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Drivers, music, food await fans at Food City Race Night

Drivers, music, food await fans at Food City Race Night

August 22nd, 2013 6:35 am by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

BRISTOL — Whether you’re a fan camping out for the Bristol Motor Speedway race this weekend, or a local just looking for something to do on Thursday, Food City Race Night has a little bit of something for everyone.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

August 22nd, 2013 6:30 am by The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Lee man gets 12 1/2 years for assault on new wife at reception

Lee man gets 12 1/2 years for assault on new wife at reception

August 21st, 2013 11:27 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — A Lee County man who left his newlywed wife with several broken bones after assaulting her and spitting in her face at their wedding reception was sentenced to over a decade in prison Tuesday during an appearance in court.

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Sports Sports Live NASCAR/Racing
Kyle Busch keeps on trucking at BMS

Kyle Busch keeps on trucking at BMS

August 21st, 2013 10:54 pm by Dave Ongie

Kyle Busch won his fourth career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway and collected his 14th career win in Bristol on Wednesday night.

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ETSU medical student escapes captors as trip to Kenya becomes nightmare

ETSU medical student escapes captors as trip to Kenya becomes nightmare

August 21st, 2013 10:43 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — As a fourth year medical student at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine, Logan Key said she decided to look into a summer program abroad where she could get hands-on experience.

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Entertainment Regional & National
Major expansion project planned for Dollywood

Major expansion project planned for Dollywood

August 21st, 2013 10:19 pm by J. H. Osborne

PIGEON FORGE — Dolly Parton announced a $300 million expansion and improvement plan for Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country — including a 300-room resort, set to open in 2015 on a 100-acre plot just north of the water park.

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Dobyns-Bennett  football kicks off season with Farragut

Dobyns-Bennett football kicks off season with Farragut

August 21st, 2013 9:35 pm by George Thwaites

Even without Malik Foreman and Devaun Swafford, football at J. Fred Johnson Stadium is still 'kind of a big deal.'

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City manager, BMA seem to have different target price for D-B stadium project

City manager, BMA seem to have different target price for D-B stadium project

August 21st, 2013 9:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The project calls for the addition of 1,500 seats to the grandstand, a new two-story press box, new restrooms and areas for concessions, improved handicapped accessibility, wider aisles with handrails, an elevator and covered concourses.

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Wise County drive-in threatened by industry’s conversion to digital projectors

Wise County drive-in threatened by industry’s conversion to digital projectors

August 21st, 2013 9:17 pm by Stephen Igo

NORTON — Tucked away in a secluded, scenic valley about halfway between Norton and Appalachia is the setting of a classic blast from the past, one of the last remaining vestiges of another era: the Central Drive-In Theater.

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Drive4COPD clears air about ‘smoker’s disease’

Drive4COPD clears air about ‘smoker’s disease’

August 21st, 2013 8:54 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

The bad news is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third-leading cause of death in Tennessee and in America. The good news is it’s a preventable disease — if you don’t smoke.

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