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New Kingsport ballfields on track for opening in early April

January 27th, 2015 7:20 am by Matthew Lane

Even with construction moving along, the deadline for completion of Brickyard Park is coming up fast and basically hinges on what type of weather comes out of February.

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Public gives input on Kingsport school facilities study

Public gives input on Kingsport school facilities study

January 27th, 2015 8:39 am by Rick Wagner

Community support is high for construction of a new home for the Dobyns-Bennett High School EXCEL program, while the group also was in overall agreement with building one new elementary school to replace Roosevelt and Kennedy.

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Fire temporarily closes Rogersville Burger King

Fire temporarily closes Rogersville Burger King

January 27th, 2015 11:03 am by Jeff Bobo

"They were making breakfast and got a grease fire going pretty big," said Police Chief Doug Nelson. "The chemical fire extinguisher system came on, but it wasn't enough to put it all out."

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Opinion
Letters: Religion, science not incompatible

Letters: Religion, science not incompatible

January 27th, 2015 9:36 am by Letters to the Editor

Even Albert Einstein, a generally non-religious person, attributed the existence of the universe to God. Perhaps scientific and supernatural explanations of existence are not incompatible after all.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
For ex-NFL coach Gibbs, deflated footballs a new one on him

For ex-NFL coach Gibbs, deflated footballs a new one on him

January 27th, 2015 7:30 am by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

Joe Gibbs said he was shocked when he learned the NFL is investigating whether the Patriots deflated footballs to gain an advantage over the Colts in the AFC championship game.

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Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run during stop in JC

Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run during stop in JC

January 27th, 2015 7:06 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

On Monday afternoon, Huckabee appeared at Barnes & Noble at 3030 Franklin Terrace to promote his latest book, "God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy," through a signing event.

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US snowstorm totals downgraded

US snowstorm totals downgraded

January 27th, 2015 6:52 am by MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press

Tens of millions of people along the U.S. East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.

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Woman accused of selling drugs near Bluff City school

Woman accused of selling drugs near Bluff City school

January 26th, 2015 11:26 pm by Nick Shepherd

Shannon Arnold, 36, Windsor Avenue, Bristol, Tenn., became the subject of an investigation after police received information that she was selling narcotics on Carter Street in Bluff City.

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Hawkins County adopts ambulance regulations

Hawkins County adopts ambulance regulations

January 26th, 2015 9:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Regardless of whether it's previously operated for decades, months, or not at all, beginning June 30 any ambulance service that wants to do business in Hawkins County must apply and be approved by the county commission.

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Tennessee faring better away from home thus far in SEC play

Tennessee faring better away from home thus far in SEC play

January 26th, 2015 6:41 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee is finding life on the road easier than the supposed comforts of home thus far in Southeastern Conference competition.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

January 26th, 2015 6:26 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk.

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