Kingsport Times News Saturday, May 30, 2015
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Edwards races to first victory with JGR team

Edwards races to first victory with JGR team

May 24th, 2015 11:05 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Carl Edwards won for the first time since joining Joe Gibbs Racing after moving in front 20 laps from the end to take the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night.

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Diaper duty triggers assault arrest

Diaper duty triggers assault arrest

May 24th, 2015 10:00 pm by Rain Smith

An altercation ignited when a woman observed her husband asleep with their infant, who had fecal matter coming out of her diaper. In the ensuing scuffle, both baby wipes and a bed post were wielded as weapons.

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Anniversary bash set for Guest River Gorge

Anniversary bash set for Guest River Gorge

May 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

"We are going to have a 25th anniversary celebration on June 25, and that will include a one mile run for kids under 12 and for everybody over 12, a 10K run," said one of the celebration's chief organizers, Wise County Clerk of Courts J. Jack Kennedy.

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In the coalfields, dilapidated sites make way for renewal

In the coalfields, dilapidated sites make way for renewal

May 24th, 2015 6:00 pm by JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

The building crew from the nonprofit Coalfield Development Corp. is part of a broad effort to tackle a legacy of the coal industry's boom-and-bust nature in many Appalachian communities: empty or unkempt buildings.

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'Keep on the Sunnyside' returns to where it all began

'Keep on the Sunnyside' returns to where it all began

May 24th, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

The lives of A.P., Maybelle and Sara Carter, their music and the historic Bristol Sessions are brought to life in "Keep on the Sunny Side," which premiered in 2002 at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Va.

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Entertainment
Actress/comedian Anne Meara dies at 85

Actress/comedian Anne Meara dies at 85

May 24th, 2015 5:56 pm by SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer

Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.

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Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

May 24th, 2015 4:07 pm by By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Juan Pablo Montoya insisted he had the best car in the Team Penske stable, even to his three teammates, who all believed they were legitimate contenders to win the Indianapolis 500.

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Natural gas fee in the pipeline for Kingsport residents

Natural gas fee in the pipeline for Kingsport residents

May 24th, 2015 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport imposing a gas franchise fee was mentioned last year during budget discussions by then-City Manager John Campbell. The fee was offered as a way the city could generate revenue in an attempt to close the shortfall in last year's budget.

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Letterman drives into retirement with Indy 500 tribute

May 24th, 2015 3:00 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

The freshly retired late night host was all grins early Sunday when his IndyCar team paid tribute by putting a gap-toothed, smiling caricature of his face and #thanksdave on driver Oriol Servia's yellow car for the big race.

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Inspiration behind 'A Beautiful Mind' dies in car crash

Inspiration behind 'A Beautiful Mind' dies in car crash

May 24th, 2015 2:40 pm by BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," and his wife were killed in a car crash Saturday on the New Jersey Turnpike.

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