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NY case puts N-word use among blacks on trial

NY case puts N-word use among blacks on trial

September 3rd, 2013 10:55 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal jury has rejected a black manager’s argument that the N-word was a term of love and endearment when he aimed it at black employee. Jurors awarded $30,000 in punitive damages Tuesday.

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DUI x 2: Gate City man charged twice in two-day span

DUI x 2: Gate City man charged twice in two-day span

September 3rd, 2013 10:42 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Police arrested Gene Alan Lane, 45, of Gate City, on a total of four charges — including DUI and possession of Schedule II, Schedule III and Schedule IV narcotics — as a result of the initial incident.

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Kingsport may build ballfields on  General Shale site

Kingsport may build ballfields on General Shale site

September 3rd, 2013 10:27 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT —“It does have excellent capabilities for softball fields and enough land to do the critical four or five fields, but extra land for other recreational purposes," City Manager John Campbell said.

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Sullivan County Commission approves budget — with raise for commissioners

Sullivan County Commission approves budget — with raise for commissioners

September 3rd, 2013 10:21 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — With 27 days to spare before state sanctions on education funding could have been imposed, the Sullivan County Commission on Tuesday approved a county budget for the fiscal year that began more than two months ago.

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Haslam on expanding health coverage: 'I would rather get it right than get it now'

Haslam on expanding health coverage: 'I would rather get it right than get it now'

September 3rd, 2013 10:07 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — In a meeting with members of the Times-News Editorial Board, Haslam said state officials continue to have “philosophical and detail” discussions with HHS.

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Mishap involving ATV claims life of 4-year-old in Kingsport

Mishap involving ATV claims life of 4-year-old in Kingsport

September 3rd, 2013 9:06 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A 4-year-old has died as the result of an accident involving an all-terrain vehicle. Police say that at approximately 4:05 p.m. Tuesday, a child was playing with and around an ATV in the yard of 513 Rogan Street.

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As Kodak exits bankruptcy, CEO discusses company’s future

As Kodak exits bankruptcy, CEO discusses company’s future

September 3rd, 2013 6:44 pm by BREE FOWLER, Associated Press

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — You can feel the spirit of George Eastman in Antonio Perez’s office. A picture of Eastman, who founded Kodak in 1880, sits among the current CEO’s collection of family photos.

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Stewart: Injury just a 'bump in the road'

Stewart: Injury just a 'bump in the road'

September 3rd, 2013 6:11 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart, upbeat and noticeably thinner Tuesday, called his broken leg “a small bump in the road” and said he expects to be back in a race car in time for next year’s Daytona 500.

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Cubs call up Bristol's Grimm

Cubs call up Bristol's Grimm

September 3rd, 2013 5:56 pm by Staff Report

The Cubs recalled former Virginia High star pitcher Justin Grimm from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday.

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Man charged with indecent exposure at Kingsport Walmart

Man charged with indecent exposure at Kingsport Walmart

September 3rd, 2013 3:10 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday at the store on West Stone Drive. A woman told police that she was loading groceries into her vehicle when her daughter said a man parked next to them was looking at her.

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