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A mother's love

A mother's love

July 20th, 2014 12:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Most adults may have some kind of surgery in their lifetime, possibly later in life. But young Solomon, at the tender age of almost five months, has already had multiple surgeries, including two eye surgeries and surgery on his tiny stomach.

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Fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash, Kingsport wants its money back, it's dark on the river bridge and more stories you may have missed

Fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash, Kingsport wants its money back, it's dark on the river bridge and more stories you may have missed

July 20th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net.

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Longtime Sullivan County trustee challenged by wife of comptroller's office chief of staff

Longtime Sullivan County trustee challenged by wife of comptroller's office chief of staff

July 20th, 2014 12:36 am by J. H. Osborne

Challenger Alicia Mumpower is the wife of former state representative Jason Mumpower, who now is chief of staff for the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury in Nashville.

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Bluff City racial discrimination lawsuit partially dismissed

Bluff City racial discrimination lawsuit partially dismissed

July 19th, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Mayor Irene Wells, former police officer Lee McClintock and former public works employee Milton Boyd filed a lawsuit in Sullivan County Chancery Court in February, naming Bluff City, City Manager Judy Dulaney and the aldermen as defendants.

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6.5 mile gas pipeline taking shape in Sullivan County

6.5 mile gas pipeline taking shape in Sullivan County

July 19th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

In 2013, Eastman announced plans to convert power boilers at its Kingsport facility from coal to natural gas. The goal is to achieve "significant reductions" in greenhouse gases and other emissions.

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Kingsport crafting new annexation policy

Kingsport crafting new annexation policy

July 19th, 2014 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Earlier this year, the Tennessee legislature changed the way annexation works in the Volunteer State, removing a provision of the law that allows cities to annex land within its urban growth boundary by ordinance.

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PHOTO GALLERY : Fun Fest Car Show

July 19th, 2014 2:39 pm by Jonathan McCoy

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Man already wanted for evading arrest nabbed during motorcycle chase

Man already wanted for evading arrest nabbed during motorcycle chase

July 19th, 2014 1:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hamblen County man with outstanding arrest warrants in three counties led Hawkins County deputies on a high speed motorcycle chase late Wednesday night before dumping the bike in an open field.

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McAuliffe plugs Medicaid expansion at Wise County RAM

McAuliffe plugs Medicaid expansion at Wise County RAM

July 19th, 2014 11:00 am by Stephen Igo

Volunteers delivered medical, dental and vision services while the governor and his entourage swirled through the splashy fairgrounds.

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Three charged for massive indoor pot grow found by firefighters

Three charged for massive indoor pot grow found by firefighters

July 19th, 2014 8:24 am by Jeff Bobo

The street value for the marijuana seized is estimated at $48,000, the home contained approximately $20,000 worth of equipment used in the manufacturing process, and deputies also found $5,400 in cash.

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