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ETSU report: Kingsport leads Tri-Cities in first-quarter retail sales

ETSU report: Kingsport leads Tri-Cities in first-quarter retail sales

June 5th, 2014 6:56 pm by Hank Hayes

Kingsport reported the best retail sales performance in the Tri-Cities during this year's first quarter, according to a report released Thursday by East Tennessee State University's Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

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Target caught in the middle of Texas gun-rights squabble

Target caught in the middle of Texas gun-rights squabble

June 5th, 2014 3:45 pm by By Kavita Kumar, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

The pictures are provocative: Gun-rights activists in Texas with rifles slung over their shoulders standing in the baby aisle of a Target store, with the company's trademark red bull's-eye in the background.

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Cops crash party 'blasting polka'

Cops crash party 'blasting polka'

June 5th, 2014 3:25 pm by Rain Smith

A man called police with a noise complaint on his neighbors in Wise. He said his attempts to go to sleep proved unsuccessful, due to their "loud, noisy polka party."

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Photos: Lady Bucs basketball team visits Kingsport Parks and Recreation summer camp

June 5th, 2014 2:52 pm by David Grace

The Lady Bucs basketball team visited Kingsport Parks and Recreation program sites on Thursday. Coaches and team members met the children, signed autographs, and promoted Saturday's basketball camp at V.O. Dobbins Sports Complex.

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Graduation 2014: Union High School

June 5th, 2014 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Union High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 on Saturday, May 31. The gallery features photos submitted by local readers.To share your Union graduation photos, email them to: uniongrad@timesnews.net.

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Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

June 5th, 2014 12:58 pm by Hank Hayes

The restart process continues on Thursday after beginning on Wednesday evening, when the sounds of sirens and horns drifted into the Green Acres and Borden Mill residential areas.

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Egg run spurs Kingsport crash, arrest

Egg run spurs Kingsport crash, arrest

June 5th, 2014 12:06 pm by Rain Smith

A DUI suspect who arrived at Walmart in a van riding on two rims — and a third wheel with a flat tire — allegedly shelled out a paltry excuse to Kingsport police: He needed eggs.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 6.5.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 6.5.14 - VIDEO

June 5th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Kingsport Animal Shelter, Kingsport, TN. Today we meet: Hooch, Maddie, Jace, Big Mac, Cameo, and it's still KITTEN SEASON!

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KPD: Man pulls gun in parking lot rage

KPD: Man pulls gun in parking lot rage

June 5th, 2014 10:46 am by Rain Smith

A motorist who was called down for allegedly speeding through a Kingsport apartment complex has been arrested, accused of pulling a gun on his critic and threatening to "put a bullet in his head."

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Stanley, other musicians mourn passing of James Alan Shelton

Stanley, other musicians mourn passing of James Alan Shelton

June 5th, 2014 7:51 am by Wes Bunch

The bluegrass music community is mourning the loss of celebrated guitarist and longtime member of the Clinch Mountain Boys James Alan Shelton, 53, of Church Hill.

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