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Florida Georgia Line, Gretchen Wilson headline Appalachian Fair this year

Florida Georgia Line, Gretchen Wilson headline Appalachian Fair this year

June 27th, 2013 10:38 am by Jessica Fischer

Florida Georgia Line will “Cruise” onto the main stage at this year’s Appalachian Fair, joining a musically diverse lineup that ranges from contemporary Christian artist Jeremy Camp to the bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent.

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Update: Driver in serious condition after dump truck plummets off Kingsport bridge

Update: Driver in serious condition after dump truck plummets off Kingsport bridge

June 27th, 2013 9:11 am by Rain Smith

A dump truck jumped a barrier along Interstate 26 in Kingsport on Thursday morning, plummeting 80 feet off a bridge before landing on the driver's side in a city park.

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Teens living in 'stroke belt' face important health decisions

Teens living in 'stroke belt' face important health decisions

June 27th, 2013 7:52 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Teens between the ages of 13 and 18 face a lot of decisions. And how they handle their options, particularly those pertaining to health, is of great importance when living in what’s known as the “stroke belt.”

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Texts, video cited in charges against Hernandez

Texts, video cited in charges against Hernandez

June 27th, 2013 7:17 am by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

In the final minutes of his life, Odin Lloyd sent a series of texts to his sister. "Did you see who I was with?" said the first, at 3:07 a.m. June 17. "Who?" she finally replied. "NFL," he texted back, then added: "Just so you know."

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New rules aim to rid schools of junk foods

New rules aim to rid schools of junk foods

June 27th, 2013 7:14 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

High-calorie sports drinks and candy bars will be removed from school vending machines and cafeteria lines as soon as next year, replaced with diet drinks, granola bars and other healthier items.

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Fee dispute could knock WJHL off Dish

June 27th, 2013 7:05 am by Hank Hayes

JOHNSON CITY — Dish Network and Johnson City-based CBS affiliate WJHL are in a fee dispute that could knock WJHL out of Dish Network’s local TV offerings.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

June 27th, 2013 6:58 am by Associated Press

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

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35 arrested in synthetic drug sweep in West Tenn.

35 arrested in synthetic drug sweep in West Tenn.

June 27th, 2013 6:43 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Thirty-five people were arrested in West Tennessee on Wednesday as part of a national crackdown against synthetic drugs, federal law enforcement officials said.

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SW Va. Republicans blast Obama carbon limit plan

SW Va. Republicans blast Obama carbon limit plan premium content

June 27th, 2013 2:00 am by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The Obama Administration’s announcement Tuesday to place tighter carbon limits on coal-fired power plants was met with harsh criticism from state and federal Republican lawmakers representing Southwest Virginia’s coalfields.

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Area residents have mixed reactions to gay marriage rulings

Area residents have mixed reactions to gay marriage rulings

June 26th, 2013 10:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — Area residents took to social media Wednesday to voice mixed reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings regarding gay marriage. By 9 p.m. six dozen comments about the issue had been left on the Kingsport Times-News Facebook page.

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