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Test boring to begin Monday on Boone Dam earthen section

August 1st, 2015 11:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

"This is a permanent repair for this reservoir," TVA Vice President of Safety, River Management and Environment John McCormick said. "This is doing it right."

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Bedbugs plaguing residents in Kingsport public housing

Bedbugs plaguing residents in Kingsport public housing

August 2nd, 2015 12:30 am by Nick Shepherd

"My son is scarred for life," said one resident, who wished to remain anonymous for fear of being evicted. "I'm very upset. I feel like they (KHRA) should have done something sooner."

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SWAT team called to Piney Flats residence after shots fired

SWAT team called to Piney Flats residence after shots fired

August 1st, 2015 7:55 pm by Staff report

A woman told police that her boyfriend, Rickey Robinette, began arguing with her and throwing things at her. She said that he then grabbed a pistol and fired several times at her, but she and her 16-year-old son were able to escape uninjured.

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Astros third inning avalanche keeps K-Mets covered up

Astros third inning avalanche keeps K-Mets covered up

August 2nd, 2015 1:19 am by George Thwaites

With Saturday's 10-6 win, the Astros (21-17) are ever more firmly in command of the West Division lead. Kingsport (18-20) is now tied with Elizabethton for third, three games behind Greeneville.

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"The goal is to be who you are": Transgender teens describe their journeys

"The goal is to be who you are": Transgender teens describe their journeys

August 1st, 2015 11:12 pm by JESSICA FULLER, NET News Service

Julian said he never felt like a girl: In kindergarten, he insisted he was a boy. No one thought much of his distaste for dresses when he was a child, chalking it up to a tomboy phase he would eventually outgrow.

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Data: Nearly 5 dozen have given a third of all 2016 campaign cash

Data: Nearly 5 dozen have given a third of all 2016 campaign cash

August 1st, 2015 10:18 pm by Associated Press

It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks. One check, from one donor, topped those results.

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KHRA not awarded tax credits for Midtown redevelopment

KHRA not awarded tax credits for Midtown redevelopment

August 1st, 2015 10:02 pm by Matthew Lane

Nearly three years ago, the KHRA received a $300,000 Choice Neighborhoods Initiative planning grant to develop a transformation plan for the Midtown Neighborhood - from Myrtle to Dale and Tennessee to Poplar.

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Photo Gallery: Kingsport Mets game with Greeneville Astros

August 1st, 2015 9:29 pm by George Thwaites

Photos from Saturday night's Appalachian League baseball game between the Greeneville Astros and the Kingsport Mets at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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Mariota signing lures more than 3,400 to Titans camp

Mariota signing lures more than 3,400 to Titans camp

August 1st, 2015 8:45 pm by Associated Press

The chance at an autograph from Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota helped the Tennessee Titans lure their biggest crowd to training camp in years, so much so that the rookie quarterback couldn't send everyone away happy.

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Van Dyke reunited with victory lane on Racers Reunion Night at Kingsport

Van Dyke reunited with victory lane on Racers Reunion Night at Kingsport

August 1st, 2015 7:22 pm by Staff Report

Racing was conducted in front of a crowd that included several retired drivers who had raced at the Model City facility throughout the years. Racers Reunion Night at the Races was a way for fans to connect to a bygone era of local stock car racing.

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Ida Manis of Rogersville celebrates 103rd birthday

Ida Manis of Rogersville celebrates 103rd birthday

August 1st, 2015 5:30 pm by Community Contributor

Ida, a resident at Signature HealthCARE (SHC) of Rogersville, recently celebrated her 103rd birthday with a party put on by the Hawkins County Retired Teachers Association.

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