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Big Stone Gap plans major celebration in October for release of film that bears town's name

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Big Stone Gap plans major celebration in October for release of film that bears town's name

August 29th, 2015 12:02 am by Stephen Igo

The "role of the town in the movie," said the author of "Big Stone Gap," Adriana Trigiani's hometown novel now made into a movie, is as huge and vital to the film as any of the human actors.

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Man who 'burned rubber' all over police car pleads to DUI, speeding

Man who 'burned rubber' all over police car pleads to DUI, speeding

August 29th, 2015 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A reckless driving charge was dismissed Wednesday against a Hawkins County man who reportedly peeled out and threw burned rubbed on the police car that was attempting to pull him over Tuesday afternoon.

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UT students urged to use gender-neutral pronouns

UT students urged to use gender-neutral pronouns

August 28th, 2015 10:34 pm by Associated Press

The University of Tennessee Office for Diversity and Inclusion is asking students and faculty to use the pronouns in order to create a more inclusive campus, multiple media outlets report.

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Eastman 10K practice run set for Saturday, Sept. 5

Eastman 10K practice run set for Saturday, Sept. 5

August 29th, 2015 3:30 pm by David Fox, Community contributor

The Eastman Road Race will offer a free practice run on the 10K course on Saturday, Sept. 5. The course has been modified, so runners are encouraged to try it out.

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Regional & National
Trump says he'll decide on third-party bid soon

Trump says he'll decide on third-party bid soon

August 29th, 2015 2:35 pm by Associated Press

During a stop in Nashville on Saturday, Donald Trump said he'll make a decision "very soon" about whether he'll mount a third-party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president.

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Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean

Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean

August 29th, 2015 2:30 pm by CARLISLE JNO BAPTISTE and DANICA COTO, Associated Press

Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving nearly 50 missing on the island of Dominica, authorities said

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Kiwanis and Preston Place II plan Alzheimer's conference

Kiwanis and Preston Place II plan Alzheimer's conference

August 29th, 2015 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

As administrator of Kingsport's Preston Place II and a certified trainer for Alzheimer's disease and dementia care, Sharon Durnin sees the effects Alzheimer's has not only on the patients, but the caregivers as well.

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Fed vice chairman keeps open possibility of September hike

Fed vice chairman keeps open possibility of September hike

August 29th, 2015 12:55 pm by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have been keeping inflation below the central bank's target level have likely begun to fade.

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Community Education
Sullivan Central hosting traveling exhibition on Progressive Movement

Sullivan Central hosting traveling exhibition on Progressive Movement

August 29th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The exhibition will be located in the Career Technical Education building just outside the Social Studies wing. Students will be touring the exhibit between 8 a.m. and noon and visitors may sign in at the front office to visit the exhibition between the h

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Opinion
School is back in session: Please put focus on safety

School is back in session: Please put focus on safety

August 29th, 2015 12:00 pm by Editorial Board

The school buses are running again, and we've published our annual story about safety. It's also our habit to consume space on this page to make the same points

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Community Photos TriCityMom Furry Friends Pets

Kingsport SBK Animal Shelter adoptable animals this week.

August 29th, 2015 10:30 am by Staff Report

Click on the gallery to see new animals at the SBK Kingsport Animal Shelter. You can reach the Kingsport Animal Shelter at 423-247-1671 or go visit all of the animals at: 2141 Idle Hour Rd,

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