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Crowds press in to witness spectacle as Bass Pro opens

Crowds press in to witness spectacle as Bass Pro opens

August 20th, 2014 11:53 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

The Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World grand opening event Wednesday evening at The Pinnacle, Bristol's newest major retail complex, had all the trappings of a three-ring circus.

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Retention message: Keep politics out of courtroom

Retention message: Keep politics out of courtroom

August 20th, 2014 11:16 pm by Hank Hayes

Gov. Bill Haslam said Wednesday most Tennesseans feel like their appellate court system is working well, and that may be why they decided to retain three state Supreme Court justices earlier this month after a contentious political campaign.

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Sullivan County judge sworn in to Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

Sullivan County judge sworn in to Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

August 20th, 2014 11:00 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — In the region's first major judicial appointment in decades, Judge Robert Montgomery Jr. was sworn in Wednesday by Gov. Bill Haslam to serve on the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals.

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Festival Saturday to raise funds for first ever Lee County RAM

Festival Saturday to raise funds for first ever Lee County RAM

August 20th, 2014 9:29 pm by Stephen Igo

Coordinated by The Health Wagon, the Lee County RAM — providing free dental, vision and some medical exam and screening services to all comers, free of charge — is set for Sept. 13-14 at the Lee County Airport near Jonesville.

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Ground broken at future home of Bridge Home animal shelter

Ground broken at future home of Bridge Home animal shelter

August 20th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A break in the rain on Wednesday allowed enough time for dozens of people to witness the groundbreaking for the Tri-cities first and only no-kill animal shelter.

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Man allegedly steals $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

Man allegedly steals $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

August 20th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Jonesborough man faces felony charges after allegedly stealing more than $10,000 worth of merchandise from his Kingsport employer and posting them for sale online — along with his cell phone number as a means of contact.

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Hawkins County pastor builds 'Utopia' on FOX TV

Hawkins County pastor builds 'Utopia' on FOX TV

August 20th, 2014 2:56 pm by Marci Gore

A local pastor will be one of 15 people tasked with creating a utopian society on a new FOX TV reality show. "Utopia," will premiere with a special two-hour event at 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 7.

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O'Quinn running family business a stone's throw from where his stock car career began

O'Quinn running family business a stone's throw from where his stock car career began

August 20th, 2014 1:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

If he were still driving in one of NASCAR's upper echelon divisions, the 2006 Nationwide Rookie of the Year from Coeburn would be in the prime of his career. Unlike other professional sports, however, talent and longevity don't always walk hand in hand.

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Wise County officers raising money to buy headstone for slain toddler

Wise County officers raising money to buy headstone for slain toddler

August 20th, 2014 11:45 am by Stephen Igo

WISE — Following a plea agreement by the child's mother, the law enforcement team that worked the case of 2-year-old Emma Baldwin's death have decided to raise funds to provide a headstone for Emma's grave.

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Rain or shine, crowds turning out for Appalachian Fair

Rain or shine, crowds turning out for Appalachian Fair

August 20th, 2014 7:37 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

For the fair's opening day, approximately 16,000 people made the decision to weather the elements and attend.

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