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Kingsport considers ban on 'visual clutter'

April 26th, 2015 1:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport will consider banning window and door border lighting in non-residential areas of town later this summer. The new ordinance would include all types of lighting neon, LED and incandescent.

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Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

April 26th, 2015 5:23 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Kurt Busch dominated once he took the lead and won the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.

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Prom 2015: Cherokee High School

April 26th, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

Here's a collection of photos from the Cherokee High School prom, which was held April 24 at MeadowView Conference, Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport. The theme was "Electric Youth."

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Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race

Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race

April 26th, 2015 2:33 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

SpaceX and Blue Origin are among several U.S. companies engaged in the private space business. The owner of each company, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, respectively, has seemingly unlimited resources and lofty aspirations.

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Coast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

Coast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

April 26th, 2015 2:24 pm by MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

Coast Guard crews continued searching Sunday for five people missing in the water after recovering two bodies following a powerful storm that capsized several sailboats participating in a regatta near Mobile Bay.

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Checkmate: Kids and high schoolers gather to compete in Blountville chess tournament - VIDEO

April 26th, 2015 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"Give a kid a toy and he plays with it for a day ," said Fred Jones, a chess instructor at Anderson Elementary. "Teach a kid to play chess and it will last a lifetime."

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No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

April 26th, 2015 1:26 pm by Associated Press

There is still time to save lives, and governments and aid agencies Sunday are rushing doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle.

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Haslam promoting free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

Haslam promoting free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

April 26th, 2015 1:23 pm by Associated Press

State officials have launched a radio advertising campaign in an effort to get the word out about its new Tennessee Reconnect program, part of Gov. Bill Haslam's Tennessee Promise legislation passed last year.

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Update: Grizzlies' Conley suffers facial injury in Game 3 win, out for Game 4

Update: Grizzlies' Conley suffers facial injury in Game 3 win, out for Game 4

April 26th, 2015 1:05 pm by ANNE M. PETERSON, AP Sports Writer

Memphis took a 3-0 lead in its first-round playoff series against Portland with a 115-109 victory on Saturday night. Game 4 is Monday in Portland, Ore.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

April 26th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

Stories this week include a 9-year-old baseball player being hit in the chest, a family mourning a teen killed on his bike, a wrestling legend passing away and kid racers getting away.

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Harrell, Helton remain undefeated at Kingsport Speedway - VIDEO

April 26th, 2015 7:25 am by Jeff Bobo

Somebody is going to start talking "bounty" at Kingsport Speedway if they don't get some new winners in the Street Stock and Pure 4 divisions.

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