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Kingsport mayoral hopefuls address city issues at forum

April 24th, 2015 11:52 pm by Matthew Lane

The forum kicked off with a question also asked of the alderman candidates last week - what is the proper role of city government in economic development?

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KPD officer partially paralyzed by massive stroke

KPD officer partially paralyzed by massive stroke

April 25th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

On the evening of April 9, Jamal Phelps didn't show up to roll call. Finding this out of character, supervisors and fellow officers went to his apartment, finding Phelps on the floor and completely incapacitated.

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Kids eating off hospital floor prompts mom's arrest

Kids eating off hospital floor prompts mom's arrest

April 25th, 2015 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to Holston Valley Medical Center after staff observed two young children "crawling around in the hallway....eating food out of the floor." Upon arrival an officer located their mother "passed out" in a chair.

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Blind mountain biker to share his story at Hands On! Regional Museum

Blind mountain biker to share his story at Hands On! Regional Museum - VIDEO

April 25th, 2015 4:00 pm by Collin Brooks

Family man. Integrity. Determined. Unwavering. Straightforward. Harsh. Those are words that Bobby McMullen uses to describe himself. And though it wasn't mentioned, the first word that comes to mind when you hear is story is inspirational.

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Shell uses bump-and-run to earn first Late Model win of 2015 - VIDEO

April 25th, 2015 2:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

With 20 laps to go Friday night Zeke Shell used a bump-and-run move on pole sitter Ronnie McCarty to take the lead and the win in the 60-lap Late Model feature.

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CHS NJROTC named 'Distinguished Unit'

CHS NJROTC named 'Distinguished Unit'

April 25th, 2015 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Cherokee High School's Navy JROTC has been included among the top programs in the nation for the ninth consecutive year.

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Pedal to the metal: Stanley wins Kingsport Speedway kids' bicycle race - VIDEO

April 25th, 2015 11:45 am by Jeff Bobo

Twelve year old Hunter Stanley of Blountville was the fastest thing on two wheels Friday night at Kingsport Speedway as he won the Kids Club Bicycle Race in dominating fashion.

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Kingsport SBK Animal Shelter adoptable animals this week. - VIDEO

April 25th, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

Watch the Furry Friends video this week to meet your new best friend. This week we meet: Gypsy, Bo, Sugar, Max, and Mischa. Also, the click on the photos below to see a gallery of new animals.

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Nepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbles, Everest shaken

Nepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbles, Everest shaken

April 25th, 2015 10:08 am by BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press; MUNEEZA NAQVI, Associated Press

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 718 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest.

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Protests in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

Protests in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

April 25th, 2015 10:07 am by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press; TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press

Protesters who've been holding near-daily demonstrations this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed

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Same-sex marriage pioneer among lawyers for high court cases

Same-sex marriage pioneer among lawyers for high court cases

April 25th, 2015 10:05 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage.

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