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K-Mets fall to division rival Astros

K-Mets fall to division rival Astros

August 10th, 2013 9:57 pm by Staff Report

The Kingsport Mets outhit the Greeneville Astros on Saturday at Pioneer Park but had nothing to show for it in a 5-2 loss.

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Business & Technology
General aviation on the upswing in Tri-Cities

General aviation on the upswing in Tri-Cities

August 10th, 2013 9:54 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — One of the region’s biggest economic drivers will take center stage in two weeks with all of its business flying in. Up to 150 private planes are expected to be parked on the airfield at Tri-Cities Regional Airport for the NASCAR races.

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Local News
No felons need apply:  Resolution gets mixed reviews from Sullivan commissioners

No felons need apply: Resolution gets mixed reviews from Sullivan commissioners

August 10th, 2013 9:31 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Eddie Williams is pushing hard to have the Sullivan County Commission go on record that “individuals convicted of a felony are not to be hired in any capacity as a Sullivan County employee.”

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Teen found safe in Idaho; alleged abductor killed

Teen found safe in Idaho; alleged abductor killed

August 10th, 2013 9:23 pm by Associated Press

CASCADE, Idaho (AP) — Forty-year-old James Lee DiMaggio was killed by FBI tactical agents after a campsite was spotted from the air, according to San Diego Sheriff William D. Gore.

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Local News
New Sullivan panel aims for better relations between commission and sheriff’s office

New Sullivan panel aims for better relations between commission and sheriff’s office

August 10th, 2013 9:09 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Citing a need to establish a better and more consistent line of communications, the Sullivan County Commission’s Administrative Committee voted last week to create a new subcommittee to serve as liaison to the county sheriff’s office.

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Entertainment
Popular singer Eydie Gorme dies at 84

Popular singer Eydie Gorme dies at 84

August 10th, 2013 8:19 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eydie Gorme, a popular nightclub and television singer as a solo act and as a team with her husband, Steve Lawrence, has died. Gorme died Saturday at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas following a brief illness.

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Local News Education
Tusculum classes in session at Kingsport Center for Higher Education

Tusculum classes in session at Kingsport Center for Higher Education

August 10th, 2013 6:13 pm by Staff report

GREENEVILLE — Tusculum College students in the Tri-Cities are settling into a new home for their classes, the Kingsport Center for Higher Education (KCHE).

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Repairs to Central bleachers should be completed before first home football game

Repairs to Central bleachers should be completed before first home football game

August 10th, 2013 4:40 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Some of Sullivan Central's football bleachers have been deemed off-limits, a self-imposed action by the county school system. An inspector found about 60 footboards in the visitors’ section are no longer safe.

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Sports
Chasing a legend: Saban gaining ground on Bear

Chasing a legend: Saban gaining ground on Bear

August 10th, 2013 2:45 pm by JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer

Alabama coach Nick Saban can probably never match the legend that was Paul Bryant. But when it comes to producing championship football teams and dominating the sport, Saban is rapidly gaining on the Bear.

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Endangered species thrive on U.S. military ranges

Endangered species thrive on U.S. military ranges

August 10th, 2013 1:18 pm by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press

The sign says "Danger. Boom. Explosives. Unexploded Ordnance and Laser Range in Use. Keep Out." But on San Clemente Island, which is owned by the Navy, the loggerhead shrike has been rebounding from the brink of extinction.

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