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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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Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for first time

Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for first time

August 2nd, 2015 2:05 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

A new exhibit at Kennedy Space Center features two pieces of debris, one from each lost shuttles, as well as poignant, personal reminders of the 14 astronauts killed in flight.

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Kpt. man killed in Russell Co.,  Boone Dam's lengthy repairs, Ollie's Outlet, Kingsport Idol winner and more stories you may have missed

Kpt. man killed in Russell Co., Boone Dam's lengthy repairs, Ollie's Outlet, Kingsport Idol winner and more stories you may have missed

August 2nd, 2015 12:30 pm by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Times-News - K-Mets Fan of the Game: Aug 1 vs Greeneville

August 2nd, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

The Times-News and Kingsport Mets are teaming up for the 2015 Fan of the Game contest - and every home game presents another opportunity for you to cash in on some grand slammin' summer fun.

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Faith in Action: Midway Baptist Church marks 50 years

Faith in Action: Midway Baptist Church marks 50 years

August 2nd, 2015 10:30 am by Chelsey Bishop

The revival meeting that the Rev. George Willis held in the old Ervington Primitive Baptist Church building was a great success. From this revival, Midway Baptist Church was formed 50 years ago.

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Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

August 2nd, 2015 3:20 am by Associated Press

A police officer was fatally shot during a traffic stop in Memphis Saturday night and a manhunt was underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said.

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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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