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Vince Staten: Veteran seeking information on man who was one of Doolittle’s Raiders premium content

May 14th, 2013 8:39 pm by VINCE STATEN

Otis Vicars was a 20-year-old soldier in 1960 and had scored a 24-hour pass from Fort Campbell, Ky. He had hitchhiked home to Kingsport for a quick visit. On the turnaround journey, he was on the west side of Knoxville at a service station.

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PHOTO GALLERY: D-B vs. Seymour soccer

May 14th, 2013 8:25 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Tuesday's Region 1-AAA soccer tournament semifinal match at Indian Highland Park in Kingsport

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Justice to investigate IRS targeting of tea party

Justice to investigate IRS targeting of tea party

May 14th, 2013 8:20 pm by HENRY C. JACKSON and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is investigating the Internal Revenue Service for targeting tea party groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax exempt status, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday.

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Eastman Board appoints Mark Costa CEO effective January 1, 2014

Eastman Board appoints Mark Costa CEO effective January 1, 2014

May 14th, 2013 6:19 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — James P. Rogers, 62, will continue to serve as chairman and chief executive officer until January 1, 2014, and then will serve as executive chairman of the board. These actions are the result of the board’s normal succession planning process

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Jury drops attempted murder charge in Carter County police chase verdict

May 14th, 2013 6:17 pm by JOHN THOMPSON

ELIZABETHTON — A Carter County juror decided against an attempted murder charge today for a man involved in a police chase through four jurisdictions in 2011, opting instead for a reckless endangerment conviction.

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Museum of the Confederacy opening Gettysburg show

Museum of the Confederacy opening Gettysburg show

May 14th, 2013 5:54 pm by Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Among the swords, the wrenching letters home and the haunting photographs in the Museum of the Confederacy’s new exhibit on Gettysburg, few artifacts embody the ferocious battle more than the eight battle flags recovered from the bloo

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Tougher drunken driving threshold recommended

Tougher drunken driving threshold recommended

May 14th, 2013 4:43 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — States should cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half_from .08 blood alcohol level to 0.05_matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries, a U.S. safety board recommends. That's about

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UPDATE: City manager offers no recommendation on school funding request, but proposes water, sewer hikes

UPDATE: City manager offers no recommendation on school funding request, but proposes water, sewer hikes

May 14th, 2013 4:02 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — “If there’s an increase for schools, there has to be a reduction of city services or payroll or a tax increase,” Mayor Dennis Phillips said.

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Local moms find support through MOMS Club of Kingsport

Local moms find support through MOMS Club of Kingsport

May 14th, 2013 3:24 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Adult interaction can sometimes be hard to come by for a stay-at-home mom. But it doesn't have to be - at least not here. The Kingsport chapter of MOMS helps make sure of that.

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