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KEDB pilot program would fund community  improvements with Eastman tax money

KEDB pilot program would fund community improvements with Eastman tax money

June 4th, 2013 10:48 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — A so-called “pilot agreement” designed to cement Eastman Chemical Company’s $1.6 billion “Project Inspire” with city leaders was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Kingsport Economic Development Board.

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Vince Staten: Before railroads got involved, towns across country set own time premium content

June 4th, 2013 9:39 pm by Staff Report

Bristol was in Central time? When? Rick Wagner says that when he worked in Bristol that’s what people always told him, that once upon a time, Bristol was on Central time.

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Church Hill teen charged with vehicular homicide in 2012  crash

Church Hill teen charged with vehicular homicide in 2012 crash

June 4th, 2013 9:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County teen who allegedly had bath salts, marijuana and Xanax in his system during a 2012 fatal crash was indicted Monday on one count of vehicular homicide.

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Lady Spartans march to state quarterfinal win

Lady Spartans march to state quarterfinal win

June 4th, 2013 9:36 pm by Dave Ongie

Eastside got offense from up and down its lineup and rocketed to a 12-1 victory over Northwood on Tuesday in the VHSL Group A, Division 1 softball quarterfinals

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Hawkins woman accused of smuggling drugs into jail through eyeglasses

Hawkins woman accused of smuggling drugs into jail through eyeglasses

June 4th, 2013 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Rogersville woman dropping off eyeglasses for a jail inmate Monday night became an inmate herself after jailers allegedly found suboxone strips inside the earpieces of the glasses.

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PHOTO GALLERY: VHSL Group A, Division 1 softball quarterfinals, Northwood at Eastside

June 4th, 2013 8:23 pm by Ned Jilton

Tuesday's pictures from the VHSL Group A, Division 1 softball quarterfinal game between Northwood and Eastside

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Fort Hood suspect says he was protecting Taliban

Fort Hood suspect says he was protecting Taliban

June 4th, 2013 7:20 pm by Associated Press

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — An Army psychiatrist charged with gunning down Fort Hood soldiers said Tuesday his defense would show that he was compelled to do so because deploying U.S. troops posed an imminent danger to Taliban fighters.

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Chrysler refuses US request to recall vehicles

Chrysler refuses US request to recall vehicles

June 4th, 2013 6:56 pm by Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is refusing to recall about 2.7 million Jeeps the government says are at risk of a fuel tank fire in a rear-end collision. Chrysler Group LLC said in a statement Tuesday that the vehicles are safe.

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Sullivan County's 'largest ever' meth dump site discovered

Sullivan County's 'largest ever' meth dump site discovered

June 4th, 2013 6:46 pm by Wes Bunch

BLUFF CITY — A methamphetamine waste dump site described by law enforcement as Sullivan County's largest ever was discovered Tuesday afternoon in a vacant home near Bluff City.

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Man convicted in Knox torture slaying gets two life terms

June 4th, 2013 6:02 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — A Lebanon, Ky., man convicted in the torture slaying of a young couple will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars.

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