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Three seek GOP nomination for Sullivan highway post

April 23rd, 2014 12:07 am by J. H. Osborne

The Times-News asked Jim Belgeri, Dwight King and Bobbie Manning to answer, in writing, six questions — limiting each answer to 200 words. These are their unedited responses.

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Kingsport man pleads guilty  to counterfeiting

Kingsport man pleads guilty to counterfeiting

April 22nd, 2014 10:27 pm by Matthew Lane

Jordan Johnson, 20, of Kingsport, appeared in U.S. District Court in Greeneville Tuesday morning for a change of plea hearing. Judge Leon Jordan accepted the guilty plea and scheduled a sentencing hearing for Aug. 19.

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KPD: Loaded, stolen gun found in woman's body

KPD: Loaded, stolen gun found in woman's body

April 22nd, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

A woman arrested on driver's license offenses now faces felony charges, with Kingsport police saying she introduced into jail some atypical contraband: a stolen — and loaded — .22-caliber revolver, via a body orifice.

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Liberty Celebration seeking new recruits

Liberty Celebration seeking new recruits

April 23rd, 2014 9:17 am by Jessica Fischer

Spring has just sprung, but organizers of Kingsport's biennial Liberty Celebration already are looking ahead to the patriotic musical extravaganza's return in June.

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Couponing 101: Lowe's

Couponing 101: Lowe's

April 23rd, 2014 8:39 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

It seems as though there is ALWAYS something to do around the house. Home improvement can quickly become expensive, but there are some couponing tricks to help save.

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Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax

Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax

April 23rd, 2014 8:07 am by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press

Officials across the U.S. have taken aim at sugary drinks with proposed bans and taxes. In Mexico, lawmakers approved a junk food tax and a tax on soft drinks last year as part of that government's campaign to fight obesity.

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Republican activists push party on gay marriage

Republican activists push party on gay marriage

April 23rd, 2014 7:57 am by MICHELLE RINDELS, Associated Press

As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions.

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Bear trap: Wise Central halts Union winning streak at nine games

Bear trap: Wise Central halts Union winning streak at nine games

April 23rd, 2014 12:47 am by George Thwaites

Wise Central hammered out 11 hits and rolled to a 10-6 Mountain District baseball win over visiting Union at Mack Shupe Field Tuesday night.

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Henry formally inaugurated  as 8th chancellor of UVa-Wise

Henry formally inaugurated as 8th chancellor of UVa-Wise

April 23rd, 2014 12:35 am by Stephen Igo

The rector of The University of Virginia, George Keith Martin, dubbed Donna P. Henry "Henry the Eighth," a lighthearted yet official proclamation making it so.

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Kingsport man charged with burglary, aggravated  assault

Kingsport man charged with burglary, aggravated assault

April 23rd, 2014 12:24 am by Rain Smith

An altercation involving several Kingsport neighbors prompted multiple charges after a man allegedly armed himself with a steak knife and threatened to kill a woman, then kicked in her apartment door when she retreated inside.

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Outdoor classroom, park on site of Lee coal tipple to open Thursday

Outdoor classroom, park on site of Lee coal tipple to open Thursday

April 22nd, 2014 11:48 pm by Wes Bunch

The park is located at the former Rand Osborne Coal Tipple Yard, which is situated along Straight Creek in the Stone Creek Community between St. Charles and Pennington Gap.

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