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Folks You Should Know: Kingsport's Cal Sands is following his dream

Folks You Should Know: Kingsport's Cal Sands is following his dream

August 12th, 2014 5:45 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Reading comic books to writing comic books - it's not as easy as it sounds. From the classroom to the computer, Sands has read and studied the genre for literally decades.

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Official: Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

Official: Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

August 12th, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

The actor had periodic bouts of substance abuse and depression for years. Just last month, Williams announced he was returning to a 12-step treatment program.

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Scott County fair returns after long hiatus

Scott County fair returns after long hiatus

August 11th, 2014 11:00 pm by Marci Gore

It's been about 25 years since Scott County hosted its own fair. But thanks to a small group of planners and organizers, the Scott County Fair returns to Dungannon this week, complete with vendors, food, music, livestock and demonstrations

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Manning brothers back with new rap song

Manning brothers back with new rap song

August 11th, 2014 10:44 pm by ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer

Just when you got "Football on Your Phone" out of your head, the rapping Manning brothers have a catchy new tune. Peyton and Eli Manning are back rapping in a new commercial, DirecTV's "Fantasy Football Fantasy."

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UPDATE: Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

UPDATE: Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

August 11th, 2014 7:26 pm by Associated Press

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Oscar-winner Robin Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide. He was 63.

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PBS' antiques show finds $1 million baseball trove

PBS' antiques show finds $1 million baseball trove

August 11th, 2014 3:20 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

It's the largest sports memorabilia find in the history of the 19-year-old public TV show, which travels America looking for varied heirlooms and treasures.

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24 rescued from stuck roller coaster

24 rescued from stuck roller coaster

August 11th, 2014 8:30 am by Associated Press

A Six Flags America spokesman said in a statement that it is not yet clear what caused the ride to stop but that it has a computerized safety system that "performed as it is designed to."

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Baconfest gets serious: Winning chef will go to Las Vegas

Baconfest gets serious: Winning chef will go to Las Vegas

August 10th, 2014 3:00 pm by Amanda Marsh

Baconfest organizers kicked the tasting competition up a notch this year, making it an official qualifying event of the World Food Championships - Bacon World Championships.

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City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles

City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles

August 9th, 2014 12:53 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

On Friday evening, the Umoja Unity Festival opened its 18th year of celebrating the diversity, culture and unification of Northeast Tennessee.

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Book series continues 'Frozen' adventures

Book series continues 'Frozen' adventures

August 9th, 2014 12:45 pm by Associated Press

The adventures of sisters Anna and Elsa of "Frozen" fame will continue, at least on paper.

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