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Sports special for Brokaw looks at hunting season

Sports special for Brokaw looks at hunting season

November 5th, 2014 9:40 pm by DAVID BAUDER, Associated Press

Tom Brokaw will take NBC Sports Network viewers with him on a trip to his native South Dakota for pheasant hunting season, a special that could become the template for a regular series.

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Gate City man wins tickets to ride Santa Train

Gate City man wins tickets to ride Santa Train

November 5th, 2014 7:14 pm by Staff Report

GATE CITY — Randy Griffin of Gate City is the winner of the two tickets to ride on the 2014 Santa Train, which will travel from Elkhorn City, Ky., to Kingsport on Nov. 22.

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Sullivan South grad returns to Kingsport to promote first novel

Sullivan South grad returns to Kingsport to promote first novel

November 5th, 2014 10:18 am by Rick Wagner

The book is set in Rogersville, and include mentions of Pal's Sudden Service fast-food chain, Eastman Chemical Co. and Bays Mountain Park.

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Area gamers scramble to pick up latest Call of Duty installment

Area gamers scramble to pick up latest Call of Duty installment

November 5th, 2014 8:19 am by Matthew Lane

As millions of Americans were going to the polls on Tuesday to exercise their civic duty in the voting booth, millions more were driving to purchase the new Call of Duty game — "Advanced Warfare."

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Shy bladder group protests DirecTV ad

Shy bladder group protests DirecTV ad

November 4th, 2014 5:26 pm by Staff Report

Shy bladder sufferers want DirecTV to stop airing a television ad where a "painfully awkward" actor Rob Lowe says that he can't urinate in public. The satellite TV company suggests its critics should be able to take a joke.

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Former 'Utopia' contestants reunite in NE Tenn.

Former 'Utopia' contestants reunite in NE Tenn.

November 4th, 2014 10:37 am by Marci Gore

Jonathan Lovelace, pastor of The Promise Church in Church Hill, was one of 15 people who were chosen to create an ideal community — or utopia — with little or no resources earlier this year.

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Sesame Street marks 45th birthday

Sesame Street marks 45th birthday

November 3rd, 2014 10:20 am by BETH J. HARPAZ, Associated Press

So even though parents who grew up watching "Sesame Street" can still see old favorites like Big Bird, things on the street have changed since the show debuted 45 years ago on Nov. 10, 1969.

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Dobyns-Bennett  band has best-ever finish in Atlanta contest

Dobyns-Bennett band has best-ever finish in Atlanta contest

November 2nd, 2014 8:20 pm by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett High School's competitive marching band continues on a roll. Make that a roll, Tribe, roll that marked the band's best-ever finish at an Atlanta contest despite an equipment failure.

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Natural Tunnel's  Christmas event becoming tradition for many

Natural Tunnel's Christmas event becoming tradition for many

November 2nd, 2014 7:51 pm by Marci Gore

Natural Tunnel State Park's Education Specialist Megan Krager said that over the past several years, the park's Christmas Lighting of the Tunnel has become a beloved holiday tradition for many families.

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Sister of Southwest Virginia gridiron greats  to be featured on 'Say Yes to the Dress'

Sister of Southwest Virginia gridiron greats to be featured on 'Say Yes to the Dress'

November 2nd, 2014 5:58 pm by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — It's always a big deal when a young woman chooses a gown for her wedding. But it gets way bigger when that choice gets aired on a nationally televised show.

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