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Morgan takes Pro Cup victory at Kingsport

August 25th, 2013 6:34 pm by JEFF BIRCHFIELD, NET NEWS SERVICE

J.P. Morgan drove his No. 23 Chevrolet past Caleb Holman on lap 150 and led the rest of the way to win Sunday’s X-1R Lubricants 250 for the CARS Pro Cup Series at Kingsport Speedway.

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Kingsport consults with DKA to address parking issues in downtown area

Kingsport consults with DKA to address parking issues in downtown area

August 25th, 2013 5:34 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Now that the BMA has taken steps to address a persistent problem with downtown parking — employees parking in spaces normally meant for customers — the city plans to deal with the other side of equation.

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Area teachers decry linking license to student test scores

Area teachers decry linking license to student test scores

August 25th, 2013 5:06 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Board of Education’s recent vote to link student test scores to teacher licensure doesn’t sit well with some area teachers.

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T-DOT offers grant compromise to save Rogersville's historic limestone sidewalk

T-DOT offers grant compromise to save Rogersville's historic limestone sidewalk

August 25th, 2013 4:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

The compromise offered by T-DOT was to build the new sidewalk up to federal specs, and then place the limestone slabs next to them, creating a double sidewalk.

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Sleeping motorists allegedly found with ‘mobile meth lab’

Sleeping motorists allegedly found with ‘mobile meth lab’

August 25th, 2013 3:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Virginia couple were arrested last week in Rogersville after allegedly being found “passed out” in a vehicle containing a mobile meth lab as well as a variety of drugs and paraphernalia including a marijuana grinder that looked like a handgun.

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Yosemite fire 'poses every challenge there can be'

Yosemite fire 'poses every challenge there can be'

August 25th, 2013 3:06 pm by Associated Press

With winds gusting to 50 mph on Sierra mountain ridges and flames jumping from treetop to treetop, hundreds of firefighters have been deployed to protect communities in the path of the Rim Fire raging north of Yosemite National Park.

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Farmers' Almanac: Super Bowl may be 'Storm Bowl'

Farmers' Almanac: Super Bowl may be 'Storm Bowl'

August 25th, 2013 3:05 pm by DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

The Farmers' Almanac is using words like "piercing cold," ''bitterly cold" and "biting cold" to describe the upcoming winter. And if its predictions are right, the first outdoor Super Bowl in years will be a messy "Storm Bowl."

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Food City robbery suspect accused of impersonating an officer prior to robbery

Food City robbery suspect accused of impersonating an officer prior to robbery

August 25th, 2013 2:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Prior to his Aug. 16 armed robbery arrest, Church Hill police were already looking for a man matching James William Arthur’s personal and vehicle description who had allegedly been accosting customers at the local Exxon station on Highway 11-W.

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Before they governed, they played under the Friday night lights

Before they governed, they played under the Friday night lights

August 25th, 2013 1:40 pm by BOB LEWIS, AP Political Writer

In a few days in Virginia, the seasonal magic and majesty of America's most venerated Friday night pursuit renews itself. And once among those former high school football players were today's governors and legislators.

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Fracking health project puts numbers to debate

Fracking health project puts numbers to debate

August 25th, 2013 1:38 pm by KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press

A project examining the local health impacts from natural gas drilling is providing some of the first preliminary numbers about people who may be affected, and the results challenge both the industry and its critics.

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