their posts.

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Ransom demanded for stolen Piney Flats dog

Ransom demanded for stolen Piney Flats dog

September 19th, 2013 1:55 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats woman said her dog went missing a few days ago, with a man who stole it demanding money for its safe return.

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Church Hill DUI suspect blames Sunday arrest on 'Friday'

Church Hill DUI suspect blames Sunday arrest on 'Friday'

September 19th, 2013 1:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man arrested for driving under the influence of drugs Sunday night admitted that he was a little “twisted” and blamed his behavior on the fact that it was “Friday.”

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
NAPA dropping Waltrip after Richmond scandal

NAPA dropping Waltrip after Richmond scandal

September 19th, 2013 12:39 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NAPA Auto Parts said Thursday it will end its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the year, the latest fallout from the team's attempt to manipulate a race.

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