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In the Rearview: Darlington

April 14th, 2014 1:07 pm by Dave Ongie

From an entertainment standpoint, there is nothing more interesting than Kevin Harvick's new home over at Stewart-Haas Racing, the "Animal House" of NASCAR's fraternity row.

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In the Rearview: Texas

In the Rearview: Texas

April 8th, 2014 1:11 pm by Dave Ongie

The key to NASCAR's success in the 1990s, the earliest days of reality television, was that the sport was "Duck Dynasty" before there was such a thing. Watching drivers duke it out on hard-nosed tracks was must-see TV.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Unicoi County at Sullivan North baseball

April 1st, 2014 9:25 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Tuesday's Three Rivers Conference baseball game between Unicoi County and Sullivan North in Kingsport.

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In the Rearview: Martinsville

In the Rearview: Martinsville

March 31st, 2014 1:15 pm by Dave Ongie

The amount of pure propaganda passed off as NASCAR coverage has left many fans wondering if they can believe anything they see or read about the sport. Denny Hamlin is the latest victim of NASCAR's credibility gap.

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In the Rearview: Fontana

In the Rearview: Fontana

March 24th, 2014 2:01 pm by Dave Ongie

When it comes to sports entertainment, NASCAR is at the top of the heap. I'm not insinuating that races are fixed like pro wrestling matches, but as NASCAR CEO Brian France said: "Sometimes you have to evolve things."

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In the Rearview: Food City 500

In the Rearview: Food City 500

March 17th, 2014 3:50 pm by Dave Ongie

There is no reason, aside from sheer stubbornness, for NASCAR not to give Bristol Motor Speedway, one of its premier venues, the chance to stage two spectacles a year instead of just one. It's in the best interest of the fans and of the sport.

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In the Rearview: Las Vegas

In the Rearview: Las Vegas

March 10th, 2014 1:01 pm by Dave Ongie

We only have three races under the new system to go by, but so far, there has been no shortage of excitement in the final laps as drivers have pulled out all the stops to win. There is no reason to believe that trend won't continue at Bristol.

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IN THE REARVIEW: Phoenix

IN THE REARVIEW: Phoenix

March 3rd, 2014 12:39 pm by Dave Ongie

While nobody had anything for Kevin Harvick on Sunday at Phoenix, all the drivers in the top five drove as if they were chasing a trophy instead of chasing points, and that is just about the best thing that could happen to NASCAR.

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IN THE REARVIEW: Daytona 500

IN THE REARVIEW: Daytona 500

February 24th, 2014 1:02 pm by Dave Ongie

There's no mistaking the fact that NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt Jr. both desperately needed a win Sunday. And on the morning after Earnhardt's stirring triumph under the lights in Daytona, it seems like both parties scored a big one.

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Education reform  plans moving forward

Education reform plans moving forward

February 8th, 2014 9:16 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam doesn’t want to “back up” education reform, instead pressing forward to raise expectations in K-12 and beyond.

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Trains still relevant in 21st century economy

Trains still relevant in 21st century economy

February 1st, 2014 6:44 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Rail service helped create Kingsport in the 20th century and now it sustains the Model City in the 21st century.

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