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Senate steps back from brink in nominations fight

Senate steps back from brink in nominations fight

July 16th, 2013 5:43 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate stepped away from the brink of a meltdown on Tuesday, clearing the way for confirmation of several of President Barack Obama’s nominees long blocked by Republicans.

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Accused dog fighter takes plea on animal cruelty charges

Accused dog fighter takes plea on animal cruelty charges

July 16th, 2013 4:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

As part of a plea agreement Monday one count of felony dog fighting was dismissed against a Knoxville man whose 21 dogs and 30 chickens were discovered near a suspected training pit during a forest fire in rural Hawkins County this past November.

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Business & Technology
Wellmont, MSHA battle over Unicoi Memorial hospital

Wellmont, MSHA battle over Unicoi Memorial hospital

July 16th, 2013 4:19 pm by Staff reports

KINGSPORT — As a result of an internal legal analysis, Wellmont officials consider both its proposal and the proposal of Mountain States Health Alliance to be null and void.

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Scott man pleads guilty to prescription fraud, mother faces charges

Scott man pleads guilty to prescription fraud, mother faces charges

July 16th, 2013 4:12 pm by Wes Bunch

A Nickelsville man who was indicted alongside his mother for selling prescription drugs pleaded guilty last week in Scott County Circuit Court.

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Update: Surgoinsville bridge to close Thursday morning

Update: Surgoinsville bridge to close Thursday morning

July 16th, 2013 2:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Highway Superintendent Lowell Bean said Wednesday that barricade equipment has now been received and the Longs Bend Road bridge will be closed beginning Thursday.

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Barter, Symphony of the Mountains team up to bring ‘Les Mis’ to Kingsport

Barter, Symphony of the Mountains team up to bring ‘Les Mis’ to Kingsport

July 16th, 2013 2:18 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

After successfully collaborating two years ago on “Cabaret,” Barter Theatre and Symphony of the Mountains will be joining forces again, this time bringing “Les Misérables” to Kingsport for two performances in August.

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Entertainment
Doctors: Singer Randy Travis awake after stroke

Doctors: Singer Randy Travis awake after stroke

July 16th, 2013 1:36 pm by CHRIS TALBOTT,AP Music Writer

Country music star Randy Travis was awake and interacting with his family and friends Monday as he recovers from surgery following a stroke, his doctors said.

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Sports
5 things to know about SEC Media Days

5 things to know about SEC Media Days

July 16th, 2013 12:04 pm by DAVID BRANDT and JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writers

Here are five things to know ahead of the Southeastern Conference's Media Days beginning Tuesday.

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Pilot Flying J to repay trucking companies

Pilot Flying J to repay trucking companies

July 16th, 2013 12:03 pm by Associated Press

The truck-stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has agreed to pay back the trucking companies that were cheated out of fuel rebates.

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Woman arrested in alleged Kingsport home invasion

Woman arrested in alleged Kingsport home invasion

July 16th, 2013 10:36 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport resident's unsolicited visitor led to a late Monday night arrest, as he was reportedly awakened by an unknown woman standing in his bedroom.

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