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Love at first site: Former Kingsport resident part of People Magazine profile about online dating

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Love at first site: Former Kingsport resident part of People Magazine profile about online dating

April 20th, 2014 8:00 am by Marci Gore

When Toby Helton was contacted about the possibility of appearing in an upcoming issue of People Magazine, he thought it was an April Fool's joke. That phone call was the result of a decision he had made two months earlier to join a dating website.

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Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

April 20th, 2014 2:40 pm by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76. He had been stricken with prostate cancer in Toronto, the New Jersey native's adopted home.

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Kingsport rezoning, hotdog vendor returns, SCSO on national TV and more stories you may have missed

Kingsport rezoning, hotdog vendor returns, SCSO on national TV and more stories you may have missed

April 20th, 2014 11:30 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Three seek Sullivan County  attorney position

Three seek Sullivan County attorney position

April 19th, 2014 9:33 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Kingsport Times-News asked the three candidates for Sullivan County attorney in the Republican party primary to answer five questions.

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Haslam to address Sullivan  County GOP Reagan Day Dinner

Haslam to address Sullivan County GOP Reagan Day Dinner

April 19th, 2014 8:11 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will be the keynote speaker and entertainer Jimmy Fortune will hit the musical notes at this year's Sullivan County Republican Party Reagan Day Dinner.

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Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

April 19th, 2014 7:05 pm by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press

No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.

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Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

April 19th, 2014 6:14 pm by IAN DEITCH, Associated Press

JERUSALEM — The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshipers participated in the holy fire ceremony.

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Prosecutor says rookie third mate was steering ferry when it sank

Prosecutor says rookie third mate was steering ferry when it sank

April 19th, 2014 5:59 pm by FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press

MOKPO, South Korea — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need.

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National energy boom blurs political battle lines

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

April 19th, 2014 2:55 pm by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

The U.S. energy boom is blurring the country's traditional political battle lines. Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, and some deeply conservative areas are allying with conservationists against fracking.

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Documents detail another delayed GM recall

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

April 19th, 2014 2:26 pm by Associated Press

Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.

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Locally produced documentary on recidivism to air on PBS

Locally produced documentary on recidivism to air on PBS

April 19th, 2014 2:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

"Outcasts" brings attention to Hay House, a residential treatment program in Kingsport founded in 1981 to help criminal offenders re-enter society as responsible and productive citizens.

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