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Developers seeking incentives for Kingsport apartment complexes

Developers seeking incentives for Kingsport apartment complexes

July 25th, 2015 12:37 am by Matthew Lane

The projects in question are the Indian Trail development (from K.D. Moore) and the River Bend development (from Mitch Cox).

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Kaine, Warner back LGBT non-discrimination bill

Kaine, Warner back LGBT non-discrimination bill

July 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

They joined 38 of their Senate colleagues and 158 members of the House of Representatives this week to introduce legislation to ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens.

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Police probe mystery of hospitalized man

Police probe mystery of hospitalized man

July 24th, 2015 6:30 pm by Rain Smith

Nearly two months after he was found unresponsive in a Kingsport street, a man remains hospitalized with head trauma and unable to communicate, leaving police searching for insights on how his injuries occurred.

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Phipps Bend industries want second access road to  park

Phipps Bend industries want second access road to park

July 24th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Currently there is only one two-lane road leading in and out of Phipps Bend for a dozen industries employing more than 1,100 people.

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Elderly man attacked outside of store

Elderly man attacked outside of store

July 24th, 2015 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

An employee of a Kingsport grocery store, along with a pair of customers, reported an elderly man had been pushed to the ground in the parking lot, then Tasered by his assailant.

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Murder attempts on husband net Sullivan woman 15 years

Murder attempts on husband net Sullivan woman 15 years

July 24th, 2015 12:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Bluff City woman who poisoned her husband for three years, then shot him in the back and left him in the woods to go on vacation with their children, has pleaded guilty in Sullivan County court.

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KPD: Propane man ripped off clients

KPD: Propane man ripped off clients

July 24th, 2015 11:23 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport businessman was allegedly blowing smoke up his customers' chimneys when agreeing to install gas logs and fireplaces, as he's now jailed and accused of collecting more than $5,000 for work he never began.

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Distant cousin: NASA's Kepler discovers planet similar to Earth

Distant cousin: NASA's Kepler discovers planet similar to Earth

July 24th, 2015 10:06 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Jason Dorfman, planetarium program administrator at Bays Mountain Park, said Kepler has the ability to find much smaller planets than previously discovered.

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Logging in for the new school year

Logging in for the new school year

July 24th, 2015 8:21 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Kingsport City Schools is starting the new school year with new websites, for the district as a whole as well as each school.

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Tennessee among 7 states getting extended NCLB waiver

Tennessee among 7 states getting extended NCLB waiver

July 23rd, 2015 10:00 pm by Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday that Tennessee is getting an additional four years of flexibility and three years of flexibility for Alaska, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey and Oregon.

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