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Medallion Hunt to return to Kingsport

July 5th, 2015 4:30 pm by Holly Nelms, Special to the Times-News

Though the event will be held during Fun Fest week, it is no longer affiliated with Fun Fest. "We are unsure why Fun Fest has chosen not to sponsor this event in the past few years as it is obviously still very popular," hunt organizers said.

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Grandfather Mountain Highland Games marks 60th year next weekend

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games marks 60th year next weekend

July 5th, 2015 6:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

Blaring bagpipes, astounding athletes and tons of tartans converge in western North Carolina on July 9-12 for the 60th annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games.

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Small SW Va. town celebrates July 4 in big way

Small SW Va. town celebrates July 4 in big way

July 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

For more than 30 years, the small town of Dungannon in Scott County has celebrated Independence Day in a big way. And this year is no exception.

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Fiddlin' Carson Peters concert at The Carter Family Fold

Fiddlin' Carson Peters concert at The Carter Family Fold

July 2nd, 2015 4:30 pm by Contributed

The Carter Family Fold will present a concert by the Fiddlin' Carson Peters Band on Saturday, July 4. Carson Peters, or "Fiddlin' Carson Peters," as he is becoming known, started playing fiddle at the age of 3 when his parents bought him a fiddle.

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WWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuits

WWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuits

July 2nd, 2015 2:00 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, AP Sports Writer

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring.

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Jimmy Kimmel's secret to his musical mash-ups: I love a good pun'

Jimmy Kimmel's secret to his musical mash-ups: I love a good pun'

July 2nd, 2015 1:00 pm by By Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

When "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" shut down Hollywood Boulevard for a Paul McCartney concert two years ago, so many people turned up that the former Beatle, gazing into a sea of humanity, cracked, "You all right back there in ... Santa Monica?"

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O.J. Simpson as the Terminator? Schwarzenegger looks back on getting iconic role

O.J. Simpson as the Terminator? Schwarzenegger looks back on getting iconic role

July 2nd, 2015 12:00 pm by By Rick Bentley, The Fresno Bee (TNS)

If James Cameron hadn't been so insistent in 1984 that Arnold Schwarzenegger was the perfect person to star as the killing machine in "The Terminator," the franchise would have had a very different look.

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A biker named 'Stray Dog' postpones Granik's Ozarks exit

A biker named 'Stray Dog' postpones Granik's Ozarks exit

July 2nd, 2015 11:00 am by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

"His tattoo struck me really hard. I hadn't seen that word on someone's body in a really long time: the word 'Vietnam,'" Granik says. "A dump truck of questions just cascaded on me in that pew."

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This Weekend In Downtown Kingsport

This Weekend In Downtown Kingsport

July 2nd, 2015 10:45 am by Contributed

Music, entertainment, fireworks and 4th of July Parade headline downtown events

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Amy Winehouse documentary wins raves but angers family

Amy Winehouse documentary wins raves but angers family

July 2nd, 2015 10:06 am by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

In "Amy," performers like Tony Bennett sing the praises of the late Amy Winehouse, and the documentary helps reclaim the talented, troubled singer as a musician, rather than a mess. Critics love it - but it has left her family hurt and angry.

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Kingsport, Bristol arts organizations receive nearly $110,000 in grants

Kingsport, Bristol arts organizations receive nearly $110,000 in grants

July 2nd, 2015 9:20 am by J. H. Osborne

The Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded $3,925,710 to help fund arts and cultural activities for arts organizations, schools, local governments, nonprofits and artists - including nearly $110,000 to recipients in Sullivan County.

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